From staff reports. Cary, NC – Cary Town Manager Ben Shivar has selected George “Ed” Gawf to serve as the community’s first Downtown Manager. Gawf has been working in the field for 40 years and was Shivar’s top pick from a pool of 280 applicants from as far away as Washington, Wisconsin, Texas, Maine, and […]
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Cary, NC – CaryCitizen co-founder Lindsey Chester has been named a finalist for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation New Media Boot Camp in Los Angeles.
As one of the busiest streets in Wake County, Walnut Street is usually associated with traffic, stop lights, and shopping centers. However, in 2002, the Town of Cary decided to change that perception and purchased 11 acres of undeveloped land at the intersection of Lawrence Road and Walnut Street. The result is one of the most interesting and beautifully designed parks in Cary – Walnut Street Park.
Part 3 in our Cary Parks series. Cary, NC — Earning the distinction of Cary’s smallest park, it is easy to drive past Rose Street Park and not realize what you are missing. Situated at the end of Rose Street in the Burtrose neighborhood, the unassuming ⅔ acre park could seemingly fit inside the K-mart […]
Story by Hal Goodtree. Pictured above: Personal Rapid Transit vehicle. Cary, NC – The Regional Transportation Alliance (RTA) held its annual meeting at Embassy Suites in Cary last Wednesday. More than 200 business leaders, elected officials and transportation experts from across the Triangle gathered to hear the “State of Mobility” presentation on transportation issues and […]
Part 2 in our Cary Parks series. Cary, NC — At Thomas Brooks Park in Cary, world-class baseball players sharpen their skills next to kids climbing on the monkey bars and families picnicking beneath a shelter. With perfectly manicured grass and top notch facilities, it’s a municipal park like few others in the world.
We have a great park system here in Cary. It contributes to our quality of life and helps attract growth to our community. Today, we debut a new series – one story for each park in Cary. You’ll find a basic description of the park as well as the high points as observed by our writer (and photographer for this series), Zach Hayes.
Cary, NC – Jefferson Lloyd Sugg, one of Cary’s pioneer developers, passed away earlier this month. He was 85.
Our intrepid photographer, Karl Fisher, covered all kinds of sports in town last weekend. Here is a slide show of his images from Sunday’s Major League Lacrosse match between the Chicago Machine and the Toronto Nationals at Wake Med Soccer Park.
If you’ve ever wondered how the town of Cary came into existence, you’d have to start your search with Allison Francis (Frank) Page.