Known for its appreciation and cultivation of the arts, Orange County is famous for the dozens of murals that brighten the walls of our local establishments, alleys, and parking lots. Here, we offer... Read Article
Category - Around the Corner
Monday, January 4, 2021 9:00 AM by Visit Chapel Hill/Orange County
We know we are not alone when we say good riddance to 2020! While the next few months look promising, we still need to be diligent in what we do to be safe and keep everyone around us safe and at the... Read Article
Now that we’re all dining in, we’re buying more groceries than ever before. We urge you to support our local businesses – and avoid large crowds – by shopping small markets. Here’s a roundup.
Mikyin's... Read Article
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 11:00 AM by Andrea Griffith Cash
If you haven’t ventured to Hillsborough in a number of months, it’s time to return. With plenty to check out and more on the way – from the completely new to the familiar but transformed – there’s... Read Article
Monday, January 13, 2020 9:00 AM by Laurie Paolicelli
When visitors want information on Hurdle Mills, Morgan Creek and Whitecross, North Carolina, what do you give them?
The Chapel Hill/Carrboro Visitors Bureau 2020 Orange County Neighborhoods Guide.... Read Article
About Carrboro and Chapel Hill - the two are contiguous, one runs into the other, and often visitors don’t differentiate. But locals do. Here’s my perspective:
Chapel Hill has the University of North... Read Article
New businesses, new stores, new restaurants pop up all the time around Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Orange County.
Sometimes, all the newness can make you forget the places that have been here a long... Read Article
Almost everybody notices it when they first fly into the area: how stunningly green Orange County is. Pines, oaks, cedars and (much) more.
Yes, the county has grown significantly in recent years, new... Read Article
The past, as William Faulkner wrote about another Southern place, “is never dead. It's not even past.”
In fact, in Orange County, it’s all around us. In this very modern place, history is still... Read Article