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Dain Phelan and Mark Dundas partnered up and, with the help of their spouses Jennifer and Iara, opened Heavenly Buffaloes after a failed quest for quality local wings. The Chapel Hill location opened last April.
UNC is focused on excellence, and that includes environmental friendliness.
With an armful of Orangeades from the Colonial Drug Store across Franklin Street, Marc Pons walked around his dad’s store as a kid on hot summer days, handing out the refreshing drinks.
Carolina Brewery, one of the Triangle's first craft breweries, is celebrating its 22nd anniversary Feb.
Granville Towers Room Draft selection process helps residents not only find their community, but keep it. Cheekily modeled after the NFL Draft, it allows returning students to pick out their room for the upcoming year by physically placing a pin on a poster of Granville’s layout to “draft” their room choice.
Bull City Escape is part of a growing trend of entertainment rooms that challenge the brain as well as group dynamics. The business engages its customers by locking them in a room for 60 minutes — the only way out is to find and solve a sequence of clues that leads you to the final combination. The concept started out with online games, then moved to real life entertainment rooms across the country, creating a network of interactive and immersive environments for groups to bond together.
For students in recovery, deciding where to live can be a tough choice. Being surrounded by a supportive community that understands what you are going through is important, said Frank Allison, program coordinator of Recovery Initiatives for the Carolina Recovery Program.
In 2012, Josh Lineberger was working in the food-service industry, watching the way his customers interacted with each other. Today, he has an app inspired by what he saw in those days, an app development company that supports it and a plan to expand it beyond the Charlotte region.
There are two more opportunities for you to enjoy free Music on the Porch concerts at the The Center for the Study of the American South this fall.
Shane Phillips is a graduate student in the School of Social Work. He is working towards a certificate in substance use and addiction studies.
Author Kate McGaughey knows Chapel Hill. As a former UNC associate provost, she lived here, frequenting local staples like The Carolina Inn, TOPO, Carolina Coffee Shop and many Franklin Street stores that now appear in her books. Her first self-published mystery novel, “Feel the Heat,” was sold nationwide. This week, she has published her second novel with a Chapel Hill setting, called “Hear The Bells.”
September is Recovery Awareness Month, but resources and opportunities for UNC students in recovery are available year round. Click here to read up on services offered by the Carolina Recovery Program. Check out this pageto learn in greater detail about the benefits of joining the program, including housing. This calendar helps you keep up with meetings and special events, such as sports tailgates and off-campus excursions. Parents and families can find detailed advice and resources here.
There can be a stigma around substance use disorder. Using inclusive language helps reduce the stigma by countering negative perceptions the public has towards people in recovery, said Frank Allison, program coordinator of Recovery Initiatives for the Carolina Recovery Program.