Gardening

Gardening: Best Flowers for Spring Planting

Cary, NC – Wednesday, March 20 was the official start of Spring for the year. If you are a gardener, you will want to start planting flowers for the season. Here are some tips on what to plant and how to take care of your new flowers. Read more

North Carolina Courage

Weekend Events: Friendship Cup Soccer, Nazim Hikmet Festival and More

Cary, NC – This weekend, there’s a huge soccer event with the NWSL champions the North Carolina Courage playing their first home game of the year combined with the first ever Friendship Cup as NCFC takes on a professional Mexican team. Also, take part in the 11th annual Nazim Hikmet Festival, see a whole show of short plays at the Cary Theater and much more. Read more

Cary High School

Cary Students Win State-Wide Culinary Competition

Cary, NC – Cary High School has an extensive culinary education program, both for cooking and for restaurant management. This year, five students at Cary High School won first place in a statewide culinary competition and now move on to compete nationwide later this year. Read more

Dodgeball

Dodgeball Tournament Raises Funds to Help Cary Play

Cary, NC – Cary’s dodgeball tournament returns this weekend with 15 teams competing. Spectators can not only watch the competition unfold but also help raise money for scholarships in town. Read more

Cary Town Council

Cary Town Council: Downtown Park Master Plan and More

Cary, NC – The latest Cary Town Council meeting saw a vote to approve the master plan for the final phase of Cary’s downtown park, a project more than a decade in the making, as well as Public Hearings on annexations and rezonings around town. Read more

Cary Home

Cary Ranks in Top 10 for Affordable Housing Statewide

Cary, NC – As North Carolina’s population grows, and Wake County’s grows particularly fast, questions about affordable housing become more pertinent. A new study looks at affordable housing across North Carolina municipalities, with Cary dropping its position in recent years. Read more

Cary History

Cary’s Heritage: Barnabus Jones Farm, Pt. 1

Cary, NC – A.J. Bartley bought a farm on Penny Road in 1957. Known today as the Barnabas Jones Farm, now owned by the Town of Cary, the farmhouse and out-buildings are being restored and Jack Smith Park was built on part of the land. A.J. and his son, Jon, were both interviewed and told us their memories of stories as told to them about the farm.

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Cary Town Council to Vote on Downtown Park Master Plan

Cary, NC – Citizens from Cary and beyond are familiar with the Downtown Cary Park and its fountain but that is only one segment of the overall park, with the master plan for the remaining six acres up for a vote this week. Read more

St. Patrick's Day

Weekend Events: St. Patrick’s Day, Music Events and More

Cary, NC – It’s St. Patrick’s Day this weekend so there are St. Patrick’s events across town all this weekend. There are also Spring celebrations, Arbor Day, several concerts and much more. Read more

Vibe Cary

New Co-Working Space Focuses on Support and Connections

Cary, NC – Now open in Cary Towne Center, Vibe is a new co-working space focused on female entrepreneurs and getting people out of their homes and making real-world connections. Read more