Lily Stephens

Editorial intern Lily Stephens is a Georgia native studying journalism and studio art at UNC-Chapel Hill. When she isn’t writing or painting, she can usually be found wishfully browsing pet adoption sites in search of her first Dachshund puppy.

France Comes to Franklin

A new crêpe restaurant just opened its doors on Franklin Street. Lovers of the French pancakes can get their fix with sweet and savory options from locally owned and operated Crêpe Traditions. Co-owners Sree Valluru and Suvidha Kovuri envision the restaurant as an alternative to crowded coffee shops and as a laid-back hangout spot for …

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Weekend Best Bets: Dachshunds, Dinner and Dr. Dolittle

The Art of Recycling – Thursday – November 15 – Get inspired by Scrapel Hill’s latest exhibit “The Art of Recycling,” featuring 11 original works created from recycled or repurposed materials. The exhibit is open until November 15 so there’s plenty of time to get those creative juices flowing or be inspired to live more …

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Well Dressed

J. McLaughlin is opening a new store in Chapel Hill this week, featuring “classic American style” for men and women. The store will open on Friday in Meadowmont Village. Their Chapel Hill store will be the 101st store of the brand known for its neighborhood feel and attention to customer service. Co-Founder and Creative Director Kevin McLaughlin says, “Chapel …

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Drink Sky Pink

Carolina Brewery is thinking pink this October. The Chapel Hill-based craft brewery will change its popular “Sky Blue Golden Ale” to “Sky Pink Golden Ale” in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The limited-edition color will raise awareness and funds for Susan G. Komen, a nonprofit working to end breast cancer and save lives. “Sky …

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Q&A with Artist Laura Hughes

Laura Berendsen Hughes moved to Durham in seventh grade. Her interest in art was sparked several years earlier, but she credits Durham with being a great place to grow up as an artist. She attended UNC for her BFA in sculpture, and after initially working in printing and advertising, she became a professional graphic designer. …

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