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Worth the Splurge: 6 Companies to Help You Find Quality Products

When I was a little girl, my favorite shoes were made by Buster Brown. They were navy blue canvas with a large rubber toe,...

Durham Couple Turns the Bassett House Into a Home

Click on any photo to view larger version of slideshow and see full caption information. Photography by Briana Brough. Like many North Durhamites, Mike Schram...

How to Be a Super-Organizer (Cape Not Included)

I love the Pixar film "The Incredibles." I’ve probably seen it 10 or more times and it’s one of only a handful of DVDs...

More Time at Home: 10 Stunning Photos That Didn’t Make Our April Issue

Who doesn’t love looking through beautiful residences? We’ve got more pictures from the April issue's “A Tale of Two Durhams” story: Check out a...

Confessions of a Neat Freak

One of the most interesting things about my job is the sneak peek into people’s private lives. I often describe my work as a...

Why Durham is the Perfect Place to Plant Some Roots

For newcomers, how would you describe our current real estate market? 
Inventory right now is very tight. I think a lot of people are realizing...

5 Apps to Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever

I’m not one to make New Year’s resolutions (although my post-holiday waistline should probably make me reconsider). However, I do think the month of...

Six Easy Ways to Protect Your Identity

As a Neat Freak, I fancy myself a bit of an “I” dotter and a “T” crosser. So imagine my surprise when, earlier this...

Historic Downtown Building Gets New Life

"Do you know what this is going to be?" Waiting outside of the former Durham health services facility at 300 East Main Street, just...

10 Rules to Live By

I am a rule follower. Always have been, always will be. And when life gets busy, I really like having a few rules to...