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Have a 'Conniption': Durham Distillery in North Carolina Producing Top-Shelf Gin

John Trump | Posted 05.17.2016 | Taste
John Trump

Melissa Katrincic had an idea, much more than a random thought. More like a plan. She told her husband, Lee, about it. He laughed. To be fair, Lee Kat...

The First Must-Listen EP of 2016

Nathan Gauer | Posted 03.10.2017 | Entertainment
Nathan Gauer

First of all, congratulations on the release of your self-titled debut EP. I've listened to it quite a few times now and it is definitely my favorite album of 2016 so far.

Parents Demand School Let Their Kids Wear African Head Wraps

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 02.17.2016 | Black Voices

The parents of a group of black female students are protesting their school's culturally limiting dress code. Several teen girls at The School for Cr...

Master of My Fate

Forward Cities | Posted 10.20.2016 | Impact
Forward Cities

The United States is unusual in that it has both high levels of entrepreneurship and a high proportion of growth-oriented and innovative entrepreneurs.

Project LIFT: Redefining Nonprofit Collaboration

Forward Cities | Posted 10.20.2016 | Impact
Forward Cities

What would you do if you couldn't read? How would you get a job or sign a lease? For an increasing number of Durham residents, lack of basic literacy prevents them from obtaining jobs and housing.

Forward Cities: An Introduction

Forward Cities | Posted 07.17.2016 | Impact
Forward Cities

It is said that Detroit reinvents itself every 100 years. But as Detroit leaders develop a robust innovation ecosystem that can foster entrepreneurial growth, how can it also nurture a diverse array of entrepreneurs and create opportunities for inclusive innovation?

With 21c Museum Hotel, Durham's on a Roll

J. Michael Welton | Posted 05.29.2016 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

It's not enough that the newest 21c museum hotel is located in downtown Durham, home to one of the fastest-growing cultural scenes in the nation. No. The new hotel -- the fourth in a rapidly growing 21c collection -- has taken over the 17-story Hill Building, built in 1935-37.

A Little Taste of the South in Durham

Carolyn Bass | Posted 05.06.2015 | Taste
Carolyn Bass

Durham proved once again what an amazing food city it is becoming at the recent Taste 2015 events. The three-day food event kicked off with a VIP rece...

Discover America's Next Hot Food Cities

Zagat | Posted 06.30.2015 | Taste

Zagat polled chefs, avid diners and industry insiders across the country and the results are in.

Piedmont Brings Inspired Food to Durham

Carolyn Bass | Posted 02.02.2015 | Taste
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Carolyn Bass

The duck leg confit was swoon-worthy.

This Is Criminal: The Best New Radio Show in America

Jesse Damiani | Posted 10.15.2014 | Arts
Jesse Damiani

While rumors of True Detective's second season ripple across social media, Criminal, the next name to know in radio, has emerged for those still craving that fix for nuanced depictions of crime.

Buying Local Through North Carolina

Chuck Kellen | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
Chuck Kellen

Sometimes finding locally owned places can be a problem, but not in this part of North Carolina. The area was filled with local, healthy options to try.

A Cross-Country, Post-Election Pub Crawl

Fathom | Posted 01.07.2013 | Travel

El Bait Shop in Des Moines claims that it's the only 1970s nautical-themed Mexican BBQ restaurant in America. This is probably true.

A Bull Of A Time In Durham

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 10.03.2012 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

I've come to Durham for the Annual Bull Durham Blues Festival, being held at the same ballpark where they filmed Bull Durham, but right now I'm learing about Southern cooking.

A Red Dawn Over Durham?

Steve Early | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics
Steve Early

Durham, England -- Although their histories are quite different, the British Labour Party and our U.S. Democrats have one thing in common: both like t...

Pair Of Prisoners Sentenced For Disemboweling Rapist

Posted 07.14.2012 | Home

Michael Parr and Nathan Mann, two prisoners at Frankland Prison in Durham, England, were sentenced by a judge to life in prison for killing and disemb...

The North Carolina We Believe In

Nation Hahn | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nation Hahn

People's fear has left them in disarray. which has, in turn, allowed cynical political operatives to urge them to "take our country back" and issue clarion calls to return to "the good old days."

An All-Electric Vehicle: Up Close and Personal

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.21.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Ever wonder what one of those all-electric cars feels like when you're behind the wheel? Well, here's your chance.

Eleanor Goldberg

Firefighter Races Up Empire State In 50-Pound Gear For Cancer Research | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 02.10.2012 | Impact

After racing up the Empire State Building for charity while wearing 50 pounds of gear, Touche Howard dispelled his biggest fear -- that he would never...

Being Bi In Quasi-Liberal Southern Sub-Utopia

Jamie Stewart | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jamie Stewart

There is a fairly healthy lesbian scene in Durham, so healthy that the local Durham magazine lists it as one of the reasons why Durham is "cool." But why is there is no regular scene for queer men here?

Populist Backlash Crushes Art Pope's Forces in North Carolina

Michael Carmichael | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

North Carolina's right-wing political boss, Art Pope, is having a bad week. One week after a searing profile appeared in the New Yorker, Pope's ultra-conservative ticket fell under the crushing weight of a populist uprising.

PHOTOS: 5 Day Trips From Newcastle, England

CheapOair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

If Newcastle, in North-East England, isn't on your list of places to visit in the United Kingdom, it's time to change the list. The city has changed u...

Just Like in Baseball, Business Coaching Can Build Trust, Credibly and Change Lives

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

A skilled business mentor can help you succeed. The late George Barley was mine. In 1930, the New York Yankees tried to recruit the talented pitcher...

Justice Probe of CIA Torture Evidence: Another Whitewash?

Andrew Kreig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Kreig

Here's why the Justice Department's halt to a key part of its CIA torture investigation looks like another whitewash. The DOJ compromised its probe ...

Ken Huneycutt, of Avon, 1960-2010

Vail Daily. | Vail Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Joseph 'Kenny' Huneycutt, 50, of Avon died Sunday. Ken was born March 5, 1960, in Durham, N.C. He was raised and educated in Reno, Nev. Ken enjoyed li...