January 31, 2012

Third Friday is “Cool”

So, what is the Art of Cool Project (AOCP)? If you have attended any of the Third Friday festivities downtown, then you may have seen the concerts that they put on over at Labour Love Gallery at Golden Belt. Last week, AOCP presented Peter and the Wolves to a sold-out … read more

January 23, 2012

Greening your business

How can a green roof save your business money? Just ask Marc Pons, owner of Chapel Hill Tire Co. Car Care Center.

The company recently opened its fourth location in Woodcroft Shopping Center in Durham. The new location has a live plant covering on its roof. That’s right! The … read more

January 18, 2012

Have you been to The District?

That would be The District @ 410 – the Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham’s restaurant run by the culinary school students.  The restaurant was recently featured on WRAL’s Tar Heel Traveler and the Chamber’s staff was fortunate and quite lucky to be there on the day of the taping (promise, we … read more

January 6, 2012

How to improve education in this country…

 A while back, I had the opportunity to listen to Diane Ravitch, an educational author, activist and historian. She shared her thoughts on education reform. In summary, she believes in order to to improve education in this country, we need a strong, highly-respected education profession; a rich curriculum … read more

January 5, 2012

New Tech Event Celebrating Black Entrepreneurs

February is Black History Month and for the first time ever, Durham will host the Blacks in Technology Entrepreneurship (BITE) event. BITE is led by Triangle entrepreneur Katrina Harrell and 100 Urban Entrepreneurs to honor six minority entrepreneurs in technology with ties to North Carolina–Wayne Sutton and Angela Benton, co-founders … read more

January 2, 2012

2012 Annual Meeting

Ready to charge into 2012? We are! Especially after the stellar year the Chamber and Durham had in 2011. So, join us and show your love for the Bull City this Valentine’s Day at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting. We’ll highlight the accomplishments of last year and hear about all of … read more