Chocolate Smiles Prepares for Big Valentine’s Rush

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Cary, NC – According to Melanie Williams, owner of Chocolate Smiles in Downtown Cary, there are four major chocolate holidays. Valentine’s Day is one of those days and with the holiday around the corner, the chocolate store is preparing for another surge in customers. Read more

2018 Guide to Valentine’s Day in Cary

Cary, NC – This Valentine’s Day, and in the days leading up to it, has a lot of fun in store, from fun couples’ events to locations for romantic evenings. Read more

Specialty Stores: Golden Hex European Groceries & Deli

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Cary, NC – There are a variety of flavors and foods in Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean but they cannot always be found at the grocery store. But a new market opening on Maynard Road will let shoppers try these European foods. Read more

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New Downtown Bar Focuses on Cocktails and Hospitality

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Cary, NC – In the growing Midtown Square section of Downtown Cary, a new bar is hoping to become a neighborhood destination with a focus on balanced cocktails and hospitality. Read more

Creating a Food Co-op in Cary

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Cary, NC – Downtown Cary has been growing fast in the last few years, but one thing downtown’s renovation hasn’t brought in is a grocery store. A new initiative is looking to change that, not with a recognizable supermarket chain but with a resident-owned food co-op. Read more

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Happycakes Brings Award-Winning Baking to Cary

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Cary, NC – Already popular in Morehead City for their fresh quality, Happycakes Cupcakery now has a Cary location to let Cary residents try the cupcakes that won them a nationally televised baking competition. Read more

Gloria Jean's Coffees

Gloria Jean’s Coffees Returns to Morrisville, Triangle

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Cary, NC – With a focus on the flavored coffees that made it famous, Gloria Jean’s Coffees is expanding its stores in the Triangle, including Cary-Morrisville area, while reaching customers who recognize their name. Read more

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Recipe: Hoppin John Soup for New Year’s Eve

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Cary, NC – Hoppin’ John is a traditional Southern dish during New Year’s Eve, as if Southerns need an excuse to eat black eyed peas and rice. With the cold weather coming in, here’s a recipe for a warm Hoppin’ John soup to heat you up while celebrating the start of 2018. Read more

Recipe: Homemade Chicken, Beef or Lobster Stock

Cary, NC – File this recipe under Homesteading. Turn your bones, shells and table scraps into delicious cooking stocks you can use for future meals. Read more

Postmaster Cary

Local, Simple, Seasonal Food at Postmaster

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Cary, NC – With Downtown Cary continuing to grow, the new Postmaster is looking to fill the need for seasonal, local food while keeping it simple for everyone looking to eat out. Read more