Lifestyle & Opinion Archive
I try "Mixed," the new Korean place in Chapel Hill near Franklin and Estes. Well worth the trip, y'all.
Art’s Angle: Winning By A Switzer
SAN JOSE DEL CABO, MEXICO – Hola! For years, Woody Durham used to say “See it on the radio,” and that’s what I had to do Saturday in a country...
Breakin’ It Down: Pittsburgh
This one should be an extremely hard-hitting, competitive contest.
Tar Heels Meet Panthers in Pivotal Pittsburgh Contest
The Tar Heels will no doubt need to make quite a few big plays Saturday to escape Pittsburgh with a road victory and stabilize their season with a .50...
Hold Your Hat And Hang Onto Your Soul: “Little Shop” At ECHHS
ECHHS is staging "Little Shop of Horrors" now through Saturday. I played Seymour in high school, so I wasn't going to miss this for the world...
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 y...
View From The Tar Pit: Nothing But Blue Skies
On a gorgeous Homecoming weekend, the Heels continued their improved play as of late with a landslide victory over the Cavaliers of Virginia. Succinct...
From 76 Koozies to Two Cars: Would You Like To Trade?
Students in the Business 500 class at Kenan-Flagler started with 76 koozies and want to finish with two cars by December 5th. Their story lured me out...
What Is Orange County’s Biggest Hidden Issue?
I want your feedback: what is the most important issue in Orange County that nobody's talking about?
Arts & Entertainment
“Ghost the Musical” Dazzles at DPAC
The 1990 film Ghost holds a unique place in popular culture. While it did win the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay (and a Supporting Actress...
A Humble Heel
One of the most important qualities a leader can have is humility. Check that box off for Tar Heels quarterback Marquise Williams, who opted to don je...
Climbing a New Mountain Peak
“Life is like a mountain range,” Ping Fu told a group of UNC-Chapel Hill students last week. Fu is the founder of Geomagic, Inc., which developed ...
Becoming University Mall
University Mall officials branded the Silverspot news as "reimagining," but it's just another step in becoming what U-Mall was always meant to be.
Oakes: Presser Points – Seeds of Momentum
Tar Heels, take a deep breath. Heed Tom Watson’s advice. Don’t think too much. You’ve got it under control. Embrace the momentum.
A Day At Southern Season, Or: From Beer To Eternity
Part 1 of a 2-part series celebrating University Mall: chronicling my unexpected journey through Southern Season's "Beer Extravaganza."
Hoop it Up
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 Bask...
BobLee Says: “You Guys Have Too Much Fun!”
I’ve “done radio” long enough to know that scorners and critics are never shy but “attaboys” are often as rare as a Clemson basketball win i...
Hoop it Up
Tar Heel Take: Oakland University
Join Matt Oakes, Rachel Nash, and Alex Curley as they take you behind the scenes of the first basketball game of the regular season against the Oaklan...
In The Tricky Reverse Narration: “Fun Home”
There's a discussion of Alison Bechdel's "Fun Home" Monday evening at the CH Public Library. Here's why it might be the greatest book ever.
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Part I: The Heart
On Friday April 13, 2012, I received a frightening call from my mother. She was en route to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA while my father w...