The latest Cary Town Council meeting saw a vote on the long-debated Weston Parkway hotel rezoning, as well as a vote on proposals to reduce carbon emissions in town, a rezoning proposal to change land for offices to apartments and more.
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Passenger traffic at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) is now at levels it was supposed to hit in 2031. At a recent meeting, officials with the airport laid out plans for growth and expansion to deal with increased traffic, all with the backdrop of a multi-billion dollar budget shortfall.
As Downtown Cary has grown these past several years, Downtown Cary Food and Flea has grown right along side it. This month’s market marks five years it has been open and selling local goods downtown.
Every year, the Triangle Parade of Homes is a way for homebuilders to spotlight new houses, with awards on the line to increase visits from potential buyers. This year, Cary houses took home nine awards, proportionally higher than any other municipality in the running.
For four years now, the Sick Chick Flicks Film Festival has brought horror and horror-tinged films by female directors and writers to the Cary Theater. This year’s festival includes a spotlight on feature-length films, plus new panels and a pitch contest with a cash prize.
Storytellers, both locally and nationally known, will gather at the Cary Theater at the start of November for a festival of history, folk tales and personal stories.
As part of a plan to simplify communication between the Town of Cary’s solid waste division and residents, Cary launched the Cary Collects website and mobile app with information about trash and recycling, including tools to personalize collection.
Cary has a large senior population, with nearly one in four women and one in five men aged 55 or older, and according to the U.S. Census, by 2035 there will be more seniors in the country than children. A new study looking at best places for seniors to live rates Cary as falling behind in several areas while exceeding in select other.
The biggest Oktoberfest celebration in the region takes place here in Cary and this year’s Triangle Oktoberfest includes more focus on German cultural exchange, plus popular contests are getting extra attention.
Humans have been fermenting their foods and drinks for more than 10,000 years, but today, few people try to do it on their own. A new festival in Cary is celebrating fermented foods while also teaching people how they can create it at home.