First Nationwide Emergency Alert Test on Wednesday

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Jacob Whittaker.

Cary, NC – Don’t be alarmed. Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 2 pm Eastern time is the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Cell Phone Towers

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through November 6, 2011. Photo by Jared Eberhardt.

Cary, NC – It was a relatively slow week for me as mayor. It included meetings, a ribbon cutting, a work session, and a charity event.

Monday was Halloween and there were no meetings and hardly any trick-or-treaters. I guess it was the bad weather that kept them away. Read more

Video: Goodnight iPad

Cary, NC – It wasn’t that long ago, that I was reading my kids Goodnight Moon, the classic book for children by Margaret Wise Brown with illustrations by Clement Hurd. Read more

Weekend Canes, Part 2: Loss to Stars

Story by Bob Fennel. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary-lina, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes hosted the Dallas Stars on Sunday, November 06, 2011 which was the 2500th game for the Hurricane franchise.  Dallas has surprised many outside of Texas by leading the Pacific Conference and being 2nd overall in the NHL.  The Stars only trail Chicago and if the Canes played like they played against Chicago 10 days ago, they may have fared better than the 5-2 loss. Read more

Weekend Canes, Part 1: Fall to Caps

Story by Bob Fennel. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary-lina, NC – The Canes hosted the Southeast Division leader, the Washington Capitals, Friday Nov. 4 with all its fire power and high salaries.  Ever look into the cost of a game at the Verizon Center?  If so, you could upgrade to Club Level at the RBC Center and still buy beer for your group.  The Canes only win against the Caps last year was a shoot out win in D.C. and normally their games are close.  This one wasn’t one of them losing 5-1, ending their home win streak at 2 games. Read more

Panthers Beat: An American in Bangalore

Story by Matt Young. Photo by Ed Yourdon.

Cary-lina, NC – As you know, the Panthers had a bye this weekend. I still need to watch football on Sundays though. I am writing this from a hotel room in the wee hours of the morning while watching football on my laptop from Bangalore.  Bangalore. In India. Read more

Morrisville Elections: Tuesday November 8

Story from staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Morrisville, NC – Voting is over and done with in Cary, but many other municipalities adhere to the “first Tuesday in November” rule. Here’s a reminder and some information about Morrisville’s Election this coming Tuesday, November 8, 2011. Read more

Photography: Magic Hour

Story and photos by Hal Goodtree. First published on FotoHal.com.

Cary, NC – There are lots of tricks to shooting effective pictures for real estate. But when it comes to shooting the exterior of a house, you can’t go wrong with Magic Hour. Read more

Artist Of The Month: Tim Lee

Story by Guest Columnist Cristina Virsida of Cary Visual Art.

Cary, NC – Today, in partnership with Cary Visual Art, we debut Artist of the Month. 

Tim Lee comes from a background in illustration. His work has been called surreal Americana and was recently featured at the Cary Art Ball. Read more

Food: Cuban Oasis in Downtown Cary

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester. Above, Havana Grill owner Robert Cardoso.

Cary, NC – A tropical oasis is exactly what Havana Grill owner Robert Cardoso set about to create when he opened his restaurant in 2007. Read more