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The Ackland Art Museum shows that love comes in many different forms with its new art exhibition, More Love: Art, Politics, and Sharing since the 1990s. Thirty-three contemporary artists have contributed 48 pieces of artwork to be on display through the end of March.
Laura Rozo was a Carolina student, a Morehead-Cain Scholar and the closing speaker at TEDxUNC in February. But she was also a world traveler, a skydiver, a big sister and a friend. In the past year, Laura taught me the value of friendship and strength.
Every year, Chapel Hill sees an ebb and flow of residents -- mainly students -- joining local neighborhoods like Northside. But new neighbors don’t necessarily lead to block parties: instead, property values increase and tension builds between Chapel Hill natives and short-term residents. Some are calling the result gentrification.
Writers broke out their pens Saturday afternoon at a poetry workshop hosted by Sacrificial Poets, a spoken word poetry organization based in the Triangle.
Meatballs and custom greeting cards soon will help breathe new life into downtown Carrboro. It’s just been announced that 300 East Main, a mixed-use redevelopment project, will be introducing three new restaurants...
Carolyn Hamilton had to see it for herself. She’d read that 501 Diner, the Chapel Hill landmark she’d been patronizing since she was a girl, was closing. But she didn’t believe it until she drove by the next day and saw the sad news hanging from the window.
Carrboro is about to get a little less sweet. Miel Bon Bons, a bakery that sells specialty cakes and chocolates, will relocate to University Dr. in Durham, next door to Nana’s, in June. But chef-owner Bonnie Lau says Carrboro and Chapel Hill Miel Bon Bons fans shouldn’t despair.
As Leanne Joyce waited for the results of her echocardiogram two years ago, a group of volunteers passed by with a cart full of stuffed animals and blankets and handed her a gift.
Organizers of LAUNCH-Chapel Hill, the town’s new business incubator, are hoping to generate interest from a variety of startup companies, including social enterprises and technology ventures.