More for the Southern-Latino Table: Chicken and Muscadines

Recipe by Sandra Gutierrez. Story edited by Matthew Young. Photo by James Lee.

Cary, NC –  Cary author and food legend Sandra Gutierrez shares another delicious recipe with CaryCitizen readers using our own indigenous Muscadine grape from her soon-to-be-released book. If you want , why not try this with a local Chardonnay? Read more

Recipe: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies


Story by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – Summer is winding down, and the other day I was looking for something to do with my twelve year old daughter. We always enjoy baking, and making a mess in the kitchen together. Read more

Cary Children’s Choir Auditions – August 30

Story from staff reports. Photo by Mait Jüriado.

Cary, NC – The Cary Children’s Concert Choir (C4) and Cary Youth Chorale are holding their fall semester auditions on August 30, 2011. Read more

Food: All Dressed Up

Story by Kaynan Goldberg. Kaynan is CaryCitizen’s 12-year-old columnist on all things frugal, crunchy, healthy and green. She also blogs at VeggiesGoCrunch. Photo by Elana Amsterdam.

Cary, NC – In a previous post, I listed a bunch of alternatives to raw veggies at snacktime.  Nuts, fruits, and, “Yay, smoothies!” are all great snacks.  However, you might want to bring those carrot sticks out of the fridge for this post. Read more

Events: After 35 Years, Lazy Daze Still Surprises

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC- Lazy Daze is a tradition in Cary, spanning 35 years from the first event brainstormed by Cary resident Jerry Miller, whose drawing is the official symbol of the event.  This year, Jerry Dolls make their debut along with other new attractions. Read more

Chicken Breast Supremes and Black Hat Chefs

Cary, NC – In this story, Chef Jim McGrody, Director of Culinary and Nutrition Services at Rex Hospital, shares a recipe for Chicken Supremes and explains about Black Hat Chefs. Photo by John Herschell. Read more

Weekend Events: Mellow Mid-August

The Calendar is edited by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – August is the time of year when things slow down a little in Cary. This week, the Calendar is a little less crowded than usual, giving us all time to enjoy some of the simple pleasures of life in our small town.

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Wake County Quiz: Where is St. Matthews Township?

Story by Hal Goodtree. Maps adapted from Wake County GIS.

Cary, NC – Green Level, White Oak, St. Matthew’s and Marks Creek – they are all Wake County townships. Do you know where they are? Read more

Cary Donors Leave $500,000 to Wake Tech

Cary, NC – The estate of the late Harold and Shirley Brenner of Cary contained something for Wake Tech – half a million dollars. It is Wake Tech’s largest gift ever. Read more

Cary Parks #7: Heater Park

Part 7 in our Cary Parks Series.

Cary, NC — As one of Cary’s two open-space parks, Heater Park provides a more subdued experience than can be found at most of the Town’s other offerings. In fact, it is easy to mistake Heater Park as an undeveloped lot of land in a quiet, downtown neighborhood. The long tract of lush landscape consumes but a mere 1.5 acres, yet it has much to offer for town citizens. Read more