Business: The Buzz

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 12:39 PM

Chapel Hill Buzz: Construction plans outlined for 123 W. Franklin

Construction on a mixed-use project in downtown Chapel Hill is set to begin in early 2015.


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 02:18 PM

Buzz: Dain’s Place spin-off to open next week

Dain Phelan, owner of Dain’s Place, will be opening a chicken wing restaurant within the next two weeks.


Aug. 17, 2014 @ 10:51 PM

The Buzz: Trampoline park to open in December

Sky Zone, an indoor trampoline park, will open at the Shops at Northgate in December.


Aug. 12, 2014 @ 10:49 AM

Mateo expands with upstairs room

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.


Aug. 09, 2014 @ 12:39 PM

Time-Out to take over East End space

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.


Aug. 05, 2014 @ 11:26 AM

Fast-casual restaurants on the rise

Chapel Hill-based QSR Magazine, which covers the national quick-service restaurant industry, released its QSR 50a ranking of the top 50 fast-food brands based on annual revenues.


Aug. 01, 2014 @ 05:10 PM

$1.5 million awarded in Biotech loans, grants

The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded more than $1.5 million to institutions and organizations across the state between April-June 2014.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 11:23 AM

Buzz: World Beer Festival returns

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.

Jul. 26, 2014 @ 01:04 PM

Get free tickets to ArtsCenter performances

  • Insurer exceeds premium spending requirements
  • Children’s museum to move
  • Free health assessments
  • UPS renovates

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 11:51 AM

Rise to launch franchise program

  • Blues club’s run ends
  • Bull Craft focuses on N.C. beer
  • Relay Foods expands service hours
  • Breakfast food truck rodeo

Jul. 20, 2014 @ 06:26 PM

The Buzz: Durham small businesses find labor abundant

In a recent study by consumer service firm Thumbtack, Durham placed as the top city in the country for ease of hiring new employees.

Jul. 15, 2014 @ 02:41 PM

Monuts moving to Magnolia Grill space

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.

Jul. 12, 2014 @ 12:46 PM

Comics owner sells store

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.


Jul. 11, 2014 @ 05:27 PM

The Buzz: Gluten-free restaurant opens

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.

Jul. 08, 2014 @ 11:05 AM

Buzz: Microsoft Store opening in August

  • Southpoint Microsoft Store opening in August
  • Bridal shop planned to open on Main