Microsoft Corp. is opening a store at The Streets at Southpoint near Coach, in the spot in the mall that previously housed Brookstone.
New Italian-American eatery The Boot planned: Andy Magowan, the owner of the popular downtown beer garden and eatery Geer Street Garden, is partnering to open a new Italian-American restaurant called The Boot in the Rockwood Center on University Drive.
Wine Authorities, the independently owned wine shop on University Drive, is holding a celebration of rosé wines at its stores in Durham and Raleigh from noon to 3 p.m. on May 17.
Honeysuckle Tea House: A grand opening will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 11 for the Honeysuckle Tea House.
There will be herb crafts, live music, a raffle, plant identification walks, a tea tasting and garden and field tours.
They are also giving away elderberry plants to moms who come in for tea.
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.
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.
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.