Monday, October 31, 2016
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Duke University and NCCU were recognized by The U.S. News & World Report in the 2017 Best Colleges listings. Duke University was ranked at No. 8 in the National Universities top 50 category. N.C. Central University, the only school in the immediate Triangle area to make the Regional Universities list, came in at No. 72 and also landed on the report’s list of Historically Black Colleges and Universities coming in at No.13.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
"A Museum With Nearly 300 Brass Horns: You've Gotta See It Tuba-lieve It."
—"unsung museums: a tour of little-known gems" Staff, NPR
Durham was recognized by Money Under 30's "Best Cities For Artists: 5 Affordable Places To Be Creative."
Friday, August 26, 2016
Monday, August 22, 2016
Thursday, August 18, 2016
U.S. News & World Report named 10 metro areas offering the greatest access to healthcare, determined by the number of highly ranked hospitals within a 250-mile radius of each city. Durham was recognized as the No. 3 city noting the academic hospitals like University of North Carolina Health Care and Duke University Hospital. Duke also received the U.S. News' highest possible rating in nine procedures or conditions.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Durham was recognized among Wallet Hub's top 50 cities to flip houses. The cities were compared across three key dimensions: house-flipping market potential, renovating and remodeling costs, and quality of life. Durham ranked No. 53 for house-flipping market potential rank, No. 69 for renovation and remodeling costs and No. 52 for quality of life and received a total score of 58.07.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Bon Appétit has recognized Chef Andrea Reusing and The Durham for having one of "America's Best New Restaurants 2016."
Marcus Krah, a recent Hillside High graduate , won a world IAAF World U20 championship in the 110 meter hurdles in Bydgoszcz, Poland. He was also named The 2015/16 Gatorade State Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year for demonstrating high academic achievement and exemplary personal character, including volunteerism, sportsmanship and community leadership.
Friday, July 22, 2016
Pollstar Magazine has recognized DPAC as the No. 3 top venue in overall attendance in the nation. DPAC entertained more than half a million guests in its recently concluded 2015-16 season, setting new records for attendance, sellout performances and total events.
Pollstar Magazine has recognized DPAC as the No. 3 top venue in overall in attendance in the nation. DPAC entertained more than half a million guests in its recently concluded 2015-16 season, setting new records for attendance, sellout performances and total events.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
N.C. Central University has been honored as the 2016 HBCU of the Year by HBCU Digest during the annual awards contest recognizing achievement among the nation’s 111 historically black colleges and universities. NCCU’s Biomanufacturing Research Institute and Technology Enterprise, known as BRITE, also was named as the Best STEM Program, and the Campus Echo won in the category of Best Student Newspaper.The HBCU Digest Awards were presented in Washington, D.C., at the University of the District of Columbia. A panel of former and current HBCU presidents, alumni, faculty, students, journalists and former award winners served as judges.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Durham was recognized as the No.1 city with the lowest parking rates and the No. 20 best overall city to drive in, in WalletHub's " 2016 Best and Worst Cities to Drive in" annual report"
Monday, July 11, 2016
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
U.S. News & World Report analyzed 100 cities in the United States to find the best places to live based on quality of life and the job market in each city, as well as the value of living there and people's desire to live there.The Triangle was recognized as the No. 4 Best Place to Live.
Duke Children's Hospital recognized in 10 specialties in U.S. News & World Report's best children’s hospital rankings
Duke Children’s Hospital ranked 15th nationally in Pediatric Neonatology according to U.S News & World Report in their 2016-17 rankings of the best children’s hospitals. They ranked in the top 25 in 3 additional specialties (Pediatric Neurology & Neurosurgery, Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery and Pediatric Cancer.) The also ranked in the top 50 in six additional specialties including Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Nephrology, Orthopedics, Pulmonology, and Urology.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
SmartAsset has recognized Durham as No.16 in the top 25 best cities for people of color in the tech industry.
Monday, June 27, 2016
Based on their ordering data, Grubhub has recognized Durham as the No.1 city most likely to order vegetarian.
Based on their ordering data, Grubhub has recognized Durham as the No.1 city most likely to order vegetarian.
Monday, June 20, 2016
Durham City Council unanimously passed a resolution to adopt the practices required to become a Bee City USA. Mayor William V. “Bill” Bell has designated the Durham Bee City Committee, a group of residents and business owners committed to protecting pollinators, as the facilitator for Durham’s efforts to meet the requirements of being a Bee City USA. Several key partners in the Durham Bee City Committee include Keep Durham Beautiful, Honeygirl Meadery, the NC Museum of Life and Science, Bee Downtown, Burt’s Bees, Durham County Cooperative Extension, Lee attracting birds and bees, Triangle Land Conservancy, and Durham County Bee Keepers.
