August 2017

August 2017

Visions for our future, 8 cool classes for adults, an outdoor itinerary to soak up the last days of summer as a family and more!

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You may notice some differences in our August 2017 issue. We’ve been busy all summer long designing a new look for our magazines, one that we believe is reflective of our city-on-the-rise. We’ve also added some departments – like our new parenting section and Star Power interviews with celebrities who will soon be heading to the Bull City – and switched up the order a bit – now you’ll find more features towards the front of the publication.

That includes our cover story, our “Vision Board” for Durham, in which we asked our neighbors what they would like to see in the future of this quickly changing city. Answers varied, but there were some consistent themes – more green space and affordable housing among them – all of which were summarized on our cover (see how many individual responses you can find in the bull!).

Find out what was said in our August 2017 issue online (click below to flip through) and let us know if you agree by dropping a line to editorial@durhammag.com or by tagging #durhamvisionboard on Twitter or Instagram!

To get to a specific section, click on the articles below.

FEATURES

14 Durham’s Vision Board
We’ve got big dreams for our city

28 Back to School
8 cool classes for adults

DEPARTMENTS AND COLUMNS

4 Letter

8 The Scene
PictureDURM helps us showcase images curated by locals

10 Star Power
Comedian Lewis Black

12 Go. See. Do.
The hottest upcoming events

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

36 Settling In
The Morgan family puts down roots in Duke Forest

50 Deal Estate
A closer look at Durham’s red-hot listings

54 Family
An outdoor itinerary to soak up the last days of summer, plus SoDu Parents Posse founder Kat Benson offers back-to-school advice

62 Hot Spot
King’s Mobile takes to the streets

64 Taste
Find our city’s best restaurants

69 Sip
Brood Soda’s got smooth flavor

71 Savor
A table pleaser from Motto

83 Noted
What we’ve heard around town …

87 Engagement & Wedding
Tying the knot, Bull City-style

SEEN & HEARDS

75  Durham Blues & Brews Festival
76  Fourth of July celebrations
77  2017 Golden Leaf Awards
78  Big Stars in the Bull City
78  Durham Community Land Trustees’ 30th Anniversary
79  Immaculata Middle School’s Mission to Mars
80  Animal Protection Society of Durham’s Walk for the Animals
81  Cresset Christian Academy’s “The Sound of Music” production
82  American Dance Festival’s Opening Night Fête

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