A Festival of Flowers

It may not feel like spring outside, but the North Carolina Museum of Art invites you to step inside for its fifth annual celebration of the beauty of nature — Art in Bloom.

The four-day festival starts today, March 21, and continues through Sunday, March 24, with lectures, demonstrations, bouquet tours, and daily trunk shows... Read More

Bar Auctions Memorabilia for Charity

Thursday, March 7, is the last day to bid on more than a decade’s worth of music memorabilia from Deep South The Bar. All proceeds from the online auction will be divided among the LGBT Center of Raleigh, Kidznotes and Band Together NC, which is partnering with Inter-Faith Food Shuttle this year.

Deep South the... Read More

Your Lunch Can Help A Hero

Buy a sandwich from area Jersey Mike’s Subs this month, and you can also support Military Missions in Action, a Triangle-based nonprofit for veterans with disabilities and military families.

The fundraiser will culminate on Wednesday, March 27, when 100 percent of the day’s sales will be donated to the Triangle-based nonprofit.

March is the restaurant’s... Read More

Deadline Extended to Send in Pet Photos

You know you have the cutest, smartest, most talented pet. Your fur-baby may be all over Instagram and Facebook, but we want to see them too!

Send us photos of your pet and a few lines explaining what makes your companion special. We’ll include both in the Pet Parade, to appear in the May issue of Cary... Read More

Food & Dining

Worth the Drive: Lantern in Chapel Hill

Let this sink in for a moment: James Beard Award-winning chef Andrea Reusing has owned and operated her esteemed Lantern restaurant in downtown Chapel Hill for more than 17 years. In a time when eateries come and go quickly, Reusing’s culinary resilience is remarkable.

A New Jersey native, Reusing first made a name for herself... Read More

Kill Devil Pecan Rum from Outer Banks Distillery

Rum may have originated in the Caribbean, but Outer Banks Distillery in Manteo takes inspiration from the many stories of rum barrels sinking with the pirate ships along our North Carolina coast. Started in 2015 by four friends, the distillers of Kill Devil Rum have several delicious varieties of rum to offer. Their award-winning Kill... Read More

Home & Garden

The Dirt on Composting

Once we thought nothing of tossing aluminum cans or glass bottles in the trash, but now most of us thoughtfully sort our paper, metal and plastic.

Lately, residents are turning that same mindfulness to recycling their food waste. By allowing fruit, vegetables and leaves to decompose naturally, the organic materials become a rich soil amendment... Read More

Vive les Jardins Français!

If “bonne chance” has you planning for a French vacation this year, keep in mind that France is brimming with many beautiful gardens worth adding to any getaway itinerary. Need suggestions? Here are four of my favorites.

  • Giverny. Claude Monet’s gardens — need I say more? Located just off the banks of the Seine... 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