Forbes has recognized Durham as the No. 12 "Most Educated City in America."
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Monday, June 6, 2016
By measures of income, childcare, and housing affordability, the Durham,Chapel Hill metro is one of the best areas for single mothers. A single mother has to work 49.6 hours per week at the median wage to afford a typical two-bedroom apartment in the Durham,Chapel Hill metro one of only nine metro areas in which this measure is less than 50 hours.
Friday, June 3, 2016
The Museum of Life and Science was the No. 8 Most-Visited N.C. Tourist Attraction in 2015.
Friday, May 27, 2016
Durham Distillery gins were recognized by two spirits competitions: the Beverage Testing Institute and the Fifty Best Awards. Both CONNIPTION Navy Strength and American Dry gins were awarded gold medals from Fifty Best, and CONNIPTION Navy Strength gin received an almost perfect score of 96 out of 100 from the Beverage Testing Institute.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Tatiana Birgisson, chief executive and creator of Mati Energy, was recognized in Inc. Magazine’s "30 Under 30 Coolest Young Entrepreneurs."
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Boheme, Mesa Latin Kitchen and Black Twig Cider House were recognized by Where Traveler as
"10 Hot Restaurants in the Triangle to Try Right Now."
"10 Hot Restaurants in the Triangle to Try Right Now."
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Jen Noble, General Manager of the Durham Convention Center, received the Elite Award from Facilities and Destinations Magazine. Noble is one of the 12 distinguished convention center executives from around the country that were recognized with this award.The award was created by Facilities and Destinations Magazine to recognize top professionals making a difference in the meetings and events industry. The award was given to 12 convention center executives from around the country, and was a featured section in the March issue of Facilities and Destinations Magazine.
Apartment review and listing site RentLingo recently finished a "Charm Index" report on neighborhoods across the country. In Durham, the areas around Liberty and Mangum streets received 85 out of 100 possible points, and the neighborhoods of Central Park, Trinity Heights, and Parkwood were also mentioned as top Durham neighborhoods with charm.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
USA Today has recognized Backyard BBQ Pit as a top North Carolina barbecue restaurant and has been nominated for "Best BBQ Pork Sandwich in North Carolina."
Monday, May 9, 2016
Rolling Stone recognized MoogFest as one of 30 American summer festivals we're most excited about.
Thursday, May 5, 2016
NerdWallet recognized Durham as the No.5 best place for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) graduates 2016. Rankings were based on salaries, concentration of STEM jobs and the unemployment rate, as well as U.S. Census Bureau data on the cost of median monthly rent in each location.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
DCVB won two Awards of Distinction from The Communicator Awards: Multisensory Visitor Info Center (Won for Interactive Multimedia: Direct Marketing and the Annual Report (Won for Annual Report: Government). The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program recognizing big ideas in marketing and communications.Over 6,000 entries are received annually from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the world.
When Work Works National Partners, Families and Work Institute (FWI) and The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recognized The Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau as a winner of the 2016 When Work Works Award. As a winner, DCVB ranks in the top 20% of employers nationally in terms of its programs, policies and culture for creating an effective and flexible workplace.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Friday, April 22, 2016
Shelley Hwang, M.D., chief of breast surgery at the Duke Cancer Institute, has been recognized as one of TIME’s 100 most influential people for 2016.
Friday, April 15, 2016
M Sushi, Counting House, Nana Steak, and Mateo, were recognized by Open Table as top ten diners choice restaurants in the triangle. M. Sushi landed the No.1 spot.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has recognized the Durham and Raleigh metro area as the No. 10 top city for urban farming. Homes in these cities have the most gardens, greenhouses and chicken coops in the nation.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Duke University has been named "Tree Campus USA" designated by the Arbor Foundation. This year marked the eighth straight Duke was recognized as a Tree Campus USA, which honors the campus’ commitment to sustainability and a tree care program.
Durham Distillery took home the gold medal for its Conniption Navy Strength Gin; silver for its Conniption American Dry Gin; and bronze medals for its Damn Fine Coffee Liquer and Damn Fine Mocha Liquer at the San Francisco Spirits Competition in March.
Friday, April 8, 2016
Bon Appétit recognized Rose's Meat Market and Sweet Shop as one of their "10 of Our Favorite Butcher Shops Across the Country."
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Dame's Chicken & Waffles was recognized by Only In Your State as one of the top ten "Extremely Tiny Restaurants In North Carolina That Are Actually Amazing."
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
The triangle, specifically Durham and Raleigh, were recognized as Best Cities For Black Women To Launch and Operate a Thriving Business. and were noted as places that offer culture, resources, and opportunities for growth.
