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Once Upon a Time in Pittsboro

Foot-Tappin’, Soul-Soothin’ Music

Music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul, according to Plato. If you’re in the mood for soul enrichment, your choices are many in Chatham County. Three upcoming festivals: Hoppin’ John Old-Time & Bluegrass Fiddler’s Convention at Shakori Hills.  Traditional string music, square dance, dance lessons, banjo contest, hoppin’ john cook-off,...
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Some may think that running a B&B is about decorating a big old house, baking quiche and cleaning bathrooms, but those activities take second place in importance to dealing with people. A bed & breakfast is a people business, anticipating and meeting their needs. From taking the reservation, through mailing confirmation letters, setting up the room...
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Last week I spent a couple of days with my grandson in New York City.  We wandered around in awe, eyes wide open.  To paraphrase Dorothy, we weren’t in North Carolina any more. We went to Top of the Rock at dusk and watched the lights come on all over the city.  We swept through the...
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The Innkeeper Lunches

For a small town, Pittsboro has extraordinary options for lunch.  These are my favorite places. Angelina's Kitchen.  Man, do I love her lentil soup. I  also love her falafel, on pita bread with local tomatoes, tzatziki, and tabouli.  The baklava ought to be banned as an illegal addictive substance. On Mondays, when Angelina's is closed, I...
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