Sari Sari Sweets: Better Than Grandma's

Sari Sari Sweets: Better Than Grandma’s

A young boy walks away from Leslie Heintzman’s laden tables at the Carrboro Farmers’ Market, eating a chocolate glazed yeasted doughnut. After chewing a bite,…

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Obey Creek: Where are we now?

Obey Creek: Where are we now?

Since the development agreement was passed in summer 2015, Obey Creek has been quietly moving forward. In June 2015, the Chapel Hill Town Council voted…

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Starrlight, Star Bright

Starrlight, Star Bright

Southern Neighbor reporter Molly McConnell visited Starrlight meadery in Pittsboro to review their honey wines and learn about their brewing process.  With her husband out…

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Southern Season moves forward under new leadership

Southern Season moves forward under new leadership

Whenever Virginians Joseph Valentine and his wife Martha visit Chapel Hill for cancer therapies, they always find consolation in Southern Season’s chocolate truffles. Last week,…

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North Carolina's Craft Beer and Cheese Scene Flourishes

North Carolina’s Craft Beer and Cheese Scene Flourishes

Southern Neighbor Writer Molly McConnell went to Hillsborough’s Curds & Crafts Festival to learn more about North Carolina craft beer and cheese. Here, she writes…

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A Business's Sweet Journey

A Business’s Sweet Journey

It was the summer of 2009, and Annette Council was tired. She had just returned home from a day at work to find her kitchen…

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