Book Bash

Book Harvest, a nonprofit providing local children with books, celebrated its third birthday Saturday with cake and games. more »

Oct 30, 2014 DM Blog

Weekend Best Bets: Costumes, Concerts and Crafts

Plans for your Halloween and beyond! more »

Oct 29, 2014 DM Blog

Red Velvet

An old-fashioned Rioja red from a 135-year-old Spanish Bodega. more »

Oct 29, 2014 DM Blog

Stuff We Like

What we've been doing around town. more »

Oct 28, 2014 DM Blog

Planting Seeds of Service

Duke’s annual Make A Difference Day, sponsored by Duke’s Office of Durham and Regional Affairs, offered university students the opportunity to build a garden for first graders at E.K. Powe Elementary. more »

Oct 28, 2014 , DM Blog

Local home brews and scrumptious treats from local restaurants are combined in the annual tasting festival, Brew Durham 5.

Photo Courtesy of Ruth Warren

Raise a Glass

The annual Brew Durham festival features more than 40 local homebrews and a selection of small bites from Durham restaurants. more »

Oct 27, 2014 DM Blog

Weekend Best Bets: Halloween, Honeygirl and The Hunt

Plenty of ways to celebrate the month of October, the Bull City and much more this weekend! more »

Oct 22, 2014 DM Blog 2 Comments

Bidding was spirited.

Photos by Joanne Crooks and Katherine Kershaw

The Art of Animal Appreciation

Independent Animal Rescue's signature fundraising event exceeded its goal and raised $41,000 through silent and live auctions. more »

Oct 22, 2014 DM Blog

Small Plates, Big Flavor

New Italian restaurant Gocciolina provides 'a reminder of what one looks for in a trattoria.' more »

Oct 22, 2014 DM Blog 4 Comments

After spending the day in Durham, Amanda grabbed a very late lunch from Rose's Meat Market and Sweet Shop. The spicy Banh-Mi was dynamite, and she couldn't get enough of the almond cake with honey buttercream

Amanda MacLaren

Stuff We Like

What we've been doing around town. more »

Oct 21, 2014 DM Blog

Weekend Best Bets: Fests, Fall and Food

It's going to be a beautiful, mild autumn weekend in Durham! more »

Oct 15, 2014 DM Blog 3 Comments

Photo courtesy of Margaret McNab

Crack the Code

Smashing Boxes hosts its second annual Rails Girls RDU coding workshop for anyone interested in web development and learning basic programming. more »

Oct 15, 2014 DM Blog

Also at TerraVita were the folks behind NC Made. Jessie was pumped to finally get her hands on a box full of all sorts of goodies made in North Carolina, including Big Spoon Roasters' chai spice nut butter and Farmer's Daughter pepper jelly. Check out ncmade.net for their curated boxes, which would make perfect holiday gifts!

Jessie Ammons

Stuff We Like

What we've been doing around town. more »

Oct 14, 2014 DM Blog

Tim Duffy

The Soundtrack of My Life: Dom Flemons

Dom Flemons, formerly of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, shares his musical inspirations. more »

Oct 14, 2014 DM Blog

Freaky Films

Get out to Motorco Music Hall on October 28 for a night of locally produced horror. more »

Oct 13, 2014 DM Blog

School of Rock

Durham's first rock 'n' roll school is opening in a space on Garrett Road Nov. 4. more »

Oct 13, 2014 DM Blog

'Sea-Kissed White'

Crisp, refreshing wine from Northwestern Spain. more »

Oct 8, 2014 DM Blog

Weekend Best Bets: Beer, Blues and Books

From the World Beer Festival to 5Ks to the longest-running show in Broadway history, you’ll be glad you’re in Durham this weekend. more »

Oct 8, 2014 DM Blog

Stuff We Like

What we've been doing around town. more »

Oct 7, 2014 DM Blog

Bronto Software CEO Joe Colopy shows his stripes on behalf of his employees who regularly volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House of Durham.

Photo Courtesy of Nancy Jones

Show Your Stripes

Triangle leaders show their support for Ronald McDonald House Charities with red and white striped socks throughout the month of October. more »

Oct 6, 2014 DM Blog

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