37 episodes

City Life is a monthly show/podcast where Beverly B. Thompson sits down with guests to talk about making Durham, North Carolina, a great place to live, work, and play.

City Life City of Durham NC

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City Life is a monthly show/podcast where Beverly B. Thompson sits down with guests to talk about making Durham, North Carolina, a great place to live, work, and play.

    Turning the Page on the Bonfield Years (9.28.20)

    Turning the Page on the Bonfield Years (9.28.20)

    While Tom Bonfield’s retirement as Durham’s City Manager will mean a change for the organization’s leadership, he and City leaders are working hard to make the transition as smooth as possible. In this new CityLife episode, host Beverly Thompson talks with Tom Bonfield as well as Interim City Manager Wanda Page to find out how they’re turning the Page on the Bonfield years.


    About CityLife
    CityLife, a talk show that features information on current City issues and upcoming events, airs daily on Durham Television Network (Spectrum ch. 8 and AT&T U-verse ch. 99) and on YouTube. For more information about the City of Durham, call (919) 560-4123, like on Facebook, and follow on Twitter, Instagram, and Nextdoor. City Life is now an audio podcast! Find it on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast.

    • 42 min
    The Work of the Durham Racial Equity Task Force (9.14.20)

    The Work of the Durham Racial Equity Task Force (9.14.20)

    The Durham Racial Equity Task Force has completed its initial work and is now presenting its findings to the community at large. In this new CityLife episode, host Beverly Thompson talks with task force chair Elaine O’Neal and task force vice-chair Kaaren Haldeman to find out how what they found affects every single one of us.

    About CityLife
    CityLife, a talk show that features information on current City issues and upcoming events, airs daily on Durham Television Network (Spectrum ch. 8 and AT&T U-verse ch. 99) and on YouTube. For more information about the City of Durham, call (919) 560-4123, like on Facebook, and follow on Twitter, Instagram, and Nextdoor. City Life is now an audio podcast! Find it on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast.

    • 30 min
    Office Operations During COVID-19 (8.17.20)

    Office Operations During COVID-19 (8.17.20)

    As some offices are beginning to open back up or are beginning to make plans for re-opening to employees, there is a lot of concern about how safe it really is to go back into such settings. In this new CityLife episode, host Beverly Thompson talks with Tim Scales, American Underground’s Director of Growth and Roz Dodd, the Senior Property Manager with the Research Triangle Foundation about office operations and what they might look like in the coming months with COVID-19 as our backdrop.


    About CityLife
    CityLife, a talk show that features information on current City issues and upcoming events, airs daily on Durham Television Network (Spectrum ch. 8 and AT&T U-verse ch. 99) and on YouTube. For more information about the City of Durham, call (919) 560-4123, like on Facebook, and follow on Twitter, Instagram, and Nextdoor. City Life is now an audio podcast! Find it on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast.

    • 21 min
    Addressing Child Care Concerns and Questions in Durham 8.3.20)

    Addressing Child Care Concerns and Questions in Durham 8.3.20)

    Now that we know what the plans are for the beginning of the school year for Durham Public Schools and as more workplaces are opening back up for in-office employees, many parents are facing questions about child care. In this new CityLife episode, host Beverly Thompson talks with Dr. Ibukun Akinboyo, an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Duke School of Medicine and June Shillito, Director of Yates Baptist Church Child Development Center about what child care might look like in the coming months as well as the concerns and questions that many of us have.


    About CityLife
    CityLife, a talk show that features information on current City issues and upcoming events, airs daily on Durham Television Network (Spectrum ch. 8 and AT&T U-verse ch. 99) and on YouTube. For more information about the City of Durham, call (919) 560-4123, like on Facebook, and follow on Twitter, Instagram, and Nextdoor. City Life is now an audio podcast! Find it on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast.

    • 35 min
    “Back on the Bull” Campaign Helps Durham Reopen (7.22.20)

    “Back on the Bull” Campaign Helps Durham Reopen (7.22.20)

    • 32 min
    COVID-19 and Durham’s Latinx Community (7.2.20)

    COVID-19 and Durham’s Latinx Community (7.2.20)

    • 26 min

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