The parking situation on Ninth Street has become enough of an issue that merchants along the street are coming together to see if they can raise enough money to lease a parking lot that is operated by the city. Currently, the City of Durham leases the pay lot on Ninth Street, and like other parking areas in town, charges $1 per hour of parking.
At around 9 Wednesday night, July 1, The Rolling Stones will take the stage at Carter-Finley Stadium following opening act The Avett Brothers, and the Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham’s Culinary School is more than ready to feed them.
Imagine someday walking north on Blackwell Street and instead of seeing the backs of buildings, residents and visitors will also see outdoor café seating, a landscaped parking area, and façade art on the buildings. Also imagine a day when the Carolina Theatre and Civic Center plaza are more open, with an outdoor stage. The proposals were among many ideas for better connecting downtown Durham’s arts districts unveiled Tuesday during the presentation of the “Durham SmART Initiative Vision Plan” at the Durham Arts Council.
The police are looking for an 18-year-old Durham man who they believe killed a man on Friday. Police have charged Christopher Lee Allen in the shooting death of Anthony Tremaine Glenn, 37, near the intersection of Holloway and Raynor streets.
The public is invited to celebrate patriotism and civic pride with Durham Parks and Recreation and the Durham Bulls on Independence Day, July 4, at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
The Eno River Association, which presents the annual Festival for the Eno, will be celebrating another milestone with the 36th annual festival to be held Saturday and Sunday. For the staff of the environmental organization, it marks a return to more normal life after a spill from city-owned sewer pipes inundated the organization’s Guess Road headquarters in January.
Seven area educators have selected to participate in the Center for International Understanding (CIU)’s 2015 Global Teachers program.
It’s been somewhat of an open secret for weeks, but Durham school board Chairwoman Heidi Carter made it official on Tuesday, confirming that she will not seek reelection to the board in 2016.
An afternoon fire on West Maynard Avenue was deemed an accident after the resident left the house after cooking.
Another Durham railroad overpass was the site of a truck collision Tuesday afternoon. The bridge over West Chapel Hill Street near Durham Station was struck by a truck about 10:48 a.m., police said.
Raleigh-Durham International Airport held its first of multiple meetings over the next 18 months to identify the airport’s development goals through 2040.
A N.C. Central University professor has hit the school with another federal equal-opportunity complaint, alleging mistreatment on the basis of gender in his quest to regain the chairmanship of the Department of Language and Literature.
The mystery surrounding a body found off of Interstate 85 has been partially solved.
The body found off of the Redwood Road exit on I-85 has been identified as 26-year-old Franklin Martinez.
Lighting and watching fireworks is a popular way to celebrate Independence Day, but one mistake can turn the celebration tragic, firefighters warn.