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Weekend at a Glance: New Year’s Edition

Party the night away at the hottest New Year's Eve parties Chapel Hill has to offer. We've rounded them up for you here. Trilogy New Year’s...

Warm Up With These Winter Comfort Foods

In December, my husband and I traveled to territory unfamiliar to us, Austria and Bavaria. This beautiful part of the world was not unknown,...

A Viral Proposal Leads to Vows

Chapel Hill native Scott Anderson met Caroline Blair of Trinity, N.C., in 2011 and the couple soon began to date. At his family’s Christmas...

Crook’s Corner Owner Chats about Celebrating the Holidays

Any memories from the first holiday season at Crook’s? We opened 34 years ago in the spring of ‘82. On that first December menu, we didn’t...

7 Delectable Dishes We Savored in 2016

It's a difficult task, but someone has to visit local restaurants and try pizza, sandwiches, sushi and more for the Dish column in each...

Mama B’s Melt-In-Your-Mouth Cookies

Ann and Lex Alexander are retired but are active community members who have started several retail businesses including Wellspring Grocery and 3 Cups. “My mother,...

5 New Food-Centric Events at TASTE 2017

(1) Regional Grand Taste Couldn't get enough of Grand Taste last year? This year, we've added a regional equivalent to the line up. Sample local delights...

Adopted – Doodle

Hey I’m Doodle, and I want to be your little Doodle Bug! My friends say I have a sweet, sensitive soul and one little...

British Bites to Pair With Your Afternoon Tea

Blakemere Cakes Tiffin Squares 4 oz. butter 2 oz. sugar 2 Tbsp. golden syrup (substitute light corn syrup or agave if needed) 2-3 Tbsp. cocoa powder 10 oz. crushed...

Weekend at a Glance: Santa, Sweets & Singing

Bill of Rights Day Bell Ringing – Thursday, noon – The public is invited to “bring bells, ring bells” of any size and shape...