Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Eastern Carolina Organics, Pittsboro-based organic produce distribution company, plans to move its distribution center to a warehouse located at 2210 East Pettigrew St. in Durham. The move is slated for January 1st.
Microsoft plans to open a holiday retail store at The Streets at Southpoint.
Durham charter school, Global Scholars Academy, received a $200,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to help bridge the gap between students from low socioeconomic backgrounds and middle class kids by extending the school day to 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The grant to extend hours will allow the school to provide after school programming - activities, snacks and mentoring opportunities.
Monday, September 10, 2012
For Alma a gift shop selling handmade jewelry, candles, body products, t-shirts and more has relocated to a 1,400-square-foot space in the Sutton Station development off Fayetteville Road.
Oscar’s ‘Q’ & Bar has relocated to a 5,800-square-foot space at 5505 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd in the Straw Valley Development near New Hope Commons. The pool hall and bar has relocated to Durham after 23 years in Chapel Hill.
Friday, September 7, 2012
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Serial entrepreneur Joe Davy has signed on as Chief Executive Officer of Durham-based e-commerce start-up, BUYSTAND. Davy is a graduate of the N.C. School of Mathematics and Science and the co-founder of EvoApp.
Johanna Kramer, freelance journalist and author of the popular blog Durham Foodie, has published The Food Lover's Guide to Raleigh, Durham & Chapel Hill.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
A small seafood restaurant called Saltbox will open in a 250-square-foot space at 608 N. Mangum St. in Durham by Former Iron Chef America contestant and Triangle chef Ricky Moore.
Preservation Durham named Wendy Hillis as its new executive director. Hillis was previously the campus historic preservation architect at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Big Bundts & More recently opened a brick-and-mortar location at 5504 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Ste 103. The gourmet bakery opened next door to Straw Valley Cafe & Wine Bar.