As a Durham native, I know there are lots of interesting places where you can eat or relax after a busy week at work. Here are just a few blogs worth checking out, if you are looking for ideas:
Carpe Durham: Ramblings about food by people whose only qualification is eating a lot
Endangered Durham: Land use, architecture, history, and sustainable development
Bull City Rising: Musings, reflections, and general gossip
Durham Socialite: Durham’s source for social events
Please feel free to suggest other favorites.