CaryCitizen Publisher to Speak at WordCampNYC

Cary, NC – CaryCitizen Publisher Hal Goodtree has been asked to speak at WordCampNYC. It’s the largest WordPress conference in the world and is taking place this coming weekend at Baruch College in Manhattan. Read more

Lori Bush: Obsessed with Technology

From the blog of Lori Bush, Cary Town Council At-Large member.

Cary, NC – So, if you didn’t know it before hand, it’s got to be abundantly clear by now. I’m a nerd. Or a geek. Maybe the right term is technology obsessed.  Whatever the right term is, you get the picture.

Which is why this is a great and fun week for me!  Not only is the proposal that Councilman Don Frantz and I submitted for the Town of Cary Technology Task Force starting to take shape, but this weekend is CityCamp Raleigh.

Oh, I’m getting ahead of myself. Read more

Park West Grand Opening

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Morrisville, NC- Stores have been open since October 2011, but now the Park West Village shopping center has reached critical mass and is ready for their Grand Opening bash this Saturday, June 2. Read more

Art & Faith: Funding a Trip to India

Cary, NC- When your kids have a passion, you will do anything to help. Kate Cook’s children, Grace and Stuart, want to help orphans in faraway India through a program called Global Hope. Kate is hosting a juried art exhibit to raise the needed funds. Read more

Business: Arboretum Apartments Sell for $39 Million

Story from staff reports. Photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Another big real estate deal closed in Cary. The Apartments at the Arboretum just changed hands for a cool $39.2 million. Read more

Win $10,000 in the Morrisville Chamber Raffle

Morrisville, NC – You could win $10,000 in the Morrisville Chamber of Commerce Reverse Raffle. And, you’ll be supporting one of the area’s finest business organizations. Read more

Cary Chamber 50th Anniversary

Story and photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – “How was it?” Lindsey asked. I had just gotten home from the Cary Chamber 50th Anniversary Celebration. “Lots of fun” I answered. “Unexpectedly moving.”  Read more

Railroading: Day Trip to Salisbury

Story and pictures by Tam Richert.

Two hours by train from Cary, the town of Salisbury, North Carolina is steeped in history and small town charm. Read more

Technology Video: Controlling a Robot with Your Thoughts

Cary NC – This week in our S.T.E.M. video series, we show a woman who is paralyzed controlling a robotic arm with nothing but her thoughts. Kids with an interest in science will find this video more inspiring than Futurama. Read more

Business: Green Kangaroo, e-Commerce Stationer for Brides

Cary, NC – Green Kangaroo is an e-commerce custom stationer with a store front in a new Downtown Cary location. Unlike other businesses in our local market, they don’t rely on foot traffic to do business. When they opened in March, I was curious to learn what resided behind the frosted windows down the street from our CaryCitizen office. Read more