Business: The Buzz

May. 28, 2014 @ 10:24 AM

Changes in store at Renaissance Village

Sub shop on its way, hot yoga open 

’Que opens

May. 26, 2014 @ 07:41 AM

Elmo’s co-founder plans new restaurant

  • Carrboro Elmo’s owners eye new Carrboro eatery
  • Cocoa Cinnamon to open second shop

May. 24, 2014 @ 11:51 AM

Gym, restaurant, possibly Aveda coming to University Mall

Openings at U MallPlanet Fitness is opening a 21,469-square-foot fitness center at University Mall in Chapel Hill, mall officials announced Thursday.

The location is expected to open late this year in one of the spaces created by the expected departure of the mall’s Roses store at the end of June.

May. 20, 2014 @ 01:17 PM

Nana’s owner to open downtown bar, restaurant

Bar Virgile to open downtown: Scott Howell, the founder and co-owner of the fine dining restaurant Nana’s and of the popular eatery NanaTaco, is partnering to open a new bar and eatery downtown at the corner of Main and Mangum streets.

May. 17, 2014 @ 10:40 AM

Clothing stores open in Chapel Hill

  • Women’s boutique Fedora on the move
  • Sophie & Mollie’s Boutique
  • Bojangles’ open in Pittsboro
  • Openings at 140 West

May. 16, 2014 @ 05:59 PM

Microsoft store coming to Southpoint, Coldwater Creek to close

Microsoft Corp. is opening a store at The Streets at Southpoint near Coach, in the spot in the mall that previously housed Brookstone.

May. 13, 2014 @ 12:02 PM

Geer Street owner plans Italian-American restaurant

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.


May. 11, 2014 @ 05:25 PM

Get a scoop

  • Free Cone Day at Northgate
  • Fire in the Triangle

May. 06, 2014 @ 11:02 AM

Wine tasting event May 17

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.

May. 04, 2014 @ 05:16 PM

Ninth Street business closing

  • Ox and Rabbit closing on Ninth
  • Growler Grlz to open
  • Inventory shift at men’s clothing store

May. 03, 2014 @ 12:55 PM

Tea house celebrates grand opening

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.


Apr. 29, 2014 @ 11:10 AM

Peruvian restaurant to open on University Drive

  • New Peruvian food restaurant
  • Chapel Hill antique store to close
  • Art Institute culinary department gets new leader

Apr. 26, 2014 @ 12:02 PM

New addition at University Mall

  • Fine Feathers opens at University Mall
  • Steel String Brewery IPA

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.