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Shop Pittsboro: Country Farm & Home Culture

by Jamie Nunnelly

Farmers and backyard gardeners from Chatham County love shopping at Country Farm & Home in Pittsboro. The store, located on 101 South Small Street, has evolved along with the community through the years. A Trusted Institution for Seventy Years In the 1950’s, the store was built and was called the Central Carolina Farmer’s Exchange. [...]

2019-06-16T20:00:23-04:00June 12th, 2019|

Local on Main: PBO’s Farm & Art Dinner

by Main Street Pittsboro

Spring has sprung and all of Pittsboro is bright green with a lot of yellow pollen mixed in. These bright hues bring to mind two things: the promise of farmers’ fields found just outside of downtown abundant with fresh growth, and the renewed sense of creativity for local artists of all genres. In Pittsboro, small [...]

2019-06-23T21:08:55-04:00April 15th, 2019|

Around Pittsboro: Get Pampered at The Salon

by Jamie Nunnelly

Basic self-care can be as simple as getting your hair cut and being pampered for a couple of hours. Pittsboro is lucky to have several salons and barbershops catering to local clientele. One hair salon located right near the center of the downtown area is called appropriately The Salon. A.J. Solomon and Leigh Belperain started [...]

2019-04-04T17:44:06-04:00March 3rd, 2019|

Around Pittsboro: Unique Tastes of Downtown

by Jamie Nunnelly

Downtown Pittsboro has a plethora of wonderful finds for any foodie. With several dozen organic family farms just down the road, Pittsboro chefs were dabbling in the farm to table movement before it became a trend. Seafood lovers relish the new Postal Fish Company for many of its fresh-from-the-coast fish specials. The smoked fish spread [...]

2018-12-27T22:41:22-04:00December 27th, 2018|

Around Pittsboro: Fall Fun at the Street Fair

by Main Street Pittsboro

The crunching leaves underfoot is local code for: "It's time for the annual Pittsboro Street Fair!" This year it's happening Saturday, October 27th from 10am-4pm. The streets west of Hillsboro Street and north of Business 64 will be filled with local creative talent in the form of culinary, visual, and performing artists. Visit the Main [...]

2018-10-26T19:13:55-04:00October 18th, 2018|

Around Pittsboro: Page Vernon Park

by Barbara Hengstenberg

Who Was Page Vernon, and Why is There a Park Named After Her? I never met Page Vernon, but from all I’ve heard she was the epitome of compassion. A child welfare advocate, mentor, guardian ad litem, lawyer and judge, Page was highly respected in Chatham County as someone who always stepped up to the [...]

2018-09-26T21:50:11-04:00September 26th, 2018|

Shop Pittsboro: Liquidambar Gallery and Gifts

by Jamie Nunnelly

Kitty Mecham loves art. When asked what her favorite medium to work in is, she laughed. “I have a short attention span, so I work in all mediums, like silverwork, painting, glass,” she said. “It makes Liquidambar Gallery and Gifts the perfect outlet for creative energy.” Liquidambar Gallery and Gifts, the art gallery and gift [...]

2018-07-25T20:45:58-04:00July 20th, 2018|

Around Town: Third Annual Summer Fest!

by Samantha Birchard

Summer Fest is almost here! The Third Annual Summer Fest, hosted by the Pittsboro Business Association, will be held on the First Sunday of July. This year, the First Sunday is July 1 and what a fantastic way to start the month! The day will kick off with First Sunday activities from 12 Noon-4 pm featuring [...]

2018-06-01T17:12:41-04:00May 30th, 2018|

Pittsboro Center For The Arts

by Francis DiNardo

Someone once told me that I was a character looking for a play. I don't get it. So, in order to find out what that means I decided to visit the Pittsboro Center For The Arts because plays are their specialty! In fact, I discovered that they have much more going on than just plays. [...]

2018-04-11T20:30:32-04:00April 11th, 2018|

Historic Pittsboro: The Mathiesen Clinic

by Francis DiNardo

Pittsboro residents and visitors can choose from several excellent facilities to seek medical treatment. There are doctor's offices, an Urgent Care facility, the nearby UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill and Siler City, or you can walk into the Mathiesen Clinic in downtown Pittsboro. Oh wait…that's wrong…the Mathiesen Clinic closed in 1974. Dr. K.M. Mathiesen [...]

2018-04-26T13:55:49-04:00March 15th, 2018|