April, 2017

Doug Boytos of Live Edge Wood Designs grew up in Cary and learned woodworking at Green Hope High School. Whenever someone would ask him what he wanted to do, he’d jokingly say, “It would be awesome if I could do woodworking, and just build furniture.”

Built to Last

With respect for the past and a love of the wood, area woodworkers are tapping into North Carolina’s rich heritage to build sustainable, homegrown…

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When unripe, Cubanelle peppers are light yellowish-green in color, but will turn bright red when ripe. It is a colorful addition to your garden or your stir fry.

Hot for Sweet Peppers

Hot peppers have been the darlings of both vegetable and ornamental gardeners in recent years because they can be so colorful, so sizzling, so…

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Looking for a home in Western Wake? You’ll need to act fast, local real estate professionals say, as the local market is experiencing a shortage of homes in some price ranges. For example, this home in Cary sold within hours of being listed.

Happy House Hunting

Chris and Joscie Barnes are coming home to their native North Carolina after living for 30 years in Maryland, and explored several area towns…

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David Vance, a veteran of the food service distribution industry, opened Rock Harbor Grill late last year in downtown Fuquay-Varina.

Rock Harbor Grill

What happens when a passion for music collides with a desire for delicious food? In the case of West Virginia native David Vance, it…

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We Love! May 2017

1. Beachy keen What makes a thick, plush beach towel even better? Make it round for more coverage, and add a monogram. A matching…

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Fresh Perspectives

Whether you’ve been in Cary for decades or mere minutes, chances are you’re familiar with the acronym of Cary as “Concentrated Area of Relocated…

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Spring Spectacle

You see these women around town, looking effortlessly chic for every occasion. Get ready to meet four of them. Local fashion mavens April Clark,…

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The Scenic Route

Most of us have never planned a vacation around the width of an aisle, or whether the door on a bathroom stall swings in…

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Working from a photo, Jeanette Brooks paints a portrait of her grandson during an arts class at Waltonwood in Cary. Experts say seniors benefit in numerous ways from hands-on participation in the arts.

Art & Soul

Jeanette Brooks bends her head toward the canvas, applying careful brush strokes to a portrait of her grandson and his dog. At the opposite…

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