Topics: Business

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. 


Lotsa Stone Fired Pizza will fill Jasmin's old spot on Franklin Street

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Franklin Street’s 10th pizza shop — Lotsa Stone Fired Pizza — will likely open this spring, replacing the Jasmin Mediterranean Bistro that closed in December.


Trump addresses conflict of interest concerns before inauguration

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In the week leading up to his inauguration, President Donald Trump and his lawyer Sheri Dillon announced a series of steps the newly elected president would take to avoid conflicts of interest. 


100 local businesses are promising a living wage

The Orange County Living Wage initiative, a program encouraging business to compensate their employees fairly, has just certified its 100th employer — the Coastal Federal Credit Union in Carrboro. 


All Up In Your Business for Jan. 19, 2017

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Jasmin Mediterranean Bistro has permanently closed its location on the corner of West Franklin and North Columbia streets.


Stone fired pizza place moving into Jasmin's old space

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Lotsa Stone Fired Pizza is moving into Jasmin Mediterranean Bistro's old location on the corner of West Franklin Street and North Columbia Street.


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

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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

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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

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


Local businesses react to construction on Rosemary Street

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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

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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

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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

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