Herbfest 2011 – Coming in May

Story by Lindsey Chester, photo by Marcia Hansen.

Cary, NC- Last year, the Friends of Page-Walker created a new festival in downtown Cary – Herbfest.

My daughter Emma and I attended and she was thrilled to take home a seedling that grew into a large basil plant. The festival is returning on the weekend of May 7 and has expanded to include live performances and demonstrations along with the herbs and gifts for sale.

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Cary Police Chief: This Job is “Cake”!

Photos courtesy of Wake Tech.

Cary, NC – Who could resist a photo of Cary Police Chief Pat Bazemore decorating a cake under the stern tutelage of Chef Norma Miller? We couldn’t.

Chief Bazemore got a chance to do a little cake decorating (and cake judging) at Wake Tech’s Culinary Arts Showcase at the Raleigh Convention Center on April 12. She is a graduate of Wake Tech’s Criminal Justice Technology program and was asked to be a celebrity judge for a live two-hour cake decorating challenge at the Showcase. Read more

Thoughts on Easter

By Matt Young. Photo by vanherdehaage.

Cary, NC – Easter is one of those holidays that make me think back to my childhood. Easter eggs and bunnies, hot cross buns and Gene Autry come to mind.

Here are a few thoughts that are part of my holiday tradition.

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Recipe: Roasted Leg of Lamb For Easter Dinner

Story by Leslie Huffman. Photo by Alicia, the Kitchen Wench.

Cary, NC – Lamb is a classic entree for the Easter table. The custom of eating lamb at important religious feasts goes back thousands of years, spanning many cultures and religions. Here is an easy and delicious way to serve lamb for your Easter table. Read more

Concert Schedule Heats Up in Cary

Story by Events Editor Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC- As the weather finally starts to warm up, the concert schedule at Booth Amphitheatre is heating up too. Read more

Film: Full Frame Wrap Up

Report by Tom Steadman and photo above by Joshua Steadman.

Durham, N.C. – As Sunday night wound down, so did the 14th annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, which brought hordes of fans and patrons, and 99 exquisite films to downtown Durham. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Greenways, Taxes, Bowden Case and Saturday’s Tornado

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through April 17, 2011. Photo of Sanford, NC tornado damage by RapidEye via Flickr.

Cary, North Carolina – This week I had a full schedule. When I go on vacation, the work doesn’t stop, it just stacks up. So I spent the week catching up. Read more

This Week’s Survey: Railroad Development in Cary

Survey by CaryCitizen.com. Photo by Ben Loudtiger.

Cary, North Carolina – Since last week’s survey on a proposed $10,000 Tax Credit for New Home Construction proved so popular, we’ve decided to try it out as a regular feature. This week, we want to know what you think about proposed rail development in Cary. Read more

Business: “Wall Street is Moving to Cary”

Cary, North Carolina – An article in Wall Street and Technology last week told the story: Wall Street is Moving to North Carolina.

Melanie Rodier writes that new jobs on Wall Street have migrated – to Salt Lake City, Seattle and Cary, N.C. Polish up your wingtips, people! Read more