From the outset, Germany’s Oktoberfest was quite an affair. Imagine: In 1810, after the marriage of Bavarian Prince Louis to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen, the royals invited the citizenry of Munich to a reception on the public fields in front of the city’s gates.
A man accused of trying to drown his children had been living with them and their mother in Durham for nearly six months despite Wake County Human Services recommendations that he have no contact with them.
Standard Foods — the highly anticipated joint venture of former Herons executive chef Scott Crawford and local developer John Holmes — opens its doors to the public today, after several tantalizing months of delays. All signs indicate that it’s going to be well worth the wait.