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for Garden and Gun Vol. 11 Issue 1, Feb/Mar 2017
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Long overshadowed by its sister cities, Raleigh and Chapel Hill, Durham, North Carolina has developed its own image as the Bull City. From its humble origins as a railway depot to its height as a tobacco boomtown, Durham was built by and for working people. Durham has grown over the years, revitalized its downtown atmosphere, and continues to attract visitors to its city.
North Carolina sculptor Patrick Dougherty, also known as the Stickman, creates whimsical sculptures comprised of tree saplings, branches, twigs and vines. Over the past thirty years, he has built hundreds of these works in public, and become internationally acclaimed. His latest work will be constructed at Durham’s Sarah P. Duke Gardens.
Durham, North Carolina’s growth spurt has led to a creative food scene and now-thriving downtown. This is a guide to some of the most popular restaurants, shops, and sights that are found in Durham.
As the winter season continues into February, states across the south celebrate their traditions with a variety of festivals. One of those festivals is North Carolina’s Jewish Food in the Global South, held in Chapel Hill. The festival features culinary speakers, films, cooking classes, and Jewish food traditions.