Chatham Christmas Recipes

Two Pittsboro bakers – Wendy Tomblin of The Country Bakeress and Danielle Rose of Carolina Cravings – share a special holiday recipe they’re offering this season. [box] Carolina Cravings’ Gingerbread Men 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking soda 3⁄4 tsp. ground cinnamon 3⁄4 tsp. ground ginger 1⁄2 tsp. ground allspice 1⁄2 tsp. ground cloves …

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Pint Pals

The running club at House of Hops is a chance to get fit, recharge and finish with friends and a beer BY MATT WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY BY BETH MANN   Kate DiCato is not one of those running parents you see happily pushing a stroller ahead of her as she strides along. Not that she hasn’t brought …

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Treats at Southern Supreme

10+ Phrases & Places You Must Know Before You Call Yourself a Local

Aunt Bee’s House When she died in 1989, Frances Bavier funneled most of her $700,000 estate into an annuity that, to this day, pays out a yearly Christmas bonus to every Siler City police officer. But her true legacy began gestating not long after she was laid to rest at Oakwood Cemetery. When her home …

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5 Best Bets For This Weekend 9 26 19

  Vidas de Esperanza clinic’s Kermes celebration – Saturday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. – The Siler City clinic will hold its first community festival, with all funds going to its mission to provide free medical and dental care. Home-cooked food prepared by the clinic’s own community. Read more about the Vidas clinic and its mission in Chatham Magazine‘s feature. Mead …

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pickles Jupiter and molly Instagram stars


  By Hannah Lee   @adventuresofmollyandpickles 1,223 followers As the owner of three rescue dogs – Molly, Pickles and Jupiter (left and top of page) – and a volunteer at Farm Friends Rescue, Mandy German has long supported animal shelters/rescues. Near the end of 2017, she heard about a nonpro t called Pearls for Pups Co. …

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Jenny Garrett McLaurin

The Goldsmith By Matt White | Photography BY Beth Mann   Jenny Garrett McLaurin has been creating custom gold jewelry in Chatham for more than 20 years, but she’s been honing her craft for much longer than that. “My grandmother and great aunt would give me their junky costume jewelry,” Jenny says. “I would take …

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Grace O’Hara

The Entrepreneur By Parrish Alto | PHOTOgraphy BY Beth Mann   Grace O’Hara was 12 in 2014 when she attended a YoungLife camp in Virginia that featured a small lake with an inflatable, trampoline-like floating platform called the “blob.” As one camper sat on the end of the blob, another would drop on the opposing …

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