Green Hope Captures State Soccer Title

Story from staff reports. File photo from by Tom Mousseau.

Cary, NC – Green Hope varsity soccer captured the state Division 4A title yesterday in a close match against Charlotte Myers Park at Wake Med Soccer Park in Cary. Read more

Cary Photographic Artists Juried Show Winners

Story by Nita Whitfield, photo by Brooke Meyer. Photo above by 3rd place winner Don Lutter, titled “Spot With Hooded Figure”

Cary, NC- Cary Photographic Artists (CPA) recently announced the awards of its 4th Annual Open Juried Photographic Exhibition, currently on display at the Cary Senior Center.   The diverse show of local photographers talent, amateur and professional, is on display through Dec. 16thRead more

Go Local On Small Business Saturday Nov 26

Story by Leslie Huffman. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Here’s an idea that we at CaryCitizen have been promoting since we started. Support of small business.These are your friends, neighbors and local volunteers that help make Cary unique.

One thing we know at CaryCitizen, no one is more passionate about their customers than the small business owner. Read more

Who’s the Smartest in the State?

Cary, NC – A recent study by American City Business Journals (ABCJ), parent of Triangle Business Journal, studied brainpower in cities with more than 100,000 people. Guess who’s #1 in North Carolina? Read more

Theater Review: Our Lady of 125th Street

Review by Lindsey Chester, photos for by CaryCitizen Casey Toth

Cary, NC – Free Association Theater Ensemble (FATE) takes it to a new level with their latest show titled, Our Lady of 121st Street. Originally scheduled to open Friday November 4th, an actor’s injury postponed the show til November 11. Read more

Business: At Lynn’s Hallmark, It’s All in the Family

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester. L ->R: Daphne, Ralph and Scott Ashworth.

Cary, NC- It may be a down economy, but the Ashworth family is staying a step ahead. They own 15 Hallmark stores including one newly opened in Cameron Village and one will open on Friday (Nov 18) at Park West Village in Morrisville. In fact, they are the latest addition to our Hidden Giants business series. Read more

Weekend Events: An Embarrassment of Riches

The CaryCitizen Calendar of Events is edited by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Tom Mousseau.

Cary, NC – Swinging into the holiday season, Cary is hosting a feast of events this coming weekend including a Beaujolais Nouveau tasting, a jewelry event called Naughty or Nice, a local team in the state soccer finals and lots of other great stuff. Read more

Recipe: Creamy Butternut Squash and Shells

Recipe from our vegetarian friend Lisa Marshall. Photo by Mary E.

Cary, NC – I grew up in an Irish family. How I became a vegetarian from that, I’ll never know.

The Irish way of cooking vegetables was to boil everything, yes, everything! Soft vegetables with no color or nutritional value was the way Mom cooked them. All I can say is thank goodness for potatoes!

Because of this I am not a fan of mushy vegetables. But, here is a wonderful Fall recipe for Butternut Squash and Pasta Shells that is creamy, comforting, healthy and delicious. Read more

Food: Forbes Gives Herons 5th Star

Story from staff reports. File photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Forbes Travel Guide only gives a 5 star rating to 25 restaurants in the entire United States. One of them is in Cary. Read more

Thanksgiving Moments and Family Portraits

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Is your family coming in from out of town? Want a picture? I’ll be taking bookings for informal family portraits and photography over the Thanksgiving weekend. Read more