Get Ready to Shop

Grab your comfiest shoes and get ready to shop next weekend, at the 48th annual Carolina Artisan Craft Market of handmade, one-of-a-kind pieces!

“Whether you are an established collector, new home decorator, or in search of a one-of-a-kind gift, the Carolina Artisan Craft Market is for you,” said Allison Dahle, board president of the local... Read More

Save the Date!

Forget the mall madness and the oh-so-lonely online shopping this year. Instead, create your own holiday fun by coming to the Locally Made Market!

Cary Magazine is partnering with the Locally Made Market this holiday season because we believe in shopping local, supporting artisans, and making a difference by keeping shopping dollars... Read More

Now Here’s a Gift Idea

Set aside stuff and give the gift of experience this year: Tickets to the Cooking for a Classic event, where eight chefs compete to win a classic truck!

Send the food-loving recipient of your unique gift to one round of this competition, or all of them: Starting Jan. 22, the paired chefs... Read More

Restaurant Row

Turkey All the Time

It’s quite a production, getting that bird on the table at the holidays, roasted golden brown and stuffed just right.

But yummy holiday traditions aside, turkey is becoming a bigger deal in the food world, with trendy new takes for every meal of the day and plenty of family-friendly recipes — like these — to... Read More

Sweet Potato Tostones

The sweet potato tostones from Dean’s Kitchen+Bar are a plateful of contrasts.

Tender sweet potato slices are fried until the edges turn crispy. The dollop of cranberry jam adds sweetness with a tart citrus bite, and the smear of goat cheese dressing brings a richness to the vegetable-based appetizer.

“I always cook with sweet and... Read More

Home & Garden

Lady Tulips Can Become Repeat Performers

For many Cary gardeners, hybrid tulips are must additions to the spring bloom season. So, every year at this time, copious quantities of these bulbous beauties are dutifully planted in area landscapes. And this ritual will be repeated every fall until we run out of falls.

Most hybrid tulips, while gorgeous, are fleeting flowers in... Read More

Flowering Toads

Flowering Toads

Think of the word “lily,” and the vision of a colorful, sun-kissed flower with graceful arching petals probably comes to mind. Now, to this image of botanical bliss, add the word “toad,” and then feel free to scratch your head. The toad lily (Tricyrtis sp.) is indeed from the lily family, but as far as... Read More

We Love

The Gift Guide

1. The versatile anorak jacket is waterproof, and the hood zips up into the collar for those chilly days – making it the perfect all-weather jacket! Whether you want to dress it up or dress it down, you will look fashionable in any season, $120. swaggergifts.com

2. Cary Film Circle is a... Read More

We Love! September/October 2017

We Love! September/October 2017

1. Sock it to me Solemate socks are made in North Carolina from recycled cotton yarn. The family-owned business is also committed to a zero-waste manufacturing process. Adult socks are $20 a pair. facebook.com/wildernesshousecary

2. Home to roost Nothing says North Carolina like a Cheerwine rooster for your fridge. This fellow appeared... Read More