Wednesday, October 30, 2013

The Durham History Hub Opens a Gateway to Durham’s Past

Activities while staying in Durham, NC
Check out the newly opened Durham History Hub

Opened to the public just two weeks ago, the Durham History Hub brings the past alive with stories about the Bull City. This interactive exhibit space chronicles the monumental events, people, and places that have helped to make Durham the unique and wonderful city it is today. Located in the heart of downtown, just a quick drive from our Durham, NC bed and breakfast, the museum is situated right in the midst of much of the history that it has helped preserve. Its central location also provides you with the opportunity to head downtown to enjoy some of the restaurants that are helping to 
create a delicious legacy for Durham, the Tastiest Town in the South.

Activities while staying in Durham, NC
The History Hub Brings Durham's Past and Present Together
Photo credit: Durham County Library
If you’re a history buff you won’t want to miss the other museums in the area. Call your innkeeper and book a night or two at our Durham bed and breakfast and ask for their advice on the best places to whet your appetite for history. There’s the NC Museum of Life and Science, perfect if you’re entertaining young ones. Or, if you’re looking to learn more about all things North Carolina head over to Raleigh for the NC Museum of History. The Triangle has no shortage of art museums too, if that is more your style. Durham’s own Nasher Museum of Art located at Duke University, provides a variety of permanent collections and exhibits. 

Gloria & Phil Teber Your Innkeeper and Chef at the Arrowhead Inn, Durham, NC

Friday, October 25, 2013

Durham is THE Place To Visit - And Live!

 If you’ve ever visited Durham before you know that the city provides a great experience, with plenty of things to do, places to eat, and wonderful places to stay like our  luxury Durham bed and breakfast. And if you live in Durham you know that those same amenities contribute to your quality of life and perhaps even make you proud to say you’re from the Bull City., a national website that ranks quality of life amenities in America’s small and mid-sized cities, has also recognized that those aspects of the Durham experience make it both a great place to visit and live. Therefore they have ranked Durham as #4 among the Top 100 Places in the US live and visit. found that Durham was the top performer in the areas of healthcare and amenities, which included options for entertainment, culture, healthy living, and recreation. Where can you find these amenities in Durham? Just about everywhere! From the Durham Performing Arts Center, to historic sites like Duke Homestead, to the beautiful parks and trails right in town like the Sarah Duke Gardens or the Eno River State Park the Bull City has something for everyone. So come on by for a visit at our beautiful Durham, NC bed and breakfast and you may just find that you want to stay for a lifetime.

Staying in Durham, NC ranks US cities on a variety of attributes
including amenities such as options for entertainmnet, culture,
healthy living, and recreation

Gloria & Phil Teber Your Innkeeper and Chef at the Arrowhead Inn, Durham, NC

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

The Durham Performing Arts Center Brings Broadway Hits to Durham

Book of Mormong in Durham, NC
The Book of Mormon comes to DPAC
If you’re looking for great entertainment in the Triangle, the Durham Performing Arts Center coupled with a stay at our beautiful bed and breakfast in Durham should be at the top of your list! Based on number of tickets sold, Pollstar magazine ranks the DPAC as one of the top performance venues in the world, and the third best in the United States. And who wouldn’t want to visit Durham to see a show here? DPAC hosts a wide variety of the world’s greatest musicals and plays, as well as internationally known comedians, musicians, and dance performances. The beautiful structure located right in the heart of downtown Durham is surrounded by fantastic bars and restaurants and sits right next to the Durham Bulls Athletic Park in the American Tobacco Historic District.

NC Bed and Breakfast Cuisine
Phil's Meal of the Moment
You won’t want to miss out on the chance to catch some of the upcoming performances at the Durham Performing Arts Center, including the Book of Mormon which runs from February 11th – 23rd, 2014 with tickets going on sale October 26th. And if you do have the chance to come visit and see a show, you’ll want to book a stay at our Durham bed and breakfast. Not only will you enjoy our luxury accommodations, but we’ll be happy to arrange a truly memorable night for your visit to DPAC. Ask your innkeeper about dining options at our North Carolina Bed & Breakfst such as Phil’s Meal of the Moment.

Gloria & Phil Teber Your Innkeeper and Chef at the Arrowhead Inn, Durham, NC

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Halloween Events in Durham

Fall Events and Accommodations in Durham

If you’re looking to get into the Halloween spirit this October book a night or two at our Durham bed and breakfast soon! Throughout the month you’ll be able hear ghost stories and Durham folklore while exploring paranormal sites such as the  Bull Durham Factory, Kress Store Building, Devil’s Teacher, Hotel Malbourne, Snow Building, and the Liggett-Myers Factory on the Durham Dark and Mysterious Ghost Walk led by Tobacco Road Tours. This family friendly tour covers 1.5 miles in downtown Durham and tickets can be purchased online. Tobacco Road also hosts a special adults only, Pub Crawl and Haunted Adventure tour which includes paranormal adventures AND beer at four of Durham’s best bars. And then crash at our bed and breakfast in Durham!

If ghosts aren’t your idea of a good time, check out the Pumpkin Patch Express at the NC Museum of Life and Science. This event runs each weekend in October and features a pumpkin patch and educational activities amid the Museum’s 80 acres of outdoor exhibits. And if you’re looking for a chance to dress up and enjoy an evening out, be sure to check out Fullsteam Brewery’s Zombie Prom on Saturday October 26th. Put on your undead finest and join the fun with live music and delicious local beer!

Durham Halloween Events
Gloria & Phil Teber Your Innkeeper and Chef at the Arrowhead Inn, Durham, NC

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

The Beauty of Porsche at the North Carolina Museum of Art

NC Art MuseumWhether you love to drive them or admire them from afar the Porsche is a beautiful beast. Spend a night at our Durham bed and breakfast between October 12th and January 20th and you’ll have the chance to stop by the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh to enjoy Porsche by Design: Seducing Speed, the museum’s first design focused exhibit. Car lovers, engineering aficionados, and art fans alike will find themselves fully immersed in this one of a kind display of 22 automobiles on loan from Stuttgart, Germany’s Porsche Museum.

North Carolina Museum of Art
If you’re both an NC Art Museum member and a Porsche lover you’re in luck because NCMA members have the chance to welcome the exhibit to its temporary home on October 12th. Register now for this event and enjoy an evening at the museum with hors d‘oeuvres and small plates, beer and wine, as well live music all amid the classic elegance of the Porsche design.

Porsche lovers and NCMA members alike have the opportunity to celebrate all things Porsche on October 10th at THE Porsche Party. Purchase your tickets now for this black tie event featuring Signature “Carrera” cocktails a full bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres.

Gloria & Phil Teber Your Innkeeper and Chef at the Arrowhead Inn, Durham, NC