Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Durham Recognized as #1 "Best College Basketball Town in America"

Durham was recognized as the #1 out of 25 "Best College Basketball Town in America" by Bleacher Report. Durham received an A+ for Teams, Fans and Competition.

Monday, April 29, 2013

The Special Event Company CEO Receives"2013 Enterprising Women of the Year" Award

The Special Event Co., a Durham strategic event and meeting management company, has announced that the firm’s CEO Sally Webb has accepted a 2013 Enterprising Women of the Year award from Enterprising Women at the magazine’s annual awards ceremony in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Durham School of the Arts Recognized as #1 in North Carolina

Durham School of the Arts was recognized as the top ranked public high school in North Carolina by U.S. News & World Report in its annual rankings for best high schools.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Durham's Counter Culture Coffee Wins Awards

Counter Culture Coffee's Erin McCarthy and Jonathan Bonchak took home first and second place, respectively, at the Specialty Coffee Association of America's Brewers Cup. The annual coffee competition, which challenges baristas, took place in Boston from April 11-13.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Durham Secures the Title of Tastiest Town in the South

After a fierce voting battle, Durham has been recognized by Southern Living magazine as "The Tastiest Town in the South." Durham will be featured in Southern Living's May issue, which will hit newsstands April 19.

Monday, April 8, 2013

Hill & Laettner Named NCAA's All-Time March Madness Players

Former Duke standouts Grant Hill and Christian Laettner, both members of Duke’s 1991 and 1992 NCAA Championship teams, were named to the NCAA’s list of All-Time March Madness Players. Additionally, Laettner’s buzzer-beating shot against Kentucky in the 1992 East Regional Final – a shot that was set up by a cross-court pass from Hill – was named the NCAA’s All-Time March Madness Moment.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Duke is America's Favorite Men's College Basketball Team

For the fourth year in a row, the Duke Blue Devils are America's Favorite Men's College Basketball team according to the he Harris Poll of 2,276 adults, of whom 570 follow college basketball, surveyed online between March 13 and 18, 2013 by Harris Interactive.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

New York Times Admires Durham's Wine Scene

"Vibrant wine and food cultures thrive these days in all sorts of American cities... Still, one hardly expects to find a Shangri-La for wine lovers blossoming here in the rolling Piedmont hills of central North Carolina...Mr. Sherr and two partners...opened Cave Taureau in downtown Durham last fall, a small shop with a deliciously recondite selection that would be right at home in Brooklyn or San Francisco. 

—"A Vibrant Wine Culture in the Piedmont (No, Not That One)," The New York Times