Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Three Durham James Beard Award Semifinalists 2015 Announced

The James Beard Awards have announced three Durham semifinalists for two 2015 awards. Phoebe Lawless of Scratch Bakery is a semifinalist for Outstanding Baker; and Scott Howell of Nana’s and Matt Kelly of Vin Rouge and Mateo Tapas are semifinalists in the category of Best Chef Southeast.

Organic Transit one of "5 Startups that are Reimagining the World"

CNN Money has recognized Durham's Organic Transit as one of "5 Startups that are Reimagining the World."

Friday, February 13, 2015

Scoutology Recognizes Guglhupf Baker Among Top 10 NC Bakeries

Durham's Guglhupf was named the #5 bakery among the "Top 10 North Carolina Bakeries," by Scoutology.

Duke University Top Producer of U.S. Fullbright Scholars

For the 11th straight year, Duke University is one of the top producers of U.S. Fulbright Scholars, according to the U.S. Department of State. Seventeen Duke students were awarded Fulbright placements for 2014-15, one more than the 16 Duke students who earned Fulbright awards for 2013-14.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Forbes Recognizes Washington Duke Inn and Fairview Dining Room

The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club was named a Forbes Travel Guide Recommended Hotel and the Washington Duke's Fairview Dining Room was named a Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Restaurant in the "2015 Forbes Travel Guide Star Award Winners."