Chloe Opper

Chloe is the social media editor of the Carrboro Commons and a journalism student at UNC-CH.

Y’all Pendyal starts musical journey in Carrboro

Y’all Pendyal starts musical journey in Carrboro

The scene at Johnny’s Gone Fishing was picturesque: a charming coffee shop, a warmly lighted gathering area and the pervasive aroma of fresh coffee. But something was different. Above the whirring of the coffee grinder, above faint murmurs of conversation, you could hear it — the distinct sounds of classic blues. Anuraag Pendyal, 24, and Jim Lande, 63, the two… Read more →

Carrboro CD and Record Show fueled by passion, love of music

Carrboro CD and Record Show fueled by passion, love of music

The atmosphere in the Carrboro Century Center on Sunday, Nov. 2, can only be described as “good vibrations.” During the 19th Carrboro CD and Record Show from noon until 6 p.m., guests rummaged through thousands of recordings of all genres, from The Beatles and Nirvana to more obscure bands and musicians such as The Misunderstood. Gerry Williams, the founder and… Read more →

The 10th Anniversary of Carrboro’s Really Really Free Market brings new events, new faces

The 10th Anniversary of Carrboro’s Really Really Free Market brings new events, new faces

On the afternoon of Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Carrboro Town Commons, people exchanged food, clothes and candy and even watched a bilingual puppet show — all for free. What’s the catch? There isn’t one. The organizers of the Really Really Free Market encourage participants to trade goods and services for no charge. The free market, which happens on the… Read more →

The Third Annual Harvest Fundraiser Dinner builds community with food

The Third Annual Harvest Fundraiser Dinner builds community with food

  The Third Annual Harvest Fundraiser Dinner at the Carrboro Farmers’ Market was not a typical day at the market. On the evening of Thursday, Sept. 25, platters of chef-created food replaced booths of local produce, multicolored flowers topped long tables of community-style seating and friends and families shared drinks under a lit gazebo. The Harvest Fundraiser is a potluck-styled… Read more →