Virginia is for Wine Lovers

A rosé from Va. - and it's very good, thank you very much! more »

Apr 16, 2014 DM Blog

Hard to Choose

Local 22 lives up to its name by creating upscale, decadent meals in a relatively laid-back, neighborly atmosphere more »

Apr 16, 2014 Dining

Class Act: Manjot Sidhu

Durham Public Schools’ most accomplished students more »

Apr 16, 2014 Our Schools

Kristin and Susan Teer with Kristin's brood of dogs - a curly-coated retriever, four Chihuahuas and a Boston Terrier.

Briana Brough

Creature Comfort

Mother-daughter duo Susan and Kristin Teer know where to find enduring companionship more »

Apr 15, 2014 H&G

History Hike

Preservation Durham celebrates the North Carolina tobacco industry through the Tobacco Heritage Tour, which showcases the buildings that housed it. more »

Apr 14, 2014 DM Blog

Free Frame

This year, Full Frame featured five film screenings and six Speakeasy conversations that were free and open to the public. more »

Apr 11, 2014 DM Blog

Something Old, Something New

Dolly's Vintage on Main Street meets all your fashion needs more »

Apr 9, 2014 DM Blog (2 Comments)

Needing Dough

Jonathan Espitia hopes create a Colombian recipe book with help from his Kickstarter campaign, the Bogota Bread Project more »

Apr 9, 2014 DM Blog

Puppy Training

Lessons learned with guest blogger Kathy Sell Smith's chocolate lab, Sage, carry over to her yoga practices more »

Apr 7, 2014 DM Blog

Best of Durham 2014

Our annual poll is back! Cast your ballot now - voting closes May 1! more »

Apr 1, 2014 DM Blog (16 Comments)

A Foodie Paradise

Getting to know our farmers, eating seasonally and just appreciating a really solid meal – it’s the Triangle way. more »

Apr 1, 2014 Dining

Tech Support

Smashing Boxes is partnering with The Iron Yard to launch Durham’s first code school in June more »

Mar 31, 2014 DM Blog

Cuban Renovation

Gregoria’s Cuban Steakhouse celebrates its grand opening with a nine-piece Band, drink specials and complimentary food more »

Mar 28, 2014 DM Blog

Cider House Rules

Mattie B’s Public House hosts Cider Fest April 19 more »

Mar 27, 2014 DM Blog

In This Issue: April 2014

The third annual Design Issue presents amazing and innovative products made right here in Durham, a modern and modular home in the country, a spring fashion spread inspired by downtown murals and more. more »

Mar 26, 2014 The Magazine

Emily Storrow

‘Food and Beverage Playground’

A chef and master sommelier create unique dining experience at New Hope Commons café and restaurant more »

Mar 19, 2014 DM Blog


Upcoming Events

Archibald Motley

Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist

This exhibit at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University is the first sustained examination of the remarkable paintings of Archibald John Motley Jr., a master colorist and radical interpreter of urban culture. The exhibition, which runs through May 11, introduces his work within an international context. Archibald Motley includes 45 works from each period of Motley’s long career, depicting modern African-American life in Chicago, portraits and archetypes, Jazz Age Paris and 1950s Mexico.

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Durham Bulls

The Durham Bulls will take to the field at their newly renovated stadium when they play against the Gwinnett Braves in their first game of the 2014 season April 3. The Governors’ Cup champions open the 72-game home schedule with an eight-game homestand, featuring a rare weekend day game against the G-Braves April 6. Later in the season, the Bulls begin All-Star Week on July 12 with an All-Star Fan Fest in downtown, followed by a Home Run Derby July 14 and the 2014 Triple-A All-Star Game July 16. The season concludes with a finale game against Norfolk September 1.

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Art of Cool Festival

Nonprofit The Art of Cool Project has put together this inaugural progressive jazz festival aimed at expanding the audience for jazz and soul music. The festival takes place April 25-26 and will feature two outdoor stages, six indoor venues and more than 20 performances. It kicks off at Durham Central Park with live music and a food truck rodeo. A free family-friendly concert follows on Saturday at American Tobacco. The shows include artists that are both locally and nationally renowned, like Grammy Award-nominee Nnenna Freelon and her daughter, Maya Freelon; cellist, vocalist and songwriter Shana Tucker; and the acoustic jazz quintet Peter Lamb and The Wolves.