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Sprinting Here for USATF? Slow Down. Discover Durham.

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Apr 25, 2019 1:23:54 PM

Maybe you're here to race, leap, throw and hurdle your way to the top of the podium at the Durham County Stadium, or maybe you're here to cheer your favorite athlete to their personal best from the stands. Perhaps you're here just to witness Durham come alive as national talent descends on the Bull City for the USA Track & Field National Youth Outdoor Championships. 

Whichever reason brought you here, we expect you'll want to take in the distinct culture and community that Durham is known for.

Here are our top five ideas for how to soak Durham in while you're here.

Estimated read time: 3 minutes

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Topics: Hotels & Lodging, Sports & Recreation, Arts & Entertainment, June 2019

Distinctly Durham Date Ideas for 2019

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Jan 24, 2019 2:29:23 PM

Love is in the air, y'all. Our sidewalks are perfect for a lovers' stroll, but also serve as the best path to unique adventures  for you and your loved one.

Thanks to Durham’s world-class drinking and dining scene, it’s pretty easy to plan a date centered around a night out at a bar or restaurant — but if you're looking for something out of the ordinary,  check out these unique date night (or day!) activities you could only embark on in the Bull City.

Estimated read time: 4 minutes

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Topics: Nature & Outdoors, Arts & Entertainment, Itineraries

Your Guide to Hispanic Heritage Month 2018

Posted by Ashley Strahm on Aug 30, 2018 11:17:45 AM

From September 15 to October 15, the nation will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, and Durham is no exception. Here are our thoughts on the history of Hispanic heritage in Durham, as well as what to eat and explore as you foray into diverse community experiences this month.

Estimated read time: 3 minutes. 

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Topics: Events, Arts & Entertainment

Opening Up: Q&A With Indigo Envelope

Posted by DCVB Staff on Aug 23, 2018 2:19:52 PM

The collaborative team at Indigo Envelope have been honored time and again for their award-winning designs by the likes of The Knot, Wedding Wire, Durham Magazine, Bride & Groom and many more. A Sustain-a-Bull member business with a deep local presence, Indigo Envelope was the perfect selection to serve as our featured artist for the Fall 2018 Seasonal Activity Guide. Their art is spectacular, and so is their story. Dive into Indigo Envelope and enjoy this Q&A with owner and creative director, Christina Headrick.

Estimated read time: 4 minutes

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Topics: Arts & Entertainment

Hear it Here: How Hip Hop Happens in Durham

Posted by Ashley Strahm on Aug 20, 2018 4:03:37 PM

Durham is the home of a rapper-turned-mayoral candidate,

Grammy-nominated artists and producers,

Creators of all hues and ages,

And a Hillside alumna who made history with her story.

 

Dive in to discover how hip hop took root in the Bull City – explore further still to discover ways to experience the genre right here, right now.

(Estimated read time: 4 minutes)

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Topics: History, Arts & Entertainment, hip hop

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When people wish someone a great trip, they say “Bon Voyage.” We want you to have a great trip to Durham, the Bull City – so Bull Voyage!

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