Construction on a mixed-use project in downtown Chapel Hill is set to begin in early 2015.
Dain Phelan, owner of Dain’s Place, will be opening a chicken wing restaurant within the next two weeks.
Sky Zone, an indoor trampoline park, will open at the Shops at Northgate in December.
Mateo Bar de Tapas, at 109 W. Chapel Still St., has opened an upstairs room for private functions as well as dinner on the weekends.
Time-Out, which has been in Chapel Hill’s University Square for 35 years, will move about a half-mile down Franklin Street this fall.
Chapel Hill-based QSR Magazine, which covers the national quick-service restaurant industry, released its QSR 50, a ranking of the top 50 fast-food brands based on annual revenues.
The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded more than $1.5 million to institutions and organizations across the state between April-June 2014.
For the 19th year in a row, The World Beer Festival will be held in Durham on Oct. 11 in the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
In a recent study by consumer service firm Thumbtack, Durham placed as the top city in the country for ease of hiring new employees.
Doughnut shop doubling space: Monuts, a bakery-cafe specializing in donuts, bagels, and sandwiches, is taking over the former Magnolia Grill location on Ninth Street through a 10-year lease.
Chapel Hill Comics changing hands: After 11 years as owner of the longtime Chapel Hill business, Andrew Neal is stepping away from Chapel Hill Comics on Monday.
Primal Food & Spirits, the new South Durham gluten-free restaurant that specializes in wood-fired meat dishes and vegetable sides, has opened for dinner service.