Railroading: Day Trip to Salisbury

Story and pictures by Tam Richert.

Two hours by train from Cary, the town of Salisbury, North Carolina is steeped in history and small town charm. Read more

Band Together and B-52s Raise $552,000 for Charity

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photos by Brooke Meyer.

Cary, NC – Last week, the B-52s headlined a Band Together benefit at Booth Amphitheatre that raised $552,000 for charity. Read more

Technology Video: Controlling a Robot with Your Thoughts

Cary NC – This week in our S.T.E.M. video series, we show a woman who is paralyzed controlling a robotic arm with nothing but her thoughts. Kids with an interest in science will find this video more inspiring than Futurama. Read more

Business: Green Kangaroo, e-Commerce Stationer for Brides

Cary, NC – Green Kangaroo is an e-commerce custom stationer with a store front in a new Downtown Cary location. Unlike other businesses in our local market, they don’t rely on foot traffic to do business. When they opened in March, I was curious to learn what resided behind the frosted windows down the street from our CaryCitizen office. Read more

Weekly Recap: May 18, 2012

Cary, NC – Top posts this week include our coverage of National Train Day in Cary, the closure of Circus Restaurant on East Chatham Street and our event post for the Preston Walk Block Party that took place on Wednesday. Read more

Don’s Blog: Temporary 9th Grade Center?

From the blog of Don Frantz, District B Representative on Cary Town Council. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – I need your input. It’s about schools, and development. Read more

Spring Garden Guide II

Hal Goodtree writes and photographs the Gardening Column.

Cary, NC – It’s mid-season for Spring gardens across Cary. In our Spring II Garden Guide, we’ll explore some choice perennials you can grow at your house. Read more

Dining: Hurricane Grill Opens Near Trader Joes

Story and photo by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – The Luihn Family has been a force in the Cary business landscape for years, operating all of the Taco Bell and KFC restaurants in the area. Their latest venture, Hurricane Grill & Wings in Cary, breaks the mold with a sit-down family friendly atmosphere located in a long vacant spot on Kildaire Farm Road near Trader Joe’s. Read more

Saturday: Cary Swim Club 50th Anniversary

Cary, NC – Did you grow up swimming at the Cary Swim Club? Generations of town residents have enjoyed that quintessential summertime pleasure, dating back to 1963. This Saturday, Cary Swim Club is holding their 50th Anniversary Celebration and you’re invited. Read more

Anti-Bullying Program in Cary Wins Chamber Excellence Award

Story by Lindsey Chester photo courtesy Davis Drive Middle School.

Cary, NC – Bullying among school kids may be a disheartening fact of life, but one Wake County School created their own program to empower students using positive reinforcement for good behavior coupled with technology. They got results, and recently won the Cary Chamber Entrepreneurial Award in Education for 2012. Read more