Business: The Buzz

Apr. 01, 2014 @ 11:36 AM

Grand opening set for Wine & Raw Bar

  • Wine & Raw Bar at Straw Valley
  • Mattie B’s Cider Fest
  • PDQ Book Drive

Mar. 29, 2014 @ 11:08 AM

Carolina Ale House to open in Chapel Hill

  • Carolina Ale House on Franklin
  • The Whistle in Hillsborough
  • Chapel Hill development proposal

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