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Things to do with kids
The Fan Branch Trail: Year of the Trail in North Carolina
The Fan Branch trail, at 1.6 miles long, isn’t the longest greenway in Chapel Hill, but it certainly has the most going along its path. Here is a quick inventory A community park An elementary school Several playgrounds Picnic benches and pocket parks 4 bridges A tunnel A spur trail to a middle school A […]
Black History Month Community Bike Ride: A Recap
Earlier this week, I participated in the inaugural Black History Month Community Bike Ride. Hosted by Triangle Bike Works, the 5-mile ride was led by founder Kevin Hicks and assisted by Next Chapel Hill-Carrboro and local cycling advocacy groups, including RecycleRy, the Carrboro Bicycle Coalition and the Bicycle Alliance of Chapel Hill. Civil rights historian […]
This 2009 staff memo dismantles the concerns around the Bolin Creek Greenway
What is so interesting about the thirteen year-old staff memo is that it addresses many of the arguments against the greenway that we continue to hear today. Go ahead and download the staff memo and follow along at home as we address some very old concerns using an official town document.
Celebrating Transit Equity Day in Carrboro
There were bike light and helmet give-aways, a bike repair station by the Recyclery, a thank you writing station to thank Chapel Hill Transit staff, and a brief program to highlight transit equity needs.
Where to donate books in Chapel Hill and Carrboro
We’ve seen a number of questions recently on social media asking where to donate children’s books and adult books in Chapel Hill and Carrboro. We know of two organizations that accept gently used books in good condition. Friends of the Chapel Hill Public Library The Friends of the Chapel Hill Public Library raise more than […]