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.Read More
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.
Here is a directory of the status of local businesses, as of April 1, 2020. This list will be updated often, so check back. Please let us know of other businesses that should be listed by emailing email@example.com. You can support restaurants and businesses by buying gift cards now for future use.
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.
The ArtsCenter is pleased to announce that it has received a $1.6 million grant from The Nicholson Foundation, a major supporter of The ArtsCenter’s mission and programming for nearly a decade.
The 1990s in North Carolina presented something of a crisis for public health workers, city workers, teachers, law enforcement, the judicial system, employers, retailers and others. Many people found themselves at a loss for words — Spanish words.
**UPDATED** Al’s Burger Shack, which has become a Chapel Hill institution and developed a national reputation in just six years, has filed for bankruptcy reorganization at all three of its locations.
Well Dot Inc, a high-tech health services firm, will be moving its clinical operations headquarters to Franklin Street and bringing with it 400 new jobs.
UNC Health Care once again has received the highest ranking in a bi-annual grading of hospital patient safety. UNC got a grade of A for all its locations in the ranking, which looks at preventable errors…
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