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A 43-acre development across from Southern Village, received a unanimous green light from Chapel Hill Town Council last week.
Snooze, an A.M. Eatery, is opening a location in Eastgate Crossing, marking the growing company’s entrance to the Triangle.
Never let it be said that Shake Shack, a fast casual restaurant chain, doesn’t have a devoted fan base.
Carrboro’s Small Business Saturday on Nov. 26 joins a long-standing sequence of special days tied to the Thanksgiving holiday.
Let the chips fall where they may, but if they’re in your debit or credit card, you may have a long wait to replace one.
An Orange County Democratic Party meeting in early 2015 led to a discussion of how to help community members working full-time jobs who were still living in poverty.
Vimala Rajendran, the namesake of Vimala’s Curryblossom Café — an institution in downtown Chapel Hill since 2010 — understands that sometimes you have to fight for what you believe in.
Nestled between brick stores, bright flowers decorate Cha House on 318 W. Franklin St. Milk tea, brown-sugar boba tea, hot tea — it’s all offered at this tea house.
When the coronavirus pandemic first hit North Carolina, and travel ground to a halt, the hotel business took a nosedive. Now, however, Chapel Hill hotels are dealing with the opposite problem…
It’s not a secret: In the construction trade, practically a whole gender is missing. Women make up only 1.5 percent of the entire U.S. construction workforce, according to the National Association of Women in Construction.
Tony Hall & Associates operated out of the little gray house at 311 West Rosemary St. for 26 years until Feb. 18, when the real estate company moved to 901 Willow Drive in Chapel Hill.
After unsuccessful attempts to relocate the historic house it used as its office and clubhouse, Club Nova demolished the house on March 2 to make way for construction to begin on a new building that will help the organization better serve its members.
At the beginning of 2021, the Orange County living wage rose to $15.40 per hour — almost double the federal minimum wage — or $13.90 if the employer pays at least half of the health insurance cost.
For Courtnee Patterson, the grand opening of the new Wegmans grocery store in Chapel Hill on Wednesday reminded her of family.
Ever since getting his first balloon at the state fair as a child, Robert Bryant said he has had an affinity for those floating balls of happiness on a string.
A $230,000 gift from Lee-Moore Capital will expand access to a downtown Chapel Hill innovation space that serves as an accelerator for local business startups.
Over the past 10 months, the Chapel Hill Town Council has been discussing proposed redevelopment along East Rosemary Street that would include construction of a parking deck by the town and development of a new 200,000+ square foot office/research building by Grubb Properties.
Add Elmo’s and City Kitchen to the list of local restaurants that have shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Over the course of the next few weeks and months we will see an influx of visitors to the Chapel Hill/Orange County area – students, their families and friends, and hopefully many others…
ArtsCenter executives say the coronavirus pandemic will not delay the organization’s move to a new site. And the move is definitely still on.
Hoteliers around the world have not had a good night’s sleep in months due to the drastic reduction in business caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. With stay-at-home orders, travel and tourism ground to a halt. Hotels laid off or furloughed all but a skeleton staff, and some hotel brands shuttered venues altogether.
Chapel Hill real estate agents say the coronavirus pandemic has made a tough market tougher for home buyers in the area and a sweet market sweeter for sellers.
It’s one thing to successfully guide a business through a recession. It’s another to start one from scratch during the worst economic downturn in decades. But three local entrepreneurs have done just that.
Armadillo Grill, The Artscenter and the Community Worx thrift shop are among 10 Carrboro-based small businesses and non-profits receiving grants from a second round of funding from the town designed to help ease the economic impact of COVID-19.
A partnership between the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Orange County and the Town of Chapel Hill, Launch has been serving the local community by providing area startups with the support and resources they need.
Should the Town of Chapel Hill offer an incentive for property owners to upgrade their own buildings and make them more energy efficient?
Driving to my empty store on a Saturday in mid-March, physically hurting from two weeks of manic bookselling, I made the usual 30-minute trip in 20, cruising through an empty college town that should be full of life.
Carrboro’s restaurants have been closed and the town’s food service economy has been on the verge of collapse because of COVID-19. But instead of fighting to survive on their own, a number of Carrboro businesses have banded together to serve the public and help themselves.
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The former Chapel Hill home of Blue Cross — one of the largest blocks of office space in the Triangle — is now available for lease.
Chimney, a trendy Indian restaurant, has just opened at 306 West Franklin Street in the former location of the long-time standby Vespa.