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Sunday June 4th


Lines form out the door for Fitzgerald's Irish Pub

Customers might have warned him, but the owner of Fitzgerald’s Irish Pub still wasn’t expecting the flood of patrons that started last week. James Jackson, the pub’s owner, said he was surprised when 3,000 people — 500 more than he was expecting — made their way into the Irish pub in the last week.

All up in your business

Carolina Brewery expands distribution As of last month, many out-of-state Carolina Brewery fans can now buy the company’s beers in their hometowns. Chapel Hill’s Carolina Brewery has expanded distribution of its craft beers to Georgia, Nashville, Tenn., and Virginia Beach, Va., in hopes of becoming a more regional brewery, owner Robert Poitras said. The new out-of-state distribution deals follow the brewery’s successful expansion to South Carolina markets last March, particularly in Charleston, Poitras said. “Charleston has a lot of similarities to the Triangle in terms of its craft beer and food culture,” Poitras said.

FPG community gathers to mark 50 years

In 1962, Frank Porter Graham Elementary School opened with 12 teachers for 240 students, all African-American. Fifty years later, FPG represents students from more than 30 countries and countless backgrounds.

All Up In Your Business

Miel Bon Bons leaves Carrboro The biggest sweet-tooth can satisfy his craving with cakes, macaroons, and cupcakes from Miel Bon Bons.

Scavenging for Franklin Street art

Armed with just an iPhone and a bottle of Arizona Green Tea, I set out across downtown Chapel Hill on the hunt for several art pieces carefully hidden around Franklin Street.

Seasonal graffiti pops up in Carrboro

East Weaver Street in Carrboro has welcomed a new population of bunnies — graffiti bunnies. An anonymous artist recently hung up several white bunny decals on the Beehive Salon building, located at 102 East Weaver St.

Orange County, Chapel Hill review big projects

Smoking, Rogers Road and trash were the topics of discussion in the joint meeting last night between the Chapel Hill Town Council and Board of Orange County Commissioners. The joint meeting did not result in any votes, and consisted mainly of updates on ongoing projects in the town and county.

Commissioners debate site for new Orange County Library

After 25 years of discussion, a southern branch of the Orange County Public Library is still three to five years away. At Tuesday’s Board of County Commissioner’s meeting, commissioners received an update on a continuing effort between the county and Carrboro to choose a site for the library. Three sites were originally proposed: 1128 Hillsborough Rd., 401 Fidelity St. and 301 West Main St.

UNC dermatologist says 'exorcise, not excise' when it comes to warts

Humans have long waged a bitter battle against those pesky imperfections known as warts – freezing them, injecting them with yeast and then attempting to cut them out. But one Chapel Hill doctor has a rather unusual approach — he performs an exorcism on them.