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Wedges of Wet Sunlight

Nothing says summer quite like fresh peaches, which are described in the book All the Light We Cannot See as “wedges of wet sunlight.” I love their...

ADOPTED – Cheddar

If you’re a sucker for a sweet boy with a heartwarming story, Cheddar has been looking for you! This sweet kitten came in with a...

A Balanced Meal

  After years of serving up diner fare at Elmo's Diner in Carrboro, owner Cindy McMahan thought, "I can only cook so much meatloaf and chicken and dumplings." Make no mistake – she's...

Sweet Tooth

How many couples can say a root canal brought them together? Nathan White, a fourth-year dental student at UNC, was starting a root canal surgery when...

Planning for Spontaneity

One of my favorite things about summer is the spontaneity. For those who know me well, I’m not exactly a fly-by-the-seat-of-my-pants kind of gal....

Retail Therapy

The shopping destination formerly known as University Mall has never looked so good. With a fresh new appearance — and a new name — University Place...

Better Buns

The high summer temperatures have only slightly dampened my desire to bake, and I still have the urge to work on my bread skills....

Joyous Cooking: Slaw and Order

Like a zillion other Tar Heels, my husband is a barbecue fanatic, willing to drive great distances for a quality pulled-pork sandwich. Luckily, he...

In The Current Issue: July/August 2015

Look for our summer bucket list, fall arts preview and the Best Of Chapel Hill winners in this issue. As in every issue, browse...

Bike Loud

How do you bike across the country raising money for cancer? For starters, you have to be loud and be proud. In mid-June, seven local...