Graduate Commencement

By Durham Magazine | May 26, 2015

Hospitality and real estate investor team AJ Capital Partners have acquired 600 Willard St., across from University Ford and University Kia near American Tobacco. The currently shuttered property will undergo renovations later this year and open as the Graduate Durham, a 150-room hotel, in late 2016. Graduate Hotels are a new hotel […]

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Shifting Gears

By Amanda MacLaren | May 15, 2015

The Hendrick Durham Auto Mall, previously located on South Roxboro Street, combined with Performance Chevrolet – another Hendrick Automotive Group General Motors dealership formerly on Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard – to open the new, renamed Hendrick Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac Southpoint at 127 Kentington Drive adjacent to The Streets at Southpoint. […]

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Up in the Air

By Amanda MacLaren | May 13, 2015

Pesto pasta in a gondola in Venice. A pretzel at Oktoberfest. A beer at the Running of the Bulls in Spain. Pizza at the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Doughnuts on the Great Wall of China. To the Niemann sisters, it’s all @foodintheair. The Instagram account founded in summer 2013 by […]

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Breaking New Ground

By Durham Magazine | April 1, 2015

Terra Nova Global Properties celebrated the opening of its Durham office Tuesday, March 24, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and cocktail hour. Guests enjoyed local food, beer and a signature Terra Nova cocktail for the occasion – all inside the new location on North Gregson Street. Terra Nova is a full-service […]

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21c and Counting

By Amanda MacLaren | March 16, 2015

As the fuchsia ribbon split in two, city and county officials along with developers and executives of 21c Museum Hotels celebrated the opening of the hospitality group’s fourth property, 21c Durham. “There is no question in my mind that this investment is going to be a good investment for Durham,” […]

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Ninth Street Gets a Makeover

By Durham Magazine | January 26, 2015

Ninth Street is getting a facelift. The City of Durham‘s Office of Economic and Workforce Development began accepting grant applications in September 2014 and has now awarded sign and façade grants to 13 businesses along the commercial corridor. The grants, totaling $70,932, are designed to improve the pedestrian environment and […]

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We Scream for (More) Ice Cream!

By Amanda MacLaren | December 15, 2014

Durham’s in for a real treat when The Parlour expands into the former Playworks space next door and adds an additional 1,000 square feet to its current footprint. The addition to the shop, which opened at 117 Market St. in April 2013, will allow the owners to expand the menu, seat almost 60 — […]

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