Downtown Cary

Architects Lay Out Inspirations for Downtown Park Phase II

Cary, NC – The new downtown fountain and stage has attracted more foot traffic to the corner of Academy and Dry than it had seen in years, but it only represents a fraction of the total Downtown Cary Park. At a recent Cary Chamber of Commerce meeting, the landscape architect laid out some visions of what Phase II of the park could look like. Read more

Kay Struffolino

Kay Struffolino Honored at Park Renaming

Cary, NC – After several decades of volunteer work in Cary, Kay Struffolino had her legacy cemented as the Town of Cary unveiled the nameplate for Kay Struffolino Park on Kildaire Farm Road. Read more

New Public Signs Warn Against Feeding Lake Birds

Cary, NC – When ducks and geese are so close to the shore, people can feel tempted to feed them. But new signs at Cary parks are reminding visitors that feeding wildlife has a number of negative health and environmental impacts. Read more

Cary Parks

First Look at Early Cary Park Plans

Cary, NC – In West Cary, the town is taking up an unusual plan by building two parks at once. At the first design information meeting, residents got to see the first ideas for both parks and give their thoughts and input as well. Read more

Wake County, Stone Company Bids for RDU Land on Hold After Disagreement

Morrisville, NC – Raleigh-Durham International Airport is looking to lease three parcels of land, with Wake County and a quarry company bidding on one piece near Old Reedy Creek Road. But following Wake County’s concerns over legal advice given to the RDU Airport Authority, proposals are now on hold. Read more

Former Cary Resident Embarks in Run Across America

Cary, NC – An ironman triathlon is 140 miles long and is considered one of the most grueling athletic events. A former Cary resident is planning a run nearly 20 times that, running from his current home in California through Cary and onto the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. Read more

Friends of Hemlock Bluffs Gets Large, Two-Year Grant

Cary, NC – With around 140 acres of forestry, the Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve is one of Cary’s best and most beautiful natural features and a new grant will help educate the public about this unique part of the Cary ecosystem. Read more

Mosquitos

Tips for Tick and Mosquito Season in Cary

Cary, NC – Cary has lots of natural beauty but that also means we have to share it with wildlife that doesn’t always have our best interests in mind. So as the weather brings in more ticks and mosquitos, here are some ways to stay healthy during the Summer. Read more

Don’s Blog: Downtown Park Design Firm Selection Process

Cary, NC – At our work session last night the council agreed to move forward with a new process for selecting a design consultant to work with the community, town staff and the council to design phase 2 of the new downtown park. Read more

Morrisville Wins Award for Innovative Park and Playground

Morrisville, NC – As the rain this past week showed, controlling stormwater and runoff is an important consideration by municipalities here. And the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding Morrisville for its new approach to cutting down on reducing stormwater in the design of a new playground. Read more