Cary Chocolatier Wins International Awards

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Cary, NC – Chocolate is a popular treat across the country but one Cary chocolatier has taken that interest to a new level, creating premium filled chocolates and winning several top awards from the Academy of Chocolate, including the International Rising Star Award. Read more

New Children’s Ballet School Opening in Downtown Cary

Cary, NC – Dance, and ballet in particular, is popular in Cary but how do prospective dancers get started? A new ballet school opening in Downtown Cary is looking to create a welcoming environment for children to get interested in dance, movement and music. Read more

Locomotive Christened “Town of Cary”

Raleigh, NC – The Town of Cary is going places – namely, back and forth between Charlotte and Raleigh. That’s because NC DOT locomotive number 1871 has been christened “Town of Cary” and will be put into service on that Amtrak route in the near future. Read more

Photos: Music in the Downtown Park

Cary, NC – The new downtown park and fountain have become very popular hangout spots. Now, the Town has add music to the mix. Read more

Andia’s Homemade Ice Cream Opens in Cary

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Cary, NC – Already well known for their ice cream catering, Andia’s Homemade Ice Cream are now open with their first physical store in Cary, treating people to their unique and carefully made ice cream. Read more

Fundraising Bike Ride Planned for Lori Cove

Cary, NC – To support Lori Cove a year after her severe hit-and-run accident, the Tour de Cove, a fundraising bike ride and all-day celebration has been planned to help with medical costs.

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Update on Downtown Sculpture Exhibition

Cary, NC – Cary residents are familiar with the various downtown sculptures and their yearly cycle. But a change in Cary Visual Art’s schedule is extending the current run into 2018. Read more

Op-Ed: Move Over Cars, Pedestrians Need to Take Back Cary’s Streets

Sarah Wotus, a Cary resident and current student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill majoring in Biostatistics with special interests in Environmental Studies and City Planning, contributed to this op-ed.

Cary, NC – Downtown Cary is revitalizing. By including a variety of stores, entertainment, and living options in the area, it is becoming the community center every town needs. Seeing the popularity of the Downtown Park, city planners are ecstatic for the future. Planners have one part of the design completely wrong though – cars. Cary needs to embrace a future where its residents are not attached to the vehicles currently in their driveways, and there is no better time than now. Read more

Money Matters: I’m Getting Married. How Could Marriage Potentially Affect My Finances?

Editor’s Note: Briant Sikorski from Stratos Wealth Partners in Cary contributed this article.

Cary, NC – Marriage affects your finances in many ways, including your ability to build wealth, plan for retirement, plan your estate, and capitalize on tax and insurance-related benefits. Read more

Business Bits: Restaurants and Other Business News

Cary, NC – July was a slower month for new business announcements but we have news on restaurants, businesses and a hotel coming to Cary. Read more