Business Bits: Whole Foods Opening Date, New Restaurants and More

Cary, NC – This month in Business Bits, we got news on when the Whole Foods in the Alston Town Center is opening, plus more new offices and restaurants opening in town.

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Money Matters: How Well Do You Know Your 401(k)?

Editor’s Note: Briant Sikorski from Stratos Wealth Partners in Cary contributed this article.

Cary, NC – The old saying “knowledge is power” applies to many situations in life, including retirement planning. The more you know about the benefits your plan offers, the more likely you’ll be to make the most of them and come out ahead financially when it’s time to retire. Here are some questions to test your knowledge about your plan. Read more

Food Waste Activist Pedals from France to Cary to Raise Awareness

Cary, NC – According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, around a third of all food produced in the world ends up being thrown away or otherwise wasted. This week, an activist raising awareness for this problem came to Cary and spoke at Triangle schools as he worked to change rules around food expiration dates. Read more

Photos: Farmers Fall Festival

Story originally appeared on FoodCary.

Cary, NC – This past weekend was the 2017 Farmers Fall Festival in Downtown Cary, with local vendors, farmers, arts and crafts, music and more. Here are some photos from the event if you missed out or want to relive it. Read more

Weekend Events: Halloween, Art Loop and More

Cary, NC – It’s the final weekend before Halloween and there are lots of Halloween and Fall-related events all around town.

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Photos: 2017 NC State Fair

Cary, NC – The North Carolina State Fair has come and gone, bringing its rides, attractions, food and much more. Brooke Meyer took photos at the year’s biggest event in North Carolina to help you relive the festivities. Read more

Cary Ranks in Top Ten for Quality of Life Nationwide

Cary, NC – Unlike data such as unemployment or home prices, quality of life is something difficult to nail down, though it is just as important to towns and cities. But a new study attempts to rank Cary’s quality of life and puts the town as one of the country’s best. Read more

Bright Horizons Holding Fundraising Family Event

Cary, NC – For more than 15 years, the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children has assisted at-risk families and children around the country, with locations in the local area. To help raise funds for the organization, there will be a family event with donation opportunities in early November. Read more

Green Hope Marching Band Prepares for Super Regional Competition

Cary, NC – Sun at high noon, clouds dotted across the sky, the grass in a triplet of colors. The clack of wooden sticks clicking with the constant beeping of the metronome piercing the summer air. All while 170 high schoolers march on a field. The Green Hope Marching Band started camp last week. The two time Semi Finalist band looks to leave its mark on the Bands of America Super Regional this year. The Falcon Regiment has 172 members this year, which is one of its highest numbers yet. Read more

Weekend Events: Carolina Uprising, U.S. National Soccer and More

Cary, NC – This weekend, there are several big events, from the large Carolina Uprising concert event to the U.S. Women’s National Soccer team competing here at home and much more.

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