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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 – The 11th Annual Best Of Issue

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 – The 9th Annual Women’s Issue

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

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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