Business: The Buzz

Jan. 27, 2014 @ 06:22 PM

Yadkin, VantageSouth banks to merge

Yadkin Financial Corp. is merging with VantageSouth Bancshares Inc. to create a Raleigh-based bank holding company under the Yadkin name with about $4 billion in assets.


Jan. 25, 2014 @ 12:08 PM

Business changes at Hillsborough Station

  • Paws at the Corner
  • Coffee shops in Pittsboro

Jan. 24, 2014 @ 06:24 PM

Coffee shop, bar open in downtown Durham

Intrepid Life Coffee & Spirits was targeted to open downtown on Saturday at 106 W. Parrish St.


Jan. 21, 2014 @ 06:29 PM

Foreclosures down, but many still seek assistance

While foreclosures are down in North Carolina and locally, Devin Brown, an outreach coordinator a foreclosure prevention organization in Hillsborough, said he doesn’t believe things are necessarily “better.”


Jan. 21, 2014 @ 10:15 AM

Coffee shop on the move

  • Copa Vida Coffee
  • LA Fitness plans
  • Papa Nizio’s

Jan. 18, 2014 @ 12:07 PM

Buzz: New clothing store to open in Chapel Hill

  • Bluetique opening
  • Womancraft Handcrafted Gifts has moved

Jan. 14, 2014 @ 10:45 AM

Get ready for Restaurant Week

  • Triangle Restaurant Week nears
  • Tax prep at Northgate
  • Beth’s Barks N Bubbles
  • More on Gregoria’s

Jan. 10, 2014 @ 06:33 PM

Measurement Building getting retail

  • New beer store planned
  • Furniture on the boulevard
  • Bread-baking contest
  • Menu additions for Koumi

Jan. 07, 2014 @ 11:51 AM

Gregoria's reopens; Pompieri Pizza opens

  • Gregoria’s reopening date set
  • Pompieri Pizza now open
  • New YoFresh
  • New Merle Norman location

Jan. 05, 2014 @ 05:15 PM

Durham’s Merle Norman plans to move to South Square area Shop closes at Northgate

  • Shop closes at Northgate
  • New SECU branch to open
  • (Another) update on Whetstone Apartments

Dec. 30, 2013 @ 06:15 PM

Fixed-price lunch, dinner event planned

  • Triangle Restaurant Week to return
  • Update on downtown Whetstone Apartments

Dec. 27, 2013 @ 06:12 PM

Owner to consolidate Durham shoe and clothing shops

  • Smitten and Step to consolidate
  • New food truck
  • In case you missed it

Dec. 24, 2013 @ 10:55 AM

Liberty Warehouse closing deadline pushed back

  • Liberty Warehouse redevelopment update
  • Dog grooming salon on the move
  • More hot yoga options
  • Chapel Hill’s Topper’s opening update

Dec. 22, 2013 @ 06:06 PM

Downtown pizza update

  • Pompieri Pizza coming soon
  • Redevelopment of downtown building
  • New climbing facility?

Dec. 21, 2013 @ 11:23 AM

Sup Dogs, Toppers to open

  • Sup Dogs to fill Pepper’s space
  • Toppers opening
  • Provence to host wine tastings