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Beats: women's health, social issues and lifestyle. Columbia Journalism School grad. Tar Heel living in NYC. Bylines: amNewYork, China.org.cn, DIYMFA.com and HerCampus.com

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Chapel Hill Magazine

The Ackland Art Museum exhibits "More Love" - Chapel Hill Magazine

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.

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Chapel Hill Magazine

Remembering UNC Student Laura Rozo

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.

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Chapel Hill Magazine

PlayMakers Hosts Outreach Program on Urban Development ...

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.

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Chapel Hill Magazine

Sacrificial Poets host poetry workshop at Chapel Hill Public Library ...

Writers broke out their pens Saturday afternoon at a poetry workshop hosted by Sacrificial Poets, a spoken word poetry organization based in the Triangle.

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Chapel Hill Magazine

A Hotel, Three Restaurants and a Gift Shop

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...

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Chapel Hill Magazine

Chapel Hill's 501 Diner Closes

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.

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Chapel Hill Magazine

Bon Voyage, Miel Bon Bons

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.

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Chapel Hill Magazine

13-Year-Old Brings 'Positive Impact' To Children’s Lives

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.

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Chapel Hill Magazine

Chapel Hill Business Incubator Accepting Applications - Chapel Hill ...

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.