Movie Review: Larry Crowne

Cary, NC – It seemed like Saturday night after Thanksgiving was “movie at home” night. All my friends on Facebook, all over the country, were renting movies, downloading movies or watching something they had DVR’d.

We watched Larry Crowne with Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts. Sometimes good movies last 10 seconds in the theaters and go straight to MOD (Movies on Demand). This is one of those movies. Read more

Panthers Beat: NOT the “1” in “1 and 15”

Cary-lina, NC – Saturday, I hope you weren’t rooting for any college teams that I was. They ALL lost. Sunday was better. Read more

Announcing: Classified Cary

Cary, NC – For a long time, people have asked us if we accept classified ads. Today, we’re pleased to announce the launch of Classified Cary. Read more

Recipe: Taco Casserole, a Winner Dinner

Recipe by Lindsey Chester. Photo by J. Pellgen.

Cary, NC- If you’re like me, you are always on the hunt for a dinner that everyone in your household will eat, is easy to prepare, and can be easy on the wallet. This is especially true during the holidays. My Taco Casserole is one of those winner dinners.  Read more

Inside the Eye: Shoot Out Loss to Habs

Story by Bob Fennel. File photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary-lina, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes hosted the Montreal Canadiens the night before Thanksgiving and really needed this game in more ways than one.  At the end, they lost 4-3 in a shootout, which is a horrible way a professional sport should determine the outcome of a team game.  Read more

Inside the Eye: Jets Ground Canes

Story by Bob Fennel. File photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary-lina, NC –  The Carolina Hurricanes had the Winnipeg Jets in town the day after Thanksgiving for a Southeast Division matchup.  The Canes have 4 of the next 5 games at home and need to win all as they’re against Eastern Conference teams.

The Canes have also played more games than any NHL team this season so a flat-out win is a must.  Unfortunately, that didn’t happen as they lost 3-1 in a disappointing performance. Read more

Film Review: J. Edgar

Film review by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Want something to talk about with grown-ups this holiday season? Go see J. Edgar, the new redhot biopic about the head of the FBI, directed by Clint Eastwood. Read more

Events: Black Friday, Small Biz Saturday, or Cyber Monday?

Survey by Hal Goodtree for CaryCitizen. Photo by Gerald Stolk.

Cary, NC – Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday. It’s safe to say there are a lot of opportunities to shop this weekend. Is it all too much? Read more

Late Edition to Page-Walker Concert Steals the Show

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Brooke Meyer

Page Walker Arts & History Center hosts an annual Winter Concert Series. Sunday last was the season’s first,  “Classical Interlude“.   Read more

Pictorial: State Soccer Final

Photos by Tom Mousseau.

Cary, NC – Earlier this week, we reported that Green Hope won the state soccer championship in a gripping match against Myers Park on Saturday night. Now we have the pictures to prove it.

Great job by Tom Mousseau capturing the drama and passion of the final game.  Read more