Eleanor-Scott Davis

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Eleanor-Scott Best is the Senior Associate Editor of Chapel Hill Magazine and Durham Magazine.

1) What is your favorite part of your job?

I am new to the area and this job has given me a crash course on my new home. The list of places I want to eat is a mile long!

2) What do you enjoy most about living in Chapel Hill?

This might sound odd but the squirrels in Chapel Hill seem to have a lot of personality. We have a family of them that live on our back deck and keep us entertained for hours. The squirrels unfortunately stay entertained by finding new ways to break into our bird feeder.

3) Where is your hometown?

Goldsboro, North Carolina.

4) Please share your previous work experience/background in the industry.

Before joining the team at Chapel Hill and Durham Magazines, I served as editor of skirt! Magazine in Charlotte.

5) What are some of your hobbies and interests?

I love to cook and am determined to become a better baker–one burnt batch of cookies at a time.

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The porch features many comfortable seating areas and pine floors. Mary Ann changes the floral arrangements seasonally.

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Life on Gimghoul

For Mary Ann and Jack Kasarda, living on Gimghoul Road is as charmed as their storybook front porch. more »

Dec 9, 2013 Home & Garden

A Bolt from the Blue

The home of Marisa Domino and Alberto Scotti blends beautifully into its natural setting. But the inside holds a bold surprise. more »

Oct 9, 2013 Home & Garden

High-Performance Home

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Jun 17, 2013 Home & Garden

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Homing Instinct

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Apr 16, 2013 Home & Garden

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Blog Entries

Artist Brenda Behr Captures the Spirit of Chapel Hill in 23 Paintings

An exhibit of Brenda Behr's watercolors is now open at the Frank Porter Graham Union Art Gallery and runs through the end of August. more »

May 16, 2011 CHM Blog (3 Comments)

Women Who Wine

The annual Women Who Wine party was held last evening to support The Women's Center with - what else? - a royal wedding theme. more »

Apr 29, 2011 CHM Blog

Hillsborough Arts Council to Host Sculpture Tour

The Hillsborough Sculpture tour will open April 16 and run through the end of September. more »

Mar 22, 2011 CHM Blog

The Chef Challenge

Through the Abundance Foundation and in conjunction with Briar Chapel, area chefs work to revamp the school lunch program in Chatham County Schools. more »

Mar 15, 2011 CHM Blog