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  • starshine Dec 22, 11:24 a.m.

    Thank you WRAL for changing the headline. I personally like Southpoint a lot and have done the majority of my Christmas shopping there. Many cool shops and great bargains at Southpoint as well as other Durham shops.

  • tdebord Dec 22, 10:22 a.m.

    I'm sure the merchants at Southpoint will love the "Skip Southpoint...." in your heading. You did a very nice job in pointing out what Bull City's boutiques have to offer. But wouldn't it have been better to just say "Shop Bull City's boutiques". I suspect Southpoint has much to offer that cannot be found at Bull City's boutiques, or similar items at a lower cost.

  • Zelda Dec 21, 11:01 p.m.

    Ninth St. has fabulous shops including a marvelous independent bookstore called the Regulator. When you shop locally, the money stays in this community. Ninth St. is an incredibly safe area. Highly recommended!

  • foster208 Dec 21, 9:23 p.m.

    9th Street is not a bad area. A great little street with wonderful restaurants, pet supply store and cute shops.

  • pmck Dec 21, 4:45 p.m.

    ":9th street is a bad area" What's the matter? Too blue for you? A bit safer than Franklin St actually...

  • Moriahe Dec 21, 12:50 p.m.

    Why is 9th Street a "bad idea" exactly?

  • trutarblu Dec 21, 12:44 p.m.

    boutiques are high on their prices and not very many options for everyone on your list...southpoint has lots more options. also....9th street is a bad area.

  • ncsulilwolf Dec 21, 9:23 a.m.

    I've never been to either place... thanks for the suggestions, Bridget. I'll have to stop by both soon!

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