Rescue Men

The Cary Screens RESCUE MEN Documentary This Week

Cary, NC — In celebration of black history month, The Cary Theater will screen local director Allan R. Smith’s award winning film RESCUE MEN: The Story of the Pea Island Lifesavers on Thursday, February 19, 2015 and Sunday, February 22, 2015.

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The Cary

The History & Rebirth of The Cary Theater

The Cary

Cary, NC — If you’ve lived in Cary for more than a few years now, then you may know that The Cary Theater used to be an auto parts store. But did you know that, from 1946-1955, the site was home to the area’s first indoor movie theater? Here’s a bit of The Cary’s history–and the story of how it came full circle. Read more


Full Frame Film Comes to Cary


Cary, NC — The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival will be showing one of their movies next week at The Cary Theater in Downtown. The film, Bronx Obama, will run Thursday, August 21, 2014. Read more


Cary’s Got Talent! Teen Amazement Show

teen amazement show

Cary, NC — Do You enjoy watching America’s Got Talent or any of the other reality shows where contestants face off to dazzle judges with their dance steps and musical talent? Wouldn’t you like to see these events live? Read more


Cary Theater Nears Completion


Cary, NC — The sidewalk is back open and the marquee is installed at The Cary, the once and future movie theater and entertainment venue on Chatham Street. Read more


The Cary Theatre, a Revived Community Treasure


Story and photos by David Lindquist.

Cary, NC – Sixty years ago, three iconic structures represented a past, present and future of the small town of Cary. Read more

Design Update on Downtown Cary Movie Theater

Story by Hal Goodtree. Illustration from Town of Cary.

Cary, NC – A new design update has surfaced for the movie theater downtown. The illustrations show a three-story building with an adjacent coffee shop and patio.  Read more

Downtown: Cary Theater Public Meeting

Story and photo by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – With the discussion swirling around the marquee for the new theater, the Town held their second public information meeting about Downtown development to another packed house on January 31 in Council Chambers at Town Hall. It’s a grand plan, and here’s how it stands right now. Read more

Town Buys Old Cary Theater

Cary, NC – Rumor no more, the Town of Cary has purchased the old Cary movie theater on East Chatham Street, lately an auto parts store, for $410,000. Read more

Town to Buy Old Movie Theater?


Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Two sources have told CaryCitizen that the Town of Cary is interested in the “old movie theater” on Chatham Street. Read more