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February/March 2018 – Our 10th Anniversary Issue

By Durham Magazine | February 1, 2018

A decade ago, the first issue of Durham Magazine rolled off the presses with a promise on this same page, and with a distinctly younger picture of me: “We are committed to making a positive contribution to our city, we will honestly tell the stories and concerns of our neighbors, […]

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December/January 2018 – The Holiday Issue

By Durham Magazine | December 7, 2017

Anybody else heading into the holidays feeling as frantic as I do? Oh, you, too? Trying to live up to the standards we see on Pinterest and commercials on top of balancing jobs, family, friends and all the other tasks that come along – like dealing with a plumbing problem […]

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October/November 2017

By Durham Magazine | October 2, 2017

During our conversation with three of the mayoral candidates (see page 38) we probed a little bit about what policy differences exist among them that voters might consider before making their decision. I got the sense that policies, important as they are, are less important to these three candidates than […]

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Our 8th Annual Food & Drink Issue – September 2017

By Durham Magazine | September 5, 2017

“Ask a resident to name their favorite dish or drink in the Bull City. You’ll never get a simple answer. In fact, ask yourself. I did, and I immediately started flipping through copious mental notes and weighing one dish against another. The fact is that it is nearly impossible to […]

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August 2017

By Durham Magazine | July 31, 2017

You may notice some differences in our August 2017 issue. We’ve been busy all summer long designing a new look for our magazines, one that we believe is reflective of our city-on-the-rise. We’ve also added some departments – like our new parenting section and Star Power interviews with celebrities who […]

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The Best of Durham Issue – June/July 2017

By Durham Magazine | June 1, 2017

For seven years, we’ve been asking our readers to share their go-to restaurant for date night, which hotels they recommend for out-of-towners, the top bars for grabbing a cocktail and even where they get their car washed or who they trust to help them buy or sell a house. In […]

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May 2017 – The 10th Annual Home & Garden Issue

By Durham Magazine | May 1, 2017

Read our May 2017 issue – featuring stories from several local runners, plus two homes with beautiful gardens – online! To get you started, here is a quick recap of what it holds: FEATURES 22 Phil Freelon’s Design for Living The distinguished architect aims to make an impact on ALS […]

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April 2017 – The 5th Annual Women’s Issue

By Durham Magazine | April 3, 2017

Read our April 2017 issue – featuring the stories of 12 incredible women in our community – online! To get you started, here is a quick recap of what it holds: EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN 50 Amy Sliffe Blue Whistler Farm 52 Bettina Umstead Student U 53 The Honorable Marcia H. Morey […]

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February/March 2017

By Durham Magazine | February 1, 2017

Read our February/March 2017 issue in full. To get you started, here is a quick recap of what it holds: FEATURES 20 Raise Your Voices Durham Children’s Choir instructs young area singers while forging a relationship with the community 28 Bell Out After four-plus decades in public office, Mayor Bill Bell is […]

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December/January 2017 – The Holiday Issue

By Durham Magazine | November 30, 2016

Read our December/January 2017 issue in full. To get you started, here is a quick recap of what it holds: FEATURES 40 Your Guide to Stress-Free Holidays Experts give advice on winter wardrobe, mixology, appetizers, decor and a festive playlist to usher in the season 58 Talking Traditions Durham longtimers […]

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