Chocolate Smiles Prepares for Big Valentine’s Rush

Cary, NC – According to Melanie Williams, owner of Chocolate Smiles in Downtown Cary, there are four major chocolate holidays. Valentine’s Day is one of those days and with the holiday around the corner, the chocolate store is preparing for another surge in customers. Read more

Specialty Stores: Golden Hex European Groceries & Deli

Cary, NC – There are a variety of flavors and foods in Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean but they cannot always be found at the grocery store. But a new market opening on Maynard Road will let shoppers try these European foods. Read more

New Downtown Bar Focuses on Cocktails and Hospitality

Cary, NC – In the growing Midtown Square section of Downtown Cary, a new bar is hoping to become a neighborhood destination with a focus on balanced cocktails and hospitality. Read more

Happycakes Brings Award-Winning Baking to Cary

Cary, NC – Already popular in Morehead City for their fresh quality, Happycakes Cupcakery now has a Cary location to let Cary residents try the cupcakes that won them a nationally televised baking competition. Read more

Gloria Jean’s Coffees Returns to Morrisville, Triangle

Cary, NC – With a focus on the flavored coffees that made it famous, Gloria Jean’s Coffees is expanding its stores in the Triangle, including Cary-Morrisville area, while reaching customers who recognize their name. Read more

Local, Simple, Seasonal Food at Postmaster

Cary, NC – As Downtown Cary continues to grow, the new Postmaster restaurant has plans to fill the need for seasonal, local food while keeping it simple for anyyone looking to eat out. Read more

Cary-Based Andia’s Wins Second-Place in National Ice Cream Competition

Cary, NC – In their first entry into the largest national competition for ice cream makers, Andia’s Homemade Ice Cream in Cary finished with the second-highest score of any entrants, earning this honor the same year they opened their first physical store. Read more

West Cary Whole Foods with La Farm Bakery Opens This Week

Cary, NC – Now open in Alston Town Center, a new Whole Foods is bringing its approach to produce and groceries to West Cary, including unique features such as a La Farm Bakery and a station for making your own growlers. Read more

Bond Brothers Wins Silver Medal in National Beer Competition

Cary, NC – Every year, the top breweries in the country compete at the Great American Beer Festival. This year, Cary’s own Bond Brothers Beer Company entered one of their beers and won the silver medal in their category. Read more

Mayton Inn Brings on Well-Known Chef, Changing Menu

Cary, NC – The Mayton Inn has made a name for itself in the nearly two years it has been open, as both a boutique hotel and through its restaurant The Verandah. That restaurant is going through a change now as Regan Stachler takes over as executive chef. Read more