Artist Of The Month: Tim Lee

Story by Guest Columnist Cristina Virsida of Cary Visual Art.

Cary, NC – Today, in partnership with Cary Visual Art, we debut Artist of the Month. 

Tim Lee comes from a background in illustration. His work has been called surreal Americana and was recently featured at the Cary Art Ball. Read more

Food: Cuban Oasis in Downtown Cary

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester. Above, Havana Grill owner Robert Cardoso.

Cary, NC – A tropical oasis is exactly what Havana Grill owner Robert Cardoso set about to create when he opened his restaurant in 2007. Read more

James Taylor Coming to the Cary Arts Center

Story by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Singer-Songwriter James Taylor will be coming to the Cart Arts Center (CAC) on Friday, November 18, 2011 as part of a fundraiser for Barack Obama’s reelection campaign. Tickets are $500. Read more

Inside the Eye: Canes Get Redemption By Shocking the Bolts 4-2

Story by Bob Fennel for CaryCitizen. File photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary-lina, NC –  Where the Hurricanes failed on opening night, they succeeded on Nov. 2 with a commanding 4-2 victory over Tampa Bay with two goals from both Jeff Skinner and Chad LaRose. Read more

Weekend Events: Flu, Fate and Fair

The CaryCitizen Calendar of Events is edited by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree

Cary, NC – The weekend after Halloween is usually a slow one on the Calendar, but not this year in Cary. There’s a free flu clinic by Cary EMS, a new play by FATE and a local crafts fair at the farmers market. Read more

Rep. Tom Murry Ranked Top of Freshman Class by NC Free Enterprise Foundation

Story from staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Raleigh, NC – Representative Tom Murry (NC House District 41) recently received the highest rating of any freshman representative by the North Carolina Free Enterprise Foundation (NCFEF).  Results of the annual survey were published in the organization’s Business Ratings of the 2011 North Carolina General Assembly report. Read more

Parks & Rec Maps Out Future

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Zach Hayes.

Cary, NC – After months of surveys and public focus groups, the Cary Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources held the first of several meetings to reveal the results of the research and the future direction of the program. Read more

Wednesday: Cary Chamber Business Expo

Cary, NC – Want to get a massive amount of local networking done in one day? Don’t miss the Cary Chamber Business Expo at Prestonwood on Wednesday, November 2, 2011. Read more

Great Harvest Raises $4400 for YOTA

Story by Lindsey Chester, photos by Casey Toth

Cary, NC- Sunday, our friends at Great Harvest Bread Company raised money for the YOTA swim team’s scholarship fund in a unique way. They had team members come in and bake and sell that day’s bread. Read more

Inside the Eye: Flyers Ground Hurricanes

Story by Bob Fennel. File photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary-lina, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes lost to the Philadelphia Flyers, on the second part of  back-to-back weekend games.

After playing a great game 24 hours earlier, the Canes blew it in the third period giving up 4 goals, after starting the period 1-1, eventually losing by a score of 5-1. Read more