Opponents to housing in Chapel Hill often say that they’re not against more housing, they’re just against a particular development or type of housing because of its location and/or because it won’t solve our affordable housing crisis. (This has, in practice, meant that they’ve largely and vocally been against every opportunity to add new housing […]
Low income residents need more market-rate apartments
As a graduate student, my income is below Chapel Hill’s median. I pay almost half my income to my landlord. I expect to be priced out of any new apartments in Chapel Hill under consideration in the Blue Hill District. To help cost-burdened tenants like me, I hope the Town Council continues to allow the development of dense new market-rate apartments in this area as quickly as possible.
Adam Searing is Chapel Hill’s FOX News
Adam Searing is probably running to be the next mayor of Chapel Hill. He’s also a demagogue who routinely spreads misinformation and appears to prefer creating rather than solving problems. We all know how FOX News operates. It whips viewers into a frenzy with information that is false but taps into their deep-seated fears, all […]
Top 10 Best Public Places in Chapel Hill
Here are the top 10 best public places in the Southern Part of Heaven from the eyes of a senior undergraduate.
As Passover approaches, the Laurel Hill neighborhood submits way more than four questions
Usually four questions are asked on Passover by the youngest member of the family. But with Passover coming up in two weeks, the Laurel Hill board has submitted a helluva lot more than four questions to Town Council, which reminds us of the maror, and the bitterness of those claiming to be suffering today. It’s […]
Take a look at this Chapel Hill-Carrboro Transportation plan from 1976
Wilson Library at UNC is a treasure trove of documents related to the history of Chapel Hill and Carrboro. On one visit, we came across the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Transportation Plan from 1976, which we scanned – in full. Written in March of 1976, the document talks about the formation of Estes Drive, Umstead Drive, Piney […]