The City of Chapel Hill

“La Ciudad de Chapel Hill” "The Thrill"


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Events-


Festifall
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The Town of Chapel Hill hosts the 35th Annual Festifall Street Fair, downtown West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC, Sunday, October 7 from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. There will be a arts and crafts booth in the center of the street with business merchants and fair vendors on the side of the street. There will also be a large food court pavilion.

La ciudad de Chapel Hill tiene el 35th Anual Festival Calle en el centro de West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC, Domingo, Octubre 7 de 1:00 a 6:00 p.m. Hay arte puestos en el centro de la calle con mercados differentes al lado de la calle. Hay muchos differentes restaurantes en este calle tambien.
Halloween
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Costumers come out in force on October 31st. Chapel Hill has one of the largest Halloween scenes in the country with more than 80,000 people gathering along Franklin Street.
Las personas con disfrases vienen en Octubre 31. Chapel Hill tiene el Dia de Los Muertos lugar muy grande con mas de 80,000 personas. Ellos se juntan a lo largo de Franklin Street.


History-


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Name Origin(El Origen De el Nombre)
Named for the Church of England New Hope Chapel, which once stood atop the hill’s crossroads.(El origen del nombre es de una Iglesia de Inglaterra que se llama "New Hope Chapel".)
Nickname(Apodo)
The Southern Part of Heaven(La parte del sur del cielo)
Area(Area)
21.1 square miles(21.1 millas cuadradas)
Population(poblacion)
51,519
Unemployment Rate(tasa de desempleo)
3.6 percent Orange County(3.6 por ciento del condado Orange)
Average Apartment Rent(Precio normal para apartamentos)
$720
Average Price of Homes(Precio normal para casas)
$342,000
Median Family Income(Ingreso Normal para la familia)
$88,000 (regional average: $69,000)
Percentage of Chapel Hillians who drive to work(Porcentaje de las personas que manejan al trabajo en Chapel Hill)
71 percent (regional average: 92 percent)
Median Age of Residents(Edad promedio de las personas en Chapel Hill)
30.4
Major Employers(Empleadores mas importantes)
• University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
• UNC Hospitals
• Chapel Hill/Carrboro City Schools
• Blue Cross/Blue Shield of NC

Malls-

none, But many Shops and Stores exist in the area. Due the college nature of this town, many strip shopping centers exist, but no major malls.
No hay centros comerciales pero hay muchas tiendas porque hay una Universidad UNC.

Recreation-

Chapel Hill Skate Park
http://www.chapelhillskatepark.com/





Schools in Chapel Hill Universidades en Chapel Hill

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The University of North Carolina is this Nation's oldest state University. It was the first School of the North Carolina State system, and it was the first public university to begin educating students, and the only University that graduated students in the 18th century. Chartered by the North Caroliona General Assembly on December 11, 1789, and beginning classes in 1795. William Davie led efforts to create this University. Carolina enrolls more than 27,000 students from all 100 North Carolina counties, the other 49 states and 47 other countries. UNC offers 71 bachelor's, 107 master's and 74 doctarol degree programs and offers academic study in more than 100 fields. It is one of the best Public Institutions for higher learning in the state.
La Universidad de Carolina del Norte en Chapel Hill es la primera universidad pública en el país. Mas de 27,000 estudiantes asisten a esta Universidad. Hay personas de todo el mundo y el pais que asisten a clases en UNC. UNC ofrece 252 titulos academicos para estudiantes.
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Places of interest in this University are, The Old Well, The Bell Tower, Old East, Playmakers Theatre, Davie Poplar, Ackland Art Museum, Botanical Garden, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, Forest Theatre, Coker Aboretum, Unsung Founders Memorial.
The University of Chapel Hill's 729-acre central campus is one of the most beautiful in the nation.
Lugares de interes incluyen, Old Well, The Bell Tower, Old East, Playmakers Theatre, Davie Poplar, Ackland Art Museum, Botanical Garden, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, Forest Theatre, Coker Aboretum, Unsung Founders Memorial.


