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  1. A Short Train Ride From Durham to Raleigh Offers a Window Into the Triangle Mass-Transit FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent Weekly

    The debates about its $2.5 billion price tag and the planned seventeen-mile route, from Durham to Chapel Hill, are fractals of conflict. But taking the Carolinian from Durham to Raleigh on a weekday morning was such an aggressively pleasant experience that it made me want to start breaking ground on a rail project with my own bare hands.

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  2. Arcade Fire's Story as Indie Rock Titans Began a Decade and a Half Ago in a Tiny Triangle ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | Independent Weekly

    As the story goes in Our Noise , John Cook's written history of Merge Records, the hastily booked gig at Chapel Hill's favorite 74-capacity venue occurred in the middle of Arcade Fire's first U.S. tour. Though they had already played a number of undersold American shows, the band had scored a reliable opportunity opening for the short-lived Montreal bizarro indie rock outfit The Unicorns.

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  3. On a Mission from God: A Wilmington Man Is Threatening to Sue if...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | Independent Weekly

    Not everyone would see the likeness. While King was a civil rights leader beloved by millions, Fuller sent a series of emails to faculty and students in UNC-Chapel Hill's School of Social Work that led to charges of cyberstalking.

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  4. In The Long Dance, Two Journalists Reporting on a Cold Murder Case in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | Independent Weekly

    He'd emailed me after reading a piece of mine in the INDY , where he was also a contributor at the time. He said he thought I'd be a good collaborator for an idea he had brewing: to find a story with local interest and write a deep investigative piece.

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  5. Friday Night Bites: Scott Crawford's Jolie, Christopher Prieto ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | Independent Weekly

    Welcome to Friday Night Bites, your weekly roundup of local food and drink news and events. Have a tip for us? Email food@indyweek.com.

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  6. The Cave Is Coming Back to Life. What Do Its New Owners Have Planned for its Next Chapter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 27 | Independent Weekly

    THE CAVE IS ALIVE Friday June 29Sunday, July 1, 7 p.m., $10 suggested donation The Cave, Chapel Hill www.caverntavern.com n the day after the summer solstice, the sun still burns bright late into the afternoon. But you can easily forget that fact once you step into The Cave , the windowless, formerly rather dank dive that's occupied 452 West Franklin Street in Chapel Hill for the past fifty years.

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  7. In Carolina Catch, Debbie Moose Extols the Virtues of Sheepshead,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 27 | Independent Weekly

    Her Tarheel pride is evidenced by the Carolina-blue flamingos bedecking her yard, and she says that she and her husband renovated their home to accommodate more friends to watch the team's televised games. Meanwhile, Moose extols North Carolina seafood in Carolina Catch , her latest UNC Press book, which is dedicated to fish and shellfish.

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  8. Friday Night BitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 22 | Independent Weekly

    Chef Sean Fowler's Blueprint Burger features a chuck-bacon-mushroom blend patty topped with blue cheese and pickled ramp aioli. Welcome to Friday Night Bites, your weekly round-up of local food and drink news and events.

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  9. PTA Thrift Shop to PTA Council: You Can't Make Us Drop "PTA" From Our NameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    Late last week, the PTA Thrift Shop responded sharply to the Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools PTA Council's claim that the store no longer represents local PTAs and shouldn't use "PTA" in its name. This came after the CHCCS PTA Council sent the thrift store a letter on June 4 demanding that it "immediately cease and desist the use of PTA in the name of all of its operations," due to a slowdown in funding that the council says represents a shift in the thrift store's mission.

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  10. A Villain Burglarized All Three Ultimate Comics Stores Last NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    It was about ten o'clock last night when Ultimate Comics owner Alan Gill got word from two employees returning from a convention that his flagship store, on the border of Durham and Chapel Hill, was a shambles. A window was shattered, as were many of the "geek boxes" inside-the glass cases housing the most precious items-and there were clearly toys and comics missing.

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  11. The Triangle's First Food Hall Will Open This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    Blue Dogwood Public Market 306 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill 919-717-0404 Chapel Hill's Blue Dogwood Public Market, the first of four food halls slated to open this year-along with Durham Food Hall and Transfer Co. Food Hall and Morgan Street Food Hall in Raleigh-will hold its soft opening this weekend.

