Cary Flickr Group: Autumn Slideshow

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Brooke Meyer.

Cary, NC – Crowdsourcing is a popular tool in the new journalism newsroom. Four years ago, I started the Cary NC Group on Flickr and it has proven a rich trove of images about the town. Read more

Beaujolais Nouveau Celebration at Matthews House

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Daniel Agostini.

Cary, NC – At midnight on the third Thursday of November each year, Beaujolais vineyards in France release Beaujolais Nouveau, a young red wine aged for only a few weeks.  The event is met with great fanfare and the resounding declaration, “Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!”  Read more

Weekend Events: Veterans Day and a Whole Lot More

The CaryCitizen Calendar of Events is edited by Lindsey Chester. Photo courtesy of the Cary YMCA.

Cary, NC – Just when you think the Cary Calendar of Events has run out surprises, along comes a weekend that includes Veterans Day on 11/11/11, a Smash Bros. gaming event at the library, the ACC Men’s Soccer Championships and a show Cary Arts Center featuring Grey Seal Puppets. Read more

Cary Parks #8: Urban Park

Part 8 in our Cary Parks series.

Cary, NC – Nestled on a thin strip of land on the eastern edge of downtown Cary, Urban Park provides visitors a sample of what makes Cary parks great. This aptly named park has lush landscaping, shaded seating, and enough playground equipment to keep both younger and older kids busy. Read more

Black Creek Greenway Added to East Coast Trail System

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Brian Yap.

Cary, NC – A newly completed portion of Blackcreek Greenway in Cary has been recognized as an official component of the East Coast Greenway (ECG) corridor. Read more

Video: Goodnight iPad

Cary, NC – It wasn’t that long ago, that I was reading my kids Goodnight Moon, the classic book for children by Margaret Wise Brown with illustrations by Clement Hurd. Read more

Food: Cuban Oasis in Downtown Cary

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester. Above, Havana Grill owner Robert Cardoso.

Cary, NC – A tropical oasis is exactly what Havana Grill owner Robert Cardoso set about to create when he opened his restaurant in 2007. Read more

Weekend Events: Flu, Fate and Fair

The CaryCitizen Calendar of Events is edited by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree

Cary, NC – The weekend after Halloween is usually a slow one on the Calendar, but not this year in Cary. There’s a free flu clinic by Cary EMS, a new play by FATE and a local crafts fair at the farmers market. Read more

Parks & Rec Maps Out Future

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Zach Hayes.

Cary, NC – After months of surveys and public focus groups, the Cary Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources held the first of several meetings to reveal the results of the research and the future direction of the program. Read more

Wednesday: Cary Chamber Business Expo

Cary, NC – Want to get a massive amount of local networking done in one day? Don’t miss the Cary Chamber Business Expo at Prestonwood on Wednesday, November 2, 2011. Read more