11/2/2011 4:26pm

	Juan Tuset, 2011 UNC Global Studies major and Hispanic and Latino/Latina Studies minor, prepares a grocery cart for a family for the month.  Tuset works at the IFC as the new director of Hispanic outreach.  He says he enjoys working for IFC because they are “doing things to mitigate the rigors of poverty,” especially here in the Chapel Hill area.

Working to provide holiday meals for homeless

With Thanksgiving approaching fast, Juan Tuset wants to make sure all Hispanic residents in need receive enough information to register for a holiday meal. And because of his efforts to bring together the Inter-Faith Council for Social Service and the local Hispanic homeless community and in-need Spanish speakers, he might see that goal achieved.

10/30/2011 2:16pm

Homegrown Halloween has hurt the profits of Franklin Street bars

For local business owner Kyle Heath, Halloween used to be the most profitable night of the year — rivaled only by a national championship. But since Chapel Hill implemented Homegrown Halloween in 2008 as an effort to return the Franklin Street Halloween celebration to its community roots, he said profits have declined — and he is concerned this year will continue the trend.

10/26/2011 7:54pm

	Local cupcake store Sugarland displays some of their fall cupcakes

	UNC exercise science student and Sugarland employee, Carley Brown displays some fall cupcakes (from left to right): Pumpkin Chocolate Chip, Oktoberfest, and Sweet Potato Praline

Chapel Hill eateries debut various seasonal dishes

As the leaves begin to change color, so do the menus at some of Chapel Hill’s most famous restaurants and coffee shops. Local chefs are whipping up seasonal dishes, using various spices, fruits and vegetables characteristic of the season.

8/20/2011 5:03pm

Hector's to reopen on East Rosemary Street

Pita double cheeseburgers are making a comeback in Chapel Hill. Hector’s, tentatively slated to open Labor Day weekend, will be a revival of the original Hector’s, which opened in 1969 in Chapel Hill and has closed and reopened three times since.