Saturday, June 25, 2011

More attention from the New York Times

More love for the Bull City in the travel section of Friday's New York Times!

It's headlined Durham Dining: Pies, Panini and Barbecue.

"When I lived in Durham in the mid-2000s, downtown’s progress was nascent. It began in the American Tobacco district, an area adjacent to the City Center that was once dominated by a blighted former tobacco factory. Now that district has grown into a full-fledged entertainment complex, bookended by the still-handsome Durham Bulls minor league baseball stadium and, since 2008, the $44 million Durham Performing Arts Center. More recently, the wave of regeneration has spread."
Ingrid Williams

The year began with a Times' piece on places to visit in 2011. Durham ranked 35th on the list of 41 global destinations, flanked by Iraqi Kurdistan and Kosovo