National Night Out in Cary

Story and photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Tuesday was National Night Out, billed as America’s Night Out Against Crime. CaryCiitzen visited two event locations in Lochmere and Cary Park. Read more

Weekend Events: Only in Cary – Shakespeare & BBQ

The Calendar is edited by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – This weekend, the Calendar spans the far ends of the cultural universe with Shakespeare’s As You Like It at the Cary Arts Center  and the Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival at Booth Amphitheatre. Only in Cary.

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Food: The Tomato Story

Story and photos by Hal Goodtree

Cary, NC – You can get tomatoes at the supermarket all year round. But science can’t trump Nature, and for the true tomato aficionado, now is a time of tomato joy in the Piedmont. Read more

Go Local: Community-Minded Businesses

Story by Leslie Huffman. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC -When I went looking for Sponsors to help with the Cary Scavenger Hunt, I did not have to go far. When there is an event in Cary, there are certain businesses that often step up to offer services or sponsorship. In this installment of Go Local, we recognize some of the most community-minded businesses in Cary. Read more

Transportation: Western Wake Freeway Update

Story and pictures by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Local news media has made much of the construction noise on 540. For those affected, it is indeed an unfortunate situation. But there’s more to the story of this road than just noise.

Where will it go? What will it cost? When will it be open? For answers, CaryCitizen turned to Joe Milazzo, Executive Director of the Regional Transportation Alliance. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Highlights from the Quarterly Report

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through July 31, 2011. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

I started this week at the beach as the family had one last long weekend together before the girls head off to college. We returned on Tuesday evening and it was back to work on Wednesday. Read more

RailHawks Blank Atlanta in Short, Rainy Game

Game summary from the Carolina RailHawks. Photos by Chris Adamczyk for CaryCitizen.

CARY, N.C. – The Carolina RailHawks earned their league-leading 14th victory Saturday night after defeating Atlanta 1-0 in a match that was abandoned in the 50th minute at WakeMed Soccer Park. Read more

Food Factory Closes in Cary

Cary, NC – The Food Factory, a longtime favorite for breakfast and lunch downtown, closed its doors in Cary for the last time on Saturday. The restaurant is relocating to Duke University in Durham. Read more

Downed Power Lines Close Chapel Hill Road at NW Maynard

Cary, NC – Downed power lines closed Chapel Hill Road where it crosses NW Maynard for much of the day on Monday. Read more

Events: Ritmo Latino is Good Time for All

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photos by Hal Goodtree. 

Cary, NC- The Ritmo Latino Festival in Cary, presented by Diamante, showcases the food, music, dancing and fun of Latino culture. Its free to everyone next Sunday, August 7th in Bond Park. Read more