December/January 2019

December/January 2019

We've got all the biggest holiday events, three cool workout groups, the top trends in homebuilding, insider tips for wedding planning and much more

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FEATURES 

34 Durham’s Ultimate Holiday Checklist

Celebrate the season with markets, parties, decorations, food, drinks and more

40 All You Knead

Meet the family behind East Durham Bake Shop

46 Fitness Pals

Exercising solo can be a bummer. The camaraderie of group workouts, like the ones featured here, make staying active fun and easy.

52 Special Delivery

Each of these babies was born at a Duke hospital on January 1, 2018. We caught up with their moms to find out what this first year brought to their families.

62 Now Trending

What we’re seeing this year from builders featured in the Parade of Homes

76 Marriage Matters

Your most pressing wedding questions, answered by the professionals

SPONSORED CONTENT

43 Holiday Gift Guide

58 Healthy Durham 20/20
A closer look at the mission and vision behind the Durham County initiative

DEPARTMENTS & COLUMNS

8 The Scene

PictureDURM helps us showcase images curated by locals

18 Storm Watch

In light of the recent hurricanes, Duke’s Dr. David S. Pisetsky shares his concerns on the aging oaks in our community

20 Feeling the Holiday Spirit

Author Carl W. Kenney II talks about how the Bull City helped reshape his views on religion 

22 Veggie Tales

Just in time for New Year’s resolutions, Bites of Bull City’s Amber Watson points out stellar restaurant options that make it easy to eat healthy

24 Noted

What we’ve heard around town 

32 Go. See. Do. 

Our top 10 events this winter

60 Adopt A Pet

Meet two pups and two cats waiting on their forever homes at the Animal Protection Society of Durham

84 Chef’s Table

We asked some of our chefs and restaurant owners how they give back to the community during the holidays

85 Taste

Discover our city’s best restaurants 

95 Engagement & Wedding

Tying the knot, Bull City-style

CITY PICS

10 Second Annual Sip + Savor

11 Durham Public Schools Foundation launch party

12 Durham Chamber’s Fifth Annual First Responders Appreciation Breakfast

13 Urbaniak-Sanders Fashion Show & Luncheon

14 Hayti Heritage Center’s Blues and Roots Celebration

15 Feast from the Furnace honoring architect Phil Freelon

16 Dress for Success Triangle’s Women Making Change

17 Grand Opening of the New Durham Police Department and Emergency Communications Headquarters 

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