Calling Durham Movers? Better Know Which Questions to Ask


Moving to Garrett West is an exciting time, but can also get a bit overwhelming, especially if you are on a tight time frame, or have a long way to go. However, picking the right movers to help you with the job can help keep things from getting too stressful. With quite a few moving company options available, it's important to know what to moving questions … [Read more...]

Dine and Dash at the 2014 Durham Doughman Race

Take some time out this spring for the Durham Doughman Race. Source: MorgueFile

Every city has its own special event, and one of the best events around our town is the upcoming 2014 Durham Doughman. Spectators are just as encouraged to join in the fun as are the participants, so if athletics aren't really your thing, you should still plan on coming out and enjoying the fun! It's a combination of athletic feats and foodie … [Read more...]

Explore Spring Blooms at Sarah P. Duke Gardens This Spring

Visit Sarah P. Duke Gardens this spring. Source: MorgueFile

There are cities all over the country that have some really cool places to hang out, but we're particularly lucky because one of the parks in Durham is known as one of the most premier public gardens in the entire country, and it's right in our backyard! Sarah P. Duke Gardens is a place where 55 acres of flowers, plants, and trails come together to … [Read more...]

Neighborhood Dining Spotlight: G2B Restaurant in Durham


There are many great Durham dining venues not far from our Garrett West apartment community, but perhaps the most trendy and appealing to the younger crowd is the G2B Gastro Pub. Located on Shannon Road, G2B is open for lunch Tuesday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and reopens at 5 p.m. everyday but Monday for dinner. The owners want their bar and … [Read more...]

Snag Tickets for the 23rd Annual Durham Jazz Festival

Benny Golson

Spring has finally arrived at our Garrett West apartment community, and that means it is time to get out and enjoy all of the great activities our city has to offer. Coming soon is the 23rd annual Durham Jazz Festival, and you are not going to want to miss it. This year, the Jazz festival has been extended for 6 days to try to fit in all of the great … [Read more...]