Shop Pittsboro: Chatham Business Services

by Ann Fitts

When it comes to professional services, Chatham Business Services has been holding its own in downtown Pittsboro for over eight years. Providing notary services, papers warm from the printer, and thoughtful assistance are just a few of the goods and services offered by owner Heather Johnson. While celebrating her business’s recent anniversary, Johnson shared [...]

2020-10-22T15:58:41-04:00October 22nd, 2020|

Sugar, Spice & Everything Nice: Willy’s Cinnamon Rolls

by Ann Fitts

Second in a series of profiles on businesses located South of the Courthouse (a.k.a "SoCo") To find Willy’s Cinnamon Rolls, you won’t need much help from your GPS. Once you make it to downtown Pittsboro, your nose can take you the rest of the way. If you can’t be tempted by the glazed swirl [...]

2020-08-28T12:28:47-04:00August 27th, 2020|

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: 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|

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|

Shop Pittsboro: New Karma For Old Threads

by Francis DiNardo

Andrea Batsche Does your closet contain clothes that no longer fit but you can't bear to discard them because they're associated with happy memories? Are you hanging onto clothing items that once belonged to a love one who is no longer here? A visit to New Karma for Old Threads should be in [...]

2018-06-18T19:28:44-04:00June 18th, 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|

Let’s Get Cozy for National Napping Day

by Alyssa Byrd

Brace yourselves, friends: Daylight Saving Time starts this weekend. No, it’s not the fun time of the year where we get an extra hour. On Sunday 3/10, our clocks move ahead one hour and we lose some coveted zzz’s. Never fear, we have good news! National Napping Day – held annually on the Monday after [...]

2018-03-12T16:53:43-04:00March 6th, 2018|

Valentine’s Day Is Around the (Hillsboro Street) Corner!

by Samantha Birchard

Spoil the ones you love in the town you love. Downtown Pittsboro is full of possibilities for Valentine’s Day on Wednesday, February 14th.  May we suggest a few? Delicious NC-made chocolates are available at New Horizons Trading Co. and Vino!!. Vino!! also has wine and cigars for your sweetie. Necklaces available at Liquidambar Gallery [...]

2018-02-08T16:44:10-04:00February 7th, 2018|