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Short List Submissions — Best Place to Warm Up with a Hot Holiday Beverage

Plenty of sites and publications offer “best of” lists and top ten awards, but how many let YOU vote on the best businesses and locations around your town? After all, it is YOUR town. Who else is more qualified to choose? Chapelboro.com’s Short List is a monthly award decided entirely by the readers and residents in our community. This month, the category is the “Best Place to Warm Up with a Hot Holiday Beverage.” In the form below, submit all the locations that YOU think deserve to be on the Short List. Submissions will last until Thursday, December 11th — we’ll compile...

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PTA Thrift Shop To Open New Expanded Facility Monday

Those attending the grand opening of the new PTA Thrift Shop in Carrboro Monday (WCHL will be broadcasting live from 7-9 am) will be blown away by the new 27,000 square foot facility on its old lot at 125 West Main Street. Executive Director Barbara Jessie-Black and her staff are bustling round-the-clock to make sure the grand opening is, well, grand. Visitors will see vestiges of the old Thrift Shop in completely new digs. Donated goods from real estate companies and other businesses, storage units and families will be displayed in wide-open aisles on the main floor, while the...

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November Short List Winners – The Best Place For A Micro-Brew

The votes are in, and it’s official: the winner of November’s Chapelboro Short List for “The Best Place For A Micro-Brew” in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro area is Steel String Craft Brewery! Steel String Craft Brewery in Carrboro has been open less than a year, but it has already become a fixture on the thriving local craft beer scene. Two of their aggressively-hopped ales are available year-round, and then seasonal beers are featured as the time and ingredients dictate. The brewers try to use as many local and state-sourced ingredients as possible, in their bid to create true North Carolina...

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Short List Voting: The Best Place For A Micro-Brew

Plenty of sites and publications offer “best of” lists and top ten awards, but how many let YOU vote on the best businesses and locations around your town? After all, it is YOUR town. Who else is more qualified to choose? Chapelboro.com’s Short List is a monthly award decided entirely by the readers and residents in YOUR community. We’ve been collecting your submissions for the month of November for “The Best Place For A Micro-Brew” and now it’s time to vote on the top spots! We’ll announce the winners on Tuesday, November 26th! The voting period goes from November 14th to...

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Congrats to our Basketball in the Big Apple Winner!

Tuesday night at R&R Grille on Franklin Street, Chapelboro and WCHL, along with dozens of finalists, came together to select a winner for our Basketball in the Big Apple Giveaway. And after 6 weeks of entries, and three rounds of elimination, we would like to congratulate Dave Tauder as our grand prize winner! Coach Roy Williams came in to select the winner, and capped off an exciting night by selecting Dave’s lucky number 8 from the deck to send him to the Big Apple for the Tar Heels in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic at the Mohegan Sun from...

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Short List Submissions — The Best Place For A Micro-Brew

Plenty of sites and publications offer “best of” lists and top ten awards, but how many let YOU vote on the best businesses and locations around your town? After all, it is YOUR town. Who else is more qualified to choose? Chapelboro.com’s Short List is a monthly award decided entirely by the readers and residents in our community. This month, the category is the “Best Place for a Micro-Brew.” In the form below, submit all the locations that YOU think deserve to be on the Short List. Submissions will last until Thursday, November 14th — we’ll compile your entries and let the...

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Late Night With Roy

This past Friday, the Tar Heels kicked off their basketball season with Late Night with Roy. Music, dancing, and skits all culminated with a scrimmage showing off what to expect this year from the Heels. Photos by Todd...

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October Short List Winners — The Best Place For A Pumpkin Flavored Treat

The votes are in and it’s official, the winner of October’s Chapelboro Short List for “The Best Place For A Pumpkin Flavored Treat” in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro area is Weaver Street Market! With locations in Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Hillsborough, Weaver Street Market brings their consumer-owned brand of natural and organic grocery shopping to every corner of our community. Focusing on local and fair trade goods, Weaver Street Market provides a unique alternative for those looking to support local business, while also getting the best in fresh and high quality groceries. In addition to stocking local and fair trade...

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Winmore Fall Festival

This past Saturday, the Winmore community celebrated the new season with local food and music. Photos by Lachelle Schneider. Alex and Kassindra from Alivia’s Lucas and Loupica McNeil Winmore Salon Giving Tree Wellness Seema and Shashim – The Goddard School Lynn Blakey and Ecki Heins Dave Otto speaking to a guest about his photography Dave Otto’s photography Susan Siegel (Charles House) and John Claydon (assistant and...

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