Restaurants: A Food Tour of Downtown Cary

Food Tour

Cary, NC — Last weekend, on Saturday, March 28, 2015, I participated in a Triangle Food Tour of Downtown Cary. On the tour, I visited six downtown restaurants, sampled food from each and, with the help of a tour guide, learned some interesting facts about Cary’s history. Read more

The Newest Thing: Downtown Food & Flea

Downtown Cary Food & Flea

Cary, NC — The newest thing to do in Cary on a Sunday afternoon? – Downtown Food & Flea. We’ve got some pictures and all the info so you can check it out for yourself. Read more

Koffee Kafe: Now Serving at the Cary Train Station

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Cary, NC — The Koffee Kafe–a friendly, grab-and-go coffee service–just opened in the Cary Amtrak station downtown, and it’s serving the community in more ways than one. I met with the owner, CoCo McMillan, to get more details. Read more

Family Closes Mahoney’s, Opens Crosstown Pub

Sheila Ryan and her son Sean will be opening Crosstown Pub soon in Downtown Cary

Sheila Ryan and her son Sean will be opening Crosstown Pub soon in Downtown Cary

Cary, NC — Sheila Ryan has owned and operated Mahoney’s Irish Pub on SW Cary Parkway for four years. Next month, she will close Mahoney’s and relocate the business to Downtown Cary with a new name: Crosstown Pub. Read more

Dorry’s Downtown Closes

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Cary, NC — Dorry’s Downtown, the popular eatery on East Chatham, closed its doors on Monday, August 25, 2014. Read more

Belle Restaurant to Open Downtown in Early August

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Tammy Calaway-Harper plans to open Belle in the renovated Jones House in early August.

Cary, NC — After a series of delays, owner Tammy Calaway-Harper states that her restaurant, Belle, will be opening in early August in the renovated Jones House on South Academy. Read more

Ashworth Drugs Celebrates 57 Years Downtown

The inside of Ashworth's Drugstore circa approximately 1957

The inside of Ashworth Drugs circa 1957

Cary, NC- It was Easter Monday on April 21, in 1957 when Ashworth Drugs opened in Downtown Cary, after Ralph Ashworth purchased the drugstore from Henry Adams. Read more

C3 Food Truck Rodeo this Saturday

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Dawn LaRue, Betsy Dassau and Leslie Lockhart, the people behind Cary Creative Center.

Cary, NC- This Saturday, the Cary Creative Center (C3) will host a Food Truck Rodeo in Downtown Cary. Some of Cary’s finest names in mobile cuisine will be there along with a chance to learn about creative reuse, up-cycling and a whole new way to look at arts & crafts. Read more

Downtown Cary Dining – Fall 2013

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Cary NC- The last stop on the Cary dining tour is downtown. What was once a sleepy scene has grown to more than a dozen eateries. Read more

Academy Street Bistro: 20 Year Dream Realized

Academy Street Bistro

Cary, NC- For 20 years, Mary Lynn Fitzgerald has been urging her brother-in-law, a chef in New York City, to move to Cary and open a restaurant. Now, with the opening of Academy Street Bistro, her dream has come true.

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