Cary Police Chief Tony Godwin Retires

Police Chief Tony Godwin officially retired on Monday, Dec. 10, after 28 years of service with Cary law enforcement. His contributions were honored during a ceremony in the Council Chambers.

“I came here as an intern when I was a senior at N.C. State University and just never went away! It is going to be... Read More

Guard Those Credit Cards

The holidays are the peak time to be using debit and credit cards. Shopping, dining and travel means your cards are leaving your wallet more often, and this increases the chances of having one lost, stolen or compromised.

Fortunately, you can take steps to protect yourself from fraud, and minimize the impact if you do... Read More

Handmade and Locally Made

There’s still time to celebrate the holiday season by supporting North Carolina artisans!

Due to snow and ice, this year’s annual Locally Made Market Holiday has been rescheduled to Sunday, Dec. 16, from noon to 4 p.m. at The Mayton Inn in downtown Cary.

Locally Made Market is a free and family-friendly event, so kids and... Read More

Buy a Tree, Feed the Hungry

Stroll the halls of The Halle in Apex, and you’ll find a twinkling wonderland of evergreens and unique ornaments that could be yours if the bid is right.

The 11th annual Christmas Tree & Wreath Exhibit and Auction is a fundraiser benefiting Western Wake Crisis Ministry. The free opening reception is 5-8 p.m., Friday, Nov.... Read More

Food & Dining

Sweet, Savory Take on the Breakfast Casserole

The N.C. State Fair may be just a memory, but you can make this blue-ribbon breakfast casserole any time you want. Christi Broadway of Raleigh took home first prize in the “Quick and Easy” meal category for her hearty dish. It comes together quickly and will keep a houseful of hungry relatives happy.

The recipe contest was... Read More

Home & Garden

The New Poinsettias

In 1828, Joel Roberts Poinsett thought he was on to something new and nice. After returning from his post as ambassador to Mexico, he captivated his friends in Charleston, S.C., with a flashy, strange-yet-pretty plant that was native to Central America. This imported dazzler was what is now known as the poinsettia, and its cheerful... Read More

Buy, Renovate, Repeat

It’s happening all over: A home that needs work hits the market and sells. Renovations commence, and soon it’s back on the market at a higher asking price.

It’s the process of “flipping” a house, and data published this year shows Western Wake County is no exception to the trend. Four Western Wake ZIP codes... Read More

We Love

The Gift Guide

The Gift Guide

Looking for that something special? Share the spirit of the season with gift ideas from Cary Magazine partners.

1. Choco-luscious Videri Chocolate Factory offers chocolate bars and truffles made from the bean. Check out our hot chocolate mix or holiday crushed peppermint candy; full-size bars, $6-$7.50; truffles, $3 each; box of 50 mini bars, $65.... Read More

We Love! October 2018

We Love! October 2018

1. Psychedelic Relics Complete your outfit with one of these handmade, resin-poured necklaces. Each one is unique and customizable in size, shape and color; small pendants, $8; bangle pendant, $15; doughnut pendant, $22. facebook.com/TheJunkDrawerCrafter

2. Drinks on Me Add some color to your coffee table or bar top with these coasters from... Read More