Morgan Weston

Durham Magazine freelancer Morgan Weston is a North Carolina native who loves exploring the Triangle's diverse food, arts and craft beer offerings.

Where to Ring in 2017

Still need plans for New Year’s Eve? Whether you’re looking for gourmet food, drinks and dancing, or just a chill place to clink glasses with friends, this compilation includes plenty of great options for welcoming 2017 around Durham and Chapel Hill. New Year’s Eve Brunch at The Nasher Cafe Start the last day of 2016 …

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Weekend at a Glance: Cookies, Choruses and ‘A Christmas Carol’

Winter Wonders at American Tobacco – Thursday-Sunday – Bring the whole family to the American Tobacco Campus this season for a host of holiday-themed activities. Pick out your tree, wreaths and garland (and those cute wooden reindeer!) at the TROSA tree lot, and get a selfie with Santa. Vote for your favorite tree decorated by …

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Talking Durham Living Wage Project and a New Album with Musician Charles Latham

The antifolk singer-songwriter has lived in Durham for the last two years, in that time penning the song “The Living Wage,” with all proceeds supporting the Durham Living Wage Project. His fourth full-length album, “Little Me Time,” was produced at Caveman Studios with a collaboration of local artists including Omar Ruiz-Lopez (Steph Stewart and the Boyfriends), …

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World Beer Festival: Earthy, Effervescent and Everything in Between

The 21st annual World Beer Festival, hosted by All About Beer Magazine, brought more than 200 beers from around the globe to the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Many Durham breweries were represented, including Fullsteam, Bull City Ciderworks and Ponysaurus, as well as a range of brewers from across the state, such as Mystery Brewing Company of Hillsborough, Wooden Robot of …

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Q-and-A with Carolina Jubilee’s Zack Wyatt

Carolina Jubilee is a two-day event presented by Carolina Farm Trust – who’s mission is to protect farmland and foster an ecosystem of sustainable farming – that celebrates N.C. food, music and farms. Proceeds from ticket sales will go directly to farmers, including Blue Whistler Farm, right outside of Durham. They are raising rabbits, which they …

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Coming Soon: Cocoa Cinnamon Micro-Roastery

Cocoa Cinnamon owners Areli and Leon Grodski de Barrera have a third and final location in the works. This installment is a micro-roastery that will supply Cocoa Cinnamon coffee to all three locations and feature rotating guest roasters’ coffees as well. The design of the new location at 2013 Chapel Hill Road is in the hands of …

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Weekend at a Glance: Audio, Art and an Anniversary

Journey to the Good Life – Thursday and Friday, noon-6pm, and Saturday, 2-5pm – Visit The Carrack modern art gallery to view artist Kulsum Tasnif‘s work, which tells the story of migrants and refugees in various phases of their journeys through the use of cultural patterns, illustrations, Arabic calligraphy and audio accounts. Film Screening: “Gravitational Deflection of Light” …

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Learn More About Brightleaf Square’s Newest Addition: Bull City Olive Oil

Historic Brightleaf Square welcomes a new neighbor this month: Bull City Olive Oil, a specialty food store with a focus on Ultra Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil (or UP EVOO), as well as flavored oils and balsamic vinegars. Sourced fresh globally through a single-cultivar process, Bull City’s olive oil is crushed within three to four …

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