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Add These Books to Your Kids’ Summer Reading Lists

"Jake the Fake Keeps it Real" by Craig Robinson and Adam Mansbach with art by Keith Knight Starting a new school is hard. But what about...

Relive UNC’s Championship Night With This Dad and His Daughters

We are driving up 15-501 in the pouring April rain, toward the parking snarls of the Smith Center. Though I will be told several...

Meet the Remarkable Woman Behind Morris Grove’s Gecko Costume

Raised in the Philadelphia suburbs, Stacey Lange graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in English literature and language. She briefly lived...

Olympian Joan Nesbit Mabe On Making Strides For Cross Country

Olympian, former UNC running coach, three-time NCAA All-American at UNC and pioneer for North Carolina women’s high school cross-country ... Joan Nesbit Mabe is...

Go Into the Wild at Duke Lemur Center

My kids are big fans of the animated film “Madagascar,” and of course, the main character, King Julien, the hyperactive, booty-shaking lemur with a...

Hit the Road: Weekend Getaways in NC

In a beautiful state like ours, you don’t have to travel far to escape the everyday. Here are some of our favorite places to...

What We’ve Heard Around Town

BUSINESS BRIEFS Near the end of 2016, 140 West Franklin was sold by its Florida-based developer to Asana Partners of Charlotte. Graduates of UNC Kenan-Flagler’s MBA...

5 Events Not to Miss in March

"Twelfth Night" MARCH 1-19 PlayMakers Repertory Company tackles William Shakespeare’s comedy featuring siblings Viola and Sebastian and exploring the themes of mistaken identity, love, passion and...

5 Events Not To Miss This Holiday Season

Messiah Choruses and More Dec. 15 Join the North Carolina Symphony at Memorial Hall for this concert including classic pieces by Handel, Bach, Vaughan Williams and...

Go Local for Gifts This Holiday Season

Mynt Boutique A colorful and vibrant plaid scarf paired with a rich velvet blazer creates a bright and elegant look you can wear to...