October/November 2016 – The Design Issue

October/November 2016 – The Design Issue


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


28 New Chief in the Bull City
Learn more about Durham Police Department Chief Cerelyn “C.J.” Davis and what she hopes to accomplish in Durham

32 Fiber is Coming
What you need to know about the Internet service provider’s arrival

40 Positively Ninth Street
David Dickson Sr.’s impact on Old West Durham spans more than four decades

50 How They Live
When the Kohn family built their southeast Durham home, they focused on the practical

66 Office Spaces
A glimpse into four very cool downtown companies

76 Crowning Commission
Phil Freelon leads design on the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.

80 Surgically Speaking
Duke’s own Dr. Linda Cendales performed North Carolina’s first hand transplant


4 Letter from Our Executive Editor

6 Bull City Scene Setter
PictureDURM helps us showcase images curated by locals

18 The Durham Difference
The Cornucopia Cancer Support Center provides hands-on help for cancer patients and their caregivers

20 Noted
What we’ve heard around town …

24 Our Latest Obsessions
Bull City beef jerky and a shop of horrors, just in time for Halloween

26 The Creatives
Get to know stationery designer and blogger Ellie Snow

34 Go. See. Do.
The hottest events in October and November

36 Durham’s Entrepreneurs
Online shop and blog The Makers Mercantile supports Triangle- and North Carolina-based artists

38 Shop Local
The founders of The Makers Mercantile act as guest curators, sharing a few favorite items by Bull City designers

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

86 Hot Spot
Littler invites you to a dinner party, six days a week

88 Dishing with …
Motto’s Managing Partner Brandon Carr

90 Taste
Find our city’s best restaurants

102 Engagements & Weddings
Tying the knot, Bull City style


8 Fashion for a Cause at Durham Arts Council

10 Hayti Heritage Center’s Bull Durham Blues Festival

12 The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University’s Southern Accent opening party

14 Txotxfest at Black Twig Cider House