St. Patrick’s Day: Irish Pubs in Cary

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Cary, NC – When you come from New York City, you think that St. Patrick’s Day is a crazy celebration with public drunkenness and a parade through town that leaves the average worker vowing to stay inside for lunch on March 17. But here in Cary, the revelry is decidedly more civilized. Look for these local pubs to fix you up with some excellent grub, fine Irish entertainment and a pint or two. Read more

2013 Spring Fashion Report

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Story by Lindsey Chester, photos courtesy Belk.

Cary , NC – Here’s my report from the front row at the 2013 Belk Spring Fashion Preview!

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Skiing Guide to North Carolina

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Story and pictures by Julie Roland.

Editor’s Note – Winter Wonderland is coming to Bond Park in Cary this weekend. Unfortunately, it’s sold out. So, if you want to get a little snow adventure going this winter, you may have to venture farther afield. Julie Roland, our contributor on all things about the Great Outdoors, had this post recently about skiing in the mountains of North Carolina. Read more

CaryCitizen Holiday Event Guide

Story by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – The Holidays are fast upon us in Cary. Here’s our complete guide to 2012 Holiday Events in Cary, from Santa to tree lightings, Hannukah to Kwanzaa and snow days to holiday camps. Read more

CaryCitizen Holiday Shopping Guide

Story by Lindsey Chester, official shopper of CaryCitizen.

Cary, NC – We are big fans of our local independent retailers and try to support them with our dollars whenever possible. This year Cary welcomed lots of new boutiques and businesses and many of these will be excellent Holiday Gift-Giving resources. Here’s our CaryCitizen Holiday Shopping Guide. Read more

Decorating: A Guide to Kitchen Countertops

Story by Danny Taylor, local Realtor and Decorating columnist for CaryCitizen. Photo by Courtney Bailey Graham.

Cary, NC – Back in the day….way back….you had formica countertops. Maybe if you lived in New Mexico or Southern California you had tile. Today, your choice of kitchen countertops is seemingly endless. Read more

Cary Guide to Halloween 2012

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Troy Pickard.

Cary, NC – October in Cary is filled with activities from corn maze fun on area farms to a Town sponsored annual Haunted House and a new Downtown Harvest Festival. Make your ghoulish plans now with our Cary Guide to Halloween 2012. Read more

Gardening: Fall Guide to Bulbs

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Teresa Aragó

Cary, NC – The weather is turning cooler and that means its time to hide some buried treasures in your garden years of early spring color. Read more

Fall Fashion Trends in Cary

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – Fall comes late here in the Triangle. As temps are finally dipping into the 70’s and 80’s, local boutiques are bringing in their fall fashions. With the dip in temps, comes an uptick in new store offerings. Here’s your guide to Fall Fashion Trends in Cary. Read more

Veterans Groups in Cary

 Story by Brian Schmid. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – There are many Veterans Groups throughout the nation, and it can be very difficult to keep them straight. Acronyms like MOAA and VFW tend to make civilian’s heads spin, and who can blame them? It seems like they are all nearly carbon copies of each other. In reality though, each group has different entry requirements and slightly different purposes. Read more