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Interview: Christina Perri

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Famous, chart-topping artists Christina Perri and Colbie Caillat will perform together at Booth Amphitheatre in Cary on Wednesday, August 5, 2015. I talked with Christina on the phone for a pre-show interview to learn more about her and about next week's show.…

Back Porch Music on the Lawn – 4 More Shows

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After a four week hiatus, Back Porch Music on the Lawn at American Tobacco is set to recommence again this week.…

Recipe: Chocolate Chip Scones

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I found the perfect scone recipe - these chocolate chip scones are subtly sweet, easy-to-make and not too dry, which is a common complaint about scones.…

Business Bits: What’s New in Cary?

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Look what recently opened in Cary - a salon, a huge entertainment complex, a cute breakfast nook and more.…

Movie Review: Southpaw

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Southpaw tells the story of Billy Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal), a champion boxer who must start his life over after a family tragedy.…

Neighborhood Bottle: Cary’s New Craft Beer Shop

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A couple of weeks ago, I visited Neighborhood Bottle - Cary’s latest foray in craft beer fun. The Neighborhood Bottle team have set up shop in the location that was formerly Mike’s Used Bookstore on Kildaire Farm Road, beside Trader Joe's.…

Harold’s Blog: Land Use & Sales Tax

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Thank goodness Governor McCrory gets it. In a statement he said that the sales tax redistribution is nothing but “hidden tax increases." He is exactly right.…

Agriculture: How to Grow Pumpkins

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Last week, you heard that the Upchurch Farm in Cary will be the place to go for pumpkins this October. This week, I'll share the special process Dr. Ganyard uses to grow the best pumpkins in the Triangle.…

Garden: Create a Cozy Outdoor Living Space

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There's something so comforting about a living room or den. Here are some quick tips to help you create that same feeling outside on your porch or in your garden.…

Craft Idea: Art Journals & Altered Books

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Did you know that old books can be turned into art? Here are some ideas to get you started in creating your own altered book, a craft that fits under into the trend of "upcycling."…

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