Brian Griffin

Brian is a UNC-CH senior journalism major from High Point serving as a writer-photographer with the Carrboro Commons.

Carrboro hosts third annual Open Streets event

Carrboro hosts third annual Open Streets event

No cars could be found on Weaver Street Sunday afternoon, but that didn’t mean the heart of Carrboro wasn’t bustling. Instead, hundreds of local residents took to other means of transportation — including walking, bicycling, in-line skating and riding scooters — for Carrboro’s third annual Open Streets event. Started by the Carrboro Bicycle Coalition in 2013, Open Streets seeks to… Read more →

Panel helps build relationships between residents, police

Panel helps build relationships between residents, police

Lorie Clark’s vision became a reality Saturday, Feb. 28, at Hargraves Community Center as the “Know Your Rights” panel discussion opened dialogue between law enforcement and residents of Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Clark, a Chapel Hill native, said she feared many young people weren’t aware of their rights when approached by or interacting with police. “We want youth to be… Read more →

Nightsound: Not your typical recording studio

Nightsound: Not your typical recording studio

A music hotbed on Main Street in Carrboro? While Cat’s Cradle may be the first to come to mind, it’s certainly not alone. Chris Wimberley’s Nightsound Studios, located at 116 W. Main St., is dedicated to helping local musicians from all genres maximize their talent and resources, but with a personal touch. “Nightsound is a place which is just as… Read more →