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Lunch Links: May 6, 2022

We are starting a daily link roundup. Have a tip for the links? Let us know! Fayette Place Development Sparks Criticism from Hayti Community In January, the Durham Housing Authority (DHA) released its proposal to build 774 affordable housing units on the property. But residents of the local Hayti district—encircling Fayette Place—say that the authority […]

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Hooray for the 203 Project! Let’s build a linear park to connect downtown Carrboro.

This afternoon, the town of Carrboro will hold a groundbreaking celebration of the 203 Project, more officially known as the Orange County Southern Branch Library and Cultural Center for Carrboro. This building, decades in the making, will transform downtown Carrboro in many ways, some of which have been hotly debated here and elsewhere. But it will […]

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Will Carrboro Solve Its Parking Problem?

This past weekend, Breck Maynokur, a real estate professional from Durham who describes herself as a “Californian in the South,” made a common observation about downtown Carrboro’s suitability for walkability: Her tweet received 153 likes, and was probably seen and appreciated by 20 times that number. Other Carrboro elected officials, including Susan Romaine, Sammy Slade, […]