Business: The Buzz

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.


Mar. 11, 2014 @ 11:55 AM

Ponysaurus paying visit to Sam's Quik Shop this weekend

  • Ponysaurus on tap
  • Rise to co-host pasta dinner
  • Guglhupf hosting dinner

Mar. 08, 2014 @ 11:42 AM

Asian fusion restaurant adding wine bar

  • Elements to add wine bar
  • Scholarship fundraiser in Hillsborough

Mar. 07, 2014 @ 06:38 PM

The Buzz: Ninth Street pub may close

After 13 years on Ninth Street, the owner of Charlie’s Pub & Grille said he isn’t sure how long he’s going to be able to stay open.


Mar. 04, 2014 @ 11:20 AM

Clothing store eyes Northgate location

  • New Plato’s Closet?
  • Cinco de Mayo restaurant coming to Durham
  • Bakery truck a finalist

Mar. 02, 2014 @ 06:05 PM

Smashburger slated to open next week

  • Smashburger opening March 12
  • Issues for Bandido’s at Woodcroft?
  • New McDonald’s
  • Biscuitville to remodel stores, serve lunch
  • Free pancakes at IHOP

Feb. 25, 2014 @ 11:11 AM

Aunt Serafina's coming to southern Durham

  • New planned pizza restaurant in southern Durham
  • Downtown burger restaurant hosts ‘Exotic Meat Month’

Feb. 23, 2014 @ 05:30 PM

Former Taco Bell to be replaced by Cook-Out

  • New Cook-Out on the way?
  • Jade Buffet opens at Shops at Northgate
  • DQ coming back?

Feb. 18, 2014 @ 11:33 AM

Northgate Dairy Queen closes

  • Northgate’s DQ, Orange Julius closed
  • New Moe’s to open

Feb. 14, 2014 @ 06:03 PM

Church + Main work underway

Construction has been underway since Jan. 31 on the new downtown condominium development Church + Main.


Feb. 11, 2014 @ 11:38 AM

Get a pint and a plate

  • ‘Plate’ coming soon to Triangle Pint
  • Bull City Food & Beer Experience
  • Next food truck rodeo
  • Northgate sidewalk sale