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Laura Zolman Kirk

Laura Zolman Kirk
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Associate Editor Laura Zolman Kirk is a Kentuckian turned North Carolinian who can't get enough of this buzzing community.

Piedmont Teams Up with Boxcarr for Four Cheese-Focused Courses

The setup for Piedmont's July 13 dinner sounded incredible: "sweet and savory featuring Boxcarr Handmade Cheese." Four cheeses, four courses. And, to top it...

A Tranquil Hideaway in South Durham

The Rostamis' home near Jordan High School in south Durham is shaded by pines along a winding suburban street. Walking through the front door...

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with Locally Made Caramels

Treats without the toothache. That’s what Dr. Jenny Citineni of Triangle Kids Pediatric Dentistry was after. While running a rural children’s dental clinic in...

Chef Ricky Moore Opening Second Location of Saltbox Seafood Joint

Chef Ricky Moore's dreams couldn’t stay contained in the barely 200-square-foot joint forever. Growth was always a part of his plan. When the Shrimp...

The Buzz About American Tobacco’s Newest Addition

Walking through American Tobacco Campus (ATC) to a Bulls’ game, DPAC show or to grab a seat on the green for the Back Porch...

Enjoy These 4 Locally Inspired Cocktails at Your Next Summer Soirée

ALLEY TWENTY SIX + DURHAM DISTILLERY WATERMELON TONIC 6 oz. Alley Twenty Six tonic syrup 6 cups cubed watermelon, plus a few small pieces with rind attached...

She Provides Duke Cancer Patients and Caregivers A Home Away From Home

After nearly 30 years – spent at UNC and then as a banker, a photography studio owner and portrait artist, and an area development...

Empowering Durham Students to Succeed in College and Beyond

Seven years ago, Bettina – who grew up in Raleigh and majored in middle grades education at UNC – spent a summer in college...

Leading the Fight for LGBTQ Rights in Our Community

Helena Cragg is a computer scientist turned business owner, real estate agent and residential remodeling contractor. She moved to Durham 14 years ago and...

Get Fresh For Spring With Our Favorite Beauty Finds

Lo & Behold Activated charcoal and rosemary face mask, $9-$10.         Vesta Apothecary “Soothing Lavender” calendula healing salve, $9.     Fillaree “Soap + Suds” body wash in tangerine and clove...