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The spark behind DCVB's spring art

Posted by Ashley Strahm on Mar 9, 2018 4:03:26 PM

The future of Durham's collaborative and welcoming cultural landscape is based, in part, on the creative minds that make the Bull City their home. This spring we’re celebrating an artist who is bringing his experience of our beloved city to life, one pen stroke at a time.

We commissioned artist and Durham resident Evan McIntyre to produce artwork for the cover of our spring seasonal newsletter. Discover the innovative mind behind the illustration that’s welcoming us into the season.

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Topics: Spring Activity Guide

5 Reasons to Make Durham your Favorite Springtime Festival Location

Posted by Ashley Strahm on Mar 9, 2018 3:55:51 PM

You made it. You survived the woolen socks of winter and are ready to enjoy the sweet breeze of spring with tickets to a Durham festival! This beautiful season in Durham means that the opportunities for fun are nearly as plentiful as the music in the air. Read on to discover five reasons why festival season in Durham is unlike any other.

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Topics: Spring Activity Guide, Festivals

Brunch Your Way Through Durham (2018 Edition)

Posted by Shayla Martin on Mar 8, 2018 4:59:02 PM

Let’s be clear, brunch is not breakfast. There’s something quite special about the in-between weekend meal, and restaurants all over Durham are embracing the brunch lifestyle with dedicated menus just for this special course. Here’s a guide to some of the most unique brunch experiences in Durham, as well as classic Southern favorites.

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Topics: Food & Drink

Graduating? Here's Your Durham Bucket List (2018 Edition)

Posted by Shayla Martin on Mar 7, 2018 11:51:29 AM

As college life winds down for so many students around the Bull City, they may be hit with the stark realization that the past four years have flown by, and there were so many activities they didn’t get to mark off their Durham checklist. We’re here to help. This graduation bucket list is everything you need to see, do, eat, and enjoy before making your mark on the world outside of Durham.

One bit of advice? Start now!

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Topics: Itineraries, college grads, Duke University, North Carolina Central University

Make the Most of March Madness in Durham

Posted by The Durham Team on Mar 6, 2018 11:02:36 AM

Durham college basketball fans are known for going a little mad in March (last year was no exception). But with two NCAA Division I basketball programs located in Durham, who can blame them? The Duke University Blue Devils and the North Carolina Central University (NCCU) Eagles have made a name for themselves at the big dance, with the Duke University men’s basketball team appearing in 11 championship games (winning five NCAA championships), and the NCCU men’s basketball team appearing twice in the tournament. The Duke University women’s basketball team has logged four trips to the NCAA Tournament Final Four, and the NCCU women’s basketball team is ranked 8th heading into the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament, while enjoying the most wins since 2013 this season.

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Topics: March Madness, DSC

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