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Explore Durham's Burgeoning Black-Owned Businesses

Posted by Shayla Martin on Feb 6, 2019 3:21:40 PM

In the early twentieth century, Parrish Street in Durham was a hub of African-American business activity that gained national recognition. The four-block district was known as “Black Wall Street,” and received praise from national leaders W. E. B. DuBois and Booker T. Washington.

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Topics: History, Itineraries, Black History Month

Attention Newlyweds: Here's Your Guide to Durham Mini-Moons

Posted by Shayla Martin on Feb 1, 2019 5:15:30 PM

These days, the traditional honeymoon is open to interpretation.

If you can’t spare thousands of dollars or two weeks away from work, or you'd rather take a shorter trip closer to home to celebrate your union, you're not alone.

You're a lucky lovebird, as it turns out.  Durham is the perfect place to build a temporary love nest before flying to your forever wedded home. To all the newlywed and not-so-newlywed (but still deeply in love) couples out there, this post is for you.

If you have your nuptials in Durham or nearby, the Bull City is the ideal destination to start your life together on a fun and adventurous mini-moon. Here are a few splurge and save suggestions for a mini-moon in Durham.

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Topics: Parties, Reunions & Weddings, Hotels & Lodging, Itineraries

Your Guide to 2019 Durham Winter Weekend Getaways

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Feb 1, 2019 5:14:05 PM

Whether you prefer to stay indoors or head outside for an invigorating adventure in brisk temperatures, Durham’s many attractions, events, and eateries provide the perfect backdrop to your winter adventure.

Curious about what to do and where to go? We’ve broken it down for you in a step-by-step guide, so you can personalize your winter weekend getaway.

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Topics: Itineraries

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.

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Topics: Nature & Outdoors, Arts & Entertainment, Itineraries

Live Your Best Life in Durham This Holiday Season

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Nov 30, 2018 11:43:55 AM

The holiday season evokes joy and anticipation, but it’s also fair to say that stress and anxiety can go right along with it. When family and friends roll into town, how can you ensure that everyone is happy without losing your sanity? Here’s your guide to not only survive, but thrive this holiday season in Durham.

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Topics: Kids & Families, Itineraries

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