Kinshop Spring Market to Benefit Carroll’s Kitchen

The brainchild of Lauren Watson and Hannah Lee, two local female entrepreneurs, Kinshop aims to introduce the community to local makers, small businesses and nonprofits like Carroll’s Kitchen.

“Carroll’s Kitchen is making real change in the community by supporting women out of crisis through healthy employment,” said Watson, who owns Lion House.  “We are... Read More

Walk Your Dog, Save a Life

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Wake County invites animal lovers in the Triangle and across North Carolina to save lives by participating in its annual Dog Walk and Woofstock event.

The 20th annual SPCA Dog Walk and Woofstock will be Saturday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at... Read More

Stay Healthy During Air Travel

You’ve stowed your carry-on in the overhead compartment, settled into your seat and are waiting for takeoff. Then you notice someone sitting near you is sniffling, sneezing and blowing his nose.

Does he have a cold? Are you at risk of catching it? What can you do to stay well?

Dr. David Weber, an infectious... Read More

Note in the Pocket’s 5K for Socks and Undies

Note in the Pocket, a nonprofit that clothes thousands of local children, began with one act of kindness more than a decade ago.

Teacher Margaret Reiland noticed some of her students didn’t have winter coats, so she brought in coats and heavy jackets for the students to take home. But the next day, the... Read More

Food & Dining

Recipe: Caribbean Power Bowl

It’s easy to see why hearty bowls are everywhere. More filling than a salad, bowls include a protein, grain and lots of veggies. If you’re looking for something different to grill this weekend, our friends at Whisk suggest boneless, skinless chicken breasts gussied up with a bit of jerk seasoning. This island-inspired incarnation is rounded... Read More

A New Kind of Brew

Move over, craft beer. Nonalcoholic brews are trending upward, thanks largely to consumers seeking products with less risk of overindulgence.

We showcase three savvy local producers that are going all in on this niche beverage segment.

Quinnger Ginger Beer

Quinn McKee started brewing ginger beer at home almost 10 years ago. Using all-natural ingredients like... Read More

Home & Garden

Five Low-Maintenance Plants for a Beautiful Garden

Choosing native plants is the best way to provide your garden with natural beauty as well as keep you from spending all of your free time tending to your flowers. There are plenty of native plants that will not only thrive in the North Carolina climate but also provide your home with plenty of gorgeous... Read More

Sing a Song of Solomon’s Seals

I have three Solomon’s seals in my yard. No, not three plants, but rather three different types of Solomon’s seal. All of them are dependable performers in shadier parts of my growing grounds, and none are particularly hard to find this time of year at local garden centers.

Allow me to introduce them to you:

... Read More

We Love

We Love! January/February 2019

We Love! January/February 2019

1. Out to Dry Add a pop of color to your kitchen or bathroom with these fun hand towels from Swagger, $14.95 each. swaggergifts.com

2. Olive the Accessories Complete your favorite winter outfit with this trendy and durable hobo bag, printed coin purse and beaded tassel necklace from The Perfect Piece; hobo... Read More

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