February/March 2017

February/March 2017

Flip through our latest issue, and be sure to look for it on stands!


Read our February/March 2017 issue in full. To get you started, here is a quick recap of what it holds:


20 Raise Your Voices
Durham Children’s Choir instructs young area singers while forging a relationship with the community

28 Bell Out
After four-plus decades in public office, Mayor Bill Bell is passing the baton

32 Hit the Road
Our staff picks for summer travel, from the mountains to the coast

40 Joint Ventures
Durham and Duke partnership moves downtown

42 Start Me Up
Five entrepreneurs who are making a go of it in the Bull City

58 Run the World
Rio Paralympian Desmond Jackson blazes his own trail

64 Summer Camp Guide
Plan your child’s summer with our directory of arts, athletic, educational and outdoor camps


4 Letter from the Executive Editor

6 Bull City Scenes
PictureDURM helps us showcase images curated by locals

22 Noted
What we’ve heard around town …

38 Go. See. Do.
The hottest events in February and March

78 Adopt A Pet
Meet a few pets from The Animal Protection Society of Durham

80 Hot Spot
British-Indian gastropub Viceroy is the first of its kind in the Bull City

82 Taste
Find our city’s best restaurants

94 Engagements & Weddings
Tying the knot, Bull City-style


12 Food truck dinner supporting The Carolina Theatre

13 The Scrap Exchange‘s 25th anniversary

14 Triangle Family Services‘ Gingerbread Benefit

16 Emanuel and Sara Evans History Grove dedication

16 Animal Protection Society of Durham‘s Tails at Twilight Gala

18 Launch of “The Hole Story” at Book Harvest

18 Girls on the Run of the Triangle‘s dinner gala