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Jessie Ammons

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Jessie is a former Chapel Hill Magazine editor-turned freelance culture writer based in Chapel Hill. She tends to structure her days around a morning cup of coffee and evening glass of wine.

Ellen Manning grew up across the globe, spending time living in Latin America and Europe. The world she loved the most was the natural...

This story originally appeared in our March 2015 issue. Like many first-time homebuyers, Alex and Kate Sayre had criteria in mind that they were unwilling...

Erica Preo was working as a graphic designer for luxury brands in San Francisco when she had the realization familiar to many animal lovers:...

Walking into the foyer is like exhaling a deep breath: relaxing and grounding and blithe. The palette is neutral, and the vibe is hip and...

“I feel like I popped out of the womb a raging modernist,” says Arielle Condoret Schechter. The architect is sitting in her bright and...

You could say Erin Ozer is wrapped up in her work. After almost a decade working in arts administration in New York City, the...

Every Tuesday night, harmonies echo from the eaves of St. Thomas More Catholic Church. “These are people with very prestigious careers and professional lives...

This story was originally published in the December 2014 issue.  No, their socks don't match. Yes, they'd like to tell you about it. On any given...

There’s no need to leave room for cream in a glass of Dolce Nitro, the nitrogen-infused cold brewed coffee served from a tap and over...

Surrounded by acres of gardens – herbs, berries and the first crops of Camellia sinensis that will one day be harvested and roasted into tea –...