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Top Trends: August 7

News: Did you follow the GOP debate last night, or the accompanying drinking game? One highlight was that Trump let it be known that he wouldn’t support another Republican candidate, and he didn’t rule out running as an independent. Pop Culture: This morning, Nicki shared her discovery of “Resting (B-word) Face.” It’s a face that, when at ease, is perceived as angry, irritated or simply … expressionless. Some women have even taken to plastic surgery to remove these somewhat permanent frowns through botox! Video: A couple trying to entice their baby to say Mama while feeding him, but the dog proves his ability to speak while eyeing the food. Keep up with WCHL/Chapelboro on social media! Follow along on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Find something you want to share? Email it to...

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Top Trends: August 6

News: Sure, the GOP debate tonight is an event to be taken seriously, but if you’d like to add some fun… there’s a drinking game for that. TV: Tonight is Jon Stewart’s last night as host of The Daily Show. He will be missed, but you can surely find plenty of recaps and “best of” lists from his time on the show between today and tomorrow that will help through the transition. Video: How much do you love milk in the morning, especially in cereal? Probably not as much as this cute raccoon. Keep up with WCHL/Chapelboro on social media! Follow along on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Find something you want to share? Email it to...

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Short List Submissions: Best Place for Vegetarians

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 Vegetarians.” In the form below, submit all the locations that YOU think deserve to be on the Short List – your favorite place to enjoy vegetarian options. Submissions will last until Wednesday, August 12th – we’ll compile...

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What Will They Talk About?

By E.B. Phillips: As our pal Bob ‘Palindrome’ Lee chews his cud over at the Cow College hoping the mush in his craw might actually become something other than the fertilizer he’s dropped so far, anxiety mounts among the Canine Crowd that the unbiased and thorough investigation they howled for might just send their dreams packing. Poor things. Still clinging to the 80’s when the blind pig found an acorn, what in the world will they talk about? Here are some suggestions to get them off their haunches: The 2015 U.S. News & World Report Top Universities issue might offer...

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Top Trends: August 5

News: The Fox News Republican debates are coming up on Thursday, and all parties have to be interested in what will be said in these conversations, especially from someone like Donald Trump who hasn’t participated in a debate before. Pop Culture: There have been quite a few celebrity splits lately, and Miss Piggy and Kermit are not immune, announcing a split this week ahead of the new Muppets TV show. Video: Two minutes of animal awesomeness, from the cute to the funny! Keep up with WCHL/Chapelboro on social media! Follow along on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Find something you want to share? Email it to...

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Top Trends: August 4

News: Reports are now saying that former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle had text messages saying he paid for sex with a 16-year-old. Subway reminded followers on Facebook that they have broken ties with Jared. News: Have you heard of hitchBOT? This is a hitchhiking robot that made its way around Canada and the Netherlands, but was put to an end here in the US when someone beheaded the bot over the weekend in Philly. Twitter: #NationalChocolateChipCookieDay will have you craving cookies all day. Photos: As annoying as it can be sometimes, dogs snuggling in your bed can also be very cute. Here are plenty of photos for proof. Keep up with WCHL/Chapelboro on social media! Follow along on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Find something you want to share? Email it to...

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Top Trends: August 3

News: California wildfires have affected or evacuated many people in the state as the firefighters work tirelessly to try and control the spread. Twitter: #InternationalFriendshipDay on Sunday had lots of social media users sharing images or shout-outs to friends. Did you spend the day with a friend? Video: Rue the Pomeranian has the cutest sneeze that you might be able to relate to during allergy season. Keep up with WCHL/Chapelboro on social media! Follow along on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Find something you want to share? Email it to...

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Top Trends: July 31

Video: Today hosted their own version of ‘America’s Got Talent’ by pulling nearby audience members and calling it ‘Plaza’s Got Talent.’ Spoiler alert – the winning act comes from Chapel Hill! Recipe: Grilled chicken with rosemary and bacon for your summer grilling this weekend. Keep up with WCHL/Chapelboro on social media! Follow along on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Find something you want to share? Email it to...

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Top Trends: July 30

News: A popular topic in the news and over social media is the killing of Cecil the Lion. The dentist from Minnesota that killed the lion has since had to close his practice after the public outrage against him. Story: An 8-year-old boy named Zion went through the first bilateral hand transplant on a child. This amazing boy has the absolute best attitude. Video: Watch this cat that is so upset his toy is taken away, he says “no!” to his owner. Keep up with WCHL/Chapelboro on social media! Follow along on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Find something you want to share? Email it to...

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July Short List Winner: Best Boutique

The votes are in, and it’s official: the winner of July’s Chapelboro Short List for “Best Boutique” is Sofia’s Boutique! Located in Carrboro’s historic Carr Mill, Sofia’s Boutique is known for celebrating self-expression daily. The women’s clothing store is locally owned, and is a favorite for finding the perfect dress or pair of shoes, as well as offering gifts, jewelry, and cards! Also on the Short List Dina Porter Dina Porter is a contemporary clothing and accessories gallery featuring over 100 American designers. The store is located in University Place and carries a beautiful selection of sizes and styles for...

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