Chaney LaReau

Chaney is a writer-photographer for the Carrboro Commons and a journalism student at UNC-Chapel Hill.

University Lake to remain home to UNC rowing team

University Lake to remain home to UNC rowing team

Thirty years after the establishment of UNC-Chapel Hill’s rowing team, the women’s varsity team continues to call University Lake home, despite recent suggestions that the team should find a larger practice space. Formerly owned by UNC-CH, University Lake, located in Carrboro, is now owned by the Orange Water and Sewer Authority. The lake serves as the town’s primary water supply… Read more →

Eat, drink and be merry with Taste Carolina’s walking food and wine tour

Eat, drink and be merry with Taste Carolina’s walking food and wine tour

Taste Carolina’s walking food and wine tour in Carrboro may sell you on a new restaurant, drink of choice or even the town itself. Every Saturday, Taste Carolina organizes a walking food and wine tour that explores some of downtown Carrboro and Chapel Hill’s finest restaurants and wineries. Lesley Stracks-Mullem and Joe Philipose, co-owners of Taste Carolina, started the food-touring… Read more →

Their love story started with the Carrboro Pub Run

Their love story started with the Carrboro Pub Run

Carrboro’s weekly “pub runs” have established a marriage not only between healthy living and a sense of community, but also a marriage between Kevin and Melissa Kay. Every Monday and Wednesday, Fleet Feet Sports in Carrboro organizes a social run beginning at 300 E. Main St. and ending at Armadillo Grill or Tyler’s Restaurant & Taproom. Newlyweds Kevin Kay, 37,… Read more →

Pub runs bring people together for beer and a brisk jog

Pub runs bring people together for beer and a brisk jog

Carrboro’s Fleet Feet Sports organizes weekly “pub runs” that promote not only a marriage between healthy living and fun, but also marriage itself. Local participants gather every Monday and Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at 300 E. Main St. to engage in a free, social run with a finish line at a Carrboro pub. Runners embark on the 3-, 4- or 5-mile… Read more →