Topics: Business

Q&A with professor Joe DeSimone on Carbon company and 3-D printing

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Chemistry professor Joe DeSimone is currently on leave from UNC to act as CEO at the company he co-founded, Carbon. Carbon uses Continuous Liquid Interface Production technology that DeSimone helped create to improve 3-D printing. 


Gov. Cooper announces NC Beer Month to highlight local businesses

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North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced April as N.C. Beer Month in an effort to promote local business.


Honeysuckle Tea House, an outdoor getaway, reopens after winter in Chapel Hill

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A local destination that provides relaxation for busy Chapel Hillians has reopened.


Weather changes students' viewing plans at He's Not

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Harsh weather Monday night caused trouble for Tar Heel fans looking to watch the game outside at screenings hosted by different venues around Chapel Hill.


Carolina Coffee Shop, a 95-year-old institution, for sale on Franklin

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Daniel Austin was working as a server at Carolina Coffee Shop when a couple came in and asked to sit at a specific table by the window. When he asked why, they said it was their 35th wedding anniversary.


Franklin Street welcomes UNC fans’ traditions during March Madness

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As the Tar Heels make their second consecutive run to the NCAA Tournament’s Final Four, students and fans have brought their traditions and superstitions to bars and restaurants on Franklin Street.


Rosemary Street gears up for food truck rodeo on Sunday

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Rosemary Street will be full of food trucks selling all types of cuisine on Sunday.


UNC’s win over Duke brings business to Franklin Street bars

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UNC fans rushed Franklin Street after the UNC men’s basketball team’s win over Duke Saturday night. Along with their Carolina blue apparel and loud, cheering voices, they brought plenty of business to restaurants and bars along the street.


Community rallies to save YesterYears Brewery

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YesterYears Brewery, a family-owned brewery in Carrboro, needs $28,000 to cover unpaid rent since November. Recently, UNC graduate student Katie Stember started a fundraiser to save it. 


Lotsa pizza will reach Franklin Street in April

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Lotsa Stone Fired Pizza, the restaurant taking over Jasmin Mediterranean Bistro's old location at the corner of North Columbia and Franklin streets, is looking to open in mid-to-late April. 


Opinions vary on benefit nights for student organizations

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Many students have helped raise money for UNC student organizations through benefit nights at a restaurant or bar on Franklin Street.


Daiquiri bar brings New Orleans vibes to Chapel Hill

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Zell’s Underground Daiquiri Bar has opened just in time for Mardi Gras. The New Orleans-themed bar officially opened at 157 E. Rosemary Street about two weeks ago. It is the first bar in Chapel Hill to primarily sell daiquiris.


All Up In Your Business: Zell's Underground Daiquiri Bar opens

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Chapel Hill’s nightlife gained new variety in January with the opening of Zell’s Underground Daiquiri Bar at 157 E. Rosemary St. 


One Fish Two Fish bringing Hawaiian cuisine to Carrboro

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One Fish Two Fish Poke Joint is bringing Hawaiian cuisine to Carrboro this March, replacing the former Tom+Chee restaurant at 300 East Main St.


Vimala's hosts community lunch for refugees and residents

The Refugee Community Partnership co-hosted a community lunch on Sunday to welcome refugees with Love Chapel Hill church at Vimala's Curryblossom Cafe on West Franklin Street.


Wegmans developer bought land for Chapel Hill location

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Wegmans will be bringing a new grocery store to the Triangle soon. 


New Target could change Chapel Hill's food desert classification

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It only takes a quick stroll to Franklin Street for Chapel Hill residents and University students to find snacks at CVS or Walgreens to stock up on for the week.


Belltree creates unique speak-easy experience in Carrboro

When Nick Stroud decided to open a bar, he wanted to create a speak-easy that mirrored the atmosphere of the Prohibition era, but lacked the exclusivity of speak-easies from the past.


ACLU unites coffee shops for fundraiser to support immigrants, refugees

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Local coffee shops poured over the implications of President Donald Trump’s executive orders, joining a national fundraiser for the American Civil Liberties Union.


La Residence achieves full ‘La Resurrection’ tonight after months of construction

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At 5:30 p.m. today, La Residence will be open for dinner after months of construction due to a fire that occurred in June 2016.


All Up In Your Business: Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools raises living wage rate

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The living wage rate, which is the minimum wage that Chapel-Hill Carrboro City Schools pays their full-time employees, has been proposed to increase to $13.16 per hour.


All Up In Your Business: ​Living Kitchen Restaurant to open Feb. 9

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Living Kitchen, a plant based and raw restaurant, is set to open at 201 S Elliot Road next to the Whole Foods in Chapel Hill on Feb 9.


All Up In Your Business: Chapel Hill Comics will close in March

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Dating back to the eighties and nineties (called Chapel Hill Comics for just over 10 years), it is the oldest specialty comic book store in the Triangle Area, which encompasses Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill.


South Green development announces taco bar and brewery tenants

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South Green, a 45,000 square-foot retail center coming to Carrboro, recently announced two tenants — Atlas Taco Bar and Gimghoul Brewery & Bottle Company. 


All Up In Your Business for Jan. 30, 2017

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Might as Well had their grand opening this past Friday night. The sports bar, originally based out of Wilmington, now sits comfortably on Franklin Street in the building formerly occupied by Fitzgerald's.