Featured Articles

  • 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.

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    | November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
  • Book Harvest

    Book Harvest

    This wonderful local non-profit collects amd distributes books to low-income children throughout the Triangle area. Since its founding in January 2011, Book Harvest has placed over 70,000 books into the hands of our children who need them the most.

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    | June 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
  • Piedmont Perfection

    Piedmont Perfection

    One of the best advantages of living in the central Piedmont of North Carolina is its close proximity to the mountains in the West and the beaches in the East.

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    | May 26, 2012 | 0 Comments
  • Best-Priced Gasoline

    Best-Priced Gasoline

    The Chapel Hill Recorder is here to help you save money at the pump by finding the best-priced gasoline in the Chapel Hill/Carrboro area every day.

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    | March 15, 2012 | 0 Comments
  • The Rural Buffer

    The Rural Buffer

    One of my favorite pastimes is to head out of town for a scenic bike ride or drive in the country. Thanks to the Rural Buffer, this beautiful countryside is just a few minutes away.

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    | February 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

People

Welcome Back, Students!

Welcome Back, Students!

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

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.

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

The Come Out & Play Sculpture Show

The Come Out & Play Sculpture Show

It is time once again for the free Come Out & Play Sculpture Show at JimGin Farm! For the 13th year in a row, local artists are coming together to exhibit their work for everyone to enjoy.

Be Loud! ’14 Sophie Foundation Benefit

Be Loud! ’14 Sophie Foundation Benefit

Don’t miss the Be Loud! ’14 benefit concert, featuring The Pressure Boys, Let’s Active, and The Connells on August 8-9, 2014 at the Cat’s Cradle! See you there!

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!

Blog

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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Strobilus Music Series Presents Tenor & Bass Vocal Recital

Strobilus Music Series Presents Tenor & Bass Vocal Recital

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The second performance in the fall season of the Strobilus Music Series will take place at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 18 at Chapel in the Pines Presbyterian Church. Tenor Mitchener Howell and bass Jay Pierson will sing The Highs and the Lows, a joint vocal recital featuring art songs, spirituals, opera arias, and duets. […]

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Transactors Improv Presents: The Scary Show w/ Killer Filler

Transactors Improv Presents: The Scary Show w/ Killer Filler

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Transactors Improv tries to give you a wicked case of the willies with The Scary Show, featuring instrumental rockers Killer Filler! This all-improvised show is made up of five distinct episodes, each focusing on horror, suspense, the macabre, or the plain old weird. The Scary Show both pays homage to and spoofs film and television styles and themes, […]

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Chris Dave & The Drumhedz

Chris Dave & The Drumhedz

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mark your calendars! This November, The ArtsCenter is partnering up with The Art of Cool to bring world-renowned jazz drummer Chris Dave and The Drumhedz to the ArtsCenter stage! Chris Dave has been around the world and back playing for and recording with some of music’s most established and iconic artists including: Adele, Maxwell, D’Angelo, Beyoncé, & more! With the […]

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Martha Thorn Art Exhibit

Martha Thorn Art Exhibit

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Town of Carrboro invites you to enjoy the artwork by Martha Thorn that is currently being displayed in Town Hall and the Century Center Gallery through the end of November, 2014. Special hours for the 2nd Friday ArtWalk on Friday, October 10, 2014 from 6-9 pm. Galleries are open to the public during regular business hours for the […]

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Paws4ever celebrates 10 years in Mebane with Fall Festival

Paws4ever celebrates 10 years in Mebane with Fall Festival

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Paws4ever, a guaranteed adoption animal shelter, celebrates 10 years of offering a unique, integrated approach to animal welfare at our animal sanctuary in Mebane. Located on 50 acres, Paws4ever is situated on land purchased by a bequest from Felicite Latane who loved her pets. Paws4ever is dedicated to improving the lives of cats and dogs […]

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Alice Gerrard Record Release “Follow the Music”

Alice Gerrard Record Release “Follow the Music”

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

In a career spanning some 40-plus years, Alice Gerrard has known, learned from, and performed with many of the old-time and bluegrass greats and has in turn earned worldwide respect for her own important contributions to the music. 12-time Grammy Award winner Emmylou Harris has described Alice Gerrard as “the real deal with the right […]

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Gina Sicilia

Gina Sicilia

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gina Sicilia is a blues singer and songwriter whose vocal and lyrical performance has been compared to such superstars of classic American soul such as Etta James, Maria Muldaur, and Bonnie Raitt. On Sunday, October 19th at 7:00pm, Sicilia will perform live at The ArtsCenter. Tickets for this show are $10 General advance, $6 Friends/Student […]

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