Gardening: Rescue the Fescue

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Rosie Rosenberger.

Cary, NC – It’s still pretty hot out in Cary. But as the days begin to get shorter, it’s time to think about a plan to rescue the fescue. Read more

A Short Drive From Cary: Durham Blues Festival

Story by Julie Roland. Her Route 64 Journal in Pittsboro is managed by CaryCitizen.

Durham, NC – It’s moving, it’s one day and it’s going to be free. But after a period of some uncertainty, The Hayti Center has announced that the 2011 Durham Blues Festival is on for Saturday, September 10, 2011. Read more

Jeep Tour Raises over $1.35 Million

 

This refurbished 1952 Jeep has traveled to 75 cities to raise over $1.35 Million for USO

photos and story by Lindsey Chester

The “Salute Our Troops” Jeep Tour

With temps soaring to 100 on Wednesday, a crowd gathered to  “Salute Our Troops” at the Davis Drive Kangaroo gas station in Morrisville. Read more

Business: Ask a Lawyer Day at WakeTech

Cary, NC – For small businesses, consulting with a lawyer can be a daunting task. You may have a simple question but wonder if it will cost you a lot of money just to get an answer.

Good news: Wake Tech is offering 30-minutes with a small business lawyer, one-on-one, next Thursday at the Cary campus.

Best of all, it’s free. Read more

Weekend Events: Only in Cary – Shakespeare & BBQ

The Calendar is edited by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – This weekend, the Calendar spans the far ends of the cultural universe with Shakespeare’s As You Like It at the Cary Arts Center  and the Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival at Booth Amphitheatre. Only in Cary.

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Food: The Tomato Story

Story and photos by Hal Goodtree

Cary, NC – You can get tomatoes at the supermarket all year round. But science can’t trump Nature, and for the true tomato aficionado, now is a time of tomato joy in the Piedmont. Read more

Go Local: Community-Minded Businesses

Story by Leslie Huffman. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC -When I went looking for Sponsors to help with the Cary Scavenger Hunt, I did not have to go far. When there is an event in Cary, there are certain businesses that often step up to offer services or sponsorship. In this installment of Go Local, we recognize some of the most community-minded businesses in Cary. Read more

Events: Ritmo Latino is Good Time for All

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photos by Hal Goodtree. 

Cary, NC- The Ritmo Latino Festival in Cary, presented by Diamante, showcases the food, music, dancing and fun of Latino culture. Its free to everyone next Sunday, August 7th in Bond Park. Read more

Health: The Joy of Cast-Iron

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 Kirk Olson.

Cary, NC – You know how I promised you a cast-iron post?  Well, I consulted with a friend who used to be in the culinary gadgets business (she worked in that high-end cookware store in the mall – you know the one), and she came up with a whole list of reasons why cast-iron is amazing. Read more