Technology: Firefly Laser Toy Becomes Movie Star

Cary, NC – Parhelion in Cary, makers of the Firefly laser toy, has announced that their toy will appear as a character in a 3D animated film produced by Wilyat Film Studio in Ft. Lauderdale FL. Read more

TowerCo in Cary Cashes Out for Cool $1.45 Billion

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Break out the champagne for Cary-based TowerCo. They are selling their assets to SBA Communications for $1.45 billion dollars according to The Deal Pipeline. Read more

Thursday – HoCA at Dorry’s Downtown

Story from Community Contributor Doc Thorne.

Cary, NC – Make plans to attend the Heart of Cary Association’s “What’s Up? Downtown!” networking and membership event at Dorry’s Downtown (211 E. Chatham Street) this Thursday night.

What’s Up Downtown – June 28

The good time begins at 5.30PM and everyone is invited. As always there will be great food, live music, some pretty nice door prizes and, of course, loads of fellowship and fun! So spread the word and come. Better yet, why not bring along your family, friends and associates to meet and mingle, too? It’s a great way to get into your weekend mood one day early!

Our generous sponsors for this event are Westbrook & Associates, CaryCitizen, and Taylor Family Investments. They wouldn’t miss it for the world, neither should you!

Event Details

What’s Up Downtown
Presented by Heart of Cary Association
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Starts at 5:30 PM

Dorry’s Downtown
211 E. Chatham Street
Cary NC
Cost: Free

Real Estate: Park at Crossroads Set to Sell

Story from staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Last month,  Associated Estates Realty Corporation (AERC) of Ohio bought the Apartments at the Arboretum. Now, they are close to a deal to add the Park at Crossroads to their Cary portfolio. Read more

Technology Video: 155 MPH All-Electric Superbus

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo from Superbus.

Cary, NC – This week, the S.T.E.M. Technology Video series returns with a story about a 155 MPH all-electric Superbus.  Read more

Gas Prices Drop in Cary Ahead of July 4 Holiday

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Good news ahead of the Fourth of July holiday – gas prices continue on their way downward, hitting a low of $3.29 inside the Cary town limits this week. Read more

Connolly’s Resurrected as Doherty’s

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Back in January, we reported that Connolly’s, a favorite neighborhood pub at the corner of Davis and High House, closed for business. Now, it’s planning to reopen this fall as Doherty’s. Read more

Downtown: HoCA Gets New Board

Cary, NC – Last night, the Heart of Cary Association (HoCA) elected a new board and officers. Read more

Chamber: Business After Hours on Tuesday

File photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Always popular, Business After Hours will be rocking PNC Bank in Cary this Tuesday. Mark your calendars. Read more

Business: Who’s Sponsoring the Cary Scavenger Hunt?

Story by Leslie Huffman, republished from CaryScavengerHunt.com.

Cary, NC – The magic of the Cary Scavenger Hunt begins with our Sponsors. We like to give a shout out to some of our early-adopters, many returning for the third year in row. Read more