Guides

The Hollywood Lineup for Film Fest 919
@eveqa
The Hollywood Lineup for Film Fest 919
If you want to be the most ~in the know~ of your friends during this upcoming awards season, you have to get a ticket to the 919 Film Fest. This inaugural festival is bringing a Sundance-level lineup right in town to Silverspot. ROMA Wednesday, October 3, 7:30 pm, DramaRoma, the...
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The Chelsea Theater is Back and Ready to Rock Your Weekend
@chelseatheaternc
The Chelsea Theater is Back and Ready to Rock Your Weekend
Not long ago, the Chelsea Theater at the Timberlyne Shopping Center was close to shutting down. Its former owner, John Stone, retired earlier this year, and at first it was unclear whether anyone would take over. That’s when several community members stepped up to take...
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The Weekender: Pepperfest, Ax Throwing + More
@laresidencerestaurant
The Weekender: Pepperfest, Ax Throwing + More
The sun is finally back and we are ready to enjoy it. Get out there and take advantage of a packed weekend in Chapel Hill full of events. It's festival season, y'all. 
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From Humble Beginnings to 500 lbs of Peppers, Get Ready for Pepper Fest
@brooklyngrange
From Humble Beginnings to 500 lbs of Peppers, Get Ready for Pepper Fest
The 11th annual Pepper Festival will include live music, aerial ropes routines and, most importantly, 500 pounds of locally grown peppersThis Sunday, the sustainability nonprofit Abundance North Carolina will be hosting an outdoor festival at Briar Chapel’s Great Meadow...
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Your Ultimate Guide to Carrboro Music Fest
@arko0
Your Ultimate Guide to Carrboro Music Fest
Grab your raincoats and lace up your dancing shoes, Chapel Hill — the Carrboro Music Festival  is coming to town!This year’s festival marks the 21st anniversary of the event that features approximately 200 bands across 29 stages around the Carrboro area. In the beginning, the...
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When Florence Comes to Town, We All Hunker Down
@whittrandy
When Florence Comes to Town, We All Hunker Down
Hurricane Florence is coming, which means that any plays, concerts or festivals you planned for the weekend are probably canceled. It also means that you should definitely stay inside, so here are some tips for staying sane while you lock yourself indoors for the next several days. Happy...
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Find Your New Date Spot in Chapel Hill
@kiposgreektaverna
Find Your New Date Spot in Chapel Hill
You've got the match on Tinder, but where do you take them? Maybe your significant other is in town or you're just trying to break the cycle of getting take out every date night. From "worth the drive" spots in Hillsborough to right down the road in Carrboro, Chapel Hill is filled with hidden gem...
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Healthy Thrills in Chapel Hill
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Healthy Thrills in Chapel Hill
Treat yourself to something healthy — Chapel Hill is bursting with some of the hottest businesses that make having a healthy lifestyle fun and delicious. There’s a whole world outside of Sup Dogs and Time-Out in the town of Chapel Hill, so here’s a few places you don’t want to miss on your journe...
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Meet the Owner of Med Deli: A True Chapel Hillian
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Meet the Owner of Med Deli: A True Chapel Hillian
It's hard to believe the culinary success of Mediterranean Deli began with 12 chairs, six tables and one 6-foot deli case. Jamil Kadoura, an immigrant from Palestine, has built a small empire despite facing social and cultural challenges throughout his 27 years as a...
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Must-See Shows of September
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Must-See Shows of September
The major festival months of summer are ending, but don't fear — September will bring some high-quality artists to the Triangle.Whether you stopped listening to pop music in 2005 or follow the newest metal bands, the Chapel Hill area has a tailor-made concert experience for you. Hang out at the...
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Meet La Borinqueña: The Puerto-Rican Superhero You Need to Know
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Meet La Borinqueña: The Puerto-Rican Superhero You Need to Know
It’s a bird… it’s a plane… it’s… La Borinquena!UNC will get a taste of the Marvel universe when comic book artist and writer Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez visits campus on September 14.As a part of the John and June Allcott Gallery, Miranda-Rodriguez’ artwork will...
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Best Places to Hide From Students in a College Town
@liesljan
Best Places to Hide From Students in a College Town
Chapel Hill is an amazing college town, some may say it's the best in the country, but for people outside the undergraduate population, it's sometimes hard to get away from the flood of students the first few weeks. We compiled some of the best spots that let you stay in town while waiting for th...
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Here's How Female Filmmakers are Shaking Up the Industry
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Here's How Female Filmmakers are Shaking Up the Industry
Katie Otto’s allergies were acting up as she stood in Merritt’s Pasture to scout her film location. The wide expanse of wild grass behind Fordham Boulevard would serve as one of her primary backdrops for her 2018 experimental film, “Against the Morning Sun.” Otto’s work...
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Laugh It Off with Trifecta Improv
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Laugh It Off with Trifecta Improv
Shaking a building with laughter is difficult, but the Peoples Improv Theater, better known as the PIT, prove that a local theater dedicated to teaching and performing comedy is vital to the Chapel Hill scene.The theater – which is located near the edge of Carrboro and Chapel Hill – serves...
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Must-See Shows of September
@third_degree_photography
Must-See Shows of September
The major festival months of summer are ending, but don't fear — September will bring some high-quality artists to the Triangle. Whether you stopped listening to pop music in 2005 or follow the newest metal bands, the Chapel Hill area has a tailor-made concert experience for you. Hang out at the ...
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The Newcomer's Guide to Franklin Street
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The Newcomer's Guide to Franklin Street
When you’re sick of meal swipes or just new to the town, The Daily Tar Heel and Offline have you covered for navigating the wealth of restaurants on Franklin Street. From parent-friendly to game day ready, be prepared to get an on-campus job to subsidize your newest eating...
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Moon Party Musician: Q & A with Saman Khoujinian
@a.basic.guy
Moon Party Musician: Q & A with Saman Khoujinian
 If you follow the celestial cycles, an important season is on the horizon The Full Sturgeon Moon, the time when sturgeon are most easily caught, is almost upon us — and the Honeysuckle Tea House is putting on a show to celebrate. Singer and songwriter Saman...
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The Newcomer's Guide to Franklin Street
@brill08
The Newcomer's Guide to Franklin Street
When you’re sick of meal swipes or just new to the town, The Daily Tar Heel and Offline have you covered for navigating the wealth of restaurants on Franklin Street. From parent-friendly to game day ready, be prepared to get an on-campus job to subsidize your newest eating habits. 
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The Essential Guide to the Top Breweries in the Triangle
@thetravel_mechanic
The Essential Guide to the Top Breweries in the Triangle
They say Virginia is for lovers. But North Carolina is for BEER lovers. Billing itself as the “State of Southern Beer,” NC is home to more than 200 craft breweries, brewpubs, microbreweries, and nano breweries statewide.With such a wealth, it’s hard to pick favorites. But if you’re new to the are...
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