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Hudson Kortus, 9, Audrey Kortus, 7, Joseph Lee, 8, Catherine Lee and Amy Kortus.

Karla Towle

Forward March

Hundreds lined Franklin and Main streets to take in this year's Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday Parade, organized by the Jaycees. more »

Dec 16, 2013 3:43 PM People & Places

The Franklin, all lit up and with its holiday windows looking merry and bright.

Matt Dees

Up in Lights

Folks gathered at The Franklin Hotel for the annual unveiling of its holiday windows. more »

Dec 13, 2013 10:20 AM People & Places

O Christmas Tree

Our photos from one of Chapel Hill's favorite holiday traditions: the lighting of the community tree. more »

Dec 2, 2013 4:11 PM People & Places

Beating the Heat

Why our businesses don't sweat the summer. more »

May 16, 2013 9:10 AM CHM Blog

What's The Big Idea?

LAUNCH Chapel Hill really wants to know. more »

May 9, 2013 9:04 AM CHM Blog

140 Money

The Franklin Street project is finally ready for its close-up. more »

Apr 4, 2013 9:41 AM CHM Blog 1 Comments

Downtown Storefronts Nearly Full

Landlords are looking for diversity when it comes to the remaining available retail spaces. more »

Jan 11, 2013 9:51 AM CHM Blog

Vimala's Sees Tough Times

Parking has been limited during the redevelopment of The Courtyard at 431 W. Franklin, and Vimala's Curryblossom Cafe is asking customers for extra support during construction. more »

Oct 26, 2012 10:28 AM CHM Blog

Food For Thought

Evan joined the mayor on his mission to dine at every downtown lunch spot. more »

Jul 19, 2012 12:49 PM CHM Blog

Mackenzie Brough

5 Questions With Meg McGurk, Continued

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May 30, 2012 10:11 AM

We Go Back a Long Way...

Check out the Preservation Society's list of the oldest businesses on Franklin Street. more »

Apr 13, 2012 11:38 AM CHM Blog

Down(town) and Out

Jim Norton resigns as director of the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership. more »

Apr 12, 2012 12:46 PM CHM Blog

Vlog: Leaving His Mark

We chat with James Padilla about the tattoo business is downtown Chapel Hill. more »

Apr 6, 2012 7:00 AM Blog

70 Years of Style

Julian's celebrates a big anniversary. more »

Apr 2, 2012 9:34 AM People & Places

Downtown Chapel Hill: The People's Perspective

We already explored what business owners want on Franklin Street, but what do the people want? more »

Mar 19, 2012 12:37 PM Blog

Ye Olde Owner Will Be Missed

Longtime downtown fixture Jimmy Chris dies. more »

Mar 8, 2012 9:07 AM CHM Blog

Sales Heat Up at 140 West Franklin

More than half of the mixed-use development's residential units have sold as construction gets underway. more »

Aug 16, 2011 12:09 PM CHM Blog