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Recipe: Apple Cider Brined Turkey


Cary, NC — Several years ago, we discovered how easy it was to brine our turkey and loved the results of a moist and flavorful bird. Read more

Recipes: Apples and Cranberries


Cary, NC — This is the second in our series of Thanksgiving 2014 Recipes. Today’s installment focuses on recipes you can make with help from the kids. Read more

2 Thanksgiving Side Dishes Recipes

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Cary, NC — With Thanksgiving just around the corner (next week!), we’ll be publishing three days of Thanksgiving recipes, courtesy of The Matthews House in Cary, that are twists on tradition. Today, we cover two recipes for side dishes – Harvest Butternut Squash Soup and Pomegranate Apple Kale Salad. Read more


Beaujolais Festival Returns To Cary


The 8th annual Beaujolais Wine Festival will take place Nov 14, 2014 at the Matthews House in Downtown Cary.

Cary, NC — Bienvenue à Beaujolais! It’s fall, the leaves are turning and the sweaters are coming out of the closet. That can only mean one thing: It’s time to enjoy some good wine, tasty French hors d’ouevres, and shop at a silent auction as part of the eighth annual Beaujolais Festival hosted by The Sister Cities Association of Cary. Read more

Concert Singers Kick Off Their Season

The Concert Singers will perform in Downtown Cary's beautiful Matthews House.

The Concert Singers will perform in Downtown Cary’s beautiful Matthews House.

Cary, NC — The Concert Singers of Cary will be kicking off their season with a bang! They will perform two very different concerts in a short span of six days.

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Ashworth Award Dinner to Honor Curtis Westbrook


Cary, NC — The Ashworth Award Dinner has become part of The Heart of Cary Association‘s (HOCA) new traditions that honor citizens who work to make Downtown great. This year, they honor Curtis Westbrook, Sr. on Friday Feb 28, 2014. Read more


Recipe: Thanksgiving Stuffing That’s Special


Cary, NC — Tired of sausage and sage in your Thanksgiving stuffing? How about a little prosciutto and a bit of fall pear? Pears lend a lovely sweetness, and the prosciutto a salty less heavy flavor than traditional sausage. Read more


Cary Beaujolais Wine Celebration


Cary, NC- It’s fall, the leaves are turning and that can only mean one thing:  Cary’s Sister City Association is once again hosting their Beaujolais Wine Celebration. Read more

Business: Matthews House Receives Pinnacle Award


Cary, NC – The Matthews House on West Chatham Street in Cary was recently honored with a Pinnacle Award by the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. Read more

Friday: Taste the Beaujolais in Cary

Story and photo contributed by Barbara Shepherd, president of the Sister Cities of Cary.

Cary, NC- It’s fall, the leaves are turning and that can only mean one thing:  It’s time to enjoy some wine and tasty French hors d’ouevres with the Sister Cities of Cary. Read more