Kids & Family

Kids & Family

Longtime Locals Talk Holiday Traditions

Floyd B. McKissick Jr. N.C. State Senator "My father, Floyd McKissick Sr., had an office at 213½ W. Main St.; he was the only African-American attorney...

Our Local Holiday Gift Guide

Mynt Boutique A colorful and vibrant plaid scarf paired with a rich velvet blazer creates a bright and elegant look you can wear to...

Forget Pokémon. Find Waldo in Durham!

Where’s Waldo this summer? The famous children's book character, with his red-and-white striped shirt and thick, black-rimmed glasses, has made his way to Durham!...

Pitch Perfect: The Voice Behind the Bulls

Could there be a more perfect person for the job? Tony Riggsbee was born at Watts Hospital in 1953. He grew up on Trinity...

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with These Local Frozen Treats

Take the "100 Flavor Challenge" at Pelican’s SnoBalls. “Each season we have dozens of people start, but only a handful finish,” says Miles Abbason,...

Local DEET-Free Insect Repellent Sends Bugs Buzzing

As summer heat and humidity increases, so will the use of insect repellent. Raleigh-Durham is listed as one of the top 10 cities in the...

After 23 Years in Business, Spartacus Restaurant Closes Its Doors

After 23 years, Spartacus closes its doors June 26. To commemorate one of Durham's longest established restaurants, we reflect on a Thanksgiving story we...

‘Dr. Drizzle’ Inspires Discovery Education in Durham Public Schools

With 20 years of teaching under her belt, Dacia Jones holds degrees in elementary education, science and music, her “true passions.” She regularly presents...

55 Events Not to Miss in Durham This Year

JANUARY KwanzaaFest The African-American Dance Ensemble’s annual Kwanzaa festival features a children’s village – with dance classes, arts and crafts, and a face painter – plus...

Tales of a Trailing Spouse

Thirty-six hours after moving to the area, I went to my first job interview. Pretty horribly sleep-deprived from both travel and caring for my...