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Our Latest Obsessions: TOPO, Trilogy and Tonya’s Cookies

We cheered on the Heels, ate a crêpe and attended events all over town.


We’re always doing a little bit of everything around town these days. Click through our photos to see what we’ve been up to recently!

Top of the Hill

TOPO BeerFitting for the season: Cane Creek Cranapple Wheat beer at Top of the Hill complete with a slice of apple

Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill


The Ronald McDonald House’s expansion is truly something to behold. It includes the state’s only hospice for children. Community leaders gathered for a ribbon cutting Friday morning.

UNC Football

UNC FootballSaturday saw the Heels victorious at Kenan Stadium once again!

Tonya’s Cookies

Tonya's Cookies

Look who Andrea spotted while at the Southern Christmas Show in Charlotte: Tonya of Tonya’s Cookies!

Crêpe Traditions

Crepe Traditions

Jessica’s bananas for crêpes. Thankfully Crêpe Traditions has an excellent banana and Nutella one.

Orange County Artist Guild Open Studio Tour

Sandra Elliott

Kem snapped this shot artist Sandra Elliott with one of her paintings during the studio tour. Love her art? Go to http://thesecondhalfart.tumblr.com

YMCA Fundraiser

YMCA Expansion
Andrea headed to The Carolina Inn Friday night – which was bustling with weddings, UNC events and guests in town for the football game – for a YMCA fundraiser.



Dinner (or lunch) and a movie? Now you can do both at Silverspot. The new theater’s restaurant, Trilogy, is open!

SKJAJA Instrument Drive

SKJAJA Instrument Drive

Got an instrument in your attic that hasn’t been played in years? Consider donating it! Jessica chatted up SKJAJA volunteer of the year Diana Hersh who leads the effort to collect instruments for kids who would love to make some music.

Jessica is the Executive Editor for Chapel Hill Magazine. As a 2010 grad of UNC, she's happy to be back in town writing, editing and eating around the Triangle.