Real Estate: Cary Open Houses This Weekend

Whether you are buying a home, selling a home or just curious, real estate open houses can be a lot of fun. 

This week, we’re featuring 3 houses in Cary from real estate agent Ben Passwaters, priced from $233,900 to $369,500.

Contact Lindsey Chester to find out how to get your open house published on CaryCitizen.

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Events: Remembering 9/11 Through Music

Cary, NC – On Sunday, it will be ten years since the awful events of September 11, 2001. Here are three musical events in the area that may bring a measure of comfort to all those who still suffer. Read more

The Solar Farm on the Parking Deck

Story by Leslie Huffman, photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Back in 2007, the North Carolina General Assembly implemented the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (REPS). Under this law, investor-owned utility companies in North Carolina (like Duke Energy) are required to meet 12.5% of their electrical needs through renewable energy sources.

Now, Cary is forging ahead with an innovative plan for a solar farm on a parking deck. Read more

A Short Drive From Cary: Carolina Tiger Rescue

Story by Julie Roland. Her Route 64 Journal in Pittsboro is part of the CaryCitizen publishing network. Photo by MacKensie Cornelius.

Pittsboro, NC -A short drive from Cary is the lovely town of Pittsboro, home to many artists, family farms, fabulous restaurants and personable shops. It’s also home to many tigers, lions and other wild big cats. Carolina Tiger Rescue houses over 25 large exotic cats that have been rescued from private owners. You can take a tour, and it’s just 20 minutes from Cary down Route 64. Read more

A Group for Writers in Cary

Story by Matt Young. Photo of Algonquin writers group from Wikimedia. L–>R  Art Samuels, Charlie MacArthur, Harpo Marx, Dorothy Parker and Alexander Woollcott.

Cary, NC – I’ve reviewed a lot of books written by local authors for CaryCitizen, and I’ve received many article submissions from Cary residents. It is very clear there is literary talent around these parts. Read more

Pig Pickin’ Palooza

Cary, N.C. – Enjoy an old-fashioned pig pickin’, live music, kids’ entertainment and raffle prizes at the Pig Pickin’ Palooza Fundraiser on Sat., Sept. 10, 11 am-2 pm, at the Western Wake Farmers’ Market. Read more

Day-Tripping to the Beach

Story and photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – When we tell folks we day-trip to the beach, sometimes they react with surprise. “Where do you go,” they ask. “How long does it take?”

Herein, I will tell all about our secret North Carolina beach spot, just a short trip from Cary. Read more

Eating Southern: The Sweet Potatoes Restaurant Cookbook

Story by Matt Young. Photo via Sweet Potatoes. Above, Chef Stephanie Tyson and co-owner Vivian Joiner.

Cary, NC – Is it the recent growth in the area that is inspiring all of the books on history, culture and food? A noble attempt to make sure  that we all celebrate and hang on to the traditions of the south? I think so. And I am glad.  Read more

Miracle Day at Green Acres Farm

From staff reports. Photo via Green Acres Farm.

Cary, NC – On Saturday, September 3, children with disabilities will take a break from life in the city while participating in a special Miracle Day at Green Acres Farm in Cary.  Players and families of the Miracle League of the Triangle will receive free admission to the farm and corn maze. More than 200 families have registered to attend. Read more

Profile: Carlotta Ungaro, New Morrisville Chamber President

Story by Matt Young. Photos by Hal Goodtree.

Morrisville, NC –  Carlotta Ungaro started her position as President of the Morrisville Chamber of Commerce in May of this year. We had a chance to speak to her this week. Read more