Business: The Buzz

Apr. 22, 2014 @ 11:04 AM

Changes in store for Blue Note

  • Blue Note news
  • More on Jo’s Boutique

Apr. 19, 2014 @ 12:08 PM

Matthew's Chocolates to serve gelato

More gelato in Hillsborough: Matthew’s Chocolates, a chocolate shop in downtown Hillsborough, is now serving gelato in addition to selling chocolates.

This will make two shops in Hillsborough that will be selling gelato. The owners of the Hillsborough pizza eatery Radius Pizzeria are also opening a gelato and crepe eatery called Yum in May at 118 S. Churton St.

Apr. 18, 2014 @ 05:04 PM

Boutique opening on Broad

  • Jo’s Boutique
  • Northgate news
  • Showroom to open

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 11:23 AM

Honeygirl Meadery plans summer opening in Durham

  • Durham-made mead
  • Update on new restaurant Primal

Apr. 12, 2014 @ 12:33 PM

Gelato, crepe shop opening in Hillsborough

Yum to open in Hillsborough: A gelato, sorbet and crepe shop called Yum is targeted to open May 1 at 118 N. Churton St. in downtown Hillsborough.

Mick and Kate Carroll, the operators of Radius Pizzeria& Pub, are opening the new sweets shop.


Apr. 11, 2014 @ 03:34 PM

Coming soon: Cider made in Durham

  • Bull City Ciderworks setting up shop
  • New craft beer, beer growler shops
  • Northgate update

Apr. 08, 2014 @ 12:29 PM

Sam’s Bottle Shop set to open Thursday

An early look at Sam’s Bottle Shop:  Sam’s Bottle Shop is opening its doors on Thursday in a new building on N.C. 54 that has an industrial feel with brick walls, exposed ceilings, polished concrete floors and a bar and counter made from reclaimed wood from a downtown bank.


Apr. 04, 2014 @ 06:40 PM

Pop-up dinners will precede café opening

The owners of Triangle Raw Foods had initially planned to launch a café on Old Chapel Hill Road in Durham next to Piper’s Deli, but instead plan to start with a take-out location.

Apr. 01, 2014 @ 11:36 AM

Grand opening set for Wine & Raw Bar

  • Wine & Raw Bar at Straw Valley
  • Mattie B’s Cider Fest
  • PDQ Book Drive

Mar. 29, 2014 @ 11:08 AM

Carolina Ale House to open in Chapel Hill

  • Carolina Ale House on Franklin
  • The Whistle in Hillsborough
  • Chapel Hill development proposal

Mar. 28, 2014 @ 06:04 PM

Dairy wants to expand cheese options

Prodigal Farm eyes expansion: The owners of the goat cheese farm Prodigal Farm are launching an online campaign to raise money for an expansion.

Mar. 21, 2014 @ 06:17 PM

A new Nana’s offshoot near?

Scott Howell, the owner of the fine-dining restaurant Nana’s and the popular nearby taco eatery NanaTaco on University Drive, said he’s “awfully close” to signing a lease for a new restaurant called NanaSteak.

Mar. 18, 2014 @ 03:45 PM

PDQ to open Sunday

  • PDQ opening
  • New Garden Ridge store?
  • Durham liqueur in S.C.

Mar. 15, 2014 @ 11:54 AM

Win pizza for a year

Old Chicago in Chapel Hill: The new Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom restaurant and bar is open at the mixed-use 140 West development on West Friday Street.
A grand opening will be held for the business on Thursday. The first 76 customers in line before the 11 a.m. ribbon cutting will win free pizza for a year.

Mar. 14, 2014 @ 07:02 PM

Pop-up replaces closed coffee shop

Changes at Golden BeltCarrboro Coffee Roasters has opened a pop-up coffee bar at Golden Belt, the textile mill on East Main Street that’s been redeveloped into artist studios, loft apartments, office and retail space.