Regional Transportation Breakfast Friday Morning

Story from staff reports.

Cary, NC – Just around the corner from the newly renovated Cary Depot, The Regional Transportation Alliance (RTA)  will hold its RTA 2012 Transportation Breakfast gathering leaders from North Carolina and Virgina to talk about their common mass transit goals. Read more

Walmart Neighborhood Market Coming to Kroger Site

Story and photoshopped picture above by Hal Goodtree. Walmart Neighborhood Market in Louisville, KY down below – photo by Alex Leung.

Cary, NC – Walmart confirmed last week that it is planning to open a Walmart Neighborhood Market at the old Kroger site at the corner of NC 55 and High House Road. That same site was briefly in the news as a potential location for and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility. Read more

Technology Video: Aeolus, an Acoustic Wind Harp

Story by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Here’s a fascinating video about a mashup of science, music, technology and art. It’s called Aeolus, and it’s a giant harp that plays the wind and captures the sky. Read more

Technology Video: Ferrofluids

Story by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – This week, our S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering and math) video series gives robots a rest and examines ferrofluids, fascinatingly magnetic liquids. Kids of all ages will find this one interesting and inspiring. Read more

Transit Panel and Community Discussion April 16

Story and photo of Cary Amtrak depot by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – On Monday, April 16, Wake Up Wake and the Capital Area Friends of Transit (CAFT) will host a panel discussion in Cary about Wake County’s new transit proposal. Read more

Call for Artists: All Things in Fours

Story from staff reports. Photo by King of Monks, design by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Here’s an interesting art contest: All Things in Fours. Cary Visual Art (CVA) is running the contest and the winning entries will be exhibited at the Cross Currents Music Festival this sumer in Cary.

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IdeaSlam: What’s Your Idea?

Story from staff reports. Photo by Thomas Hawk.

Cary, NC – Do you have a great idea for a business but don’t know where to start? Have you ever thought about being an entrepreneur but couldn’t take the first step? IdeaSlam at the Cary Innovation Center on Monday, April 16 may be just the ticket for you. Read more

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