Morrisville Ranks in Top 100 Places to Live in National Magazine

Morrisville, NC – Morrisville is well known in North Carolina for its high quality of life and a recent study by a nationally published magazine has cemented that, ranking Morrisville as one of the top 100 places to live in the United States in 2017. Read more

Recipe: Lobster Fest’s Bishop’s Lobster Bisque

Story originally appeared on FoodCary.

Cary, NC – Many religious organizations love to do good works with heartful intentions, dedicated labor and a common vision.  One Cary church has led the way in doing good works by combining the elbow grease and love of lobsters. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church of Cary is holding its 11th annual “Lobster Fest” on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Read more

The Winners of the 2017 Cary Scavenger Hunt

Cary, NC – The Cary Scavenger Hunt took place this past Saturday, September 16, 2017, beginning and ending at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center. 67 teams registered to take part in this year’s fun. Read more

State of Morrisville Looks at Problems Associated with Fast Growth

Cary, NC – Wake County now has more than one million people living here, and while that means economic opportunities, it also presents many challenges for limited land and resources. This year’s State of Morrisville discussion centered on town and county officials talking about these challenges and potential solutions. Read more

Weekend Events: Cary Scavenger Hunt, Garrison Keillor and More

Cary, NC – This weekend is the Cary Scavenger Hunt, our signature event. So when you aren’t taking part in that, you can also see Garrison Keillor perform his characters, go to a North Carolina FC game and much more. Read more

Education: Bill Fletcher 2017 September Newsletter

Cary, NC – Thoughts for September 2017 from Bill Fletcher, Member of the Wake County Board of Education. Read more

Night Photography Class

Cary, NC – Whether you use a cell phone, point-and-shoot camera or DSLR, taking pictures at night can be a challenge. Hone your skills with Documentary Night Photography at Duke University, taught by CaryCitizen publisher Hal Goodtree.


Learn to Take Pictures at Night

In years past, taking pictures at night was the province of a few patient, obsessive souls. Now, digital chips in cameras and cell phones can almost see in the dark.

Documentary Night Photography teaches photographers of all levels, and with all kinds of gear, how to unlock the inherent capabilities in your camera. Topics include:

  • Speeding up your camera
  • Taking long exposures
  • Adjusting color temperature
  • Street Tips
  • Composition

Learn more about the class at Documentary Night Photography.

Center for Documentary Studies

Documentary Night Photography is an offering of the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University. Classes meet at CDS on Wednesday evenings from 6-9 PM beginning September 20, 2017..

Each session includes one hour of class discussion and two hours of work on the street.

Documentary Night Photography class, 2016.

What Students Say

“One of my favorite classes at CDS!” – Karen H., student
“Thanks for introducing me to the night.“ – Ken Z., student
“I really had a good time.” – Giuseppe Z, student
“The photos are spectacular.” – Center for Documentary Studies

More Info & Registration

Find out more and sign up at Documentary Night Photography.


Story from staff reports. Photos by Hal Goodtree.

Hurricane Irma Update – 9/8/17

Cary, NC – New information on Hurricane Irma is coming in every six to 12 hours. Here is the latest we know about Hurricane Irma and how it may impact Cary and the Triangle. Read more

The Cary Scavenger Hunt – Our Team

Cary, NC – The Cary Scavenger Hunt is just a few days away! The adventure takes place THIS Saturday, September 16, 2017, beginning at the historic Page-Walker Hotel. We at CaryCitizen would like you to meet some of the folks that make this event such a big success: our panel of judges, our staff and awesome volunteers. Read more