Howling Cow

Popular NC State Ice Cream Now Available in Cary Stores

Story originally appeared on FoodCary.

Cary, NC – For close to 70 years, North Carolina State University’s Howling Cow ice cream has been popular, but available in limited locations. Now, shoppers in Cary will be able to buy the local brand in their own grocery stores as Harris Teeter now carries Howling Cow. Read more

Concert Singers of Cary

New Cary Concert Series Educates While Performing

Cary, NC – While classical music has stood the test of time and can be enjoyed by anyone, fewer audience members recognize the nuances and composition of the music. In a new performance by the Concert Singers of Cary, the music will be explained while giving audiences live musical examples. Read more

Cary

Cary Braces for Coldest Temperatures of the Winter

Cary, NC – Even with a snow storm in early December, the temperatures expected today tonight and early tomorrow in Cary are the lowest all Winter, and residents should prepare in advance. Read more

Cary

Harold’s Blog: State Legislature, Bus Plan and More

Cary, NC – This week was a little lighter than expected due to a couple of cancelled meetings.

Monday – State Legislature Reception

Monday, council members and staff held a reception for the Cary delegation of the North Carolina legislature. Legislative attendees included Gale Adcock, Cynthia Ball, Julie von Haefen, Allison Dahle, Wiley Nickle, Robert Reives, Sydney Batch, and Jay Chaudhuri. Also in attendance were our legislative lobbyists. Read more

Carolina Hurricanes

Senators Sink Canes, 4-1

Cary, NC – The Canes had made a great run towards the wild card spot in the playoffs with seven wins in eight games coming within three points to cross That Line. A week ago, looking at the schedule seeing they were playing the NY Rangers and Ottawa Senators, I thought, “Hey, with any luck of Buffalo and Pittsburgh losing their games, the Canes could cross That Line, then be in a unique position of staying above the line.”

Little did I predict they would play two of their most lackluster games of the season back to back. First the Rangers thumped the Canes in NY, 6-2. The Ottawa game had everything going for them, including the Canes unbeaten in regulation streak while in their sharp looking black sweaters, but the Senators prevailed, 4-1.

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Chinese Lantern Festival Exceeds 100,000 Visitors, Sets New Record

Cary, NC – In just its fourth year, the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival in Cary has surpassed 100,000 visitors in one run, setting a new attendance record. Read more

Changes and Updates at RDU Airport

Morrisville, NC – Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) had two important announcements recently, one related to a new airline taking non-stop flights out of the airport and an update on funding for direct flights to China, all while local passengers are looking for information on what to expect with the TSA and wait times during the federal government shutdown. Read more

Downtown Cary

Cary Ranks in Top Five for Labor Force in North Carolina

Cary, NC – Cary has a significantly lower unemployment rate than the rest of North Carolina, and the country in general. According to a new study looking at census data, Cary also has one of the highest percentages of people in the labor force with a job or looking for a job, at nearly 69 percent. Read more

The History and Future of the Williams House

Cary, NC – If you have been through Downtown Cary, you likely saw how the historic Williams House has moved down E Chatham Street. Learn about the house’s history, its connection to radio in the Triangle and what will become of the house in its new location. Read more

Cary Arts Center

Weekend Events: MLK Dreamfest, Symphony Spotlight and More

Cary, NC – All this weekend is Cary’s annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. with panel discussions on his legacy, documentaries about civil rights history. Also this weekend there is live stand-up comedy at Parkside Town Commons and classical music at the Page-Walker Center. Read more