FOOD ISSUE


4/9/2018 8:14pm

A scoop of icecream.

Ben & Jerry's serves up free ice cream, helps Musical Empowerment

For the past two and a half years, the Franklin Street Ben & Jerry’s has partnered with Musical Empowerment, a student organization that provides over 130 youth from the Chapel Hill-Carrboro area with free, one-on-one music lessons, for their Free Cone Day. The lessons are provided by students from UNC and takes place at the University United Methodist Church on Franklin Street. 

4/5/2018 8:28pm

Chapel Hill honors and celebrates culture in Sunday's international festival

International flags line Franklin Street in preparation for the upcoming Near and Far Festival in Chapel Hill this weekend, which will honor and celebrate the town's global community.  The festival will be Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at 140 West Franklin St. Plaza and will feature performances from Pline Mounzeo to Prema Natya Vidyalaya Dance School. The event will also have interactive exhibits such as UNC Global, the Chapel Hill Chinese School and a tasting tent. 


11/30/2017 7:42pm

Perennial Coffee and Pastries barista Anna Kasibhatla creates a new brew: a grapefruit infused spiced maple latte.

Review: Chapel Hill's best coffee shops for studying

With exam season upon us, students might want to get away from campus and study in a more inviting atmosphere. Staff writer Grant Allen ventured to three local coffee shops to review their atmospheres, menus and accessibility. 


11/16/2017 7:08pm

Açaí bowls have come to Franklin Street with the opening of The Purple Bowl. 

Local businesses opt to go cashless

Establishments are going cashless.  Some restaurants have stopped accepting bills or coins because they fear being robbed, while others see ‘going cashless’ as a step toward the digital future. Many establishments agree it increases cleanliness and efficiency. The conversation between businesses going cashless is not straight forward, but for some businesses they believe it makes more sense.