Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Eastern Carolina Organics Relocates Distribution Center to Durham

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 to Open Holiday Store at The Streets at Southpoint

Microsoft plans to open a holiday retail store at The Streets at Southpoint.

Global Scholars Academy Receives $200K Grant to Extend School Hours

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 Gift Shop Relocates to Sutton Station

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 Relocates to Straw Valley in Durahm

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

Nasher Names Sarah Schroth as Interim Director

The Nasher Museum of Art has named Sarah Schroth, long-time curator at the museum, as interim director while the search for a new director is conducted.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Durham Start-up BUYSTAND Names Joe Davy as CEO

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.

Durham Writers Publishes Culinary Guide to the Triangle

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

Small Seafood Restaurant to Open in Downtown Durham

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 Names New Executive Director

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 Opens Brick-And-Mortar Location

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.

Alley Twenty Six to Open in September

Alley Twenty Six is slated to open in Downtown Durham later this month at 320 E. Chapel Hill St. The new bar will offer wine, cocktails and light food.

Bullseye Bicycle Now Open in Downtown Durham

Bullseye Bicycle is now open at 102 Morris St. The shop sells new and used bicycles, accessories and parts, and also offers bicycle rentals.

The Cupcake Bar to Open Wednesday

The Cupcake Bar will open in its new brick-and-mortar location at 101 E. Chapel Hill St., Suite C on Wednesday. The Cupcake Bar sells cocktail flavor-inspired cupcakes.