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Back Porch Music on the Lawn – 4 More Shows

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After a four week hiatus, Back Porch Music on the Lawn at American Tobacco is set to recommence again this week.…

Recipe: Chocolate Chip Scones

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I found the perfect scone recipe - these chocolate chip scones are subtly sweet, easy-to-make and not too dry, which is a common complaint about scones.…

Neighborhood Bottle: Cary’s New Craft Beer Shop

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A couple of weeks ago, I visited Neighborhood Bottle - Cary’s latest foray in craft beer fun. The Neighborhood Bottle team have set up shop in the location that was formerly Mike’s Used Bookstore on Kildaire Farm Road, beside Trader Joe's.…

Agriculture: How to Grow Pumpkins

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Last week, you heard that the Upchurch Farm in Cary will be the place to go for pumpkins this October. This week, I'll share the special process Dr. Ganyard uses to grow the best pumpkins in the Triangle.…

Garden: Create a Cozy Outdoor Living Space

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There's something so comforting about a living room or den. Here are some quick tips to help you create that same feeling outside on your porch or in your garden.…

Craft Idea: Art Journals & Altered Books

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Did you know that old books can be turned into art? Here are some ideas to get you started in creating your own altered book, a craft that fits under into the trend of "upcycling."…

Weekend: Jewelry, Jazz & Food Trucks

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Food lovers of Cary, this is your weekend! Other items on the calendar include a networking event, a crafting class, live jazz, a jewelry open house and more.…

Profile: Renee Groom, Cary’s “Avon Lady”

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Last week, I had breakfast with Renee Groom, "Cary's Avon Lady." We chatted about volunteering, the art of being a good salesperson and a neat event she started with her friend, Lorrie, to give back to the community.…

Cary Parks: Who is KATAL the Dragon?

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I love the Kids Together playground at Marla Dorrel Park (off of Tryon Road and Cary Parkway) for many reasons. My favorite feature at the park, however, is KATAL the dragon.…

Editor’s Journal: Wind Down Wednesdays

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Did you know that Wind Down Wednesdays at Waverly Place attract between 4,000-5,000 attendees--even in 100 degree heat? …

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