Brian Freskos

Brian is a UNC-CH senior journalism major from Cary serving as public affairs editor of the Carrboro Commons.

Aldermen won’t use hotel revenue for arts building

Aldermen won’t use hotel revenue for arts building

  The Carrboro Board of Aldermen on Thursday scrapped a proposal to use tax revenues from a new hotel to finance the creation of a downtown arts hub, saying the plan seemed too risky and rushed. At the same time, however, town leaders expressed support for the basic idea underpinning the proposed Carrboro Arts and Innovation Center (CAIC), and they… Read more →

Aldermen get feedback on new arts building

Aldermen get feedback on new arts building

  Residents on Tuesday seized another opportunity to weigh in on a proposal for Carrboro to contribute $7.5 million toward a new building to house the ArtsCenter and a local children’s museum. People packed Carrboro Town Hall for Tuesday night’s public hearing, the second in as many weeks as the Board of Aldermen sought public input on the proposed public-private… Read more →