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

Business Brief: Catering By Design New Owners

Catering by Design owners Amy and Philip Linn

Catering by Design owners Amy and Philip Lin

Cary, NC – Catering Design in Cary is now under the new ownership of Philip and Amy Lin. Read more

Meat House Becomes The Butcher’s Market

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Cary, NC — Derek Wilkins and his father, Craig,  have owned The Meat House shop in Cary since January of 2010. This month, they are breaking away from the franchise model and are rebranding their store in Cary (and second location in Raleigh) to become their own neighborhood butcher shop, called simply, The Butcher’s Market. 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

Fortnight Brewery is Here to Stay

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Fortnight crew: Colin Spark, Derek Garman, Stuart Arnold and Michael Anderson.

Cary, NC – Fortnight Brewery finished brewing their first batch on January  27th, 2014. But it has taken months of inspections, delays and the intervention of an elected official to get all the necessary certifications. 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

Whole Foods Breaks Bread in Cary at Grand Opening

Store Manager and district amnager breeak the 6 foot long challah bread instead of the traditional ribbon cutting at the grand re-opening of Whole Foods in Cary at Waverly Place on March 5,2014

 District manager, Marc Mastropaolo and store manager, Dan Thomas, (center L->R) break the 6 foot long challah bread  at the grand re-opening of Whole Foods in Cary at Waverly Place

Cary, NC — Temperatures were in the low 40’s when a crowd gathered to celebrate Whole Foods Cary’s recent expansion and renovation at Waverly Place on Wednesday March 5, 2014.

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Retail: Rocket Fizz Opens Near Trader Joe’s

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Cary, NC — It’s almost impossible to keep up with all the retail openings and closings in Cary. But here’s one that’s different: Rocket Fizz, a soda, candy, gags and gifts shop that reminds me of my Aunt Bertha’s candy store in Jersey City. Read more

Earth Fare Coming to Park West

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Morrisville, NC — The Grocery wars continue in the Triangle with the announcement that Earth Fare is coming to Park West Village in Morrisville. 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