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Friday, July 18, 2014

Free shuttle bus to Durham Farmers Market is another reason to eat your vegetables

Posted By on Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 11:26 AM

By the time you've lugged a dozen ears of corn, a carton of farm fresh eggs, flowers, cheese and fragile peaches more than about five blocks, you're likely to have bruised fruit and scrambled yolks mingling in the bottom of your reusable bag. So applaud DATA for its free shuttle from Durham station, 515 W. Pettigrew St., to the the market on Foster Street in Durham Central Park. The pilot program starts tomorrow and runs each Saturday morning through Aug. 23. The Bull City Connector bus will operate every 15 minutes from 7:30 to 11:45 a.m. The market is open from...

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

World Beer Festival Tickets Available July 17

Posted By on Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 4:23 PM

Tickets available to the general public for the annual World Beer Festival this October in Durham go on sale at noon on Thursday, July 17. The event is always popular, so popular in fact that organizers this year have reduced the number of tickets available by 35 percent in an attempt to ease crowd congestion. That means you should get your tickets sooner rather than later if you hope to go. General admission tickets are $55 and include a tasting glass and unlimited 2 ounce tastings from more than 200 craft beers. The tickets also grant access to the "Art of Beer...

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Whiskey in downtown Durham is closing Aug. 2

Posted By on Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 5:43 PM

Apparently, even Durhamites can drink only so much. First, the Republic, a bar in downtown Durham bit the dust. Now Whiskey, which opened nearly five years ago, just a few doors down, is kaput, effective Saturday, Aug. 2. The bar at 347 W. Main St. made the announcement about an hour ago on its Facebook page. It had an upstairs area for smokers—and catered in particular to those who loved a good cigar—which is closing immediately. The downstairs will allow smoking through the closing date. While downtown is largely thriving, there are pockets that have failed. Vacancies include the TeerMark Building, which...

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