Lauryn Colatuno

Easy Superbowl Recipes for a Crowd

Looking to impress the crowd this Superbowl Sunday? Here are a few tasty snacks that are sure to have your football fanatics cheering for more. NO BEAN CHILI DIP This has been a party favorite for years. I have yet to have served this dip and not been asked for the recipe. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 can Hormel no bean chili 1 can green chilies – diced 1 8 oz package shredded Mexican cheese 1 package of cream cheese 1 package Hidden Valley Ranch salad dressing mix 1 tsp cumin 1/2 cup diced pickled jalapenos (optional) 1 small tomato diced...

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Flavor of the Week: Chocolatay Confections

  On Monday, I got the chance to visit with Danielle and Matthew White from Chocolatay Confections, a local candy company right here in Chapel Hill. While Matthew and their two kids, Logan and Matus, played in the background, I sat down with Danielle to find out more about how their candy business came about. Chocolatay Confections started in their home kitchen after their son Matus, age two at the time, had a severe reaction to peanuts.  In 2009, there were little to no options for peanut and allergen-free candy. Not wanting to deprive their young son from the...

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Weekend “Top Ten Planner” – January 20th – 22nd

Your online guide to events happening in Chapel Hill and Orange County this weekend. Submit an event Sign up for our newsletters   Elvis Fest @ Cat’s Cradle – January 20th (rescheduled date) Celebrate the birth of the king with some of your favorite musicians! Performances to pay tribute to the legacy of Elvis Aaron Presley. This is the rescheduled date from an earlier date in January that was cancelled. For more information: catscradle.com Carolina Brewery Tour– January 20th Every Saturday at 2pm Carolina Brewery offers free tours at their Pittsboro brewpub. Enjoy free samples and a behind the...

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5 Social Media Tips For Your Business

Increase engagement and get your business to stand out on social media with these five useful tips. 1. Promote your content on all your social channels to increase social reach. Make sure to size your photos and/or graphics to the correct dimensions for each platform. You can easily resize your images or create images for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and more with FREE programs such as Canva and PicMonkey. Example of great cross promotion from Funny Girl Farm on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram               You can also use helpful tools such as IFTTT and Hootsuite...

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Weekend “Top Ten Planner” – January 13th – 15th – Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events

Your online guide to events happening in Chapel Hill and Orange County this weekend. Submit an event Sign up for our newsletters Robin and Linda Williams @ The Carrboro ArtsCenter– January 13th  From 8 PM to 10 PM, Robin and Linda Williams will be playing at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro.  Robin and Linda Williams “shine like a diamond among rhinestones” in the world of contemporary Americana (David W. Johnson, The Boston Globe).  Frequent appearances on programs like A Prairie Home Companion, The Grand Ole Opry, and Austin City Limits have won many admirers for their stirring live performances and...

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Flavor of the Week: Royal Cheesecake & Varieties

There’s a new bakery in town that you don’t want to miss: Royal Cheesecake and Varieties, who opened their doors on November 19th at the Phoenix Square Shopping Center in Durham. Kenneth and Tamara, a husband-and-wife team, are behind this local business and both never shy away from putting their hands in the “mixer.” The couple moved to Durham from Detroit, Michigan in 2013 to build their dream business here in the Triangle. Why, I asked? “There is a lot of opportunity for small businesses,” said Tamara. Kenneth is culinary-certified and is the man behind all these delicious cheesecakes, while...

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WEEKEND “TOP TEN” PLANNER January 6th – 8th

Your online guide to events happening in Chapel Hill and Orange County this holiday weekend. **Keep an eye on the weather and double check event websites before heading out to make sure the event is still on. Submit an event Sign up for our newsletters Winter Nights Dance Party @ The Baxter– January 6th  From 10 PM to 2 AM, The Baxter will be holding yet another drop-of-a-hat dance party. This time, it’s to end the holidays and kick off 2017 better than 2016 seemed to end up. Featuring DJ Jaesunel spinning tunes for the first time in the...

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Download Our New Chapelboro Mobile App

Got a few minutes? WCHL and Chapelboro.com has a new app so you can listen LIVE all day, every day from work, your car, wherever you are! Get the latest news, sports, events, and announcements right to your phone. How to Install To install our app on your iPhone® or iPad®, please go to the Apple App Store. For AndroidTM phones and tablets, please go to the Google PlayTM Store.     What’s Included    Local News Local Events UNC Basketball Women/Men The Ron Stutts Show Breaking News UNC Football Music & More with Nicki Morse Weather & Traffic Updates UNC Soccer The Aaron...

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WEEKEND “TOP TEN” PLANNER December 30th – January 1st

Your online guide to events happening in Chapel Hill and Orange County this holiday weekend. Submit an event Sign up for our newsletters Tea Cup Gin at Nash Street Tavern – December 30th Tea Cup Gin takes NASH STREET TAVERN by storm! Laying down their newest indie-jazz-originals alongside bouncy blues and steamy torch tunes. Drink specials and special guests, come on out for the pre-New-Year festivities in HILLSBOROUGH! For more information: teacupgin.com Sherman and The Blazers Reunion – December 30th  Kick off New Year’s weekend with this tribute to Rodney Underwood at Cat’s Cradle. Show starts at 7:30pm. For...

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