Housing Partners with UNC School of Social Work

UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student Alex Lombardi had an aha moment shortly after she began working as an intern for the Housing Department.

Public housing neighborhoods in Chapel Hill are surrounded by student housing. But the communities and residents don’t really mix.

“In Chapel Hill, public housing is so well integrated, that many students are unaware,” she said. “When you’re a student you’re in a sort of bubble.”

Now Lombardi wants to get to know her neighbors – and it’s because of where she works. She is the first student from UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Social Work in a new field instruction course based at the Town of Chapel Hill Housing Department.

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Town of Chapel Hill Announces its Second Downtown Food Truck Event: Rodeo on Rosemary

Post Date:10/05/2017 1:36 PM

Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation in collaboration with the Downtown Partnership and the Raleigh-Durham Mobile Food Association (RDUMFA) is delighted to announce its second ever food truck rodeo. “Rodeo on Rosemary” will take place from 12-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5 on the block of Rosemary Street between Henderson and North Columbia streets.

Local trucks have helped create a vibrant food truck scene in the Triangle. “Rodeo on Rosemary” will feature more than a dozen of the areas favorites, including*:

  • Baguettaboutit
  • Bandidos
  • Belgian Waffle Crafters
  • BO's kitchen
  • Captain Cookie and the Milk Man
  • Chirba Chirba
  • CockadoodleMoo
  • Cousin’s Maine Lobster (known for its appearance on ABC’s “Shark Tank”)
  • Dusty Donuts
  • Holy Mole
  • Hot Chix Hotcakes and Chicken
  • JAM Ice Cream, Inc.
  • Medley
  • Morfa Empanadas

* Additional trucks will be on site.

Guests are invited to enjoy their delicious eats on top of the Wallace Parking Deck where there will be an ample supply of tables and chairs and a skyline view of Downtown Chapel Hill.

Bring the kids and enjoy the afternoon with giant games, a miniature golf course on The Plaza and a live DJ spinning your favorite tunes.

Parking is free on Sundays in downtown Chapel Hill and special event parking will be available at the Wallace Parking Deck. For more information and a map of all downtown parking visit www.parkonthehill.com

There’s no better way to strengthen your local community than to shop and eat locally!

For more information go to www.downtownchapelhill.com






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