Downtown Cary

Downtown Dine Around Shows Off Cary’s Dining Diversity

Story originally appeared on FoodCary.

Cary, NC – As Downtown Cary grows, so does its dining options. To highlight the various restaurants and eateries in the area, the Heart of Cary Association is holding its first Dine Around to draw attention to Downtown for the coming week.

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Can Raleigh’s Downtown Success Translate to Cary?

Cary, NC – Downtown Raleigh’s revitalization efforts are starting to pay off as new residential units, businesses and retailers add to the burgeoning restaurant and bar scene. How can Raleigh’s success help inform Cary’s own Downtown turnaround?  Read more

Photos: Downtown Cary Harvest Festival

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Cary, NC — This weekend, many Cary kids will dress up to go trick-or-treating. But, for the Heart of Cary Association, Halloween comes one week early every year in the form of their Downtown Harvest Festival. Brooke Meyer took some photos of the festivities and nearby events. Read more

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Midtown Square: Coming to Downtown Cary

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Cary, NC — On Thursday, June 4, 2015, at the monthly Heart of Cary Association meeting, Jordan Gussenhoven of Chatham Street Commercial shared information with members about Midtown Square, a new redevelopment coming to Downtown Cary in the next year. Read more

Photos from Cary’s Heart of The Holidays 2014


Cary, NC — Downtown Cary was filled with holiday events this past weekend. Despite threats of inclement weather, the Ole Time Winter Festival attracted crowds shopping for holiday gifts and the Town of Cary moved its Christmas Tree Lighting performances indoors. Read more

Business: Google Virtual Tour

Cary, NC — Consumers are very comfortable ordering merchandise online, in fact more than 80% of all purchases begin with an online search. Read more


Ashworth Award Dinner to Honor Curtis Westbrook


Cary, NC — The Ashworth Award Dinner has become part of The Heart of Cary Association‘s (HOCA) new traditions that honor citizens who work to make Downtown great. This year, they honor Curtis Westbrook, Sr. on Friday Feb 28, 2014. Read more

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Touring Tuesday in Downtown Cary


Cary, NC – Ever wonder what there is to do during the day in Cary’s Downtown? Read more

Harvest Festival a Hit Downtown

2nd annual Downtown Cary Harvest Festival

Over 2200 people attended Harvest Day on Saturday October 26 in Downtown Cary

Story by Lindsey Chester. All photos by Brooke Meyer.

Cary, NC- Even though it was the last Saturday of the NC State Fair, crowds flocked to Downtown Cary’s 2nd Annual Harvest Festival for some inexpensive family fun. Read more

May Events in Downtown Cary


Editor’s Note: On Wednesdays, we usually run a Weekend Events story. Instead, this week we’re running a summary of May events in Downtown Cary by Doc Thorne, President of the Heart of Cary Association. Photo by Brooke Meyer.

Cary, NC – May is shaping-up to be a busy month in Downtown Cary. Grab the family and come Downtown for Herbfest, National Train Day, the Wheels on Academy vintage car festival and lots more. Read more