Tour the Historical Bennett Place in Durham


If you enjoy exploring all of the historical sites in Durham, don't forget to visit Bennett Place. It is located on Bennett Memorial Road. This farmhouse and site represent the lifestyle of the average Southern farmer during the Civil War. History: The Bennett farmhouse was the site where commanders signed one of the American Civil War's biggest troop … [Read more...]

Effective Cardio Workouts to Try in Our Fitness Center


There is no time like the present to get that rocking’ beach body, even in the fall and winter here at the Lodge at Southpoint apartments. We make it easy for our residents to achieve a fit body here at our Durham apartments with a fitness center. There are effective cardio workouts that will help you get into great shape and stay in shape all year … [Read more...]

Cocoa Cinnamon: Best Coffee in Durham


Are you looking for the perfect pick me up spot? The best coffee in Durham can be found at Cocoa Cinnamon. The staff is highly trained and passionate about their work, and the result is a brilliant experience with excellent food, coffee, and service. Cocoa Cinnamon is named after the two spices that played huge roles in the history of civilization. … [Read more...]

Why Kids Should Play on Playgrounds


Every child must have the chance to play outside. Not only is being physically active beneficial to muscle development, but it also helps with balance and cognitive development. When living in a space like an apartment, it might be difficult to let your child enjoy the outdoors. If you are interested in living in a apartment where your child can play on … [Read more...]

See Top Baristas Compete at the Coffee Championships


The sound of your coffee machine percolating in your kitchen is music to your ears and the tantalizing aroma of your favorite coffee brings a smile to your face. Pouring that steaming hot cup of coffee and taking the first sip every morning always starts your day just right. If you love coffee, you should attend the Big Eastern 3 day event Coffee … [Read more...]

Pamper Your Furry Friend at Ooh-La-La Pet Spa


Our pet-friendly apartments at The Lodge at South Point feature opulent apartment and community amenities for our residents to enjoy. Our pets need to be pampered regularly, and fortunately for our pet parent residents, there are plenty of spots for pet grooming in Durham nearby. Ooh-La-La Pet Spa is a full service pet grooming spa located in GreenWood … [Read more...]

Guglhupf: Authentic German Cuisine


Have you ever wondered where to get bread as rich and dense as your German grandmother's recipe?  If you are exploring German restaurants in Durham, be sure to check out a local sweet spot named Guglhupf.  This bakery, patisserie and cafe is sure to please your senses. Perhaps you have already sampled a nearby bakery and have been pleased with the … [Read more...]

Ride with the Durham Cycling Club this Fall


A great way to stay in shape while getting fresh air in the great outdoors is by riding a bicycle. One of the bicycle clubs in Durham that ride near The Lodge at Southpoint Apartments is Durham Cycling Club. This club is a group of recreational bicyclers that ride at least once a week from April 1 to October 31. There's a group ride every Sunday. Some … [Read more...]

Enjoy Fresh Seafood at Bennett Pointe Grill


  The Lodge at Southpoint Apartments has the perfect location as entertainment, dining and shopping destinations are within close vicinity. If you are looking for fresh seafood in Durham, try Bennett Pointe Grill & Bar. This seafood restaurant and bar offers a fun and casual atmosphere and a multi regional American menu with strong … [Read more...]

Decorate Your Apartment with Plastic Pumpkins this Fall


Have you decorated your apartment for fall yet? If not, it's time to break out your seasonal decor! If you want to make the most of your decor, we recommend you invest in and learn how to decorate with plastic pumpkins. Plastic pumpkins are wonderfully versatile embellishment pieces that you can find in many places in the fall. Many options exist for how … [Read more...]