CITY & COUNTY


10/5/2017 10:19pm

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Businesses ebb and flow on Franklin Street

Franklin Street has existed since the University first opened, and has expanded from just a few houses, stores and a post office in the 1790s to a 3-mile-long stretch filled with restaurants, businesses and office spaces.  


10/5/2017 8:40pm

Tom Robinson's Seafood restaurant is located in Carrboro.

Local seafood market supports coastal NC fishers every Wednesday

Walking into Tom Robinson’s Seafood shop is like being transported to an old-fashioned fish market. The sharp smell of fish fills the air and customers browse for fish at the open counter.  Tom Robinson’s Seafood is a fish market located behind the Armadillo Grill in Carrboro that has offered a reliable source of wild-caught fresh fish from North Carolina’s coast Thursdays through Saturdays for the past 40 years.  

10/4/2017 8:08pm

It's a Coffee World at UNC, but where does that coffee come from?

UNC students have become accustomed to studying in the small coffee shops in the nooks and corners of Carrboro and Franklin Street. The many cafés in the area are home to groups of students and coffee lovers alike.  And many of the local coffee shops are also home to ethically-sourced coffee beans.


10/3/2017 9:15pm

The Carrboro Board of Aldermen met on Oct. 3.

Carrboro Board of Aldermen meets Oct. 3

Agenda items include a resolution to commit to 100 percent clean energy by 2050, a presentation of the Community Climate Action Plan and continued public discussion for the town-owned property at 203 S. Greensboro Street.


10/3/2017 7:37pm

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Pizza places abound on Franklin Street

 MidiCi will join the eight pizza restaurants on Franklin Street. The California-based pizza chain is to open in the winter under Top of the Hill and across the street from the newly established pizza restaurant Lotsa. In addition to Lotsa, the area is already home to Italian Pizzeria III, Benny Cappella’s, Artisan Pizza Kitchen, Mellow Mushroom, Toppers Pizza, Papa Johns and I Love NY Pizza.