When Becky Laskody and her husband went looking for a neighborhood to raise a child in, they began exploring the idea of cohousing. Over twenty years later, Laskody is now one of the founding members of Arcadia, a Chapel Hill cohousing community.
Modern day hooping, an artistic movement and dance involving a hoop, has found itself in many major cities such as Los Angeles, New York — and Carrboro.
Halloween in Chapel Hill has become more tame in recent years due to collaborative efforts to make the town’s celebration more local.
Orange County has the highest per capita income in North Carolina according to the 2017 State of the Community report put together by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce and the Triangle Community Foundation.
The Chapel Hill Alliance for a Livable Town (CHALT) has endorsed incumbent Mayor Pam Hemminger and Chapel Hill Town Council candidates Allen Buansi, Hongbin Gu, Rachel Schaevitz and Karen Stegman for the 2017 Chapel Hill municipal election.
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.
Since the first day of classes, the effort to remove Silent Sam from McCorkle Place has evolved from a protest, to a sit-in and then to a boycott. With the semester not even half over, the movement has underwent many turns.
In the 2015 Chapel Hill mayoral race, the two front runners, Pam Hemminger and Mark Kleinschmidt, spent a combined total of $53,603.58 on their campaigns.