Kids & Family

Kids & Family

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...

Got Kids? Live in South Durham? Join Kat Benson’s Group

In Durham, the go-to, judgment-free place for questions about raising kids is the SoDu Parents Posse, a Facebook group composed of more than 5,000...

All Abuzz at Central Park School for Children

Most people try to get bugs out of buildings, but Central Park School for Children welcomes them in. A new project taken on by...
Dr. Jeff Nunez with his patient, a golden retriever.Photo courtesy of Triangle Veterinary Referral Hospitals

5 Helpful Tips for Keeping Your Pet Safe This Summer

As summer approaches, we look forward to consistently warmer weather and sunnier days. We pull out our sunglasses and enjoy weekends by the pool...

Triangle Ultimate Celebrates 20 Years Throwing the Disc

The sport of Ultimate Frisbee – not to be confused with disc golf or the games you play with your dog – has had...

Let Them Eat Dirt! No, Wait, Let Them Play in Dirt!

By now you might be clued in to Funny Girl Farm. Owned by the Abrams family, it sits on 180 acres of land off...

Rio Paralympian Blazes His Own Trail

Hillside High School senior Desmond Jackson started competing in track and field at age 8 with the Carolina Cruisers in Charlotte. “Most of my...

Durham Youth Choir Poised to Perform at Carnegie Hall

Since its founding 13 seasons ago, the Durham Children’s Choir has instructed hundreds of area singers and performs sacred and secular songs annually at...

Longtime Locals Talk Holiday Traditions

Floyd B. McKissick Jr. N.C. State Senator "My father, Floyd McKissick Sr., had an office at 213½ W. Main St.; he was the only African-American attorney...

Our Local Holiday Gift Guide

Mynt Boutique A colorful and vibrant plaid scarf paired with a rich velvet blazer creates a bright and elegant look you can wear to...