J Lights Market owner Jared Burton

Challenges and Hardships Continue for New Restaurants and Bars

By Durham Magazine | February 4, 2022

Shared experiences from the hardy folks who followed their dreams and opened restaurants during the pandemic

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The Future of Black-Owned Businesses in Durham

By Durham Magazine | January 3, 2022

Trends of growth and feelings of optimism amid a changing cityscape

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Major Commercial Real Estate Projects Underway in Durham

By Durham Magazine | December 6, 2021

Investment in commercial real estate hasnโ€™t slowed down in Durham. Here are some of the biggest development projects currently underway.

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Durham Tech 60th anniversary

Durham Tech Kicks Off 60th Anniversary With Opening of New Building

By Hannah Lee | October 11, 2021

More than 100 community members attended an outdoor ceremony to commemorate the new William G. Ingram Center for Applied Learning and Technology on Sept. 9

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Post-pandemic, hotels like JB Duke are open to visitors in Durham.

Durham Hotels Attempt to Make Up Lost Ground Caused by the Pandemic

By Durham Magazine Intern | September 8, 2021

COVID-19 brought the hospitality industry to a near standstill, but Durham hotels are positioned well for recovery post-pandemic.

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Restaurants Share Updates Amid Changing COVID-19 Policies

By Durham Magazine | September 2, 2021

Restaurants are on pace to return to pre-pandemic levels of business, but as COVID-19 challenges shift, they all face similar issues.

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the return of live performances at the Hayti Heritage Center

What to Expect as Local Venues Welcome Back Crowds

By Durham Magazine | August 18, 2021

Stage curtains rise again at DPAC, The Carolina Theatre, Motorco Music Hall and others for the return of live performances.

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Announcements by Big Tech Companies Could Accelerate Growth in Durham Real Estate

By Durham Magazine | July 30, 2021

A look at how big tech companies’ move to the area will affect Durham as talent draws outside money here and logjam in residential real estate continues.

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How Small Businesses Begin to Recover From Pandemic Shutdowns

By Durham Magazine | June 24, 2021

The easing of restrictions spurred hopes for businesses to recover in hard-hit industries like restaurants, retail and the arts.

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Susan Amey

‘Focus Beyond the Numbers’: The Woman Behind Durham Tourism’s Surprising Bounce Back

By Morgan Weston | June 21, 2021

Susan Amey and her team at Discover Durham achieved their greatest goal: the success and survival of the small businesses that make Durham special.

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