Business: The Buzz

Jun. 16, 2014 @ 11:11 AM

New strip mall to be built on N. Roxboro

A developer has plans to replace the old location of Ole NC Bar-B-Q on North Roxboro with a retail strip center that will include a new Starbucks.

Jun. 10, 2014 @ 09:33 AM

Rise, Pazzo owners plan new restaurant

Tom Ferguson, the owner of Rise Biscuit and Donuts, is looking to partner to open a new, quick-service pasta restaurant.

Ferguson’s partner in opening the new eatery is Seth Kingsbury, the owner of the Chapel Hill’s Italian eatery Pazzo. It will be called The Rollout.


Jun. 09, 2014 @ 08:23 AM

New restaurant on Broad Street

The neighborhood restaurant Oval Park Grille opened Thursday in the old Broad Street Café space on Broad Street.

Jun. 07, 2014 @ 12:53 PM

Aveda Institute to open at University Mall in 2015

  • Greenbridge announces new tenant
  • Mina’s now open

Jun. 03, 2014 @ 11:10 AM

Clothing store adds 2nd location

  • Vert & Vogue opening second shop
  • Los Comales closed
  • Tour de Fat returning

May. 30, 2014 @ 05:46 PM

New restaurants added to restaurant week

Triangle Restaurant Week has returned. Daily Monday through Sunday, June 8, participating restaurants will offer three-course, price-fixed lunches for $15 or three-course, fixed-price dinners for $20, $25 or $30.

May. 29, 2014 @ 11:35 AM

New eatery opening June 9 on Franklin St.

  • Sup Dogs opening soon
  • Carolina Brewery partners on new beer

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

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