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Where to go for African-American Arts in Durham

Posted by Sherri Holmes on Apr 26, 2017 11:29:26 AM

Sherri Holmes is the Founder and Director of the Triangle Friends of African American Arts, an organization that strives to expand awareness, understanding, and support of African and African-American arts. 

Last week I was driving to work listening to the radio and an announcer said that Vogue magazine had just named the hippest city in North Carolina. Even before she told us, I knew the answer. Durham!  In addition to the restaurants and historic districts mentioned in the Vogue article, I believe that African-American arts are an important part of Durham’s status as a mecca for culture.

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Topics: Arts & Entertainment, Itineraries

Graduating? Here's Your Durham Bucket List

Posted by Shayla Martin on Apr 26, 2017 8:00:00 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

Brunch Your Way Through Durham

Posted by Shayla Martin on Apr 25, 2017 11:08:22 AM

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

Your Guide to Vintage Shopping in Durham

Posted by Shayla Martin on Apr 20, 2017 10:26:41 AM

In some instances, the best way to breathe new life into your closet and home décor is with unique finds that are, well, on their second life. With a bit of time and patience, you can find your next one-of-a-kind wardrobe staple or statement furniture piece from one of Durham’s high-quality vintage, antique, and consignment shops. Not sure where to start? Here’s a guide to Durham’s vintage and repurposed shopping scene. Use it like a map and find your hidden treasure!

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Topics: Shopping

Celebrate NC Beer Month at these Durham Breweries

Posted by DCVB Staff on Apr 4, 2017 3:45:38 PM

National Beer Day is April 7, which coincides nicely with April being North Carolina Beer Month. Winter fading into the rearview mirror traditionally sparks creativity from craft brewers, and Durham breweries are no exception. You can try plenty of springtime seasonals, or enjoy old favorites while basking in the sunshine.  Here's what we'll be drinking this spring:

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Topics: Food & Drink

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