Franklin Street

Franklin Street sits at the northern edge of campus and it is the most famous stretch of pavement in Chapel Hill. Many of the businesses on Franklin Street cater to students. 

Students often rush Franklin Street after a win against Duke in basketball. Chapel Hill’s Homegrown Halloween event, which at its peak attracted nearly 32,000 college students from across the state, is held on Franklin Street.

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B. Good opened next to Target on Franklin, and serves food from sustainable sources.

Eat good. Feel good. B.GOOD.

B.GOOD is the latest restaurant to call Chapel Hill home. The joint boasts fast and healthy meals that create an atmosphere that feels like home. Many students have frequented the restaurant since it recently opened and enjoy its kale smoothies, milkshakes and other healthy eats. 


Jamil Kadoura, owner of Mediterranean Deli, smiles as he finishes preparing a plate for a customer. 

Med Deli owner shares his optimism for a mended community despite recent protests

If you don't love Mediterranean Deli, you've at least heard of it. Characterized by its huge serving plates piled high with colorful, fresh delicacies and its sunny staff, the restaurant brings cuisine steeped in culture to Chapel Hill and beyond.  Med Deli brings people together over authentic food, but the restaurant's founder hopes people do more than share a meal between friends; he hopes it uplifts the community as it uplifted him.