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Celebrate Our Locals on Independent Bookstore Day

Perhaps you've heard of Record Store Day, a day in April set aside to call attention to indie record shops around the country, featuring special record releases and live music events. Several of our local record stores have participated in the annual event that grows bigger each year.  Borrowing from that idea, in 2014 California hosted their… Continue reading Celebrate Our Locals on Independent Bookstore Day

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21 Days to Shop Locally (and fill up that book shelf)

Conventional wisdom advises that habits are ingrained after 21 days of repetition. If that theory holds true, then the eat~play~shop local habit requires time and effort to develop. Each month I’ll share “21 Days” of some event, place or organization in the Triangle, enabling (and I mean that in the most positive sense possible) your… Continue reading 21 Days to Shop Locally (and fill up that book shelf)

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A Promising Baker’s Dozen for 2013

The coming year promises new events and long anticipated business openings in the Triangle, including crowd-funded restaurants, new breweries and a few fabulous events (even some with cookbooks). Let's take a peek at a few future favorites: A projected opening date has yet to be announced, but Durham's favorite donut trike, Monuts has selected its downtown… Continue reading A Promising Baker’s Dozen for 2013