Eateries: Sugar Buzz Bakery & Cafe

Story and photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, North Carolina – Looking for some place new to get coffee and a pastry? Check out Sugar Buzz Bakery & Cafe, now open in Saltbox Village. Read more

Business: Revenue Collection Up in NC

Story from staff reports. Photo by apbailey.

Cary, NC – In another positive economic bell weather for the area, the Governor’s Office reported today that revenue collection is $150 million above forecast for the current fiscal year. Read more

3 Kings Came to Cary

Story by Lindsey Chester, photos by Brooke Meyer.

Cary, NC – The weather was almost tropical for The Three Kings Parade in Bond Park last Saturday, January 7th, culminating the holiday season for the Latino community. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Costco, Fracking & Neon

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through January 8, 2012. Photo by Martin Abeggien.

Cary, NC – This was the first full week of the New Year but included a holiday so things were still a little slower than normal.

On Monday I had dinner with a longtime supporter and talked about the next four years and the new council makeup. Read more

Food: BurgerFi Coming to Cary

Cary, NC – Here are two words you don’t hear together very much: “eco-friendly” and “hamburgers.” BurgerFi, a new restaurant concept, aims to change that perception when they open their doors in Cary during the Spring of 2012. Read more

2012 US Olympic Table Tennis Trials Set for February in Cary

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Tom Nguyen.

Cary, NC – Can’t make it to London for this year’s Summer Olympics? No problem. Cary will be hosting its first-ever Olympic Trials for the U.S. Table Tennis Team starting on February 9. Read more

Downtown Cary: Plans for 2012

Story by Lindsey Chester, photos by Brooke Meyer.

Cary, NC  – It was another packed house at the Heart of Cary Association‘s (HoCA) first meeting in the new year. The guest speaker was Cary’s Town Manager Ben Shivar and the crowd was eager to hear what he had to say about plans for DownTown Cary in 2012. Read more

Inside the Eye: Canes Rattle Sabres

Story by Bob Fennel. Photo by Tom Mousseau.

Cary-lina, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 behind Eric Staal’s goal and 2 assists in a loud RBC Arena on January 6, 2012. Read more

Environment: Fracking & Earthquakes

Opinion by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Brett Coulstock.

Cary, NC – Forget about water pollution. How about earthquakes? Business-friendly Ohio is moving to stop the use of fracking wastewater disposal wells, suspected of causing eleven earthquakes in the state, including a magnitude 4.0 quake last weekend. Read more

Kroger Building on NC 55 Sold for $4.1 Million

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – All this week, people have been asking us about the Kroger on NC 55. Rumors are flying, but all we can tell you for a fact is that the building has been sold to a real estate development firm. Read more