Tag Archives: orange county

27 Views of Home

How many perspectives does it take to tell the story of a place? A publisher in Hillsborough may have found the magic number.
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Posted in Books, January 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Durham’s Bakery District

Where to find the city’s best breads, pies, and doughnuts.
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Posted in Dining, November 2013, Piedmont | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Music Deep Down

For two young brothers who got their start tapping rhythms on household items, music comes naturally.
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Posted in Music, October 2013, Piedmont | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Friday Night Music: Bynum General Store and The Carolina Inn

At two beloved Triangle landmarks — Bynum General Store and the Carolina Inn — the music plays on.
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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Music, Piedmont, September 2013 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Merritt’s Store and Grill in Chapel Hill

You might wait 45 minutes for a B.L.T. at Merritt’s Store and Grill in Chapel Hill. But trust us, this bite is worth it.
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Posted in Dining, Food, July 2013 | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

The Presbyterians Had Layer Cakes … The Catholics Had Kibbe

Award-winning Chef Bill Smith remembers church suppers, and growing up the child of a Presbyterian and a Catholic.
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Posted in April 2013, Coast, Dining, Food, History & Religion | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Hillsborough BBQ Company

The stained glass, hardwood floors, and full bar make this restaurant look upscale, but the flavor of the barbecue is smoky and down-home.
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Posted in Dining, March 2013, Piedmont | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

From This Seat

Inside Coker Arboretum in Chapel Hill, you can observe native plants sharing soil with plants from around the world.
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Posted in February 2013, Gardens & Gardening, Piedmont | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Maple View Farm

In Hillsborough, a fifth-generation dairyman and his wife tend a herd of cows with a heritage as strong as the family’s.
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Posted in February 2013, Nature & Agriculture, Piedmont | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

To the Moon, from Chapel Hill

Nearly every U.S. astronaut until 1975 — yes, including Neil, Buzz, John, and Alan — trained at Morehead Planetarium. That’s where they learned to navigate outer space.

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Posted in Central N.C., January 2013, Science & Technology | Tagged , | 3 Comments