Hi all,

Welcome to Wednesday. Here are today’s lunch specials!

In addition to the swearing in of new Council Member Eliazar Posada, North Carolina’s first openly-gay Latino elected official, The Town of Carrboro unanimously adopted their new comprehensive plan last night. Great news – what do you love/hate? Leave it in the comments!

Some TBB contributors were wondering…”Why Tokyo Works?” What do you think?

A new book helps explain why Tokyo’s land use and development policies have helped make it an enticing and affordable city

While others were thinking…how did we get here?

Did y’all know that UNC used to have a “Jubilee Weekend?” A schedule from May 2, 1970 indicates the festivities ended at (checks notes)… THEY WENT ALL NIGHT! Good thing it wasn’t in Durham!

Meanwhile, while listening to the Carrboro Town Council meeting…

And, if you missed it yesterday, the big news in Durham is the impending arrival of Meta. TBB posted an early analysis of the possible pros and cons.

Meta is coming to Durham. Let’s talk about housing.


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