Orange Slices

Surplus Sids

Surplus Sids, on Main Street in Carrboro, is a Rorschach Test for the passing tourist, the newly matriculated student, and even longtime residents.

Aligning Himself with the Stars

Between 1959 and 1975, nearly every astronaut who participated in the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab and Apollo-Soyuz programs trained on Franklin Street, in downtown Chapel Hill – at Morehead Planetarium.


North Carolina is a state that revels in its culture, but few towns provide the quirky frisson of Carrboro!