Wake County Quiz: Where is St. Matthews Township?

Story by Hal Goodtree. Maps adapted from Wake County GIS.

Cary, NC – Green Level, White Oak, St. Matthew’s and Marks Creek – they are all Wake County townships. Do you know where they are? Read more

Cary Donors Leave $500,000 to Wake Tech

Cary, NC – The estate of the late Harold and Shirley Brenner of Cary contained something for Wake Tech – half a million dollars. It is Wake Tech’s largest gift ever. Read more

Cary Arts Center Delivers on Dedication Day

Town Crier calls out at the Cary Arts Center dedication ceremony

Story by Lindsey Chester, all photos by Brooke Meyer

Cary, NC- The Grand Opening Celebration of the new Cary Arts Center highlighted the diverse offerings available here in Cary. Read more

Cary Parks #7: Heater Park

Part 7 in our Cary Parks Series.

Cary, NC — As one of Cary’s two open-space parks, Heater Park provides a more subdued experience than can be found at most of the Town’s other offerings. In fact, it is easy to mistake Heater Park as an undeveloped lot of land in a quiet, downtown neighborhood. The long tract of lush landscape consumes but a mere 1.5 acres, yet it has much to offer for town citizens. Read more

Events: Party at the New Waverly Place

Story from staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Since last summer, Waverly Place has been under construction during a major renovation of the iconic Cary shopping center. This Wednesday, August 17, 2011, the public is invited to see the new Waverly Place at “Preview the Promenade.” Read more

Harold’s Blog: Geese, Dogs, Solar and More ICE

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through August 14, 2011. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

This week was a busy week that included a council meeting, a dinner with elected officials on all levels, and the dedication of the Cary Arts Center. Read more

2011 Cary Elections: Candidate List

 

 

Story and photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Friday was the filing deadline for candidates in upcoming Wake County elections. Here’s the final slate so CaryCitizen readers can start gathering information leading up to the vote on Tuesday, October 11, 2011. Read more

Recipe: Chile-Chocolate Brownies

 

Story by Matt Young. Recipe by Sandra Gutierrez. Photos courtesy of University of North Carolina Press.

Cary, NC – Cary author and food legend Sandra Gutierrez shares a sinfully delicious recipe from her soon-to-be-released book with CaryCitizen readers. Read more

JustNeem

Business Meets Beauty: JustNeem

JustNeem

Story by Leslie Huffman. Photos by Leslie Huffman and provided by JustNeem.

Cary, NC – Sometimes a business starts with just a seed. An idea to create a quality product and at the same time make a positive change in the world.

That is what Peter and Magda Radtke have done with their Cary-based company JustNeem. Read more

Concert Notes: Alison Krauss And Union Station

Concert Notes by Cris Cohen.

Cary, NC – Alison Krauss could sing selections from the US Tax Code and it would sound good. Her voice is that amazing.

She and her band, Union Station, performed Thursday night at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary, playing a mix of older tunes and songs from their new album, “Paper Airplane”. Their country / bluegrass music and their friendly demeanor made for a relaxed, you-are-hanging-out-with-friends feel. Read more