Monday, April 4, 2016
The U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey recognized Durham as the No. 2 top mid-sized metros that have the highest percentage of bachelor’s degree holders. The top metros include Bridgeport-CT (46.7%). Durham-NC (44.8%), Madison-WI (44.7%).
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Where Traveler has recognized the Washington Duke Inn, Rue Cler, Watts Grocery,Guglhupf Café and Restaurant and Vin Rouge as the top five brunch spots in Durham.
Monday, March 28, 2016
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Durham was recognized as the No. 5 most friendly cities for small business taxes 2016 compiled by Thumbtack.
Duke University's School of Nursing, School of Medicine, School of Law, Fuqua School of Business, Pratt School of Engineering and Sanford School of Public Policy all rate among the country’s leading institutions in their fields, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report graduate and professional school rankings.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
USA Today Travel readers have voted 42nd St. Oyster Bar and Seafood Grill at the RDU International Airport as one of the 10 best airport restaurants/bars for its atmosphere.
Monday, March 14, 2016
The Museum of Life and Science was recognized as No. 8 on the “Top 20 N.C. Tourist Attractions” list compiled by Carolina Publishing & Associates.
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Nana’s Restaurant was recognized by Only In Your State as one of “12 Amazing North Carolina Restaurants Loaded With Local History.”
Monday, March 7, 2016
Durham Distillery was recognized with three medals at the American Craft Spirits Association’s Distillers Convention. The Conniption American Dry Gin won silver accolades while both the Damn Fine Coffee Liqueur (a partnership with Raleigh’s Slingshot Coffee Co.) and the Conniption Navy Strength Gin took the bronze.The organization is a nonprofit whose voting members must be licensed craft distillers.
Thursday, February 25, 2016
The Carolina Chapter of the Counselors of Real Estate presented local executives with real estate awards recognizing creative projects on Wednesday. Jim Goodmon, CEO of Capital Broadcasting Co. won for spearheading the revitalization of the American Tobacco Historic District in Durham.
Durham has been recognized as one of Thrillist "10 Untapped Beer Cities Poised to Blow Up"
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Quintiles (NYSE: Q) has landed on Fortune's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies." The Durham-based company is one of six North Carolina-headquartered firms to make the list.
Monday, February 22, 2016
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Phillip Riggs, who has been teaching for 27 years and at the School of Science and Mathematics since 2008, has won a Grammy for Music Educator of the Year. He was chosen from a field of more than 4,500 nominations from all 50 states.
Monday, February 8, 2016
Only in Your State recently published "25 Restaurants You Have To Visit In North Carolina Before You Die." Mateo Bar de Tapas was recognized as No. 1 and Dame's Chicken & Waffles landed the No. 21 spot.
Durham is among the "Top Ten Cities for Creatives," according to a new report by SmartAsset. At No. 9, Durham is the only East Coast city to score well for both affordability and culture.
Thursday, February 4, 2016
U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 Best Jobs ranking provides a tool for job-seekers to compare professions based on important metrics like salary and expected number of openings. Durham was recognized as a top match for fundraisers.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
21c Museum Hotel – Durham was recognized as one of the "100 Hottest New Hotel & Venue Openings" globally by The Venue Report.
Durham has been recognized by the National Community Development Association (NCDA) with a 2016 Audrey Nelson award for its partnership to help homeless veterans.This year’s award highlights the Denson Apartments for Veterans, Located at 1598 Sedgefield Street, the first permanent supportive housing in Durham for veterans who are homeless and have disabilities.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
In a new report from the Martin Prosperity Institute, Rise of the Global Startup City, Durham was recognized as the No.4 top metro for venture capital investment per capita.
The King's Daughters Inn, Arrowhead Bed & Breakfast, and the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club earned AAA's Four Diamond hotel awards while Four Square Restaurant and The Fairview Dining Room earned AAA's Four Diamond restaurant awards for the Triangle .
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Fullsteam Brewery received a 2016 Good Food Award in the beer category for their Brandy Barrel-Aged First Frost brew. The awards honor products that contribute to local and sustainable food communities. The Good Foods project is a national collaboration of food producers, farmers, food journalists and independent grocers organized by San Francisco-based nonprofit Seedling Projects.
Friday, January 15, 2016
A new U.S News & World Report recognized NCCU as the No.17 best online graduate education program in the U.S. The study ranked 192 U.S. universities and included factors such as student engagement, admissions selectivity, accreditation and peer reputation.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
The Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club is the No. 1 college hotel in the U.S., according to a new report from College Rank .
DPAC placed in the top five theaters in America in the Pollstar, Billboard and Venues Today year-end published attendance and sales rankings. DPAC’s 2015 calendar year featured 233 events that drew a record-setting 484,527 guests and 104 sellouts. 2015 represents DPAC’s seventh year of operation under the direction of Nederlander and Professional Facilities Management (PFM).