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Ninth Street

Address: Ninth St., Durham, NC
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping & Fashion
Activities: Shopping, City walk sightseeing
Owner description: Durham's area of hip and off-beat shops.
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping & Fashion
Activities: Shopping, City walk sightseeing
Owner description: Durham's area of hip and off-beat shops.

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Miami, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Great shops, restaurants and young vibe. Would love to explore more of their hangouts/pubs when I am in town again. They looked fun!

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Durham, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Some good restaurants and local shops. In danger of being taken over by chains, with rents rising in the area. Don't miss Vaguely Reminiscent gift shop and The Regulator book store. Whole Foods is nearby, too.

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Durham, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
19 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Every Friday night, people just flock there using up all parking lots. It's common driving around for half an hour just to find a parking spot.

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Durham, nc
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Ninth street has such an eclectic mix of restaurants, stores, and activities. I love starting at one end and visiting the storefronts, bookstores, coffee shops, and restaurants. It can keep me entertained for hours. It's a "must-see" Durham activity.

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Cary, North Carolina
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76 reviews 76 reviews
12 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Seedy and faded. Very few decent places left, and it is sketchy on its best day. You can try to call it a locale with quaint atmosphere - it is dirty and dated.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

All the quaint small, locally-based shops gave the area a unique feel. I would definitely take anyone visiting from out of town here for Sunday brunch.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Make sure you get a slice of pizza to enjoy. The city has made nice improvements to the area. There are many places to visit and eateries.

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Durham, North Carolina
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Ninth Street is an eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, and now the encroachment of newer buildings and apartments. A fascinating, fabulous find of wonderful food and great people!

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

From Elmo's Diner to Vaguely Reminiscent, this mini-college town is a delight. Banh's Vietnamese place should not be missed, And for someone who is not a hamburger affecianado, the burgers at Dain's Place are out of this world!

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Topeka, KS
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Ninth Street was advertised as having great nightlife. We did find a great place to eat there, but didn't find anything else going on when we were there.

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