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Laura Zolman Kirk

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Associate Editor Laura Zolman Kirk is a Kentuckian turned Chapel Hillian and totally in love with this special slice of North Carolina.

Our Staff Shares: Favorite Family-Friendly Restaurants

"Where do you eat with your kids?” We posed this question to our staff whose children range in age from young toddlers to college...

Parents: Check Out These Unique Local Story Hours

HONEYSUCKLE TEA HOUSE STORY CORNER Thursdays, Chapel Hill Breathe in the herb-scented air as one of Honeysuckle’s own tea slingers reads classic and contemporary children’s stories...

Local Fall Fashion Finds to Make Your Wardrobe Pop

We shopped local boutiques for unique pieces that will seamlessly fit into your lifestyle. Divided by color palette, browse our fall fashion staples and...

Let’s Taco ‘Bout It: Must-Try Tacos in Chapel Hill and Carrboro

Moroccan On My Mind What started as a passing experiment for Janet Elbetri of Sandwhich one Saturday morning in 2015 with an impulse-bought press turned...

Weekend at a Glance: Bikes, Beer and Bites

Carolina Brewery Grand (Re)Opening – Thursday – Celebrating 22 years this summer, Carolina Brewery – which recently underwent a remodel – is opening anew and offering...

Neal’s Deli Serves Up a Superior Sandwich in the Heart of Carrboro

Started up nine years ago, Neal’s Deli has accumulated a good number of regulars, who order their usuals of the deli’s classic menu selection...

5 Franklin Street Finds, Just in Time for Summer

Favorite Women's Boutique: Uniquities Parker Lauralie combo dress, $248 Favorite Fashion Jewelry: Light Years Sunglasses, $8.95 Favorite Art Gallery: Ackland Museum Store Kid O Pour & Spin Submarine water...

Feel Fresh This Summer With Our Favorite Beauty Finds

Sea salt bamboo charcoal bar, $5 Wild Field Soaps     Aftershave balm scented in “Oil of Himalaya,” $24.95 The Fragrance Shop           Bespoke body butter, $22 The Apothecary...

3 Swoon-Worthy Chapel Hill Escapes

HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW? When UNC professor of anthropology James Peacock (now retired after 45 years) and his wife, Florence, an accomplished professional singer...

Take A Look Inside This Colorful Carrboro “Lego House”

Kids in the neighborhood call Lisa Bobst and Scott Evangelista’s new home in Carrboro off North Greensboro Street “the Lego house.” It’s a label...