CORRECTION: A previous version of this article misidentified the owner of The Franklin Hotel. The hotel is owned by Wintergreen Hospitality, which also submitted the proposal for the housing development that would be located behind the Franklin Hotel. The Daily Tar Heel apologizes for the error.
Topper’s Pizza, a national pizza chain, will be moving into the spot left vacant by Gumby’s Pizza.
Hot Dogs & Brew, a popular eatery on Franklin, closed its doors this year to make way for Hummus Café, a Mediteranean style restaurant that has opened in its place.
Sup Dogs, a hot dog restaurant popular among East Carolina University students in Greeneville, NC, plans to open a new location on Franklin in early 2014.
Students looking for late night eats can find two new options on Franklin, Waffle House, which is open 24 hours a day, and Insomnia Cookies, which delivers until 3 a.m.
A new clothing outlets, Thrill City, opened in October. The store features clothing inspired by local artists and photographers.
CVS Pharmacy has opened in Bank of America’s previous location in November.