Changes in store for Blue Note

Apr. 22, 2014 @ 11:04 AM

Blue Note news: In case you missed it, we reported Sunday that The Blue Note Grill, a barbecue and rib restaurant that has live blues, bluegrass, rockabilly and other music each night on Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard, has signed a lease to relocate to two bays of a building on Washington Street near the Durham Athletic Park.

The couple behind the business, Bill and Andrea Whittington, is planning to redevelop 709 and 711 Washington St. into a restaurant and live music venue with a quick-service eating area as well as a dining area with a stage and an outdoor patio.


More on Jo’s Boutique: Josephine Finazzo, co-owner of Pomodoro Italian Kitchen, an Italian restaurant on Hillandale Road, is partnering to open the new women’s contemporary clothing boutique Jo’s Boutique on Broad.

Finazzo said she’s starting out selling clothing and accessories at the shop. She also has plans to also begin selling shoes as well in July. She said they’re concentrating on selling dresses for graduation.

“We’re going to have pieces that you can go out with or you can throw a blazer on and wear it for work,” Finazzo said. “We’re trying to have pieces that you can do both (with).”

Jo’s Boutique is targeted to open May 5 in a suite at 721 Broad St.



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