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ONE -OF -A-KIN D DURHA M FIN DS Durham’s artisans build businesses that drive the city’s creative and entrepreneurial community. From leather goods maker Mill & Bird to Big Spoon Roasters’ nut butter, small startups grow with the help of local followings that are eager to see local businesses, and Durham, succeed.


Runaway (left) specializes in DURM™ apparel. They are a homegrown business whose work both fuels and reflects the city it calls home. The company founder, artist Gabe Eng-Goetz, grew up in Durham and creates designs that resonate with the city’s many fans. The Ngozi Design Collective Group is a growing group of inspired local and national designers and artists who showcase and sell their art in the heart of Downtown Durham. Offerings include clothing, jewelry, fine art, sculptures, personal care therapies, books, cards, photography, music and more.

Don’t forget to grab a gift for the fur kids! Independently owned by longtime Durham residents Diane Groff and LeAnn Hinson, Other End of the Leash Pet Boutique & Bakery is Durham’s source for the highest quality, fairly traded pet supplies and holistic nutrition and wellness product expertise. Offerings include food, toys, leashes, and collars, as well as pet-themed jewelry and merchandise for your home. Treats are baked daily in the on-site gluten-free kitchen, and they have in-store informational workshops, speakers, and special events on a regular basis. If your pooch is traveling with you, bring them along! Pets welcome.

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2018 Official Durham Visitor Inspiration Guide  
2018 Official Durham Visitor Inspiration Guide