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Father of Modern Neuroscience’s Art Comes to The Ackland

By Adam Phan | January 31, 2019

The human brain is undoubtedly one of the most complex structures known to mankind. Neuroscientist and artist Santiago Ramón y Cajal devoted his life to studying its mysteries. Over five decades of research and over 3,000 drawings of the brain led to his discovery that the brain is made up […]

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Photographer’s new exhibit benefits ALS research

By Cara Siliakus | January 25, 2019

After graduating from UNC in 1998, Andrew Ross was active in the Chapel Hill arts community for nearly a decade, working as a commercial photographer and photographic artist. He also served on served on the Chapel Hill Public Arts Commission. Various jobs took him around the world as he taught […]

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Kids in the Kitchen

By Hannah Lee | January 22, 2019

Many adults might not know what pizzelle (traditional Italian waffle cookies) are let alone know how to make them. But Thomas McMurray, 10, does. And a big reason why is because of Southern Season’s cooking classes. On some Saturday mornings, the large specialty grocery store offers courses that give kids […]

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Wedding: Paige Morrow & Kristine Falk

By Cara Siliakus | January 15, 2019

Chapel Hill natives Paige Morrow and Kristine Falk grew up less than a mile apart but didn’t meet until attending East Chapel Hill High School, where they were on the soccer team together. After college, they reconnected and started dating soon after that.  One Christmas Day, the couple was with Paige’s […]

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Take Action – This Class Prepares You for Emergencies

By Hannah Lee | January 9, 2019

When Mary Stuart Alfano went to the Norfolk Yacht & Country Club in Virginia on a Tuesday in 2014, she thought she’d be spending her evening getting a bite to eat.

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Saved by the Barbell

By Hannah Lee | January 9, 2019

CrossFit is known to be a rigorous workout, and some of the fittest athletes compete in the sport. But teens, like Caitlin McCarthy, 13, are proving that this style of exercise can be for everyone. Walk into CrossFit Local on a Monday evening, and you’ll likely find the Smith Middle […]

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Turkey Trot

By Chapel Hill Magazine | November 21, 2018

by Susan and Tom Hoerger If you come to our Chapel Hill home for Thanksgiving, there are two rules:  1  You must participate in the Cardinal Track Club’s Gallop & Gorge 8K run at 8 a.m. Thanksgiving morning in Carrboro. 2  You must run it wearing a turkey hat. Your […]

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Wedding: Rachel Dunn & Luca Tomasi

By Kensey Katz | November 14, 2018

When Luca Tomasi, a Chapel Hill native, asked his classmate, Rachel Dunn, out on a date during a school day at Durham Academy their junior year, they might not have guessed their relationship would blossom over ten years together. After spending their college years apart – Luca at Duke and […]

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Wedding: Kyle Peterson & Maggie Peterson

By Ashley Applewhite | October 24, 2018

In the spring of 2014, Chapel Hill native Kyle Peterson met Maggie Peterson through mutual friends while living in Nashville after college. When September rolled around, the two started dating. The couple moved to Chapel Hill together in pursuit of Kyle’s MBA at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. To celebrate their […]

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What Chapel Hillians Will Love About Jackson County, N.C.

By Amanda MacLaren | October 17, 2018

We took a weekend trip to explore parts of Cashiers, Sylva and Dillsboro. While it definitely felt like a retreat to the mountains, we couldn’t help but draw comparisons between some of these locales and our town. So, here are some tips for your next trip to this remote, idyllic western […]

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