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Looking for inside info on Durham, NC

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by BRoth, Jul 29, 2008.

  1. BRoth

    BRoth Member

    I'll be moving there soon enough from up North and I'm in the middle of apartment hunting. I'm looking to gather as much information as I can about good places to live, eat, drink, shop and everything in between.

    Anything and everything is appreciated.
  2. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Shouldn't you have done this before you decided to move there?
  3. jackfinarelli

    jackfinarelli Member

    Durham: Not a great place to live.

    Chapel Hill: Much nicer place to live.

    Expand your search area.
  4. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    What he said.
  5. BRoth

    BRoth Member

    Yes, and I have. But, I figured that people who know the area better than I might have better information about what to look forward to. I've been there for a couple nights, but that's it.

    The apartments I've been looking at are between Durham and Chapel Hill, closer to Chapel Hill.
  6. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Stay away from the strippers.. you never know who will show up.
  7. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Yeah, do not live in Durham.
  8. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Nobody lives in Durham. It's too crowded.
  9. MrWrite

    MrWrite Member

    agree on being in chapel hill if you can vs. durham.

    i sent you a PM as well.
  10. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active Member

    You definitely don't want to live in Durham (particularly if you have school-aged kids), but Chapel Hill is going to be much more expensive. A good compromise a place such as Hillsborough.
  11. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    Ok, I gotta ask: What the hell is wrong with Durham?
  12. waterytart

    waterytart Active Member

    Chapel Hill is also better for eating, drinking and shopping. And I say that as a Duke alum.[/ducking and running]
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