By Elliott Rubin Elliott Rubin is a former UNC student and current Chapel Hill resident. He can be found arriving fashionably late with a camera to events all around North Carolina.
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    Downtown Hillsborough Christmas Tree Lighting

    December 11, 2013 at 10:00 am

    On a cool, clear Friday night in Downtown Hillsborough, citizens and visitors from all around celebrated the holidays at the Old Orange County Courthouse. The Orange Community Players read from classic Christmas stories and sung carols before the Town Tree lighting countdown. Sponsored by the Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce, Friday’s event was just the beginning […]

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    Chanukah ON FIRE! – A Chanukah celebration at UNC.

    December 10, 2013 at 6:00 am

    Chabad of UNC held a Grand Menorah Lighting and Chanukah party Wednesday night at the Pit on UNC’s campus.

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    North Carolina vs. Duke

    December 2, 2013 at 2:26 pm

    The nationally-ranked Duke Blue Devils came to Chapel Hill on Saturday for the most anticipated match-up between the two teams in recent memory. No. 24 Duke managed to eke out a 27-25 victory after stopping the Tar Heels late in the fourth quarter.

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    Evening La Providencia with Carrboro Coffee Roasters

    November 26, 2013 at 1:46 pm

    Carrboro Coffee Roasters held a special event at the aptly-titled Open Eye Cafe (101 S. Greensboro Street, Carrboro) on Thursday, 11/21 to introduce two new products created in conjunction with other local businesses. The La Providencia Oatmeal Stout (produced by Steel String Brewery) and La Providencia Coffee Ice Cream (created by Tar Heel Creamery) are […]

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    North Carolina vs. Old Dominion

    November 25, 2013 at 4:07 pm

    The Tar Heels (6-5) hosted Old Dominion University (8-4) on Saturday, November 23 at Kenan Stadium. Many school records were broken in route to a 80-20 victory by UNC. Quarterback Marquise Williams threw five first-half touchdowns, and Carolina’s fifth straight victory guaranteed bowl eligibility.

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    November 11, 2013 at 3:23 pm

    This Saturday, the UNC Tar Heels hosted the University of Virginia Cavaliers for Homecoming Weekend. Carolina’s offense, defense and special teams played inspired football and treated the home crowd to a 45-14 victory.  

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    Scaring Up a Last-Minute Halloween Costume

    October 29, 2013 at 2:02 pm

    With October 31st only a short time away, some residents and businesses in Chapel Hill and Carrboro are preparing for the flow of costumed collegians onto Franklin Street, while others are looking for a way to join the festivities. Even the threat of sparse parking can’t keep thousands of young and not-so-young folks from dressing […]

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    North Carolina vs. Boston College

    October 28, 2013 at 5:28 pm

    The Tar Heels took on the Boston College Eagles on Saturday at Kenan Stadium. Carolina grounded the Eagles with an outstanding defensive effort and won, 34-10. Fans and players alike wore pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness.

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    North Carolina vs. Miami: Zero Dark Thursday

    October 19, 2013 at 6:00 am

    North Carolina and Miami faced off on Thursday night for Zero Dark Thursday. UNC held the lead late in the fourth quarter, but was stunned late by Miami in a thrilling “blackout” game at Kenan Stadium. Final score: UM 27 – UNC 23

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    Five Shows to Catch This Weekend

    October 11, 2013 at 9:00 am

    Shakori Hills Grassroots Festival, Zoso and The Amazing Kreskin headline this weekend’s can’t-miss shows around Chapelboro.