Three spaces offer places for families to relax and reflect BY JANICE LEWINE Downtown Cary Park 319 S. Academy Street, Cary carync.gov
Experience the Best of Western Wake
5 West magazine is devoted to exploring and celebrating life in Cary, Morrisville, Apex, Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs. This area repeatedly ranks among the top regions in the country to live or work, to find a home or start a business, to raise a family or retire. 5 West is dedicated to covering the topics readers care about – from hometown stories and community spotlights to fashion, food and local trends. Published six times a year, 5 West helps readers enjoy the good life that Western Wake County has to offer.
BY KRISTEN SCHRUM The 2020s introduced a new trend to the world of weddings—one enchanting couples with the promise of a more
PICTURED ABOVE, CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: Aarti Sequeira of the Food Network. Photo by Bruce DeBoer | Jenna Cooper Hudson. Photo by
ABOVE: Mystic Farm & Distillery co-owner Jonathan Blitz enjoys a glass of the distillery’s award-winning Broken Oak Whiskey. Photo by Bruce DeBoer.
It’s TIME TO VOTE for the BEST OF WESTERN WAKE and RALEIGH by choosing the businesses, shops, restaurants and services that deserve
Go on a summer reading adventure with local romance authors BY DOLLY R. SICKLES(Dolly Sickles writes romance novels under the pen name