Monday, January 27, 2014

Time Honors Duke Student

Duke University freshman and Angier B. Duke Scholar Brittany Wenger has been listed on Time's "Thirty under Thirty" feature for her work in developing a computer program that detects 99% of malignant breast tumors in a test site.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Guglhupf Wins Good Food Award

Guglhupf Bakery, Cafe & Restaurant has won a 2014 Good Food Award in the category of Charcuterie for its Smoked Hog Head Cheese.

Monday, January 13, 2014

DPAC Earns #4 Ranking in US for Attendance

DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center has been ranked the #4 most attended theater in the United States in 2013 by Pollstar.

Durham’s 911 Center Earns Important Designation

The Durham Emergency Communications Center is now a partner in the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Missing Kids Readiness Project. The project promotes best practices for responding to calls of missing, abducted, and sexually exploited children. Durham is one of only 11 centers in the state to receive this recognition.

Friday, January 10, 2014

Virgin Atlantic Swoons over Durham's Adaptive Reuse

"Exploring the urban South doesn’t usually include stunning examples of Adaptive Reuse Architecture, a practice built on the reuse and repurposing of a building or site while retaining a large portion of the original look and feel, but Durham, North Carolina, stands as an example of how a city can honour its industrial past while retaining the energy and vibrancy of a younger city."

"Durham Tobacco Houses Reimagined," Jason Frye, Virgin Atlantic

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Competitor Magazine Names Durham Run Best of 2013

Competitor Magazine has named Bull City Running Company's Full Steam Ahead Pub Run the best "Running Store Group Run" in 2013.

Saltbox Named to the Saveur 100

Saveur Magazine named Durham's Saltbox Seafood Joint to its "Saveur 100," saying that "Saltbox Seafood Joint...fulfills our wildest fantasies of what a takeout fish shack can be."