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Weekend Best Bets: Eat, Swap and Pop

By Durham Magazine | January 29, 2015

Triangle Restaurant Week – Thursday through Sunday – The good eats are back! This weekend marks the end of Triangle Restaurant Week so don’t miss the opportunity to celebrate the wonderful eateries that the Triangle has to offer. Many Durham restaurants are offering special fixed-price, three-course meals. For $15 at lunch […]

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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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100 Years of Durham Rotary

By Durham Magazine | January 16, 2015

The start of 2015 means fulfilling your resolutions, and members of the Durham Rotary Club are no exception. The organization is celebrating its 100th year, and members have created a plan to expand community service. Affirming the international organization’s motto of “Service Above Self,” Durham’s oldest and largest Rotary Club is dedicated […]

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Bull City New Year’s Eve

By Durham Magazine | January 5, 2015

Hello, 2015! Through our Taste event series, Durham Magazine hosted a carnival-themed New Year’s Eve bash at The Cookery that featured games, readings by Psychic Millie, food stations with gourmet corn dogs and liquid-nitrogen popcorn, wine (including bubbly, of course) from Total Wine and dancing. Look for more events in February, March and April – from a Foggy Ridge Cider dinner at Sarah […]

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Well Suited

By Dana Lange | December 29, 2014

Deep inside Northgate Mall a bell rings inside the office of Dress for Success (DFS) of the Triangle, symbolizing a fresh start – a job offer – for a woman who really needed it. As of this month, 5,000 Durham women have passed through the program on the way from hopelessness to self-sustainability thanks to one woman with a vision […]

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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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The Giving Spirit

By Durham Magazine | December 15, 2014

In early December, Anita Brown-Graham and her husband, Phillip, co-hosted a Giving Gathering for Book Harvest and the East Durham Children’s Initiative. Book Harvest, which began three years ago, provides secondhand books to low-income children in the Triangle while EDCI strives to change the outcomes of children and families in East Durham. Ginger Young, the founder and executive director […]

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Voices for Education

By Sponsored Content | November 1, 2014

“The active, engaged, passionate parents make a true partnership,” says Channa Pickett. She is the director of Enlaces, a youth outreach program launched in October 2009 by Duke’s Office of Durham and Regional Affairs and nonprofit organization El Centro Hispano. The strengths-based program serves grades fourth through seventh at six […]

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Planting Seeds of Service

By Sponsored Content | October 1, 2014

Duke University’s annual Make A Difference Day, sponsored by Duke’s Office of Durham and Regional Affairs took place on a sunny October Saturday at the Ronald McDonald House of Durham and E.K. Powe Elementary. The service day focused on connecting university students to their surrounding community of Durham, establishing a […]

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Stay Centered

By Amanda MacLaren | September 22, 2014

Paintings, jewelry, photography, wooden sculptures and even humans pretending to be sculptures were in abundance at Durham Arts Council’s 40th annual CenterFest, a two-day street arts and community festival in downtown that featured 140 juried visual artists representing 17 states. This year, more than 70 acts performed on six stages, kids got […]

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