Tag archive for Durham

Do it with friends

If you are doing household tasks, you may as well do them with friends.  It’s a simple concept of friends helping friends, so no need to make it too stressful or complicated.
We have these friends, Mike and Sarah Wolff, who are DIY SuperStars. Not only …

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Parade the Fourth

Durham’s best Fourth of July parade is a neighborhood affair.

Our neighborhood July Fourth parade started way back in the 1950s and is now the oldest and best parade in the city. Today several hundred people came out to walk, stroll, bike and spectate while wearing …

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The Clothesline Lady

“Hi. I am one person who often does the clothesline thing in the hood. I would be happy to show you my collection of clothes lines.”

had seen her mentioned on the listserv — “the clothesline lady,” a neighbor who knew all about line drying and …

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The useful insanity of the listserv

Most of the subject lines are pretty mundane, but then you know it’s going to be good when you see one headed “Opossum,” with seven replies.

rafting the perfect neighborhood listserv post depends on your goal. In my neighborhood, which has been described on the listserv …

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Round up your neighborhood

Roundup 5

Want to meet your neighbors in a casual, picnic-y kind of way? How about a food truck roundup (around here we call them rodeos)!
Our neighborhood hosts one at the local park every First Thursday of the month. They have arranged with a few local food …

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