What We Have Heard March-April

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We heard… 

Truth Underground, spoken word documentary, is going to be performing live poetry outside at third Friday at the Scrap Exchange.

We heard…

that there is big news afoot at The Carrack.

We heard…

the first rumblings of the fall 2013 reFASHIONED are out.

We heard…

most of the lights inside the downtown loop are fiber optically remote control over-rideable and programmable from city transportation facilities

We heard…

the top two floors of the Marvel Building have been purchased.

We heard…

the First Citizens National Bank building was bought and the new owners are looking for a $75,000 grant to put in new 18ft windows.

We heard…

that there may not be a World Beer Festival in Durham this year for the first time in 15 years!

We heard…

that Whiskey at Durham’s Five Points is closing its exclusive upstairs club, and making its main room downstairs non- smoking and its upstairs smoking.

We heard…

that a certain well-known Durham chef is thinking about opening a Japanese Ramen restaurant.

We heard…

that Durham is thinking about installing parking meters inside the downtown loop, internal review is underway.

We heard…

that plans for the first annual Durham Jazz Festival, April 2014, are in the works…

We heard…

that a coffee shop staffed entirely but military veterans is going in at #106 West Parrish

We heard…

that there is a don’t miss, new biscuit and donut joint, Rise, that is open out near the Target at the Southpoint Mall.

We heard…

that Monuts Donuts, open across from Bull City Burger, is doing community seating.

We heard…

that the floor of Cocoa Cinnamon‘s entryway is written in binary code.

We heard…

that there is a new gourmet quesadilla place coming to Durham.

We heard…

that multiple out-of-town property developers have been looking into restoring the former glory of the Lakewood Shopping Plaza on Chapel Hill Street…including possibly one that would bring a Wegman’s to Durham…

We heard…

that the DATA Bus system has changed and updated its routes… Hooray!

We heard…

that there is going to be a five story parking deck built in the lot behind The Pinhook.

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