Wide World of Cary Sports: August 21

Cary, NC – Sports action is picking up in Cary as the long summer fades into the fall. Read more

Food: All Dressed Up

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

Cary, NC – In a previous post, I listed a bunch of alternatives to raw veggies at snacktime.  Nuts, fruits, and, “Yay, smoothies!” are all great snacks.  However, you might want to bring those carrot sticks out of the fridge for this post. Read more

Events: After 35 Years, Lazy Daze Still Surprises

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC- Lazy Daze is a tradition in Cary, spanning 35 years from the first event brainstormed by Cary resident Jerry Miller, whose drawing is the official symbol of the event.  This year, Jerry Dolls make their debut along with other new attractions. Read more

Belk Bulks Up in Cary

Story from staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Belk is bulking up in Cary. The Charlotte-based retailer has announced a $4.6 million remodeling of its two-level, 167,000-square-foot department store in Cary Towne Center.  Read more

Money Magazine: Morrisville Tops in Affordability

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Morrisville, NC – Our neighbors in Morrisville broke into the national news this week (in a good way) – they made Money’s Top 25 Where’s It’s Affordable to Live list. Read more

Chicken Breast Supremes and Black Hat Chefs

Cary, NC – In this story, Chef Jim McGrody, Director of Culinary and Nutrition Services at Rex Hospital, shares a recipe for Chicken Supremes and explains about Black Hat Chefs. Photo by John Herschell. Read more

Business: Cary Ballet Expands

Heather Iler, gives students and parents a tour of the new Cary Ballet Annex

Cary, NC – Cary Ballet Conservatory, located at 3792 Cary Parkway, is opening a new dance annex right next door. They purchased a former church building and the renovation of the building began over the summer. Plans are on schedule for the annex to be ready for Fall classes. Read more

Weekend Events: Mellow Mid-August

The Calendar is edited by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – August is the time of year when things slow down a little in Cary. This week, the Calendar is a little less crowded than usual, giving us all time to enjoy some of the simple pleasures of life in our small town.

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Wake County Quiz: Where is St. Matthews Township?

Story by Hal Goodtree. Maps adapted from Wake County GIS.

Cary, NC – Green Level, White Oak, St. Matthew’s and Marks Creek – they are all Wake County townships. Do you know where they are? Read more

Cary Donors Leave $500,000 to Wake Tech

Cary, NC – The estate of the late Harold and Shirley Brenner of Cary contained something for Wake Tech – half a million dollars. It is Wake Tech’s largest gift ever. Read more