Welcome to the week. We hope you enjoy our Monday lunch specials!

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Here’s a few of our high-traffic posts published over the weekend, in case you missed them:

Caroline Dwyer was inspired by her neighbors’ wildly diverse reactions to an outdoor concert in downtown Durham.

Sylvan Esso Played a Live Show in My Neighborhood

Melody Kramer continues to dig deep into the ethics of unreported connections and the integrity of local news sources.

The Local Reporter, CHALT, and editorial integrity

And Geoff Green gives us the weekly TL:DR for meetings and big decisions! 

A look at the week ahead: May 23, 2022

And don’t miss Triblogblog’s new guide helping you ground truth the landmine of local information and media. 

Chapel Hill and Carrboro: A field guide to local news and information

What we’re reading:

Did you know the US government stores billions of pounds of cheese in caves under Missouri? We didn’t either!

Meanwhile, in Chicago, the All-Affordable Logan Square Apartment Complex Opens After Years Of Planning: ‘This Is Nothing Less Than A Day Of Resurrection’

If you’re in the mood for a long-read, this is a lovely tribute to the humble alley: The Magic of Alleyways


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