Lifestyles

ArtsCenter courses bring education to community

ArtsCenter courses bring education to community

Whether your interests include cooking, dancing, ceramics, or even drawing dinosaurs, the ArtsCenter of Carrboro has a class for you. With classes available for all ages and schedules, the ArtsCenter forms the key nucleus of the arts in Carrboro. Shirlette Ammons, the Youth Arts Coordinator for the center, located at 300-G E. Main St., said that the center’s pride comes… 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 →

Farmers' Market gears up for spring

Farmers’ Market gears up for spring

Dedicated shoppers trekked into the Carrboro Farmers’ Market two hours early this Saturday, April 6, to celebrate the market’s extended spring hours. It opened at 7:00 a.m. for the first time this season. Saturday’s Rise and Shine Opening Celebration treated shoppers to complimentary fresh scrambled eggs, biscuits and baked goods. The extended hours come as a precursor for the Wednesday… Read more →

Unique seafood store is Carrboro's best-kept secret

Unique seafood store is Carrboro’s best-kept secret

 By Shweta Mishra Carrboro Commons Staff Writer Tom Robinson’s Seafood is a concrete flat roof building on 207 Roberson Street, just behind Armadillo Grill in Carrboro. Perhaps Robinson’s inspiration for the market was his grandfather, who put himself through school at UNC-Chapel Hill by bringing in coastal fish on a train to sell every week. When Robinson died in 2009… Read more →

New yoga, pilates studio comes to East Main

New yoga, pilates studio comes to East Main

By Maggie Cagney Staff Writer On the second floor of the office building at 118 E. Main St., in the heart of Carrboro sits a small room with wooden floors and earthy-green walls — the perfect location for a yoga studio, according to Irina Nordstrom. Nordstrom, 38, opened Soula Grove, a yoga and pilates studio, on March 5. “This is… Read more →