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Amanda MacLaren

Amanda MacLaren
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Amanda MacLaren is the executive editor of Durham Magazine. Born in Mesa, Ariz., she grew up in Charlotte and attended UNC-Chapel Hill, majoring in journalism. She’s lived in Durham for five years now. When she’s not at work, you can usually find her with a beer in hand at Fullsteam, Dain’s Place or Bull City Burger or getting takeout from Chubby’s.

Our Q&A with the President of Durham Technical Community College

Dr. Bill Ingram has worked in a variety of roles at Durham Tech for more than 30 years, serving as its president for the last...

Jump into March Madness With this Hoppy IPA from Clouds Brewing

Hop J.A.M. Pardon the pun, but this IPA is our jam! And apparently, it is for a lot of other folks, too. “This is the...

Ramen Takes Center Stage at Revamped Rose’s Noodles

Spicy Sesame Ramen Now that Rose’s transitioned from butcher and bake shop to a restaurant/bakery concept, the ramen that was once reserved only for Wednesdays...

Sweet Sips at Cocoa Cinnamon

Chocolate Modica y Churros This style taps directly into the Mexican and Spanish drinking chocolate with a side of churros – “We have three kinds,”...

Getting a Piece of the Pie

The Pie Hole – one of the newest additions on Ninth Street occupying a corner space in the bottom floor of the Solis apartment...

CBS North Carolina’s Sean Maroney Gives Back to Durham Youth Through Guitar Lessons

"Ashur, it's easier if you hold the guitar like this. “OK, we’re doing the tune-up song. Sender, your turn. Everyone listen to Sender, see if...

NanaSteak Offers a New Twist on an Old Fashioned

In a typical Old Fashioned, you have some bitters, sugar cube on the bottom and a twist of orange garnish, in addition to the...

Discover Tailored Tastes of the South at GRUB Durham

GRUB Durham boasts a casual diner trifecta: Friendly, fast service; made-from-scratch plates, some of which are family recipes; and true local flare. This is...

The Cool Intentions Behind This Cleveland-Holloway Home

A Durham native, Alison Trott grew up primarily in the Watts Hospital and then Trinity Park neighborhoods, and attended North Carolina School of Science...

Try This Light-But-Satisfying Grilled Salmon on the Terrace at MarketPlace

Enjoy the mild early autumn weather and dine on the terrace at MarketPlace – the restaurant at the JB Duke Hotel. Executive Sous Chef...