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  • Honeysuckle Sorbet

    Honeysuckle Sorbet

    The Honeysuckle Sorbet at Crook’s Corner restaurant is legendary. Be sure to enjoy some of this delicious treat before the season has ended, because once it’s gone, it’s gone!

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    | May 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
  • Cinc Hayes

    Cinc Hayes

    Local artist Cinc Hayes will be showing his colorful and whimsical paintings during the month of May at the Steel String Craft Brewery in Carrboro, NC. The show’s opening night will be Friday May 9, 2014, during the 2nd Friday ArtWalk.

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    | May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
  • Summer Camp in the Hill

    Summer Camp in the Hill

    We are very fortunate in our community to have many summer camp options for kids of all ages, and it’s not too late to sign up! Here is a quick directory of summer camps in the Chapel Hill area.

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    | April 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
  • Notable UNC Alumni

    Notable UNC Alumni

    As a UNC alumna myself, I often reflect on the famous alumni that have walked these brick paths before me. Though I believe, as Tar Heels, we are all notable.

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    | September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments
  • Where to Go Organic

    Where to Go Organic

    One of the many desirable aspects of living in Chapel Hill is the variety of grocery stores nearby, and their huge selections of organic produce.

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    | August 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Cinc Hayes

Cinc Hayes

Local artist Cinc Hayes will be showing his colorful and whimsical paintings during the month of May at the Steel String Craft Brewery in Carrboro, NC. The show’s opening night will be Friday May 9, 2014, during the 2nd Friday ArtWalk.

Welcome Back, Students!

Welcome Back, Students!

REPOST: They’re here! There is always an overnight infusion of youthful energy in Chapel Hill when the students arrive back in town.

Places

Summer Camp in the Hill

Summer Camp in the Hill

We are very fortunate in our community to have many summer camp options for kids of all ages, and it’s not too late to sign up! Here is a quick directory of summer camps in the Chapel Hill area.

Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leaves

There is nothing more beautiful than autumn in Chapel Hill. Here are the best places around town to see those brilliantly colored leaves.

Arts & Entertainment

Carrboro Day

Carrboro Day

Carrboro Day is Sunday, May 4, 2014 from 1- 6 pm at the Town Commons! (Or Century Center, if it rains.) Now in its 19th year, Carrboro Day is one of the most festive celebrations in a town that knows how to throw a great party. Don’t miss it!

Carrboro Elementary School Fair

Carrboro Elementary School Fair

Don’t miss the Annual Carrboro Elementary School Fair this Saturday, May 3, 2014, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at Carrboro Elementary School, rain or shine!

Sports

The True Carolina Blue

The True Carolina Blue

Tar Heels all over the world will be donning their favorite Carolina blue clothes for the big game tonight, but which Carolina Blue is the question.

Fingertip Clapping

Fingertip Clapping

Tar Heel fans can all agree that it was tough watching the UNC basketball game last night. But what was really heart-wrenching were those close-ups of Kendall Marshall from the bench trying his hardest to cheer his team to victory, and he was unable to clap.

Causes

Giving Tuesday, Every Day

Giving Tuesday, Every Day

Today is officially known as “Giving Tuesday,” a national day of giving that encourages charitable activities that support nonprofit organizations. “Giving Every Day” is an even better idea.

Candy for a Cause

Candy for a Cause

Halloween is here, and you can donate all your extra candy to send to our dedicated troops overseas this year. Children under twelve can even earn some money from their own candy contribution!

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Honeysuckle Sorbet

Honeysuckle Sorbet

The Honeysuckle Sorbet at Crook’s Corner restaurant is legendary. Be sure to enjoy some of this delicious treat before the season has ended, because once it’s gone, it’s gone!

Wintry Mix

Wintry Mix

If you ever feel like inducing fear in the heart of a Chapel Hillian, simply say these two words.

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Mike Marshall & Caterina Lichtenberg

Mike Marshall & Caterina Lichtenberg

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caterina Lichtenberg and Mike Marshall, two of the greatest living mandolinists in the world, have created a beautiful new chamber music duo. On Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 7:00pm, they will perform live at The ArtsCenter. Tickets for this show are $16 General advance, $12 Friends/Student advance, and $20 Day of Show. To purchase tickets, visit: http://www.artscenterlive.org/events/mike-marshall-caterina-lichtenberg or call […]

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THREE August 8th ArtWalk Events at WomanCraft!

THREE August 8th ArtWalk Events at WomanCraft!

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Second Friday ArtWalk at WomanCraft in Carrboro LIVE Pet Portraits by Emily Eve Weinstein DATE: Friday, Aug 8, 6-9pm Emily Eve Weinstein is a Chapel Hill artist, well-known for murals, portrait and fine art. For August 8 ArtWalk, Emily will execute pet portraits from 6-9pm in watercolor and in oil. Call for more details. LIVE […]

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Acclaimed Playwright Returns to Hometown to Teach Aspiring Writers

Acclaimed Playwright Returns to Hometown to Teach Aspiring Writers

| July 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Script doctor Will Bennett will return to his hometown to teach playwriting and screenwriting in two venues this fall. Will will be teaching a two-hour, weekly Playwriting Class for adults at the Carrboro ArtsCenter beginning on Thursday, September 11, 2014. Classes begin at 6:15 pm and end at 8:15 pm, September 11 – December 4, 2014 […]

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Janet Sammons Art Exhibit in Carrboro

Janet Sammons Art Exhibit in Carrboro

| July 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Janet Sammons, local acrylic artist, has a new exhibit at the Town of Carrboro’s Town Hall and also at the Century Center that celebrates the beauty of the natural world. Fifty paintings will be on exhibit between the two venues in which the artist showcases her love of nature. Painting subjects range from lovely landscapes […]

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Free Movies Under the Stars in Downtown Chapel Hill!

Free Movies Under the Stars in Downtown Chapel Hill!

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Free Movies Under the Stars in Downtown Chapel Hill! Enjoy free screenings two modern classics this summer on the roof of Wallace Parking Deck in beautiful Downtown Chapel Hill. Each film will be shown at sunset (aprox. 8:30pm) on Wallace Plaza at 150 East Rosemary Street. Bring lawn chairs & towels and enjoy a fun night under the stars in Downtown Chapel HIll! […]

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Hinged Door Stop Brings Back Business

Hinged Door Stop Brings Back Business

| July 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Visitors Bureau announces Guide for People with Disabilities Chapel Hill, NC (July 11, 2014) - The smallest details make a difference when it comes to getting business in your door. As the “boomers” age, and sophisticated equipment allows people with disabilities more freedom, something as simple as an attached door stop on a self-closing door can […]

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The ArtsCenter & Missoula Children’s Theatre Present: “Blackbeard the Pirate!”

The ArtsCenter & Missoula Children’s Theatre Present: “Blackbeard the Pirate!”

| July 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, July 26th, Missoula Children’s Theatre and The ArtsCenter present Blackbeard the Pirate, a full-length, original musical production featuring a cast of colorful characters who explore the secrets of Blackbeard’s legendary treasure. The show will take place at Carrboro Elementary School Auditorium and tickets are $8 for Adults and $4 for Children. For more […]

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