Written by: Sabrina Berndt

Durham LGBTQ Center provides free clothing to trans, gender-nonconforming

By Sabrina Berndt

February 27, 2019

Every third Saturday of the month, transgender and gender-nonconforming people in the Research Triangle gather at the LGBTQ Center of Durham – located at 114 Hunt Street – for its closet event, a chance for attendees to browse free clothing without fear of judgment, according to coordinators and attendees. The event began in August 2016 when the Center was […]

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Hayti celebrates fourth annual Black History: Artists’ Perspectives Exhibition

By Sabrina Berndt

February 13, 2019

Four years ago, Hayti Heritage Center presented the first Black History: Artists’ Perspectives exhibition to honor African-American artists. Now an annual event, Hayti opened the 2019 exhibition on Feb. 1. The exhibition began in 2016 when Willie Bigelow, an artist and Durham resident, approached Angela Lee, the executive director at Hayti, to bring an event to […]

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Stores still affected by Alston Avenue widening after compromise with state

By Sabrina Berndt and Elisabeth Beauchamp

January 30, 2019

The widening of Alston Avenue has affected local businesses surrounding the street, despite a compromise between one of those businesses — Los Primos Supermarket — and the state. The construction, which stretches from N.C.Highway 147 to Holloway Street, is scheduled to end January 2020. Since the Alston Avenue widening project was approved in 2015, it […]

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