Features

Hit the Road for Miles of Bargains

Get ready for a road trip all you flea market enthusiasts, bargain hunters and treasure seekers. This weekend is the 301 Endless Yard Sale, stretching more than 100 miles along US Highway 301.

Vendors will set up shop from Weldon to Dunn, tempting shoppers with antiques, collectibles, DIY finds, upcycled furniture and other items. Thousands... Read More

Meet the 2019 Movers & Shakers

Success means something different for every leader: hard work, perseverance, gratitude, incremental wins, a trusted team, a client’s smile, a goal met or a hot meal.

We know, because we asked 25 young professionals about their work, their inspiration, their challenges and their accomplishments. These Movers & Shakers are shaping the future of our community... Read More

To Infinity and Beyond!

The Cary Theater is putting the final touches on its 2019 BEYOND: The Film Festival, which celebrates the art of storytelling through cinema.

Workshops, film screenings and other events will be held June 19-23, and all submitted films and screenplays, whatever their genre, will focus on “Heroes.”

“Everybody has a hero and everybody sees heroes in... Read More

The Hive: Fun for West Cary Residents

The Town of Cary is trying something new to serve its western residents: a storefront community center.

Next to a juice bar and Domino’s pizza in a small shopping center at 712 Slash Pine Drive is The Hive, so named because the town hopes it will be abuzz with activity, says Julie Collins, a recreation... Read More

Food & Dining

Meat and Greet at the Peak City Pig Fest

This weekend’s Peak City Pig Fest is a time to see friends, have some fun and enjoy some seriously good North Carolina barbecue in downtown Apex.

Now in its eighth year, the Kansas City Barbeque Society-sanctioned event features 48 cook teams competing for more than $12,000 in prize money. Teams will be competing in four... Read More

Doughnut Sundaes: The Best of Both Worlds

Does National Doughnut Day on Friday, June 7, have you hankering for a sweet treat? Why not add a scoop of ice cream for a taste worth celebrating?

Two local businesswomen have joined forces to create a summer special reminiscent of childhood birthday parties — but better.

Duck Donuts has offered doughnut sundaes before, says franchise... Read More

Home & Garden

Garden Adventurer: Attracting Dragons

Have you ever noticed how dragonflies seem to become one with the tippy-tops of car antennas during the summer? Sure, not every auto aerial finds a dragonfly fully parked, but it happens quite often.

Why dragonflies pick such perches varies between love and war. One school of thought is that the peak of an auto... Read More

Carolina Reaper: Hottest of the Hot

When it comes to peppers, many adventuresome gardeners seek out the hottest of the hot. The temptation draws them like moths to flames, and possessing a pepper with such ultimate scorch equates to having a rock star growing in the veggie patch.

Currently, the pepper that resides on top of the molten heap is ‘Carolina... Read More

We Love

Petal Power

“Florals, for spring? Groundbreaking.”

Miranda Priestly from “The Devil Wears Prada” may have been skeptical of florals resurging each spring, but we sure aren’t. Bring on the blooms, the brights, and by all means ladies, go get yourself a jumpsuit.

“Every gal needs a pair of paper bag waist pants in her life — the... Read More

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