WCHL: Mary Kat Masks

WCHL: Mary Kat Masks When the COVID-19 pandemic hit and face masks became essential, sisters Mary Mac and Katherine Collie decided to embrace their love for embroidery by creating handmade, stylish face masks. The sisters are Raleigh residents and began selling...

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WCHL: Que Chula

WCHL: Que Chula When Que Chula picked the perfect spot for its Mexican flavors on Franklin Street, the owners didn’t expect to open in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. But the Mexican restaurant opened in April 2020 at 140 W. Franklin St. in the former Hops...

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WCHL: Be Pure Beauty

WCHL: Be Pure Beauty When stay-at-home orders were implemented in North Carolina in March, most local businesses had to close down and make major changes to their business model. Carrboro’s Be Pure is just one of those businesses – but it took the change a step...

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WCHL: Thai Station

WCHL: Thai Station (photo via Thai Station) Built in the remnants of an old railroad station, Thai Station has positioned itself at the center of the Thai food scene in Chapel Hill and Carrboro through its commitment to authentic cuisine. “We wanted to be a hub of...

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WCHL: The Sonder Market

WCHL: The Sonder Market (Photo from the Sonder Market’s Facebook page) For many UNC students, Chapel Hill is a temporary home. But for the volunteer students who run the Sonder Market, Chapel Hill — and North Carolina as a whole — is a vital, interconnected...

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