Around the City

Around the City

A Runaway Success: Cultivating Durham’s Lifestyle Brand

Gabriel Eng-Goetz’s signature “DURM” line of clothing has caught on since he launched in 2011, but the sheer velocity of enthusiasm still takes him...

Weekend at a Glance: Bennett, Bluegrass and Big Laughs

'Together' Art Exhibit – Through Sunday – Visit Pleiades Gallery for the last weekend of “Together,” an exhibit about our affinity for one another....

Showing Her Hand: Nina Chanel Abney’s ‘Royal Flush’ Opens at the Nasher

"Nina Chanel Abney: Royal Flush" opened this week at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University to a crowd of art lovers, museum enthusiasts...

Vote for the Best of Durham 2017

Our annual poll is back! You can cast your ballot now for your local favorites. Just quickly review the ↓ ground rules below ↓ before...

A Reel Good Time at Hayti Heritage Film Festival

Artists, film lovers and community members gathered at the 23rd annual Hayti Heritage Film Festival for a three-day-long showcase of films made by and...

Making Furniture Fun with the Stackable Nugget

David Baron and Ryan Cocca have been pursuing a passion for the past four years: the Nugget, a foam couch composed of four pieces...

All Pun and Games at the 2017 Great Pun Championship

The Regulator Bookshop hosted its fifth annual Great Pun Championship at Motorco Music Hall, in which 24 contestants competed for this year’s “Punster” title....

Weekend at a Glance: Rock, Romance and Run

'Soundings: Protest | Politics | Dissent' – Through February 18 – This broadcast audio exhibition at Power Plant Gallery uses podcasts and experimental audio...

Mayor Bill Bell Leaves the Political Stage on High Note

Who will be the next mayor is unclear (“I’m going to endorse Cora Cole-McFadden,” Mayor Bell says. “And if Steve Schewel runs then I’ll...

The Ultimate Durham Checklist

1 Walk or bike the American Tobacco Trail. 2 Have breakfast at Elmo’s Diner and/or Hope Valley Diner. 3 Purchase local produce, meat and eggs from nearby...