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FOMO? Don't miss the USATF Championships.

Posted by Ashley Strahm on Jun 5, 2019 3:29:17 PM

Thousands are sprinting to Durham for the USATF National Youth Outdoor Championships —  and you're going to want to be here to see the magic these visitors bring to the Bull City.

Some of the fastest, strongest athletes from all over the country will descend upon the Bull City to qualify for their spots on the podium. It's easy to be awed by professional athletes with years of experience to fuel them; but what about those under 18 that are already more explosive than 98% of their peers? The talent is a sight to behold, and you'll have a front-row seat to the action.

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Dirty Durham: How the Bull City Does Agritourism

Posted by Ashley Strahm on May 30, 2019 5:26:32 PM

Durham's food scene is nationally lauded, and much of that praise centers on the local-driven farm-to-table movements. In other words, if you want to get to the root of Durham's food, you need to go to the farms.

What's more; there are an incredible amount of natural spaces that are just ready to be explored and that offer a lens into Durham's delightful delicacies, straight from the root or vine. You're invited to foray, explore, and expand your palate this season.

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Topics: Nature & Outdoors, Itineraries

Out and Wonderful: Durham Pride All Year Long

Posted by Ashley Strahm on May 30, 2019 5:20:34 PM

Durham is the most diverse, proud and vibrant destination in North Carolina.

It doesn't matter what time of year you visit; you will find queer folks celebrated, partners of all types walking down city streets, and pride flags waving in front of established businesses frequented by proud Durhamites of all kinds.

June is national Pride month, and though we all eagerly anticipate Pride: Durham's parade and official celebration in September, we honor our LGBTQIA community every day, especially during the summer. Here's a snapshot of how Durham is celebrating the wonderful, bold and colorful this month, and all year long.

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Flavors for the Durham Podium: Top Picks

Posted by Ashley Strahm on May 9, 2019 12:04:22 PM

We know you're heard of Panera and Jimmy Johns, but what about the distinctly Durham tastes you haven't yet discovered? We've got places you should try that are close to the all the action, unforgettably famous, and perfect for celebrating a track and field personal best.

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Topics: Food & Drink, Sports & Recreation, Itineraries

Durham Summer on a Dime (2019 Edition)

Posted by Ashley Strahm on Apr 25, 2019 1:16:20 PM

What could be better than spending a summer in Durham? How about a summer that doesn’t break the bank? Durham offers many family-friendly activities on the cheap, ranging from sporting events to live music, and of course, a taste of Durham’s booming food scene. Here’s a selection of free and inexpensive activities to try this summer.

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Topics: Kids & Families, Itineraries

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