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2017 Triangle Area Holiday Season Events & Festivities

Durham 2017 Holiday Season Events

The holiday season is already in full swing, with plenty of exciting events planned for the Durham-Raleigh area this year. And in case you planning on taking full advantage, here's a look at what's on the upcoming schedule:

Nov 22

It’s easy to get lost in a good book, but the North Carolina Symphony hopes you’ll also lose yourself in music this holiday season. They’ve planned a special concert centered around the Polar Express the day before Thanksgiving at Meymandi Concert Hall. Paintings inspired by the book will display on a large screen topping the stage as a narrator, children’s chorus and the Symphony bring the traditional holiday season tale to life before your eyes...

Things To Do In Durham Before the Winter Season Arrives

Durham Lifestyle

The temperature may be beginning to drop, but winter is still a long way off, meaning there’s plenty of fun to be found in Durham, NC right now. And to kick start your plans over the next few weeks, we've conveniently provided a few suggestions for taking advantage of what little warm weather we have left in 2017 below:

The changing colors of the season

If you want a great view of the changing seasons, you’ll want to make plans to head outside for a ride or hike along one of the many trails of Little River Regional Park...

Extra Crispy Mentions 2 Triangle Restaurants on List of Top Breakfast Joints in the U.S.

Best Breakfast Spots in the Triangle

Although most of the information we provide to our readers relates to Triangle area market updates and real estate related news in Durham, it never hurts to pass along a lifestyle tip or two, just in case you’re searching homes for sale in Durham from out of town and aren’t quite as familiar with the area as locals who have lived here for years.

Just recently, Extra Crispy, a self-described website about breakfast, brunch, and morning culture, released a list of what they consider the 51 Best Breakfast Destinations in America, and a couple familiar establishments made the...

Reasons We Love Durham

Why We Durham

Reasons We Love Durham


We love Durham, North Carolina! And we know you will too.


This bustling Southern city is known for its small-town feel and thriving cultural scene. It’s the core of the four-county Durham-Chapel Hill Metropolitan Area and also one of the vertices of the Research Triangle. Durham grew in size and popularity due to its once thriving tobacco industry and today is known for being home to the prestigious Duke University; however, this town has a lot more to offer than just some farming history and a college campus.


Foodie Friendly


If you’ve lived in or simply visited...

The 3 Best Road Trips from Raleigh–Durham


The 3 Best Road Trips from Raleigh – Durham


Another great thing about living in the Raleigh – Durham area of North Carolina is the proximity to some really great destinations. Whether you’ve lived here for years or are a newbie to the area, everyone needs to get out of town every now and then. Here at Duncan Prime Realty, we have the best road trip destinations for Raleigh-Durham residents. With all trips 8 hours or less driving, no need to spend a fortune on flights to get ‘outta town. So hop in your wheels, tee up that road trip playlist and let us guide you to your destination.


Nashville, Tennessee (8-hour...

Local Highlights -Oliver & Company Events

The Raleigh-Durham area is a mecca of different cultures, backgrounds and talented people. A lot of times those talented people can get lost in the crowd of many. In our efforts to spot that talent we want to present to you a local entrepreneur that is building her brand to make some serious noise in the future. We sat down with Monica Oliver to find out more about her and her business.  Here is what she had to say:
1. What is your Business name and location?
Oliver & Company Events, Durham NC
2. What inspired you to start your business?
I have always been into crafts and anything that allows me to use my creativity. I like things to be done in an organized fashion and for every detail to be defined and completed. I started creating and coordinating events for close family...
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