Confessions of a Home Brewer

Story by Matt Young. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, N.C. – I made my first home brew from a “Mr. Beer Kit” my wife bought me for Christmas 5 or 6 years ago. I looked at the box and said,”What? YOU CAN DO THAT?” Admittedly, I made and bottled about 6 different beers all in the span of 6 weeks and began to read everything I could get my hands on. Read more

Shop Cary: Lochmere Pavilion

Story & pictures by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – There are so many interesting places to shop, eat and do things in Cary. As far as small shopping centers, Lochmere Pavilion is one of the most charming. Read more

Eat Local: Brigs

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Cary, NC – When it comes to comfort food, Brigs can’t be beat. It’s a neighborhood classic at the corner of High House and Maynard in the Kroger (Maynard Crossing) shopping plaza.

Think of Brigs as a gourmet/diner, if that’s not a contradiction in terms. At Brigs, it’s not. Read more

Go Local: Circus Family Restaurant

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Cary, NC – Readers of Go Local have asked us to mention Circus and now is as good a time as any. Circus has an old time, down-home charm you just won’t find in out-parcel chain restaurants. Read more