Buy Local at Durham Craft and Farmers’ Markets

Buy Local at Durham Craft and Farmers' Markets

A great way to support local businesses and farmers is by shopping in Durham at craft and farmers' markets. Both the Durham Craft Market and the Durham Farmers' Market take place in Central Park, which is less than 15 minutes from our Garrett West Apartments. Year round you can go grocery shopping in Durham at the Durham Farmers' Market. While there … [Read more...]

Take the Kids to the Park and Play These 5 Games

Take the Kids to the Park and Play These 5 Games

When the sun is out and the weather is nice, it's the perfect time to take your kids to one of our parks in Durham and get them active by playing a game. Not sure where to start? Here are five fun games to play at the park with your kids: Sardines: A classic hide-and-seek game where the seekers cram in with the person in hiding until no one is … [Read more...]

Work Your Core With These Weighted Exercises

Work Your Core With These Weighted Exercises

Summer is the season to work on your beach body even with no beach in sight, and there's no better way to do that with the diverse strength training equipment and free weights in our Durham apartments with fitness center than these weighted exercises to work your core! Lay on your back with your knees bent. Hold a dumbbell in each hand on your chest, … [Read more...]

Embrace the Blues at Bull Durham Blues Festival

Embrace the Blues at Bull Durham Blues Festival

A great thing about living in the city is getting to attend festivals that bring all types of people together for the love of music. On September 5-6, the Bull Durham Blues Festival takes place only 6 miles from our Garrett West Apartments at the Hayti Heritage Center. During this two day festival in Durham, you can watch live music from blues singers, … [Read more...]

Head to Greensboro for the Flip Flop Beach Music Festival

Head to Greensboro for the Flip Flop Beach Music Festival

A perk to living at our Garrett West Apartments is being less than an hour away from Greensboro, which hosts a variety of festivals throughout the summer. One of the music festivals near Durham is the Flip Flop Beach Music Festival. It takes place September 6 in Greensboro at the White Oak Amphitheatre. This charity event benefits the Kiwanis … [Read more...]