For seven years, we’ve been asking our readers to share their go-to restaurant for date night, which hotels they recommend for out-of-towners, the top bars for grabbing a cocktail and even where they get their car washed or who they trust to help them buy or sell a house. In the summer, we share the consensus on what is the Best of Durham.
We know that we hardly skim the surface of all that is amazing about this city, but this list is a good resource to utilize when you’re trying to decide how best to experience Durham.
Read our June/July 2017 issue – packed with stories on our Best of Durham winners, plus the full voting results and much more – online!
To get you started, here is a quick recap of what it holds:
THE BEST OF DURHAM
56 Breakfast of Champions
A few voters tell us why they choose to start their day at these top-notch breakfast and brunch spots
60 Summer Sipping
A refreshing lineup of hyper-local drinks, just in time for backyard barbecues, poolside parties and weekends at the beach
70 Perfect Pies
Any way you slice it, these are some of the Bull City’s favorite pizzas
72 Social Style
Best Salon winners share what’s trending for summer
74 Nights (and Days) at the Museums
Take note of these upcoming fall exhibitions and events
76 How Does Your Garden Grow?
Transform your green space with these tips from a few of Durham’s best landscaping professionals
99 A Dog’s Day Out
Summertime must-dos for you and your pup!
DEPARTMENTS AND COLUMNS
What we’ve heard around town …
32 Go. See. Do.
The hottest events in June and July
Find our city’s best restaurants
Tying the knot Bull City-style