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  12. Best of the Triangle 2018: Out and AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    Best Art Gallery in the Triangle Artspace 201 East Davie Street, Raleigh artspacenc.org Finalists: The Carrack Modern Art, Pleiades Arts, Lump Best Barback / Busboy in the Triangle Corey Horne Legends 330 West Hargett Street, Raleigh legends-club.com Finalists: Dylan , Ian Grice , Will Travato , Travis Wisk Best Barista in Durham County Dave Chapman Bean Traders 105 West N.C. 54 Hwy #249, Durham beantraderscoffee.com Finalists: Benjamin Tarlton , Arielle Bryant , Tori Partin Best Barista in Orange / Chatham County Haley Vaughan Perennial 403 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill perennial.cafe Finalists: Jillian Hamrick , Bobby Lewis , Shaw Best Barista in Wake County Julian Dalton A Place at the Table 300 West Hargett Street ,#50, Raleigh tableraleigh.org Finalists: Klay Misenheimer , Stephanie Caronna, Ethan Best Bartender in Durham County Daniel Sartain Bar Virgile 105 South Mangum ... (more)

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  13. Best of the Triangle 2018: Shops and ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    Best Accountant in the Triangle Balentine & Borg 3622 Lyckan Parkway, #2001, Durham bandbcpa.net Finalists: Gina DeVine, H. Lee Miller, Paul F. Sipe Best Animal Control / Exterminator in the Triangle Humane Homes NC 409 Coolidge Street, Chapel Hill facebook.com/HumaneHomesNC Finalists: Triangle Pest Control, Finish Line Pest Control, Neuse Termite and Pest Control Best Architect / Architecture Studio in the Triangle Linton Architects 2625 Hillsborough Road, Durham lintonarchitects.com Finalists: BuildSense, in situ studio, Center Studio Architecture Best Attorney / Law Firm in the Triangle Chris Mann 621 West Jones Street, Raleigh mmandjlaw.com Finalists: Capital City Law, Ben Hiltzheimer, Jonathan Richardson Like that? Try this.

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  14. Caique Vidal Brings Brazil to the Bull City with His Joyful, Eclectic EnsemblesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    He's talking about Joy, Vidal's much-adored wife and his primary motivation for moving to Durham, but it's an appropriate double meaning to describe the joie de vivre with which Vidal approaches every aspect of his life. Vidal is joy personified: His body bubbles with giddiness as he punctuates words with exclamatory grins.

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  15. Celebrate Jewish Food and Culture with a Distinctly Southern Twist at the Jewish Food FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    JEWISH FOOD FESTIVAL Sunday, June 3, 10:30 a.m.2 p.m. Levin Jewish Community Center, Durham www.levinjcc.org eing Jewish in the South is very different, especially in smaller Jewish communities. There are a lot of things that you take for granted, and one of the biggest things is food," says Jill Madsen, CEO of the Jewish Federation of Durham-Chapel Hill.

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  16. A Decade Ago, Yvette Matthews Was Unemployed and Struggling. Now...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    She deftly switches from task to task, directing the flow of people into and out of the office like an air traffic controller. While it looks like she's moving one hundred miles per hour, this is more or less a normal Thursday for Matthews.

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  17. Is the General Assembly About to Kill Light Rail?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    The budget adjustment Republicans in the General Assembly crafted behind closed doors, unveiled last night , and are expected to pass by a veto-proof supermajority later this week-for the first time in modern history, without an opportunity for lawmakers to offer amendments , because democracy is for suckers- does a lot of things . It keeps the tax cuts coming, lowering the personal income-tax rate to 5.25 percent , cutting the corporate tax rate from 3 percent to 2.5 percent, and throwing a ton of incentive money at major new economic projects .

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  18. Where to Savor Our Favorites from the Got to Be NC Festival Year-RoundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    For one weekend each May, the N.C. State Fairgrounds becomes the happiest place on earth for fans of local food. From May 18-20, the fairgrounds were home to the annual Got to Be NC Festival , which celebrates the agricultural bounty that's grown, caught, raised, and made in North Carolina and the imaginative, hard-working farmers, artisans, and others who create them.

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  19. N.C. Teachers Are Mad as Hell and They're Not Going to Take This AnymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    Too many teachers had requested a personal day to participate in the protests; some fifteen thousand people, at least, were expected to rally for better school funding in front of the legislature that morning. My neighbor, however, would not be among them.

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  20. The Feds Want Her Gone By Next Week. Rosa del Carmen Ortez-Cruz Says That's a Death Sentence.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    It's small, the size of a quarter. A second scar - on her back - is little bigger, though it blends with her skin and is barely noticeable.

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