Explore Our Issues


November/December 2023

In our holiday entertaining, wellness and schools issue, we highlight festive recipes, five do-gooders in our community, a schools guide and more.


September/October 2023

In our 14th annual food and drink issue, we highlight perfect patios for alfresco dining and passionate farmers on a mission, plus your complete guide to can’t miss concerts, events and more this fall.


July/August 2023

In our 12th annual Best of Chapel Hill issue, we highlight our readers’ favorite spots, celebrate local businesses’ milestones and more.

May/June 2023 cover featuring Nora El-Khouri Spencer

May/June 2023

In our 10th annual women’s issue, we highlight 13 women making an impact in our communities, celebrate local businesses’ milestones and more.


March/April 2023

Explore lush outdoor spaces, see the latest home trends and meet eight impactful self-starters in our home & garden and entrepreneurs issue

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January/February 2023

Meet young people making a difference, dig into The ArtsCenter’s past and future, find the perfect summer camp and more in our 2023 Kids Issue


December 2022

Make a festive treat while home for the holiday, meet community members dedicated to wellness, get the scoop on downtown development and more


November 2022

This annual issue highlights local students and their mentors, and includes a directory of independent, regional boarding and charter schools

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September/October 2022

Our 13th annual Food, Drink and Farms issue highlights fall recipes, local flower farms and our fall arts guide.

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July/August 2022

Our 11th annual Best of Chapel Hill issue highlights our readers’ favorites, from new restaurants to clothing stores to museums and more


May/June 2022

Get to know 11 inspiring leaders elevating fundamental causes within our community in our 9th annual Women’s Issue


March/April 2022

Meet some local entrepreneurs, discover timeless home trends, try a new recipe and more


January/February 2022

Find swim lessons, puppet shows, kid-friendly farms and more family fun around town in our January/February 2022 issue


December 2021

Our holiday issue is here! Read about festive events, how locals celebrate and get tips on healthy ways to indulge this season.


November 2021

Veterans Day marks a year since the members of American Legion Post 6 found a new home in a sun-filled building just west of Carrboro where veterans and their families can gather, enjoy camaraderie and swap stories with one another. To commemorate the day, we interviewed four service members, ranging in age from 33-year-old Tony Garcia, who did …

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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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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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