Urban Durham Realty Blog

by Mary Rae Hunter - a not so fast runner!All great runners have personal stories about and reasons for their sport.  Kevin Nelson’s simple rationale is that “Every day is a good day when you run.”Every Saturday at 8 a.m., a weekly 5 KM timed run begins at the...

by Mary HartzellDecision 2016 has been made.  Our nation has elected a new president who will be inaugurated on Friday, January 20, 2017.  Much remains to be seen but it's likely that many changes will come for many people in this country.  One response to...

by Christina Chenet Urban Durham Realty recently had the opportunity to help one of our community's great non-profit organizations by providing real estate services free of charge.  Downtown Durham-based Families Moving Forward works to end homelessness for families with children by providing temporary housing and personalized...

by Ellen BellIt’s that time of year again, “Local Vocal” takes place this Thursday at 6:30 pm at our Foster St office! The night is part of Durham Central Park’s annual, “Meals from the Market” fundraiser. We will enjoy the talents of Duke’s Rhythm and...

by Kelly GarciaDo you love browsing weekend art markets but have trouble finding the time? The Makers Mercantile (www.themakersmercantile.com) is the perfect solution. Their website features local art and products and you can shop on your own time. They have a wide selection of jewelry,...

by Steve ArtabaneEarly Voting Begins Oct 20.Here is a link to the early voting schedule in Durham County.http://dconc.gov/government/departments-a-e/early-votingDurham offers 5 in person early voting locations Oct 20-26, then expands to 13 locations Oct 27-Nov 5.Please see the website for information regarding registering, especially if we’ve...

by Marcelle ThomasOnly a handful of Saturdays left to visit the Durham Roots Farmers’ Market at Northgate Mall.  This is a market for both the city dweller and the rural neighbor giving each the opportunity to buy directly from farmers and gardeners right here in...

by Eila VoloshenIt's hard to believe, but pumpkin season is already upon us! Upchurch Farm in Cary (formerly Ganyard Hill Farm in Durham) opened its doors for the season on September 23rd. The fun activities include: pumpkin patch, cornfield maze, farm, hayrides, barnyard animals, picnic...

by Kelly Garcia Stop by the LaVare Leith House this weekend to shop a fantastic yard sale where all the proceeds benefit people recovering from addiction. The LaVare Leith Foundation Yard Sale will be this Saturday, 10/1/16 from 8am-11am At 2544 Chapel Hill Rd in Durham. There are many treasures to...