Business: Local and State

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 01:36 PM

Mediterranean comes to market in Chapel Hill

Jamil Kadoura started with a dream in 1992, opening a small restaurant in downtown Chapel Hill.

“I used to fry the falafel outside the door and bring it in at lunchtime,” he said, explaining that he didn’t have the space to do it inside the restaurant.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 03:30 PM

Weatherby Healthcare relocates to Durham

Since Weatherby Healthcare opened  in North Carolina in 2001, it has grown by nearly 4,000 percent.

Aug. 24, 2014 @ 05:07 PM

On-demand lawn mowing app launches in Durham

When Durham resident James Wilson’s lawn mower failed several weeks ago, he said he wanted to find a lawn service without flipping through the phonebook.

He had a half-acre of grass to cut, which had grown to around 8 inches tall.
But, he discovered he could solve his problem with a smartphone app.

Aug. 24, 2014 @ 04:51 PM

Career briefs, Aug. 25

  • Art Institute student completes Food Network internship
  • Durham computer training center recognized
  • BRI expands scientific team
  • Orange Visitors Bureau taps new sales director


Aug. 22, 2014 @ 05:12 PM

Business briefs, Aug. 25

  • Two Toasters launches Crowdrise campaign
  • American Real Estate Partners sells Meridian Center

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 05:55 PM

Microsoft retail store opens doors; hundreds waited in line

Chris Wall waited 16 hours inside The Streets at Southpoint for the Microsoft Store opening.

Aug. 19, 2014 @ 03:07 PM

Business briefs, Aug. 20

  • Expression Analysis announces oncology grant program
  • RTI International helps launch Zimbabwe health information system


Aug. 17, 2014 @ 04:58 PM

Business briefs, August 18

  • Windsor Circle raises $5.25 million
  • Up Global partners with Durham’s Groundwork Labs

Aug. 17, 2014 @ 04:51 PM

Career briefs, August 18

  • NCBiotech names new president
  • Lawyer honored by publication
  • President of Hoffman Nursery recognized
  • Chapel Hill scientist recognized
  • Washington Duke names executive sous chef

Aug. 13, 2014 @ 06:16 PM

Research Tri-Center sold to Clarion Partners

In what the seller termed the largest industrial transaction in Triangle market history, The Research Tri-Center, at 2511 Old Cornwallis Road,  has been sold to Clarion Partners.

Aug. 13, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

Fracking company responds to cease and desist

Frank Sides, who has been seeking to buy mineral rights in Durham and Chapel Hill for Crimson Holdings Corporation, intends to register with the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources after he was issued a cease-and-desist order.


Aug. 07, 2014 @ 01:33 PM

Time-Out to take over East End space

Time-Out, which has been in Chapel Hill’s University Square for 35 years, will move about a half-mile down Franklin Street this fall.


Aug. 06, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

NANASTEAK restaurant to open in spring

The newest concept from Scott Howell, owner of Nana’s, Nanataco and Bar Virgil, will be an Italian steakhouse in the American Tobacco district.


Aug. 05, 2014 @ 11:32 AM

P.F. Chang’s customers may have had card data compromised

Customers dining at the P.F. Chang’s at 6801 Fayetteville Road between Feb. 21 and June 11 may have had their credit and debit card data compromised.

Aug. 03, 2014 @ 05:21 PM

Counter Culture partners with Sierra Nevada on coffee beer

When All About Beer Magazine announced a plan for an India Pale Ale brewed with Counter Culture coffee, Terence Sullivan was wary.