Amanda MacLaren

Amanda MacLaren is the executive editor of Durham Magazine. Born in Mesa, Arizona, she grew up in Charlotte and attended UNC-Chapel Hill, majoring in journalism. She’s lived in Durham for eight years. 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 Guasaca.

Amanda MacLaren

Weekend at a Glance: Dogs, Drinks and ‘Hello, Dolly”

Great May Carpet Sale – Monday-Friday, 10am – 6pm; Saturday, 10am – 5pm – The Persian Carpet is having a sale of its 7,000 rugs through the month of May. Every rug in their showroom has been marked down between 30% and 75%, including antique Persian, Caucasian and Chinese rugs. Enrichment: More Than Just a Toy! – Thursday-August 16 – Learn …

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Weekend at a Glance: Bands, Bubbly and ‘Beautiful’

Create Good Conference – Thursday and Friday, 8am-5pm – Meant to share the latest tools and techniques with nonprofit communicators, this conference at the Durham Arts Council invites speakers from around the country who are doing the most meaningful and eye-catching work to come share what they’ve learned. This conference is about inspiring those in nonprofit …

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Cheers to 150 Years!

Have a drink! Bars and restaurants across Durham are offering signature cocktails made with Durham Distillery’s Conniption Gin. Each Durham 150-themed cocktail will honor the history and spirit of the city and prominently feature one of Durham Distillery’s award-winning products, including their Conniption Navy Strength Gin, just named “Best in the U.S.” by the World …

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