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Go. See. Do. August’s hottest events

24 Noted What we’ve heard around town … 30

A Tale of Two Nicknames Duke’s Dr. David S. Pisetsky discusses Durham’s commitment to health care and wellness

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A Golden Era Bites of Bull City’s Amber Watson reflects on the innovative projects and progress happening at Golden Belt Campus

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What We Love About Living in Rockwood A small family begins a new chapter in this historic neighborhood

94 Taste Discover our city’s best restaurants

THE WELLNESS ISSUE

DURHAM INC.

34 Power of the Post What it’s like to be a young fitness influencer in the Bull City

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40 Rooted in Faith Farm Church cultivates both food and fellowship 48

Making It Personal ‘Health and Happiness’ is a monthly storytelling series that focuses on the different pillars of health

50 Strength in Numbers Women lift each other up in a weekly strength training class

FALL ARTS PREVIEW 54

Can’t-miss events, plus a closer look at creative endeavors around our city, including beautiful basketball courts, a comedic bus tour, a farewell to The Carrack and more

Shop Talk Roger Perry, who has helped develop much of Chapel Hill and Durham, speaks about the difference between the two

82 Biz Briefs 84

The Productivity of Perks Many business leaders say a commitment to work-life balance is crucial to getting the most out of their employees

103 Engagement & Wedding Tying the knot, Bull City-style

CITY PICS 12 TASTE the Event 14 Durham Blues and Brews Festival 16 Beth El Synagogue and Trinity Avenue Presbyterian Church march together 18 Women of Achievement Luncheon

SPONSORED CONTENT

20 Animal Protection Society of Durham’s Walk for the Animals

28 Healthy Durham: 17 years focused on the health of Durham

22 Charity Fashion Show Extravaganza 2019 benefiting The SISI Inc.

52 Adopt a Pet

Profile for Shannon Media

Durham Magazine August 2019  

Durham Magazine August 2019