2015 Cary Holiday Gift Guide


Cary, NC — Enjoy this guide of great places to find gifts from locally-owned stores in Cary. It’s our way of supporting “Small Business Saturday.” Read more

Holiday Craft Markets in Cary


Cary, NC — It’s mid-November, and there’s still plenty of time to do your holiday shopping. Before you head to the mall, though, take a look at the great markets and holiday craft fairs we found in Cary. They’ll make for a relaxing shopping experience, and you’ll support local artisans. Read more

Bubble tea

Bubble Tea (& more) at Cary’s Grand Asia Market

Bubble tea

Cary, NC — One of my favorite things to do in Cary is visit the Grand Asia Market for a bubble tea. Then, I’ll drink the tea as I wander around the store and shop for dinner ingredients. Read more

H Mart Asian Grocery Chain to Open in Cary


Cary, NC — Cary’s supermarket wars continue with the recent announcement that H Mart, an Asian grocer, will open in the former Lowes Foods space at Cornerstone Shopping Center (High House and Davis), which has been abandoned since September of 2013. Read more

Peachy Keen

Peachy Keen Spring 2015 Fashion Show

Peachy Keen

Karly Hankin ( in white) with show models from Peachy In Paris at Peachy Keen

Cary, NC — Locally-owned, independent retailer Peachy Keen held its Spring 2015 fashion show, “Peachy in Paris,” on Thursday, April 16, 2015. The house was packed. Read more


Cary Boutiques: 2015 Guide to Spring Fashion

Stephanie Ashworth of Ashworth's Prim & Proper now carries Lilly Pulitizter

Stephanie Ashworth of Ashworth Prim & Proper now carries Lilly Pulitzer

Cary, NC — A few weeks ago, before spring clothes hit the stores, I was able to the preview some of this year’s spring fashion trends. Now that the weather has finally warmed up, these colorful designs are starting to pop-up right here in our many locally-owned Cary boutiques. Read more

Bethany Village

A Look Inside Bethany Village

Bethany Village

Morrisville, NC — Last month, CaryCitizen published a guide to Morrisville Market, a “hidden in plain sight” shopping center on the corner of Davis Drive and Morrisville Carpenter Road. But what about the shopping center across the street? Here’s an inside look at Bethany Village and the shops, restaurants, and services it holds.  Read more


A Look Inside Morrisville Market


Morrisville, NC — Hidden in plain sight. That’s Morrisville Market at the corner of Davis Drive and Morrisville-Carpenter. You’ve probably driven past it without even realizing it. But hidden treasures within the khaki strip center caught our eye. Read more


Cary Holiday Shopping Guide 2013


Cary, NC – Science toys, brightly crocheted head wraps, MJ memorabilia, tennis bags, pottery, hostess gifts and much more in the Cary Holiday Shopping Guide 2013.

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