June/July 2016

June/July 2016


Read our June/July 2016 issue in full. To get you started, here is a quick recap of what it holds:


44 The Voice
Bulls’ PA announcer Tony Riggsbee shares how he discovered his talent and his lifelong love of baseball

46 Summer Bucket List
See how many you can check off before Labor Day!

64 How They Live
The Jocius family used their passions for food and art to drive the design and decor in their new Forest Hills home

80 Run the Good Race
Duke’s legendary track and field Coach Al Buehler reflects on his many memories and accomplishments



6 The Durham Difference
Sarah P. Duke Gardens volunteer Rick Fisher uses his passion for photography to give back to the community

21 Noted
What we’ve heard around town …

24 Striking the Right Chord
Notasium founders Preston Clarke and Stephen Norman-Scott have created a musical play space for kids

28 Behind the Music
With the rockin’ Nikki Hill

31 Getting Out
10 events you can’t miss

41 Shop Local
Just a few of our favorite Bull City products – especially for dads!

42 Stuff We Like
Floral arrangements and crowns from Bloomin’ Rose Flowers and a Washington Duke time capsule exhibit

62 Adopt A Pet
Meet a few pets from the Animal Protection Society of Durham

92 The Dish
A refined picnic at Primal Food & Spirits

93 The Drink
Sweet and spicy cider at Black Twig Cider House

94 Taste
Find our city’s best restaurants

103 Engagements & Weddings
Tying the knot, Bull City style


8 Grand TASTE Experience
10 All in the (Nana’s) Family dinner
11 Family Cookout at Maple View Farm
12 American Dance Festival pre-season celebration
14 Durham County’s Special Olympics at Durham Academy
15 Strawberry Festival and 5K
16 Art of Cool Festival’s President’s Party
17 Habitat for Humanity CEO Build
18 City of Durham’s Earth Day Festival
19 Durham Golden Leaf Awards
20 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival’s Awards Barbecue