Topics: Business

Might as Well Bar and Grill aims to open on West Franklin this month


Might as Well Bar and Grill – a popular spot for college students in Wilmington – is opening a new location on West Franklin St. The restaurant and bar has taken over the space that Fitzgerald’s previously occupied

Closures on Franklin Street due to seasonal business cycle


The start of a new semester usually means that Franklin Street is bustling with activity: businesses with doors wide open, students roaming the street looking for a good deal and plenty of people walking their dogs.

La Residence to reopen in January after kitchen fire


Final preparations are underway for La Residence to re-open for the new year.

Local businesses react to construction on Rosemary Street


Jacqueline Britton, owner of Glenn’s Tailor Shop on East Rosemary Street, still has pictures on her phone of water flooding from the street and into her shop the week before Thanksgiving

Report: N.C. women see slight improvement in Fortune 1000 board representation

North Carolina sits in the middle of the pack for female representation in Fortune 1000 companies, according to a new report released by a women’s education and advocacy campaign.

Low economic mobility and HB2 overshadow high NC business ranking

Forbes released its Best States for Business rankings earlier this month, and for the second year in a row North Carolina was No. 2.

All up in your business for Nov. 22, 2016


The nonprofit Club Nova was selected as one of ten recipients of the 2017 GSK IMPACT grant, worth $40,000.

All up in your business for Nov. 14, 2016


The renovation of the exterior of 137 E. Franklin St. began during the summer with the purpose of refreshing the building's look. 

Rural communities in N.C. face long path to storm recovery


In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, Windsor, North Carolina once again finds itself facing a town-wide cleanup.

Federal regulations impending for Kratom


Kratom, an herbal drug often served in tea, has become a popular alternative to pain medication — but impending federal action may place the drug under strict regulation.

All Up In Your Business for Sept. 14

The grand opening of the Brain Balance Center is on Wednesday, Sept. 14 in Rams Plaza at 1728 Fordham Blvd. The ribbon cutting will take place at 1:30 p.m., and additional activities will follow from 2 to 5 p.m. 

All Up In Your Business for Sept. 9, 2016


The ground-breaking for the Hilton Garden Inn in Carrboro will take place in the second quarter of 2017.

All Up In Your Business for Sept. 2, 2016

In 2012, The Trading Post antique and used furniture shop moved to Hillsborough after being a fixture in Carrboro since the 1950s. At the beginning of August, the store relocated back to Carrboro.

Southern Season sold for $3.5 million in bankruptcy auction


After declaring bankruptcy, Southern Season and its new owner, Calvert Retail, are looking to move forward.

He's in D.C. — Tar Heel alums find game day experiences hours away

For some Tar Heel alumni living in Washington, D.C., there's always another Blue Cup.

Tin Cup Joe brings new meaning to coffee on the go

When Chris Jordan was a child, he loved drinking hot Dr. Pepper. 

“As a child I drank hot Dr. Pepper on cold nights,” Jordan said.

25,000: When craft brewery growth is punished by legislature


When Steel String Brewery opened in Carrboro in 2013, it was the 85th brewery in North Carolina.

Now, three years later, the list has almost doubled.

Meals on Wheels celebrates 40 years of service


Meals on Wheels held an event Wednesday to celebrate 40 years of community service in Chapel Hill and Carrboro

Points for Pizza: App rewards students for staying off their phones in class

If students put their phones away for long enough, they can earn Franklin Street discounts. 

Krave kava bar celebrates first anniversary


After occupying its spot on Carrboro’s West Main Street for the past year, Krave has become much more than a bar.

Owners and executives worry the House Bill 2 is bad for business

Businesses are just as outraged.

Chapel Hill businesses push back against House Bill 2

Chapel Hill businesses have been standing up against the controversial law House Bill 2, passed on March 23.

Tom Ross to join pharmaceutical board


Former UNC-system President Tom Ross has found a new home.

He’s Not Here returns after 21-day absence


He’s Not Here reopened Friday, and patrons couldn’t help but celebrate.

Cat's Cradle, TABLE partner for charity during UNC/Duke game


On Saturday afternoon, music, donations and a rivalry came together at Cat’s Cradle.