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Franklin Street at a crossroads

Sunday, September 08, 2013

The Rat, Pepper's Pizza, Schoolkids Records, Carolina Pride sportswear, all staples of this waxy-nostalgic college town, are all gone. Since 2008's recession, downtown Chapel Hill has been plagued by numerous high-profile closings among its small businesses. (Indy Week)

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