Business: The Buzz

Aug. 02, 2015 @ 03:56 PM

The Buzz: Starbucks, AT&T, Mattress Firm in planning

A three-tenant building housing Starbucks, AT&T and Mattress Firm is under construction at 4010 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. The location previously housed German restaurant Bavarian Brathaus, which closed in 2013.

Jul. 28, 2015 @ 10:40 AM

Buzz: Brothers Vilgalys adds 4 new spirits flavors

The Brothers Vilgalys Spirits Company is adding four new liqueurs to join its Krupnikas Spiced Honey Liqueur.

Jul. 26, 2015 @ 03:20 PM

The Buzz: DVCB to host PR seminars

The Durham Convention and Visitors Bureau will hold two hour-long seminars on Thursday, July 30 at the Visitor Information Center, 101 E. Morgan St. ... U-Haul opens Alston Ave. location ...

Jul. 19, 2015 @ 03:23 PM

The Buzz: Great Clips benefit ... Happy Fix festival

On August 1 and 2, all Great Clips hair salon locations in Durham, Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Hillsborough will participate in a fundraiser to benefit Ronald McDonald House. ... On Aug. 1, Happy Fix will host a one-day festival bringing together fashion, food trucks, live music, wine tasting and artisans.

Jul. 12, 2015 @ 03:59 PM

The Buzz: Kimbrell's to open in old Kmart building

Kimbrell’s furniture, a downtown Durham fixture for more than 70 years, will be opening Aug. 1 in its new location in the old Kmart building on Avondale Drive.

Jul. 05, 2015 @ 03:50 PM

The Buzz: Magazine calling for Made in the South award submissions

Regional magazine Garden & Gun is seeking submissions from Southern businesses for its annual Made in the South Awards.

Jun. 30, 2015 @ 03:03 PM

The Buzz: Mesa Latin Kitchen to replace Gregoria’s

A new restaurant concept will replace Gregoria’s Cuban Steakhouse at 2701 Hillsborough Road.

Jun. 29, 2015 @ 03:37 PM

The Buzz: iNVICTUS Office Center to open; 'bar'bershop adds suds

iNVICTUS Office Center, a Durham community co-working space, will host its grand opening on Tuesday, June 30 ... Downtown men’s salon Rock’s has added a beer bar within the shop.

Jun. 23, 2015 @ 10:45 AM

New bottle shop opens downtown

Ramblers, a bottle shop and tasting bar, has opened at 115 Fuller St.

Jun. 19, 2015 @ 05:33 PM

Buzz: Arrow Haircuts expands to Durham

The third Arrow Haircuts location, which is under the name “Pedro Williams,” has opened at 624 Ninth St.

Owners and brothers Pete and Andy Phipps operate the shop, and have two other locations in Raleigh.

Jun. 16, 2015 @ 11:13 AM

Food Buzz: American Meltdown to open shop in Southpoint, Tour de Fat

Local food truck American Meltdown will be opening up a shop within the food court at The Streets at Southpoint this fall.

Jun. 09, 2015 @ 10:36 AM

Food Buzz: Mateo restaurateurs to open Italian place

Italian restaurant Mothers and Sons is set to open downtown this fall. Matt Kelly and Josh Decarolis of Mateo Tapas are behind the Trattoria, according to the restaurant’s Facebook page.

Jun. 02, 2015 @ 01:52 PM

Former Piedmont chef plans barbecue restaurant

Former Piedmont chef plans barbecue restaurant

Ben Adams, former chef at Piedmont, is planning to open a barbecue restaurant in Durham.

May. 31, 2015 @ 03:44 PM

Milestones Culinary to host open house

Durham-based Milestones Culinary Institute will host an open house on June 18.

May. 22, 2015 @ 03:54 PM

The Buzz: BCBSNC leases new Durham space

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina has leased a 50,000 square-foot space within the SouthCourt Building at 3211 Shannon Road.