WCHL: QueenWa Cafe

WCHL: QueenWa Cafe Located right on Franklin Street in the Blue Dogwood Public Market, QueenWa Cafe brings healthy vegan and vegetarian options to downtown Chapel Hill. For Tonya Del Soldato, the owner of QueenWa Cafe, the restaurant had been a vision of hers for quite some time – she even created the menu years ago. When […]

WCHL: Rockwood Dairy Bar

WCHL: Rockwood Dairy Bar When grocery stores were running out of ice cream during the early months of the pandemic, Stephanie Rosse knew she could do something about it. On April 15, Rosse, a trained pastry chef, opened Rockwood Dairy Bar at 2514 University Drive in Durham for grab-and-go, fresh-made ice cream and baked goods. […]

WCHL: Deli Edison

WCHL: Deli Edison Self-described “part neighborhood eatery and part gourmet food destination” Deli Edison is serving homemade bagels, schmears and sandwiches with locally-sourced meats and cheeses to Chapel Hill. Read more

WCHL: Mary Kat Masks

WCHL: Mary Kat Masks When the COVID-19 pandemic hit and face masks became essential, sisters Mary Mac and Katherine Collie decided to embrace their love for embroidery by creating handmade, stylish face masks. The sisters are Raleigh residents and began selling their masks to local friends. Mary Mac, a senior at UNC-Chapel Hill, and her sister […]

WCHL: Que Chula

WCHL: Que Chula When Que Chula picked the perfect spot for its Mexican flavors on Franklin Street, the owners didn’t expect to open in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. But the Mexican restaurant opened in April 2020 at 140 W. Franklin St. in the former Hops Burger Bar location and adjusted to the necessary […]

WCHL: Be Pure Beauty

WCHL: Be Pure Beauty When stay-at-home orders were implemented in North Carolina in March, most local businesses had to close down and make major changes to their business model. Carrboro’s Be Pure is just one of those businesses – but it took the change a step further, immediately getting to work on making hand sanitizer […]

WCHL: Thai Station

WCHL: Thai Station Built in the remnants of an old railroad station, Thai Station has positioned itself at the center of the Thai food scene in Chapel Hill and Carrboro through its commitment to authentic cuisine. “We wanted to be a hub of Thai food in the area,” said Sutawanee Duke, owner and founder of […]

Eyes Ears Nose and Paws Holds Graduation Ceremony Press Release

Eyes Ears Nose & Paws 308 W Rosemary St. #304 Chapel Hill, NC 27516 NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE         Contact: Jake Mory          704-453-1936 October 5, 2020         jakemory@live.unc.edu EYES EARS NOSE AND PAWS HOLDS GRADUATION CEREMONY TO CELEBRATE PARTNERSHIPS AND BEGINS CAPITAL CAMPAIGN FUNDING FOR NEW HOME CHAPEL […]

WCHL: The Sonder Market

WCHL: The Sonder Market For many UNC students, Chapel Hill is a temporary home. But for the volunteer students who run the Sonder Market, Chapel Hill — and North Carolina as a whole — is a vital, interconnected community that needs good, local food. The Sonder Market is a student-run local food co-op, selling locally-sourced […]

Chapel Hill Tire Newsletter: Wheels 4 Hope

Changing Lives, Four Wheels At A Time A lack of transportation can bring someone’s life to a halt.  It limits access to food and services, makes it difficult to get to work and to get children to school on time. It can isolate a person from family and friends. It can turn your daily commute […]