Technology Video: Self-Balancing Motorcycle

Story by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – In this installment of our S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering and math) video series, we take a look at a fully enclosed, self-balancing motorcycle from Lit Motors. Geeky kids of all ages will enjoy this one. Read more

Gardening: Summer Flowers to Plant Now

Story and lead photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – This spring, our friends at Garden Supply Company are sponsoring the Gardening column on CaryCitizen. In this installment, I’ll talk about annual summer flowers to plant now. Read more

Regional Transportation Breakfast Friday Morning

Story from staff reports.

Cary, NC – Just around the corner from the newly renovated Cary Depot, The Regional Transportation Alliance (RTA)  will hold its RTA 2012 Transportation Breakfast gathering leaders from North Carolina and Virgina to talk about their common mass transit goals. Read more

1700 Empty Bottles Build Bright Horizons Greenhouse

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – The children at Bright Horizons at the Clubhouse in Cary have been busy for the past year building a Greenhouse made out of 1700 recycled 2-liter bottles. The children will use the greenhouse to grow food to give back to their community as part of the Grow & Share program. Read more

Weekend Calendar: Beyond Spring Daze

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

Cary, NC – This weekend is Cary Spring Daze. But the calendar has a bunch of other interesting events this weekend including pro soccer, a wine anniversary, a new production from Cary Players, a benefit for the Carying Place and an open house for skaters, boarders and bikers. Read more

Cary Native Wins Fulbright Award

Story and photo by Joan Conwell.

Cary, NC – When she was at Martin Middle School, Cary native Leslie Willis discovered a love of travel through her grandmother, whose photo books, adventure stories, and spur of the moment trips captivated her. A decade later, she has been awarded a 2013 Fulbright grant to teach English in Malaysia. Read more

Fight Cancer: Swim Across America, May 20 in Cary

Story by Hal Goodtree. Special thanks to Mary DeMilia. Photo by Lost-In-Maylene.

Cary, NC – For 25 years, Swim Across America (SAA) has been raising money for fight cancer. Now, with the support of Triangle Aquatic Center, this iconic event is coming to Cary on May 20, 2012. Show your support by signing up or sponsoring a swimmer. Read more

Walmart Neighborhood Market Coming to Kroger Site

Story and photoshopped picture above by Hal Goodtree. Walmart Neighborhood Market in Louisville, KY down below – photo by Alex Leung.

Cary, NC – Walmart confirmed last week that it is planning to open a Walmart Neighborhood Market at the old Kroger site at the corner of NC 55 and High House Road. That same site was briefly in the news as a potential location for and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Public Art, Downtown & Transportation

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through April 22, 2012. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – This week was another busy week as is typical with a council meeting week. Read more

Don’s Blog: Back in the Saddle Again

From the blog of Don Frantz, Cary Town Council member representing District B. Photo of Town Hall by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – The last month been rough. I woke up one morning with excruciating pain in my neck. I couldn’t move, well I could, but that made the pain even worse. I went to the doctor to find out what was going on. He sent me for X-Rays – nothing. He then scheduled an MRI. Soon after that, I’m meeting with a neurosurgeon who’s asking me how soon he can get me on the operating table. Read more