Cross Currents Festival Sets A High Mark

Cary Cross Currents Chamber Music Arts Festival gave their final performance Sunday July 17

Story by Lindsey Chester, all photos by Brooke Meyer

Cary, NC- It may be over, but the memories will live on until next year’s return of the Cary Cross Currents Chamber Music Arts Festival. For two weeks from July 3- July 17, the new Cary Arts Center played host to the Brussels Chamber Orchestra in the festival that called Cary home this summer. Read more

Gardening: Protect Your Trees in Hot Weather

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree

Cary, NC – Trees can get stressed in hot weather, and it’s sure been hot in Cary. Here’s a gardening tip to help your trees survive (even thrive) during the height of summer heat. Read more

SAS Championship

SAS Championship Seeking Volunteers

SAS Championship

Photo from SAS Championship 2010

Cary, NC – Over 600 volunteers are needed for the 2011 SAS Championship golf tournament, presented by Bloomberg Businessweek. For the 11th consecutive year, the Champions Tour golf event will return to Prestonwood Country Club in Cary. Read more

Super Skippers Jump To New Heights

The Cary Family YMCA Super Skippers won second place for best team in the country at the USA Jump Rope National Competition in Texas.

Info provided by Carol McGarrahan, photos courtesy the Super Skipper Team

The Cary Family YMCA Super Skippers competitive jump rope team had its best-ever finish at the USA Jump Rope National Competition this year in Galveston, Texas held June 23-26.

The team took home a silver medal in a tie for best team in the country and placed second for overall freestyle events and Large Team Show. Read more

Music: CaryCitizen Interview With Huey Lewis

Cary, NC – This weekend the heart of rock ‘n’ roll will be beating in Cary. On Sunday, July 24, Huey Lewis & The News will take the stage at the Booth Amphitheatre.

Huey Lewis spoke with Cris Cohen about the new album, the fun of recording live, and the evolution of his voice. Read more

Cary Soldier Falls in Iraq

Cary, NC – Specialist Daniel L. (Lucas) Elliott, based at a unit in Cary, lost his life last week to an improvised explosive device in Iraq.

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Weekend Events: High Summer in Cary

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Cary, NC – It’s high summer in Cary with three special weekend events highlighting the CaryCitizen Calendar this week. Read more

Technology: An Inside Look at Lenovo’s Product Pipeline

Lenovo's Morrisville Headquarters

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – My family is made up of diehard Mac fans, always have been. Before we bought our first Apple, we had a Commodore. Last week I got a tour of Lenovo’s innovations, and I must admit, I was impressed. Read more

Environment: More on EV Charging Stations in Cary

Cary, NC – Following up on our Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station story yesterday, Emily Barrett from ToC has passed along some info about other charging stations and plans in Cary. Read more

Recipe: Summer Squashage

Story by Kaynan Goldberg. Kaynan is CaryCitizen’s 12-year-old columnist on all things frugal, crunchy, healthy and green. She blogs at VeggiesGoCrunch. Photo by Steve Minor.

Cary, NC – Sometimes in summer, it feels like all they sell at the farmers’ markets (and/or all you can grow in your garden) is summer squash and zucchini.  Read more