Business in Cary: Upcoming Chamber Events

Story from staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Lots of exciting stuff going on at the Cary Chamber of Commerce in the next few weeks. Here are a few of the highlights. Read more

Technology Video: Flying Car

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo courtesy of PAL-V.

Cary, NC – Flying cars were big news at The New York Auto Show last week. Do you have kids who are interested in science, technology, engineering or math? Show them this video of a flying car to get their juices flowing. Read more

Weekend: Cary Farmers Markets Open

The CaryCitizen Calendar of Events is edited by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, N.C. – Warm weather is here and our local farmers markets are all set to hold grand openings this Saturday, April 7. You’ll find locally grown produce, meat and seafood along with a healthy portion of entertainment. Read more

Money Matters: 3 Steps to Making Your Money Last in Retirement

Pete D’Arruda (Coach Pete),  president of Capital Financial Advisory Group, contributes monthly to the Money Matters column on CaryCitizen.

Cary, NC – Traditionally, we’ve been told that saving diligently during our working years is the key to a successful, comfortable retirement.  Unfortunately, the harsh reality of accumulating a nest egg is only half the battle. Upon retirement, making your nest egg last is the next, and oftentimes more difficult, challenge. However, it is possible! Read more

Gaming: Smash Bros Brawl to Benefit Cary Children’s Museum

Story by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – GameTruck Triangle will celebrate their first anniversary with a Super Smash Bros “Brawl Tournament” on May 5th . Part of the proceeds will go to help build the Downtown Cary Children’s Museum.

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Technology Video: Meet Nexi, an Emotional Robot

Story by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – What inspires children to become interested in S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)?  How about Nexi, a Mobile-Dexterous-Social (MDS) robot demonstrating her range of human emotions? Read more

Food: EJs Soul Food & Home Cooking Restaurant

Story and photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Now open in downtown Cary: EJs Soul Food & Home Cooking Restaurant. Read more

Small Business Excellence Awards: Nominate Someone

Cary, NC – The annual Small Business Excellence Awards, presented by the Cary Chamber of Commerce, is coming up fast. Nominate a small business now through March 30. Read more

Business: Getting Creative with Recyclables

 

Cary, NC- Betsy Dessau’s passion for recycling and re-use began during the first Earth Day when she was in college collecting IBM punch cards. This March 31, Betsy will celebrate the opening of her new venture  the Cary Creative Center that aims to literally turn trash to treasures. Read more

Pictures: Wheels on Academy

Story and pictures by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – The weather was dreary but spirits were high on Saturday for the first-ever Wheels on Academy classic car show. And I’ve got the pictures to prove it. Read more