Lidl

Lidl Bringing Back Plans for a West Cary Store

Cary, NC – Back in 2018, German grocery store chain Lidl announced it was canceling many plans for stores across the United States, including one in West Cary. But now the grocer is announcing several new stores in North Carolina and returning to West Cary. Read more

Cary Restuarant

CAVA Bringing Fast Casual Mediterranean Food to Cary Crossroads

Cary, NC – Mediterranean restaurant CAVA is opening in Cary this month, promising authentic-tasting food that is also prepared and served fast. Read more

Highway

Open House Shares Plans for Highway Changes in Cary and Across Wake

Apex, NC – With Wake County now containing one million residents and growing every day, that means tens of thousands of cars on nearby highways. The state Department of Transportation (NC DOT) is planning multiple highway changes, including expanding NC-64, which residents got to see for themselves at a recent open house. Read more

Downtown Cary

Cary Area an Economic “Boom Town” According to New Study

Cary, NC – Cary and its surrounding municipalities are growing quickly, as local residents can see, and a new study shows that local growth stands out nationwide, in both population, housing and income. Read more

Traffic

NC DOT Proposes Changes to Cary Highway Interchange

Cary, NC – Along Walnut Street, Cary has a busy interchange that connects to three highways, and in an attempt to address congestion, the North Carolina Department of Transportation is proposing three different ramp reconstructions, as well as possible new lanes. Read more

Gas Prices

Cary Gas Prices Close to Multi-Year High

Cary, NC – Gas prices tend to get higher in the Summer but prices are climbing particularly fast this year, and by the start of June, Cary drivers may be facing the highest prices in at least the last five years. Read more

Downtown Road Closing Next Week

Cary, NC – One of Downtown Cary’s major roads is closing next week for repairs on the railroad crossing that runs across it. Read more

Cary Towne Center

New Development Plan for Cary Towne Center

Cary, NC – Back in 2017, there were big plans to redevelop Cary Towne Center with IKEA as the new anchor draw with its first Triangle store. Then IKEA changed its mind about new store formats and pulled out of their decision, leaving plans for the mall in limbo. Now there’s a new preliminary development plan for the mall, with multi-use buildings and several with a proposed maximum height of 12 stories. Read more

Downtown Cary

Updates on Chatham Walk, Urban Place and More Downtown Developments

Cary, NC – Downtown Cary is quickly redeveloping and at a recent Cary Chamber of Commerce meeting, three developers talked about new plans, some of which are already under construction and some starting in the next 12 months. Read more

Cary History

Cary’s Heritage: Rogers Motel

Cary, NC – William “Billy” Rogers died recently, and now the Chatham Street Commercial development group is planning to buy the Rogers Motel building and tear it down for commercial and office space construction.

When the building is lost, the history that took place there does not need to disappear with it. In August of 2000, Billy gave us an oral history interview. Here is what he told us at that time about his family’s businesses. Read more