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Black Wall Street Homecoming Celebrates Diversity in Entrepreneurship

Posted by DCVB Staff on Oct 7, 2016 5:24:28 PM

On October 12-14, Durham welcomes Black Wall Street Homecoming to the Bull City. This innovative event draws entrepreneurs and investors from around the county to Durham for a weekend of panels, discussions, and pitch competitions. With speakers ranging from Durhamite Phil Freelon, one of the architects behind the newly opened National Museum of African American History and Culture, to Arlan Hamilton, founder and managing partner at Backstage Capital.

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Topics: Science & Innovation, Events

Travel Apps You Need to Download for Your Next Trip

Posted by DCVB Staff on Sep 23, 2016 8:00:00 AM

There are thousands of travel-related apps on the market, but which ones actually make traveling easier? Here are the DCVB-tested and approved mobile applications that will make your trip to Durham more awesome, not more complicated.

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Topics: Planner Professionals, Science & Innovation

Photo of the Week: Duke Lemur Center

Posted by DCVB Staff on Aug 8, 2016 8:00:00 AM

The Duke Lemur Center is celebrating its 50th birthday over the next two months. Established in 1966, this Durham must-see is home to the world's largest and most diverse collection of lemurs outside of Madagascar. You can schedule a tour at the Center to view the world's most threatened group of mammals in-person.

The Lemur Center's birthday celebration concludes on September 21-23 with the 50th Anniversary Scientific Symposium and Gala at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, an event drawing lemur experts from around the world.
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Topics: Nature & Outdoors, Photo of the Week, Science & Innovation

Photo of the Week: Hideaway woods

Posted by DCVB Staff on Aug 1, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Our director of public relations, Sam, snapped this shot while exploring the Hideaway Woods Exhibit at the Museum of Life + Science with his son.

This two-acre nature discovery area features a treehouse village, freshwater stream, and amazing nature sculptures. Let the kids run wild while enjoying the great outdoors!

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Topics: Nature & Outdoors, Photo of the Week, Kids & Families, Science & Innovation

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