Cut-A-Thon For Kay Raises Over $5000

Story by Lindsey Chester. Pictured above L ->R Nicole Moore, Admissions Director Mitchell’s Academy; Ashley Hancock Roman, former NC State Basketball player; Brenda Keene and Sarah Reese both of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. Front: Isa Roman

Cary, NC- A few weeks ago, we reported about a cut-a-thon that raised that helped raise money in the fight against breast cancer. October is after all, Breast Cancer Awareness month, and folks around Cary get motivated for this cause like no other.

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Education: Students Against Destructive Decisions

 Above, Eboni Christmas-Nathan applies “silent” makeup Carolyn Calder.

Cary, NC – The Cary Academy chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) participated in the organization’s Shhhhh….it’s a secret event on Oct. 20. Read more

Weekend Events: Howlin in the Hood

The CaryCitizen Calendar of Events is edited by Lindsey Chester. Cary Band Day 2010 photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Cary weekends are always amazing. This last weekend in October, the CaryCitizen Calendar of Events fairly howls with amazing. Read more

Magical Art Tour Starts Friday

Artist Wendy Musser’s “Back Side of A Barn” in pastels.

Cary, NC- The Western Wake Studio Tour has a sneak preview planned. This Friday, October 28, during a reception at the Cary Arts Center works form all the tour’s artists will be on display. The exhibit will remain up until the tour is over November 13. Read more

History: Remembering Nathaniel Jones

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester

Cary, N C- Tucked away at the end of a cul de sac in a modern day neighborhood stands White Plains Cemetery.  Read more

A-Maze-ing Fun: Corn Mazes

Story by Lindsey Chester, photos by Casey Toth

Cary, NC- Looking for some local fun now that the Fair is over, but the weather makes you want to be outside? Try one of our local Corn Mazes.  Our Photo Intern, Casey Toth, took a trip to the one created at the Phillips Farm located at  6701 Good Hope Church Road. Read more

Local Authors: Surf and Saltwater Fishing in the Carolinas

Book review by Matt Young.

Cary, NC – File this one in the “short drive from Cary” category.

As Cary-dwellers, we are walking or driving distance from great places to fish in North Carolina. Read more

Great Art, Great Food, Cookbook Signing

"Hot Roots" painting by Winnie Ferguson and included in the cookbook, "Patette to Patate"

Cary, NC – CaryCitizen is always interested in new collaborations and this one is unique: a cookbook created using the art and recipes from members of the Cary Gallery of Artists. Read more

Food Friday Locavore: Fall Produce

Story by Kaynan Goldberg. Kaynan is CaryCitizen’s 13-year-old columnist on all things frugal, crunchy, healthy and green. She also blogs at VeggiesGoCrunch. Photo by Hal Goodtree, CaryCitizen’s Chief Cook and Bottlewasher. He also takes pictures over on FotoHal.

Cary, NC – It’s October.  I’m so excited for autumn – it’s my favorite season, hands-down.

I like the piles of crunchy leaves, the cozy sweaters I can bring out from my closet, the warm, rich food… hey, I’m a food blogger, right?  I’m always thinking about what I can eat, and in fall, there is a cornucopia of choices – and I’m not just talking about Thanksgiving dinner. Read more

Food Friday: Pumpkin Pie Martini

Cary, NC – In part two of our first ever Food Friday, we have this recipe for a Pumpkin Pie Martini.

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