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Cary Chef Competing in Carolina Cooking Contest

Cary, NC – North Carolina’s local cooking competition, Got To Be NC, is starting up this week with the Raleigh block and one of the teams has a chef from Cary who is looking forward to his first contest. Read more

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Peachy Keen Spring 2015 Fashion Show

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Karly Hankin ( in white) with show models from Peachy In Paris at Peachy Keen

Cary, NC — Locally-owned, independent retailer Peachy Keen held its Spring 2015 fashion show, “Peachy in Paris,” on Thursday, April 16, 2015. The house was packed. Read more

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Cary Farmers Markets Open This Weekend

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Cary, NC — The Cary Downtown Farmers Market and the Western Wake Farmers’ Market both open this Saturday, April 4, 2015. Another favorite, the Waverly Farmers’ Market, opens at the end of the month. We got some details about what’s new at the markets this year and about what shoppers can expect on opening days. Read more

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Papa Spud’s: Local Food at Your Doorstep

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Rob Meyer, Founder of Papa Spud’s

Cary, NC — Eating a variety of healthy foods (and knowing where they come from) is becoming increasingly more important to families and households. That’s why Rob Meyer founded Papa Spud’s–a farm-to-fork operation that brings locally grown, raised, and made food right to the doorsteps of Triangle residents. Read more

Go Local: Made in the USA

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Cary, NC — There’s a movement that has been growing to purchase and promote products that are made here in the USA. Whisk in Cary will celebrate July 4th with their own Made in the USA celebration. Read more

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New Owners Refresh Ben’s Bargain Barn

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Walter and Cynthia Santilli own Cinderwalls in Morrisville.

Morrisville, NC — Ben’s Bargain Barn, a familiar site at the corner of Morrisville-Carpenter and Chapel Hill Rd., has become Cinderwalls. There are new owners and a new energy, but some things have stayed just the same.

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Fortnight Brewery is Here to Stay

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Fortnight crew: Colin Spark, Derek Garman, Stuart Arnold and Michael Anderson.

Cary, NC – Fortnight Brewery finished brewing their first batch on January  27th, 2014. But it has taken months of inspections, delays and the intervention of an elected official to get all the necessary certifications. Read more

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Farmers Markets Open in Cary this Weekend

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Cary, NC- We are fortunate in Cary to live where we can easily shop for healthful food selections. We have organic grocers, international grocers and giant grocers. We also have 3 (count ’em) farmers markets. Two of them open this weekend, with the third opening later this month. Read more

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Holly Daze Pop-Up Shoppe Returns

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Cary, NC- It’s Back! Cary’s Holly Daze Pop-Up Shoppe opened Dec 2, 2013 at 120 E. Chatham Street, right next door to the new Cary Theater. Read more

Spring Fashion III: Consignment Shops

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Story and photos by Lindsey Chester, a 15-year veteran designer of women’s sportswear

Cary, NC- In my previous Spring 2013 Fashion Reports I have focused first on what the fashionistas were saying was coming, and then I hit the area indy boutiques to see what they were actually selling. In this installment I visited the local consignment stores to see how they interpreted the trends for women who want designer fashion on a budget. Read more