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Getting to Know Vivienne Benesch

The new producing artistic director of PlayMakers Repertory Company talks can't-miss shows, change and Chapel Hill. What drew you to taking on the role at...

Face Paint, Food Trucks and Art on Franklin Street Ring in the Fall Season

Families, students and art connoisseurs alike came out Sunday, October 2 to West Franklin Street for the 44th annual Festifall. At this street art...

Celebrations, Student Successes and a Swearing In

Send us your noteworthy moments! From births to awards to new biz and more – noted@chapelhillmagazine.com. Local Lit In June, UNC women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell...

The House Always Wins with Community Home Trust

Community Home Trust, a nonprofit that seeks to provide affordable homeownership opportunities for low and moderate income households in Chapel Hill and Carrboro, threw...

Remembering Carrie Gilmore, Her Legacy and Her Lessons

Our community recently lost a glowing, creative, openhearted, loyal giver and connector. Her name was Carrie Gilmore, and she was quite a spark. I knew Carrie...

Second Chances and Serving Others

On Friday, September 18, 2015, as the sun rose over another beautiful Chapel Hill morning, I was on the treadmill at the UNC Wellness...

Staycation: Experience A Breathtaking Night with Morehead Planetarium

Darkness overtook twilight as I drove down the winding road to Jordan Lake. It was pitch-black and desolate when I made the final turn into the...

Way to Go, Grads!

Students from Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools celebrated their high school graduations at the late-night, substance-free Project Graduation on Saturday, June 11. In its 24th...

A Sweet Pairing

All-you-can-eat cupcakes? Yes, please. City Kitchen played host to the Orange County Rape Crisis Center’s third annual Cupcakes and Cocktails. The judges – including Town Council’s...

SECU Family House BBQ & Auction

In April, guests gathered with Tar Heel pride at the Avaya Blue Zone at Kenan Memorial Stadium for a barbecue and auction supporting the SECU Family...