Written by: Antony Nganga

Joe Bushfan’s Commissary: More than just food on wheels

By Antony Nganga

April 16, 2018

  They say love can move mountains, and Joe Bushfan is a mountain of a man. He is big of stature, of smile and of food. Joseph Bushfan owns the Commissary on 2100 Angier Avenue. Although it looks like a quiet location, inside is a buzz of activity. Behind the building, rows of food trucks, […]

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Art in the name of science

By Antony Nganga

March 28, 2018

  Like some other artists with studios in Golden Belt, Christine Hager-Braun, arrived at art through an unlikely path. She holds a doctorate degree and is a biochemist who has had her share of runs in the lab and in class. She has pored over microscopes searching for an HIV vaccine.  Some wonder why she […]

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Solace at the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club

By Antony Nganga

February 14, 2018

  At the corner of Alston Avenue and Liberty Street is an army base…of sorts. The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club has been serving Central Durham since 1934. Within these walls, neighborhood children find a safe haven, solace, joy, laughter and company. It is a much-needed break; a salve of normalcy to what awaits […]

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