106 Acres Ago

April 29, 2016 0

[su_heading]By Zoe Schaver[/su_heading] The motel sits at an intersection kitty-corner to three others, all vying for the attention of travelers who might pass through this…

[su_heading]By Kelly Archer[/su_heading] [su_dropcap style="simple" size="5"]I[/su_dropcap]f you told Elisabeth Shackelford 30 years ago that downtown Durham would hold an entire checklist of hot-spot restaurants she…

Nine Digits Away

February 1, 2016 0

[su_heading]By Zoe Schaver[/su_heading] [su_dropcap style="simple" size="5"]W[/su_dropcap]hen Erika Campos left Venezuela in 1994, she was a 21-year-old with a degree in international business under her belt.…

Setting the Bar: 21c Bar

November 30, 2015 0

By Kelly Archer ATMOSPHERE “Oh look, the bears are new,” says the man next to me, referring to the giant bearskins draped on the wall…

Closing the Digital Divide

November 30, 2015 0

[su_heading]By Joe Martin[/su_heading] [su_dropcap style="simple" size="5"]S[/su_dropcap]he introduced herself as Miss Sonja (pronounced Sawn-ja, with a hard “j” instead of a “y” sound). As she stood…

The High Price of an MVP

November 30, 2015 0

[su_heading]By Zoe Schaver[/su_heading] [su_dropcap style="simple" size="5"]E[/su_dropcap]ven upon first encounter, Jamie Barnhill, with his warm smile and sandy blond hair, seems like the kind of guy…

Preserving Pittsboro

November 30, 2015 0

[su_heading]By Claire Nielsen[/su_heading] On a sleepy Sunday afternoon in early November, Pittsboro is quiet. Funky, locally owned cafes such as Blue Dot Coffee and Small B&B…

Built to Save

October 30, 2015 0

[su_heading]By Kristen Chung[/su_heading] [su_dropcap style="simple" size="5"]A[/su_dropcap]s a young couple, Callie Brauel and Nathan Huening are making plans to build their life together. Unlike most newlyweds, their…