Nifty Durham

a photoblog of cool things in the Triangle NC area | by HuthPhoto.com

De Profundis Explores Oscar Wilde at PlayMakers

PlayMakers in Chapel Hill produced an exciting new play based entirely on the text of letters that Oscar Wilde while in prison. We gave it the full treatment, including staying long to get some really interesting extra images as the end of the show was in tech...

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The ATC in B/W

  The ATC in B/W: Through This Lens gallery in Downtown Durham is hosting a fantastic showing of The American Tobacco Factory: A Reformation of a Factory and a City Photographs by Michael Rosenberg. Michael documented the abandoned American Tobacco Campus through...

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Darkest Night

  Darkest Night Well, Durham certainly got the snow it was promised! I awoke at 2 A.M. to a power outage and branches falling, so naturally I went outside for some photos. This morning, however, it’s a different story – the kids are having a blast, the parents are...

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Snow Day in Durham

Snow Day:  Kids kept showing up at our house. What a great time of life, when any excuse pops up, you grab it as a chance to giggle, be silly, try new things, be brave, freeze, fail, and have fun with new friends. Since we just cleaned out to move to Durham, and most...

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Bee Downtown

Bee Downtown: I bumped into folks decorating the awesome bee-themed tree as part of the Triangle Christmas Tree Challenge and started snapping away. The organization is Bee Downtown, which has a complete system to promote having beehives in urban locations around the...

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Dog Days of Winter in Durham

Dog Days of Winter It was a snow day for our dogs as well here in Durham. And a chance for neighbors to chat, share cocoa and tell stories about the last big storm… since this one really wasn’t that bad at all.   Photo by HuthPhoto SW Durham,...

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Progress. Durham Renowned the world around. Success.

If you asked me to sum up Durham in one picture, this would be it. A catchy motto, a hint of charm, and a beautiful brick-and-paintbrushes appreciation of the past, all while eagerly pursuing the future. It also looks really cool. To see this mural in real life, visit...

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ReCity Training

ReCity: One of the best answers to ‘Why Mentor?’ I heard at the meeting for the ReCity training event was 'I see a need in my city—It’s up to me to work on the solution.’ The ReCity organization won’t be recreating things that other organizations in the Triangle are...

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Mellow Mushroom Durham

Mellow: This post is less about me showing off as a photographer (yes, we do that, don’t we 😉 and it’s more about just loving Durham. This photo is from Oliver’s first trip to Mellow Mushroom today. We’ve visited, (and now live in) Durham, for over a year now, but I...

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Country Dance in Chapel Hill

Country Dance: There are many forms of country dance (no, not like country music line dancing… this is americana/folk dance). My daughter started with English Country dance (think Jane Austen era dancing), and we also have expanded to contra, circle, square, etc. The...

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Dummies

Dummies Which one isn’t the dummy? It was fun kicking around with @photoc4 snapping all the creative Christmas trees up for vote in the 2015 Challenge. It’s a great project Durham does every year & gives exposure & financial support to local community...

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Scooby-Doo Mistakes

scoobydoomistakes: “Come on, kids, try the hip new dance that’s sweeping the nation: The Bubble Pirate!” Also, his thumb is blinking in and out of existence. Fun! It’s Scooby’s 7 Days of GIFmas – enjoy, and follow for more! Merry Christmas Eve via my pals at...

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ATC Tower Lighting

ATC Tower Lighting Lighting of the ATC Water Tower for Christmas 2015. Nice to see all the kids smiles and off course, Wool E. Claus of the Durham Bulls. Love my hometown!   photos by:...

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The Cheers of Bagels

The Cheers of Bagels: Yes, we bought a freezer almost only because of our love of Manhattan Bagel Bakery bagels. Sales on organic beef at Earth Fare might have played into the mix as well…...

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We picked the dog…

We picked the dog… Our first trip to Firewürst and we loved it. Didn’t realize it’s a local place— started in Cary. This isn’t a food blog, just fun images we take of things we find nifty in the Triangle, but the menu was unique and the onion tanglers and Süße Soße...

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Stained Glass

Stained Glass: Event in the winter, the Falls Lake Recreation Area is lovely for photos. And if you are into Geocaching, like we are… there are some nice caches on the way to the lake areas. Photo by HuthPhoto Falls Lake Recreation Area, West...

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People are Kind

People are Kind in Durham: By the time I passed the 6th printout clipped onto a post along several miles of the Third Fork Creek Trail, I realized I had to take a phone-snap and post this. Where else does someone go to this much trouble to return something valuable...

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