Students, faculty and community members are now able to purchase an Elevate meal plan to order meals on Franklin Street.

This new meal plan option lets you use your swipes on Franklin Street

Elevate gives UNC students the opportunity to pursue a new meal plan partnered with as many as 21 restaurants on Franklin Street, introducing a variety of options.

Read more to find out the details and benefits of this new addition.


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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Word on the Street: Voting in college

It's not over 'til it's over... and today, it's over! Staff writer Casey Quam spoke to students in the Pit about their voting experience at UNC this year, and marks an end to the voting madness on campus. 


The Dunkin' Donuts on 1509 Franklin St. on Oct. 29, 2018. This location is in the process of getting a drive thru approved. An employee said that the store has attempted multiple times since they opened but they haven't been successful.

Franklin Street Dunkin' Donuts continues to fight for drive-thru

The Dunkin' Donuts on Franklin Street continues to work toward obtaining a drive-thru permit. Town members have expressed concerns about the drive-thru line interfering with traffic flow on the street, but the owner assures that the location can handle the traffic and any other requirements needed to get the permit.


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.