2015 Guide to Outdoor April Events in Cary


Cary, NC — It’s the first day of April, and spring is in the air. If you’re like us, the warm weather and sunshine is beckoning you to get outside as much as you can. We compiled a list of April 2015 events in Cary that are sure to keep you active and outdoors this month. Read more


Attract Birds to Your Backyard: Here’s How


Cary, NC — Backyard bird watching is a growing pastime in America, and people in the Triangle area are no exception. What does it take to make your property an attraction for birds? It’s simple and inexpensive! Read more

Winter Birds

Meet the Backyard Winter Birds of Cary

Winter Birds

Cary, NC — Bird watchers in the Cary area can enjoy a wide variety of species in their own backyards. Some of these winter birds are migratory and can only be seen here in the cooler months.  Read more


First Look: Bass Pro Cary


Cary, NC — The southern sun has melted the Late Unpleasantness with the Snow and I ventured forth for a first look at Bass Pro Cary. It is a world of outdoorsy wonderfulness. Read more

She’s the New Boss at Bass Pro in Cary


Cary, NC — Bass Pro Shops has named a new general manager for their soon-to-open Cary location. Her name is Anita Bumgarner. Read more

Skiing Guide to North Carolina


Story and pictures by Julie Roland.

Editor’s Note – Winter Wonderland is coming to Bond Park in Cary this weekend. Unfortunately, it’s sold out. So, if you want to get a little snow adventure going this winter, you may have to venture farther afield. Julie Roland, our contributor on all things about the Great Outdoors, had this post recently about skiing in the mountains of North Carolina. Read more

A Short Ride from Cary: Deep River Sporting Clays

From the blog of Julie Roland, our correspondent on all things Chatham County and the outdoor life.

Chatham County, NC – Imagine a sport that combines the excitement of shooting with the challenge of golf. That’s the idea behind Deep River Sporting Clays. Mark me down as a fan. Read more

Style: Spicing Up Outdoor Decor

Story by Vivien Koronet of Vivien Koronet Interior Designs. Above, Kartell Bubble Club Sofa designed by Philippe Starck, available from SmartFurniture.

Cary, NC – It looks like warm weather is here to stay,  and creating a colorful, eye-catching outside space for family and friends will allow you to appreciate the mild North Carolina temperatures so much more! Read more

A Short Drive from Cary: Top 5 Things to Do in Chatham County

Story by Julie Roland. Photo by Jeff Chang.

Pittsboro, NC – Whether you call Chatham County home or are just visiting, you’ll find plenty to do and see.

From crusty pizza to hot air ballooning, biking, hiking and antiquing, here are my Top 5 Things To Do In Chatham County. Read more

Business: REI Moving to Former Border’s Books Location

Story and photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – REI, the outdoor clothing and adventure retailer, has announced that it’s moving from Crossroads to Devonshire Plaza, the old location of Border’s Books. Read more