Durham, NC parkrun

Why You Should Join the Weekly Durham, NC Parkrun

By Hannah Lee | August 25, 2021

This race means so much more than the miles to its participants

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Ebony Anglers

Ebony Anglers Blaze a Path for Black Women in Competitive Fishing

By Morgan Weston | August 23, 2021

The Ebony Anglers, an award-winning fishing team, reflect on obstacles they’ve overcome as pioneering Black women in the world of fishing

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El-Genk family

A Family’s Walk Around the Neighborhood Turned Into a 40 Hike Challenge

By Durham Magazine Intern | August 19, 2021

The El-Genk family completed the 40 Hike Challenge last year, venturing across almost 1,200 miles on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail

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John David Spatola

Durham Academy Student Named Ultimate Ninja Athlete Association Champ

By Morgan Weston | August 9, 2021

John David Spatola placed first in his age group at the Ultimate Ninja Athlete Association world series championship finals in late July.

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Desmond Jackson

Desmond Jackson Moves Forward After His Paralympics Suspension

By Hannah Lee | August 9, 2021

Desmond Jackson, one of the fastest above-knee amputees in the country, qualified for his second Paralympics but will not go on to the finals

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The BodyGames Center fitness center

Newly Opened BodyGames Center Weathers Pandemic to Become a Community Favorite

By Morgan Weston | July 12, 2021

A father and son combine their skills to open fitness facility The BodyGames Center last summer

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‘I Can Still Do a Split’: Local Senior Games Keeps Older Adults Active

By Durham Magazine | June 22, 2021

Older adults competed in Durham County Senior Games and SilverArts for the chance to advance to the state and national games.

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Local Start Dental

Local Start Dental Will Open a Clinic in Downtown Durham

By Durham Magazine Intern | June 4, 2021

The nonprofit seeks to change the way low-income patients access oral health care

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Angelica Stroud Greene standing in front of a fire truck

Meet Durham’s First Female African-American Battalion Chief

By Hannah Lee | June 2, 2021

Angelica Stroud Greene was promoted to battalion chief in August 2020 after more than 23 years with the Durham Fire Department.

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Priya Kishnani

Dr. Priya Kishnani Works to Improve the Lives of Children with Genetic Diseases

By Morgan Weston | May 19, 2021

Dr. Priya Kishnani has spent her career as a pediatric medical genetics specialist helping her patients get through their some of their most difficult years

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