Lifestyle & Opinion Archive
Arts & Entertainment
Three For The Show: March 14-16
Every Friday, we highlight three great shows from local performing artists that you can see this coming weekend.
Health & Wellness
Ice Cold Resilience
It is said that your dog is most likely happier than you are. My family has an elderly beagle back home in Indiana, and chances are that as I write th...
My-Linh Luong Goes Wall-Climbing!
My Linh Luong, of Team Orange / Massage Envy Spa, took her Healthiest You Challenge to the next level by taking on the climbing wall. Assistant Coach ...
Where The Heck Am I Going?
I don’t know about you, but every once in a while I have one of those moments when I look at my life and literally say to myself, “where t...
Matt Bonds, Assistant Coach of Team Massage Envy at Eastgate, On Making Progress
Matt Bonds of UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont joined our Aaron Keck to talk about his team’s progress, and to offer his tips for getting in sh...
“A Mountain Populist To The Very End”
When long-time legislator and lawyer Martin Nesbitt died last week at age 67, he was already on my mind for a column. The news of his stomach cancer, ...
Peg Todloski On Jump-Starting A New Lifestyle
I have loved, loved, loved the opportunity to use the UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont. It’s such a great facility. I’ve always been a li...
Meet The Man Behind UNC’s $23 Million Energy Savings
A regular feature of this column will be interviews with energy leaders in our community. I can think of no better person to kick off the series than ...
Locavores Are Nothing New
We hear a lot these days about farmers’ markets (particularly in Carrboro), and how we all should buy local and eat local. This is a great idea, but...
Robin Maher On Her Healthiest You Journey
The 2014 Healthiest You Challenge has been a very positive experience for me. I have learned that exercise, although tough at times, can be fun and ve...
Freddie Kiger: “They Are My Heroes”
Freddie Kiger's speech on heroes and heroism, delivered February 23, 2014 at WCHL's Hometown Heroes recognition lunch.
Welcome to the Trapezium
If you can pause long enough from wondering how you can charge UNC $950 an hour for… anything, I would like to draw your attention south. Unbekn...
Short List Submissions — Best Place to go in Hillsborough
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...
Food & Dining
‘Best Of’ Restaurant Bracket Winner – Mediterranean Deli!
After six weeks and hundreds of votes, Chapelboro is proud to announce that the winner of our inaugural Restaurant Bracket is Chapel Hill’s Mediterr...
How To Find Your Power
I’m going to talk about all the good stuff we can do to make things better. I want to show you all the totally cool local people I’ve met who are ...
Order Amidst Chaos, Or Vice Versa: “Arcadia” At Deep Dish
Deep Dish Theater tackles Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia," a dazzlingly smart play that leaps across time in search of truth.
North Carolina’s Tribal Rivalries
Have we gotten used to all the national attention on North Carolina and our tribal rivalries? Do we mind the reports of the mean-spiritedness, the rud...
February Short List Winner: The Best Place For A Romantic Night Out
The votes are in, and it’s official: the winner of February’ Chapelboro Short List for “Best Place For A Romantic Night Out” in the area i...
Dr. Tina Lepage
Accepting Your Child As-Is
Every parent knows to say that they accept their child just as they are. Most parents also want to believe that. Yet they have their list of ways they...
The Scented Garden
Have you spent time in a scented garden? Enjoyed its fragrant perfume yielded by trees, shrubs, flowers, and bulbs? Have you sat and listened to the c...