Story and photos by Jeff Strowe. Above, Second Chance Books.
Cary, NC – These days, reading tends to happen online, and hey, CaryCitizen is only available that way, so this is not a complaint. However, contrary to popular belief, printing presses have not gone silent and books are still being bound, published, and sold, right here in Cary.
Herewith, a tour of four used bookstores in the Greater Cary Metroplex. Read more
Story by Lindsey Chester, photos by Brooke Meyer from last year’s Cross Currents Festival
Cary, NC – Last summer’s Cary Cross Currents Music Festival brought more than a week of chamber music to Downtown Cary and kicked off the opening of the Cary Arts Center. A key ingredient of the festival was the “Side By Side” instruction given to select area music students. This year, director Carrie Knowles is expanding the program and the time for students to apply is now. Read more
Written by Jackie Holcombe, Mayor of Morrisville, North Carolina. Photo by Hal Goodtree.
Balance Between Services and Cost
This year, as every year, the Town of Morrisville will consider how best to balance a desire for a well-maintained, safe community that offers reasonable quality of life amenities with taxpayer cost. Over the next 5 months we will examine revenue and growth projections, review strategic priorities and receive departmental staff reports. We will hold workshops, virtual open houses and public hearings, all dedicated to our Fiscal Year 2013 budget. And when that budget is adopted in June, if we have done our job and listened well, the balance between services and cost will reflect the desires of our community. Read more
From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through February 5, 2012. Photo by Hal Goodtree.
Cary, NC – A week that was supposed to be relatively light and have some open days, filled up quickly. So I was unexpectedly busy this week. Read more
Cary, NC – Caroline Lucas of Cary, N.C., a Peace Corps volunteer, helped launch a women-owned small business in Armenia that produces and sells handmade stuffed bears. Since the Berd Bear project started in March 2011, the women of Berd have earned thousands of dollars to support their families.
Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.
Cary, NC – Raleigh has one. Durham has one, too. Now Cary is set to get its own Innovation Center supporting entrepreneurs and start-ups. Read more