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Durham Hidden Gems You Should Discover

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Nov 30, 2018 11:43:19 AM

It's not hard to find top-notch food, entertainment, and retail in Durham. But if you're looking for the hidden gems – tucked away eateries with a loyal following of regulars – you'll have to dig a little deeper. Explore unique Durham districts and unfamiliar retail and entertainment spots to expand your Bull City culinary horizons!

We read comments from Durham's loyal Facebook fans and Bull City Reddit users to learn their favorite secret-spot restaurants. Locals pitched in with the recommendations listed below.

Browse our convenient Google map of all of these locations.  

Estimated read time: 5 minutes

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Topics: Food & Drink, Events, Retail

Your Local Gift Guide: 29 Bull City Gifts Under $25

Posted by Katelyn Belch on Nov 29, 2018 3:34:51 PM

The Durham retail shopping scene offers a fascinating array of unique finds, locally-made items and world-recognized brands. 

Discover Durham connected with Katelyn Belch, owner of Best of the Bull, to bring you her carefully curated list of  incredible Durham finds for the 2018 holiday season. Her post below showcases a unique selection of items available both in Durham independently-owned retail stores and online shops, including some hidden gems you may not have explored before!

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Topics: Shopping, holiday season, gift ideas

6 Family-Friendly Ways To Enjoy The Durham Holiday Season

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Nov 19, 2018 4:01:47 PM

Durham is the perfect place to make special memories with the whole family during "the most wonderful time of the year." Kids from one to 92 can savor the 2018 holiday season and experience days packed with fun festivals, activities, and of course – plenty of lights.

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Topics: holiday season, holidays, family, families, family events, Kids & Families, kid-friendly

Is Your Holiday Table Naked? These Durham-made Goods Can Help Cover it Up

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Nov 13, 2018 4:46:26 PM

Look no further than Durham’s locally owned boutiques, eateries, and specialty shops to prepare for this holiday season. Find handcrafted tableware, fresh meat and produce from nearby farms, and Bull City-made beverages and sweets, perfect for your next holiday party. 

No one does the holidays like the Bull City.

Estimated read time: 3 minutes

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Topics: Shopping, Food & Drink, Kids & Families

There's Still Time to Enter Our Hamilton Sweepstakes

Posted by Craig Carter on Nov 8, 2018 5:28:50 PM

The award-winning musical is finally here in Durham! The reviews are in and everyone is saying it's everything they hoped it would be and more. If you're still looking for tickets, we've got some chances for you to win. Enter in any three of these sweepstakes by November 13, 2018 for the chance to win. Good luck!

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Read on for everything you need to know about events and things to do in Durham, NC. Check back regularly for new photos, lists, and guides, so you can explore Durham like a local.

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