Contest: Win 4 Tickets to Cross Currents Music Festival

Calling all student-musicians: Here’s your chance to win 4 concert tickets to the first night of the Cary Cross Currents Music & Arts Festival. All you have to do is send us a picture of yourself with your musical instrument.

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Don’t Be Clueless!

Story by Leslie Huffman.

Cary, NC – The kids are out of school. Now what? Well, you could go to the pool. You could go see a movie. How about bowling? Those are some good ideas.

Do you need a GREAT idea, something different? I can give you a clue on an awesome interactive event you can do with your family or some friends. Getting better. Read more

Cary Church Sends Poly Water Tanks to Uganda

Cary, NC – The Children’s Liturgy Group at St. Michael’s Church in Cary (services are held at Green Hope High School) are raising money once again for water harvesting equipment in Mityana, Uganda. Read more

Pictorial: Cary Dog Days of June 2011

Story by Lindsey Chester, photos by Brooke Meyer.

I don’t have a dog, but that didn’t stop me from having a great time at Cary’s Dog Days of June held Saturday, June 4. Read more

Go Local: The Purple Polka Dot

Cary, NC – On a recent hot afternoon, I was downtown visiting the Ashworth Drug Store lunch counter and noticed all the activity going on next door in the little yellow building. Read more

Morrisville History Center Opens June 24

Morrisville, NC – Morrisville is planning a Grand Opening of the Morrisville History Center on Friday, June 24th starting at 5:30 PM at Morrisville Town Hall, 100 Town Hall Drive. Read more

Unaabi – Afghan Food!

Story by Nick Verna, photo by Rochelle Hartman.

Cary, NC – Located at  914 Kildaire Farm Road, Unaabi serves up Afghan cuisine! Are you kidding? Awesome. Read more

Chatham Square: Cary’s Gateway to the World

Story and photos by Brennin Cummings

Cary, NC – Chatham Square Shopping Center has the typical design of most strip malls – a lot of concrete with every store sporting the same uniform brown paneling and sign. But inside, each store shines brightly with a wealth of colors, customs and traditions from around the world.. Read more

Music: Miranda Lambert in Cary on Friday

Cary, NC – This Friday, June 3, rising country star Miranda Lambert is coming to Cary for a show at Booth Amphitheatre. Is she the next Taylor Swift or the next young star swiftly forgotten?  Read more

Locavore Cost Comparison: Locally Grown vs Supermarket Organic

Cary, NC – Story and photographs by Kaynan Goldberg. Kaynan is CaryCitizen’s 12-year-old columnist on all locally grown foods that are frugal, crunchy, healthy and green. She blogs at VeggiesGoCrunch.

In this installment of Locavore, Kaynan takes a question from her baby brother and turns it into a larger consideration of the costs of fresh vegetables at the local farmers market vs supermarket organic. Infographic of her findings at the bottom of the story.

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