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September/October 2021

I scoured Nextdoor at the beginning of the pandemic for someone with an extra coffee machine to use for a few weeks of working from home. A neighbor named Paul had one to spare and left it in his garage for me. But as we all know by now, those weeks became months. Thanks to …

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July/August 2021

This is the first letter I’ve written at 40,000 feet in the air, from my aisle seat on a Southwest flight. I felt a familiar thrill as we ascended into the clouds on my way to Colorado in June. Denver isn’t my inaugural post-pandemic trip, though – I got choked up at Progressive Field while …

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May/June 2021 cover features Jaimie Lee

May/June 2021

We couldn’t have asked for better weather on that Monday in April when we scheduled our Women’s Issue photo shoot. It was sunny and 75 degrees – and a week before the pollen took over – at the North Carolina Botanical Garden. Photographer John Michael Simpson had scoped out pockets of greenery and blooming flowers. I …

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Chapel Hill Magazine April 2021

April 2021

Our Home & Garden issue is now on stands! Read more about businesses, homes and more in our April 2021 issue of Chapel Hill Magazine.

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March 2021

In our March 2021 issue, we share successful business owners, ideas for getaways closer to home, details on the new Wegmans and more

January/February 2021

January/February 2021

In our annual Kids Issue, read about new additions at Morehead Planetarium & Science Center, self-directed plays by Morgan Creek kids and more

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December 2020

Our annual holiday checklist, festive recipes from local chefs, updates on Chapel Hill’s innovation district and more


November 2020

Students and teachers rise to the occasion during a virtual school year, Mipso releases a new album, Tonya Council talks Thanksgiving memories and more

September/October 2020

September/October 2020

In our 11th annual Food & Drink issue, read about at-home date night ideas, how the culinary community is giving back, a few dessert highlights and more

Chapel Hill Mayor Pam Hemminger, Hillsborough Mayor Jenn Weaver and Carrboro Mayor Lydia Lavelle in front of the Varsity.

July/August 2020

The Best of Chapel Hill issue, a Q&A with Orange County’s leaders on the coronavirus response, three easy recipes that celebrate the season and more

The May/June issue of Chapel Hill Magazine

May/June 2020

The 7th annual Women’s issue, pandemic experiences from our neighbors, how families use their favorite home spaces while social distancing and more

The April issue of Chapel Hill Magazine

April 2020

The annual Home & Garden issue, chefs’ inspiration, financial wellness at every age, Chapel Hill in full bloom and more

Tanner and Mimi Hock own Perennial plus a few other West Franklin Street buildings in Chapel Hill.

March 2020

March 2020 THE ENTREPRENEUR ISSUE 78 | The Entrepreneurs These business owners – from a long-standing family enterprise to a promising cancer treatment startup – share lessons, plans for expansion and more 92 | Behind the Music Storied venue Cat’s Cradle changed owners and locations over its 50 years, but never lost its cool 102 …

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Members of the School of Rock Chapel Hill house band in front of the music school.

January/February 2020

January/February 2020 THE KIDS’ EDITION 34 | Making the Band School of Rock Chapel Hill provides a sense of community and a place for kids and teens to hone their music skills 40 | With the Assist Former UNC player Marcus Ginyard sponsors an annual two-day basketball clinic for local kids 44 | Summer Camp …

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The cover of the December 2019 issue of Chapel Hill Magazine

December 2019

December 2019 FEATURES 36 | It’s All About the Climb Members of Chapel Hill’s robust climbing community ascend to new heights 40 | Dimensions of Health This UNC professor hopes 3D-printing technology will breakthrough in women’s health 44 | Balancing Act A practice uses somatic psychotherapy to help clients tackle stress 50 | A Very …

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November 2019

November 2019 200 YEARS OF CHAPEL HILL 68 | 200 Years of Chapel Hill 70 | Moments in Time A brief history of Chapel Hill 76 | A Storied Friendship Ida Friday and Georgia Kyser helped preserve the town’s historical homes 78 | Community Treasures The Chapel Hill Historical Society honor a new class of …

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"Biscuits for Your Outside Man” features songs from North Carolina artists such as John Dee Holeman, Algia Mae Hinton and Guitar Gabriel.

September/October 2019

September/October 2019 THE FOOD & DRINK ISSUE 42 | A Feast For The Eyes Five dishes to savor this fall 50 | Fueled by Pho Andy Hoang opened his small Vietnamese restaurant  on West Franklin Street earlier this year, the realization of a lifelong dream 60 | A Full Plate Vimala Rajendran’s generosity is felt …

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The Best of Chapel Hill 2019 cover features multiple readers' favorites.

July/August 2019

The Best Of Issue: Our readers’ favorites revealed

Chapel Hill Town Council ember Jess Anderson

May/June 2019

May/June 2019   THE WOMEN’S ISSUE 52 | Lorie Clark 54 | Celisa Lehew 55 | Caroline Zarzar 56 | Bailey Pons 58 | Jennifer Ho 60 | Katie Loovis 62 | Jess Anderson 63 | Jan Davis 64 | Moreton Neal, Nancie McDermott, Keebe Fitch, Spring Council and Sharon Van Vechten 66 | Rhonda K. Lanning   FEATURES …

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April 2019

April 2019 THE HOME & GARDEN ISSUE 40 | Raise the Roof  The Hapgoods renovated a midcentury modern home and installed a contemporary roof garden  48 | Intentional Living Carrboro’s Pacifica neighborhood is based on the principles of shared space and valued community  56 | The Grass Menagerie  The Ronald McDonald House’s whimsical garden delights …

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Lara Casey is the author of "Make It Happen," publisher of "Southern Weddings," and creator of the PowerSheets Goal Setting Planners.

March 2019

March 2019 FEATURES 38 | Ready to Recover A starving teenager with a rare disorder and an incomparable strength  62 | Raising the Bar Spend a night on the town at these local watering holes 105 | Island Escape A Chapel Hillian shares her top recommendations for Bald Head Island 108 | What We Love …

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