Durham’s food pantries face challenges as demand surges amid rising costs

Friday, April 19, 2024 By Danelis Olivera-Herrera As the food bank deliveryman made his way inside the Iglesia Emanuel food pantry, carrying a dozen boxes, he stopped as he saw Margaret Rubiera, the volunteer manager. He told her there is less than usual, and he isn’t sure why. “It’s definitely less, but we’re grateful,” Rubiera […]

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Local businesses lament lost business, hazards from local construction

Friday, April 19, 2024 By Tanner Arter Local businesses said they are facing the brunt of the construction of Durham’s new apartment complexes, Geerhouse and 710 Rigsbee, but if they can survive construction, the businesses may see a boost long term. Megan Saunders, assistant general manager of Fullsteam Brewery, said construction on the new residential […]

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Environmental nonprofit wants the community to keep Durham green this April

With Earth Day approaching on April 22, the Durham community is looking for environmentally conscious ways to help its city thrive.  Earth Day is every day in Durham for organizations like Keep Durham Beautiful that aim to make the community a cleaner place to live.  Keep Durham Beautiful is a nonprofit organization which is an […]

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Dame’s owners share recipe for growth, success

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 By Cade Carlson Dame’s Chicken and Waffles has grown from a small, local establishment to a successful regional chain in the span of a decade. Since it opened the first location near the Warehouse District in downtown Durham, Dame’s has shown what can be accomplished with a unique idea and a […]

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Q&A: Bullseye Bicycle owner brings decades of experience to Durham commuters

Monday, March 18, 2024 By Emma Geis Tyler Kober has owned and operated Bullseye Bicycle downtown on Morris Street since August 2012. The shop sells new and used bikes; repairs, maintains and fits bikes for customers; and offers a selection of beers. In addition, it is the gathering point for a monthly community “urban, off-road” […]

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Q&A: World Relief Durham’s Adam Clark engages community to help ‘immigrants thrive’

Friday, March 15, 2024 By Danelis Olivera-Herrera Adam Clark has served as the executive director of World Relief since 2015. The Christian humanitarian organization expanded its efforts in 2007 to aid the local immigrant and refugee community in the Triangle area, mobilizing and equipping churches and communities to support this population. Previously, Clark was a […]

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The pollen plague: allergy season coming in full swing in Durham

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 By Alyssa Clark With spring arriving early this year, the blossoming trees mean pollen is everywhere, forcing us to reach for our allergy medicines sooner than expected. Seasonal allergies have started and there is no slowing down to the amount of pollen that is in the air in Durham. In Durham, […]

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Sincerely Yours Salon celebrates 25 years of nurturing natural beauty

“When I came here it felt different from the others,” Hill said. “In the other settings, stylists talk to each other, they play music and they kind of ignore the client. It’s just a trade and you feel like you’re a customer. When I came here, it was about the person in the chair.”

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Pieces of a Legacy

Sunday, March 31, 2024 By Ann Licharew As Mayor Elaine O’Neal steps away from a two-year term in office, she seeks her next calling through spirituality and reflection—leaving behind a lasting legacy as the first Black female mayor of Durham, North Carolina.

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Entrepreneurship hub Provident1898 promotes community, entrepreneurship in Durham

Tuesday, March 26, 2024 By Campbell Atterbury Within the walls of Mutual Tower in Durham, resting between cookie cutter office spaces, lies an entrepreneurship hub and coworking space Provident1898. Provident1898 distinguishes itself from other offices by offering a variety of workspaces for business teams from various companies to come in and work. Founders Carl Webb […]

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Column: Upholding Durham’s Vibrancy, A Call to Address Crime and Foster Community Cohesion

Friday, March 22, 2024 By Laney Crawley Durham stands as a beacon of cultural richness, academic excellence  and community vibrancy. Its streets are alive with the energy of residents and visitors alike, drawn to the city’s diverse array of attractions, cultural events, and educational opportunities. Yet, amidst the bustling activity and vibrant spirit, Durham grapples […]

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