Ariel Natt

Planting Roots: Lo & Behold Naturals Continues to Grow in Durham, NC

Lizzie Chadbourne was a teacher in Baltimore when she first decided to turn her passion for skincare — or “obsession,” as she describes it — into a business. She returned to her home state of North Carolina and created Lo & Behold Naturals, a line of all-natural, plant-based skincare products. “I definitely was inspired by North Carolina,” Chadbourne said. “When I had the idea of making something more serious, I knew I wanted to do it back in my home state. There’s not that many all-natural brands down here, so I felt pretty motivated about sharing the idea of...

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Flavor of the Week: Cha House

Unique Taiwanese flavors await at Cha House, a trendy tea house located on West Franklin Street. This cozy shop is the brainchild of owners Ya Huei Chiu, Ya Wen Adkisson and Andy Adkisson. The storefront opened at 318 West Franklin Street in April 2018 and since then, the two sisters and Ya Wen Adkisson’s husband Andy have been serving up authentic boba teas and quick bites for Chapel Hill’s students and community. Before moving to North Carolina, Chiu, Ya Wen and Andy Adkisson were living in Taiwan. Inspired to share the culture and flavors of Taiwan with small-town America,...

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