Connolly’s Resurrected as Doherty’s

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Back in January, we reported that Connolly’s, a favorite neighborhood pub at the corner of Davis and High House, closed for business. Now, it’s planning to reopen this fall as Doherty’s. Read more

Dining: Hurricane Grill Opens Near Trader Joes

Story and photo by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – The Luihn Family has been a force in the Cary business landscape for years, operating all of the Taco Bell and KFC restaurants in the area. Their latest venture, Hurricane Grill & Wings in Cary, breaks the mold with a sit-down family friendly atmosphere located in a long vacant spot on Kildaire Farm Road near Trader Joe’s. Read more

Circus Restaurant to Close This Friday

Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – It’s been a great run – 44 years. But Circus Restaurant on East Chatham Street has announced that it will be closing it’s doors for good this Friday. Read more

Walmart Neighborhood Market Coming to Kroger Site

Story and photoshopped picture above by Hal Goodtree. Walmart Neighborhood Market in Louisville, KY down below – photo by Alex Leung.

Cary, NC – Walmart confirmed last week that it is planning to open a Walmart Neighborhood Market at the old Kroger site at the corner of NC 55 and High House Road. That same site was briefly in the news as a potential location for and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility. Read more

Across the State: Sierra Nevada Picks NC

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Sean Davis.

Cary, NC – Here’s a story that caught our eye: Sierra Nevada, one of America’s best-loved and fastest-growing brewers, has chosen North Carolina for the location of their first East Coast brewery.  Read more

Food Lion to Close Harrison Av Store

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Supermarkets seem so permanent. But to the corporations that own them, they are pins on a map. So it is with the Food Lion at the corner of Maynard and Harrison. The Delhaize Group in Brussels, Belgium announced last week that they are closing more than 100 stores in the U.S. including the aforementioned Food Lion in Cary. Read more

Food: BurgerFi Coming to Cary

Cary, NC – Here are two words you don’t hear together very much: “eco-friendly” and “hamburgers.” BurgerFi, a new restaurant concept, aims to change that perception when they open their doors in Cary during the Spring of 2012. Read more

Restaurants: Former Stonewood Grill to Become Rockwell’s

Story by Lindsey Chester and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Dean Ogan, owner of Rocky Top Hospitality , recently announced plans for a second Cary restaurant in the former Stonewood Grill on Darrington Drive off NW Cary Parkway. Read more

Restaurants: Bosphorus

Story and pictures by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – The Downtown restaurant scene in Cary is always changing. The new “in” place to eat lunch: Bosphorus. The food is fantastic, the service and experience are classy and comfortable and the price is right. Read more