Weekend Events: Herbs, Fests, Brawls and Lemonade

Lindsey Chester edits the CaryCitizen Calendar of Events. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Get ready for another surprising and entertaining weekend in Cary with a visit from Joe and Terry Graedon of the People’s Pharmacy, Herbfest, two road races, Triangle Lemonade Day, a Punjabi festival, JamFest and two theater productions. All this weekend on the CaryCitizen Calendar of Events.

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What Is News?

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – What is news? We grapple with that question every day. What’s news in Moscow or Maryland is not necessarily of interest to people in Cary (and visa versa). Read more

Wednesday: Taste of the Triangle

Cary, NC – It’s become a tradition in Cary. On Wednesday May 2, Taste of the Triangle returns to Wake Med Soccer Park. It’s the best tailgate of the year for fans of our hometown Carolina RailHawks. Read more

Opinion: Let’s Vote on May 8

From the blog of Lori Bush, At-Large member of Cary Town Council.

Cary, NC – As an elected official, it probably makes sense that I am passionate about democracy and public service.  (Otherwise, I probably wouldn’t have run for office, right?)

Perhaps my early engagement learning about our government at Girl’s State is what sparked my pubic service interest.  But it’s watching the process of  government and seeing how few people vote, that fuels me today.  As folks who know me well can tell you, I been an “active” participant in the electoral process –  reminding my family, neighbors, friends and constituents about the importance of voting. Read more

Weather: Spring Heat Wave in Cary

Cary, NC – Just a couple of weeks ago, it was in the low 40’s. This week, expect temps to hit 90 degrees. Read more

House of the Week: David Bowden’s

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – We haven’t done a House of the Week story in a while, but this one is worth it. It’s about David Bowden’s former house, the “Screwed By Town of Cary” guy. It’s been bought, refurbished and is back on the market at a very attractive price. Read more

Harold’s Blog: From Jerk Chicken to Cary Chickens

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through April 29, 2012. Photo by Sarah Ackerman.

Cary, NC – This week was a vacation week for me so there is not a lot to report. Read more

HoCA Thursday: Social Media for Business

Story by Doc Thorne. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – The next meeting of the Heart of Cary Association will be this Thursday, May 3rd, 8-9AM at the Chamber of Commerce. The topic: using social media for business. Read more

Beers of Mexico for Cinco de Mayo

Story by Matt Young. Photo by Kim F.

Cary, NC – With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner (Saturday, May 5), one’s thoughts turn to the beers of Mexico. But let me start with a confession: I love Corona. Read more

Theater: Cary Player’s Production of The Rainmaker

Story by Lindsey Chester and photos by Brooke Meyer

Cary, NC – The Cary Players finish their movie-themed season this week with The Rainmaker, the 1956 hit which starred Burt Lancaster and Katherine Hepburn. And just like the original, this production runs hot!  Read more