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Monday: Soft opening of People’s Coffee Swing by this new sleek coffee spot and enjoy espresso and coffee drinks using Black and White Coffee Roasters; Cold off the press juice; and goodies from Strong arm bakery. Monday, 7 am; 7830 NC Hwy, suite 100, Durham, NC 27713 Horror Movie Trivia @ Woody’s Cary Join in five trivia rounds of all your favorite horror movies to find out your fortune. Just select a team captain and have them be in charge of...

What is the Best Coffee?

I am often asked, “What is the best coffee?” “What is the best way to make coffee?” Over the last 20 years coffee has risen from the modest improvement of the Second Wave (Starbucks, Caribou, Green Mountain, Peet’s) to the more significant era of improvement often referred to as Third Wave (Intelligentsia, Counter Culture, Stumptown, Blue Bottle). This new generation of coffee companies has facilitated consumer access to the best coffee in the world at affordable prices (As I write...

The BroBasket

When a James Grasty’s fiancée wanted to get him flowers in which he laughed and respectfully retorted, “I don’t want flowers, but you can send me a bucket of beer instead”, The BroBasket was born.  She searched the internet and quickly realizing she couldn’t send him a bucket of beer and knew it was a concept she had to look into. The seed had been planted and Grasty’s Entrepreneurship Class choose this concept as the business they would start in their classroom. The class...

Kamedis

Is summer reeking havoc on your skin? Or, maybe you just have problem skin and at a loss of where to begin to fix it? I know, I have always battled oily skin that is prone to break outs. Well, thank goodness for Roni Kramer, founder of Kamedis, because she understands problem skin and has she spent her life looking for a way to fix her skin. Her journey took her from Israel to California to Chengdu, where she studied...

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Monday: Views from The Durham Join on the roof for a series of telescopic stargazing nights hosted by Morehead Planetarium and Science Center and Innovate Your Cool Conference. Stop by for guided constellation tours, music from DJ Mic Check, and celestial cocktail creations from the bar. Tonight, check out views of Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, concluding with the magnified red glow of Mars. Future views include Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, Crescent Moon, Meteors (August 14), Moon, Mars, Saturn (September 17), and Moon, Mars, Saturn...