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April News: Rosemary Imagined, Coffee with a Cop, Live & Local Events

April News: Rosemary Imagined, Coffee with a Cop, Live & Local Events
April News: Rosemary Imagined, Coffee with a Cop, 
Live & Local Events
CHDP Logo 2011The Downtown Partnership keeps you informed of the news, events, and issues that have a direct impact on the future of our entire downtown community. If you have questions, please contact Meg McGurk, Executive Director, at

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Rosemary Imagined First Community Review

Thursday, April 10 at 11:30 am & 6 pm: The Rosemary Imagined: First Community Review Meeting will be held in the Sky Lounge at Greenbridge, 610 West Rosemary Street, downtown Chapel Hill. 

Two drop-in meetings will be at the following times:

·  11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a brief overview presentation at 12:15 p.m.

·  6 to 8:00 p.m., with a brief overview presentation at 6:45 p.m.

We'll review the two draft concepts for the Rosemary Imagined planning initiative. These concepts are being drafted by the consulting team from KlingStubbins, a planning firm located in Raleigh, based upon the community input and feedback received during the Rosemary Imagined meetings held in the summer and fall of 2013. Visit for more information. For questions, contact Megan Wooley, housing and neighborhood services planner for the Town of Chapel Hill, and Meg McGurk, at

Coffee with a Cop at Carolina Coffee Shop
Friday, April 11 from 9 am to 11 am: Join your neighbors, fellow businesses, and Chapel Hill police officers for coffee and conversation at the Carolina Coffee Shop (138 East Franklin Street). No agendas or speeches here -- just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know the officers in our community. If you have questions or comments please contact Sgt. Celisa Lehew with the Chapel Hill Police Department, at 919-969-2068 or
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Starting this Friday, April 11 from 6 pm to 9 pm there is a new, weekly event series of live music and arts happening in downtown Chapel Hill - called Live & Local. Taking place on the plaza at 140 West Franklin Street every Friday through the end of June, they'll feature live music, dance, comedy arts, and performances. All events are free and family-friendly. For more information on the event series visit If you are interested in getting your business involved in the series contact Wes Tilghman, Town of Chapel Hill Parks & Recreation, at or 99-968-2823.
Be A Responsible Server Training (BARS) 
Thursday, April 24 from 7 pm to 9 pm: Held at the Post Office/Courthouse at 179 East Franklin Street; all retail store clerks, bar tenders, wait staff, and servers of alcohol in downtown businesses are invited to attend. The training will familiarize employees of ABC outlets with alcohol laws and regulations; specifically with sales to underage, fraudulent identifications, and sales to intoxicated persons.  ponsored by the Chapel Hill Police Department along with North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement Division. 
Chapel Hill Bike Plan: Seeking Community Input
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The Town of Chapel Hill has completed a DRAFT Bike Plan and is seeking comments from the community. (DRAFT Bike Plan Link The purpose of this Plan is to provide the Town with a set of prioritized infrastructure improvements, policies and program recommendations that will guide Town decisions and investments for the future regarding biking and the community. We want to hear what you think about the proposed ideas for bike infrastructure and programming in downtown too! Contact Bobby Funk, Assistant Director of Downtown Partnership, at 919-967-9440 or
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The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership is working to bring together the resources of the Town, University and downtown community to maintain, enhance and promote downtown as the social, cultural, and spiritual center of Chapel Hill through economic development.