It’s no surprise that the demographics of the people who spoke are wildly dissimilar from the Carrboro’s overall demographics, by any measure.
A photo gallery of places of note along the town of Chapel Hill’s Bolin Creek Greenway. Established in 1997 This plaque commentates the dedication of the greenway in 1997 The playground at the Community Park at one end of the greenway The eastern end of the trail starts here at the Chapel Hill Community Park […]
Yo tax nerds: We recently published a piece about how much a bunch of new apartment buildings pay in taxes in Chapel Hill. (Spoiler: A lot.) The piece itself was quite focused, though we did link to Matt Bailey’s piece examining town expenditures and later published this piece by David Anderson further looking at town […]
Earlier this week, we asked a simple question — has recent large scale multi-family development in Chapel Hill improved the extent to which residential development as a whole pays for itself in terms of taxes paid versus public services consumed? We wrote that this question was based in part on a town-funded cost of services […]
For a brief period of time in the 1960s, UNC ran an experimental youth prison near what is now the Mason Farm Biological Preserve. This morning I came across the ruins of an experimental youth prison UNC ran over by Mason Farm in the 60s. It was called CHYDARU. Here are a brief & editorial […]
This week, the Town of Chapel Hill soft opened a new traffic garden. With the cold snap upon us, most folks in town haven’t thought much about their garden. But traffic gardens aren’t for growing heirloom tomatoes, they’re for growing confident kids that can navigate our towns’ bike paths and greenways. The new traffic garden […]