School, Department, or Academic Unit
Rank
Publication

Overall undergraduate program
28th
U.S. News & World Report

Undergraduate program among public universities
5th
U.S. News & World Report

School of Library and Information Science
1st
U.S. News & World Report

School of Medicine
2nd for primary care, 20th for research
U.S. News & World Report

School of Pharmacy
3rd
U.S. News & World Report

School of Public Health
2nd
U.S. News & World Report

Computer science
10th
Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index<
El [[|clasificación jerárquica]] del las escuels de la Universidad.




Sports Deportes

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There are many sports to be seen inside Chapel Hill. There are no professional sports but the University of Chapel Hill has 26 varsity sports teams, both men’s and women’s, as well as numerous club teams. These include, Baseball, Basketball, Lacrosse, Cross Country, Fencing, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling, Field Hockey, Gymnastics, Rowing, Softball, and Volleyball. Many of these teams are very good. In 2005, the Men's basketball team were National Champions. In 2007, Men's Baseball went to the Collegiate World Series and were 2007 ACC Champions. Women's soccer were the 2006 National Champions. And many other teams have boasted incredible records and play.
Hay muchos equipos en la Universidad en Chapel Hill. La Universidad tiene veinte y seis deportes para los hombres y para las mujeres. Estos incluyen: Baloncesto, Lacrosse, Lucha libre, Track and Field o Compentencias, Tennis, Cross Country, Field Hockey, futbol americano, Futbol, Esgrima, Rowing, Gymnasticas, Softball, Volleyball, Natacion, y Golf. Muchos de estos equipos son muy buenos. Y todos son divertidos para mirar.

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Restaurants Restaurantes


There are many great restaurants in Chapel Hill, over 1008 of them. Since Chapel Hill is a college town, there are many restaurants that offer quick food such as "b-skis", but there are also many good sit down style restaurants such as "Top of The Hill". Here is a link for a long list of restaurants in Chapel Hill.
http://www.trianglerestaurants.com/carrch/chList.html
This is a site of restaurant reviews,
http://travel.yahoo.com/p-travelguide-2859143-chapel_hill_restaurants-i
http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurants-g49021-Chapel_Hill_North_Carolina.html
Hay muchos restaurantes muy buenos en Chapel Hill. Hay mas de 1008. Hay una variedad de restaurantes de comida rápida y restaurante muy elegante. Arriba hay links a las paginas web para aprender mas de los restaurantes.

Important Places


Although the University is the most important place in the city, and the city was in part constructed due to the college, there are many other places of importance. Some places of importance on campus include, Fetzer Fields, Kenan Stadium, and the Dean Dome. All major places where sporting events are held. There are many buisness places of importance in The City, including the Carolina Club, and the Chapel Hill Community Center. Here are some more.
Aqueduct Conference Center
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
Chapel Hill Chamber Conference Center
The Friday Center for Continuing Education

La Universidad es el lugar mas importante en toda la ciudad, pero hay otros lugares tambien. Pero mucho de esta ciudad esta relacionado con la Universidad. Hay muchos lugares importantes en Chapel Hill, unos incluyen, Fetzer fields, Kenan Stadium, The Dean Dome, El Carolina Club, y el Chapel Hill Community Center. Tambien hay mas en el cuadro arriba. Abajo hay lugares importantes en la ciudad.




Vocabulario

Street- Calle
Arts and Craft- las artes y hace a mano
Business- negocio
Merchants-Mercaderes
Food Court- Tribunal de alimento
Halloween- Víspera de Todos los Santos
Church- iglesia
Population- población
Employers-patrón
Malls- Centro comercial
Skate- monopatín
Stadium - Estadio
Dean Dome - cancha de baloncesto
Fetzer Fields - campos de juegos
The Triangle - Estse consiste de tres ciuidades, Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. Se llama RTP o "Research Triangle Park"
Varsity - universidad
ACC - un grupo de equipos de el "Atlantic Coast Conference" o el ACC