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Bluegrass & Brews in Briar Chapel

July 10, 2014
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Bluegrass & Brews in Briar Chapel

Due to inclement weather, this event has been postponed. Stay tuned for the rain date.What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than with bluegrass, cold brews, and Baguettaboutit?!?Please join us from 4-6pm on Sunday, July 20th, at Briar Commons Par...

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Briar Chapel Celebrating National Trails Day – Saturday, June 7th

Briar Chapel Celebrating National Trails Day – Saturday, June 7th

American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day is a celebration of America’s magnificent Trail System, occurring annually on the first Saturday in June. The event features a series of outdoor activities, designed to promote and celebrate the importa...

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Briar Chapel’s Pool is Open!

Briar Chapel’s Pool is Open!

Briar Chapel's pool facilities opened this week for its fifth season!A number of residents and non-resident members enjoyed themselves under the watchful eye of the lifeguard staff. Meanwhile, the younger ones enjoyed the splash pad, water slides, divi...

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Introducing the Briar Chapel Barracudas Swim Team

Introducing the Briar Chapel Barracudas Swim Team

With over 550 families now living in Briar Chapel, the community can support a swim team!For this inaugural 2014 season, over 130 residents and pool members registered to become Briar Chapel Barracudas. Corporate sponsorships and registration fees made...

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9th Annual Green Home Tour Starts Saturday, May 3rd

April 29, 2014
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9th Annual Green Home Tour Starts Saturday, May 3rd

As I mentioned in a previous post, Briar Chapel has 8 homes entered in this year's Green Home Tour. You are also welcome to attend either (or both) FREE kickoff events.

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Briar Chapel Makes Top 10 List for Green Communities

April 24, 2014
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Briar Chapel Makes Top 10 List for Green Communities

In celebration of Earth Day, Redfin recently released a list of 10 neighborhoods across the U.S. with the largest number of green homes. The ranking is based on the proportion of “green” listings out of total listings in the neighborhood over the p...

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6th Annual Briar Chapel 5K & Earth Day Celebration Scheduled April 12th

March 26, 2014
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6th Annual Briar Chapel 5K & Earth Day Celebration Scheduled April 12th

I hope you will join us for the 6th Annual Briar Chapel 5K & Earth Day Celebration on April 12th from 9:30am to 1pm! The 5K race and kids fun run will begin at 9:30am near the new Boulder Park and wind through Briar Chapel's roads and parks. Adv...

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Registration Open for "Swim For Smiles" Youth Triathlon in Briar Chapel

March 19, 2014
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Registration Open for "Swim For Smiles" Youth Triathlon in Briar Chapel

The 8th Annual "Swim For Smiles" Youth Triathlon, open to kids ages 5-23, will be held on Sunday, September 7th, 2014, in Briar Chapel.It’s not unusual for this triathlon to draw at least 500 kids — sometimes more. The 2011 event dre...

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9th Annual Triangle Green Home Tour May 3-4 & 10-11

March 1, 2014
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9th Annual Triangle Green Home Tour May 3-4 & 10-11

The 9th Annual Triangle Green Home Tour is coming soon! This free, self-guided event will feature over 30 entries, and will be held on May 3-4 and 10-11, 2014 from Noon to 5pm.As always, the tour will allow you to examine a number of green building fea...

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Garman Homes to Build 2015 Duke Children’s Miracle Home in Briar Chapel

February 11, 2014
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Garman Homes to Build 2015 Duke Children’s Miracle Home in Briar Chapel

Earlier today, Garman Homes announced it would be building the next Miracle Home in Briar Chapel to benefit the MIX 101.5 Radiothon for Duke Children's Hospital & Health Center. The builder is planning to have the home completed in time f...

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Briar Chapel 2013 Year-End Review

December 28, 2013
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Briar Chapel 2013 Year-End Review

The following is excerpted from Newland's recent Community Development Update:Briar Chapel continues to grow leaps and bounds in 2013! HERE ARE A FEW HIGHLIGHTS… Briar Chapel celebrated its Five Year Anniversary in October with a hot air balloon ...

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Year-End Sale on Move-In Ready Inventory Homes in Briar Chapel

December 18, 2013
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Year-End Sale on Move-In Ready Inventory Homes in Briar Chapel

As is often the case towards the end of a calendar year, homebuilders are hoping to sneak in a few extra sales before the ball drops in Times Square. We polled the builders in Briar Chapel, and here is a list of the move-in ready homes they'r...

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Weather Forecast for Briar Chapel this Saturday: SNOW!

December 11, 2013
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Weather Forecast for Briar Chapel this Saturday: SNOW!

Briar Chapel is hosting a Winter Wonderland this Saturday from 1:30-4:00pm at Boulder Park, and you're invited! At the event, children of all ages will get to enjoy: snow & sledding (!!!) greeting Santa decorating cookies hot chocolate and cider m...

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Shine On! Clean Energy Forum for Homeowners in Briar Chapel Tonight

December 3, 2013
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Shine On! Clean Energy Forum for Homeowners in Briar Chapel Tonight

Southern Energy Management, the company that installed our solar panels, will be hosting "Shine On!," an open solar forum tonight (Tuesday, December 3, 2013) from 5:30-6:30pm at the Briar Club. The event will educate homeowners on the basics of so...

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Chatham County October Home Sales Up 59% Over Last Year

November 24, 2013
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Chatham County October Home Sales Up 59% Over Last Year

Home sales in Chatham County (where Briar Chapel is located) improved 59.2 percent in October compared to the year prior, according to the monthly market activity report released by Triangle MLS this week.It was also reported that the county’s median...

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Costco Selects More Convenient Location for Briar Chapel Residents

November 22, 2013
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Costco Selects More Convenient Location for Briar Chapel Residents

Triangle Business Journal has reported that Costco is planning to open a store in Apex. If this is true, then Briar Chapel residents will no longer have to drive 45 minutes to the Durham location in order to shop at the popular members-only warehouse d...

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University Mall Transformation Continues w/ Silverspot Cinema to Open in 2015

November 13, 2013
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University Mall Transformation Continues w/ Silverspot Cinema to Open in 2015

University Mall, a 366,000 sqft regional shopping center located a short drive up 15-501 from Briar Chapel in Chapel Hill, is in the process of redevelopment and residents are taking notice. Anchored by award-winning gourmet retailer Southern Seas...

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6th Annual Pepper Festival in Briar Chapel next Sunday!

September 28, 2013
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6th Annual Pepper Festival in Briar Chapel next Sunday!

Final preparations are underway for the 6th Annual Pepper Festival, which is taking place next Sunday (October 6th) from 3-7pm at Briar Chapel's Boulder Park.Although the festival had very humble beginnings, it is quickly becoming North Carolina's prem...

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Briar Chapel Craft Fair October 19th

September 23, 2013
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Briar Chapel will be hosting a Craft Fair on October 19th from 10am-1pm.Residents and non-residents are invited to share their artwork, regardless of media. I wouldn't be surprised if you saw some folks there from the photography and/or knitt...

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Briar Chapel’s 4-Legged Residents Enjoy Annual "Pups in the Pool" Event

September 21, 2013
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Briar Chapel’s 4-Legged Residents Enjoy Annual "Pups in the Pool" Event

Once the pool season comes to a close each year, it's a tradition for Briar Chapel residents to bring their 4-legged family members for a swim in the saltwater pools. Here are a few photos from this year's event... 

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