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.
For Mary Ann and Jack Kasarda, living on Gimghoul Road is as charmed as their storybook front porch. more »
Dec 9, 2013 12:20 PM Home & Garden
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 9:22 AM Home & Garden
Casey and Jenny Shaw are energized to live in North Carolina's first passive house. more »
Jun 17, 2013 1:43 PM Home & Garden
For Amy Daubert, no home project is too daunting. more »
Apr 16, 2013 12:24 PM Home & Garden
In their Governors Club home, Stuart and Leyla Gans effortlessly blend high design with real-family livability. more »
Feb 13, 2013 9:35 AM Home & Garden
Classic design and refined elegance are the winning combination in Rick and Rebecca Rosenberg’s timeless home. more »
Jan 18, 2013 11:55 AM Home & Garden
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 »
The sixth annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun event, held at the Sheraton Chapel Hill Hotel, raised more than $65,000 for the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill. more »
May 3, 2011 12:06 PM People & Places
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 2:43 PM CHM Blog
The Hillsborough Sculpture tour will open April 16 and run through the end of September. more »
Mar 22, 2011 4:35 PM CHM Blog
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 11:25 AM CHM Blog
In celebration of her 50th year and in an effort to raise money for Free the Children, Sandra Elliott has set a goal of completing 365 paintings in 2011. more »
Mar 9, 2011 9:35 AM CHM Blog
The sixth annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun event was held last evening to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill. more »
Mar 4, 2011 11:04 AM CHM Blog
Hillsborough's Grady Brown Elementary School desperately needs a new playground for their 3rd-5th graders. more »
Feb 28, 2011 2:59 PM CHM Blog
Catch up on the town's most recent foodie news. more »
The Fearrington Folk Art Festival celebrated a successful 9th year. more »
Feb 22, 2011 3:53 PM CHM Blog
Streets Deli Restaurant & Market is open for business in East 54. more »
It's a wrap. Congratulations to the year's big winners! more »
Feb 7, 2011 11:55 AM CHM Blog
An event was held last evening at the Siena Hotel to raise money for UNC Hospitals' Beacon Program, which provides support to patients, families and employees suffering from family violence. more »
Feb 4, 2011 10:58 AM CHM Blog
Calling all football fans: this contest is for you! more »