Our last posting of “Meet Me at the Durning House” featured Bessie Hix, the mother of Durning House Co-Owner Brenda Hix. We now follow up with the end of that story. Bessie has been a mother to all of us … Continue reading
What is so great about the Durning House? 1. Homemade food 2. Home atmosphere, not restauranty (is that a word) 3. Holiday decorations abound 4. Private–can seat up to 75– just for your group 5. Small town friendliness 6. BYOB … Continue reading
We will be open for Supper each Saturday in December before Christmas. The dates are Dec. 4, Dec. 11, Dec. 18.
Please make your reservations early. Reservation times start at 5:30 and end at 9:00. Call now.Continue reading
It’s the Personal Touches that make us special! We celebrate the seasons by displaying our collectibles. Check out the photos of Fall…even better come check them out in person. … Continue reading
Keep Van Alstyne Beautiful Yard of the Month Bessie and neice at Special Luncheon BESSIE HIX MORRIS By Sherry Heath Bessie has been a staple of the Durning House since its inception almost 21 years ago. She is Brenda’s … Continue reading
This photo shows the original Durnings, on their farm, who built this house and lived in it first. Then their son, Charles, and family moved here. Some visitors have reported the presence of a lady. Granny Durning was said to … Continue reading