Friday, August 29, 2014
Nzinga's, a new breakfast and brunch cafe, is coming to 828 Fayetteville Street in the Phoenix Crossing Shopping Center in Durham.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
DPx Holdings, the parent of Durham’s Patheon Pharma, will acquire Gallus BioPharmaceuticals, a contract manufacturing company specializing in biologics.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
A new Hilton hotel, Home 2 Suites will begin construction as a part of Gateway terrace, a development near Chapel Hill Boulevard and Interstate 40. The hotel is scheduled to open in Fall, 2015
JDL Castle Cor. of Winston-Salem has purchased 3536 Hillsborough Rd, formerly the first location of Krispy Kreme in Durham.
Adeel Zeb will become the Muslim chaplain and director of the Center for Muslim Life at Duke University.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Prodigal Farms has been named a finalist in the Wells Fargo Works project among 25 other small businesses all vying for a $25,000 prize.
The White House will honor Matt Victoriano for his business, Intrepid Life Coffee and Spirits, for being a Champion of Change, which honors veterans and their families for entrepreneurial leadership.
Friday, August 22, 2014
Durham Distillery, a new gin distillery, has signed a 7-year lease for a 2,400-square-foot facility at 711 Washington St. The gin will be bottled and sold through a distributor and the location will have a small cocktail bar for tastings and tours.
Durham app developer Two Toasters is about to move from a 3,500-square-foot space on East Chapel Hill Street to an 11,500-square-foot space in the Reed Building at American Tobacco Campus.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Dain Phelan, owner of Dain's Place on Ninth Street will open Heavenly Buffaloes, a chicken wing restaurant serving wings, beer, waffle fries and vegan wings will open in 500 square feet of space a 1807 W. Markham Ave.
The Duke Law School will launch a Civil Justice Clinic in partnership with Legal Aid of North Carolina to assist low income residents who need a lawyer but cannot afford one.
Duke University has announced that 18 students have received Fullbright scholarships and will spend the 2014-15 academic year conducting research and studying and teaching English.
Japanese restaurant Basan will open in Diamond View III overlooking the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The restaurant will focus on sushi, seafood, appetizers and sake.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The Museum of Life + Science has received a $55,000 donation from the SunTrust Foundation to help build Hideaway Woods, one of two new planned outdoor learning facilities.
Monday, August 18, 2014
The Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina will receive a $500,000 grant from Bayer USA Foundation to provide meals to needy children on weekends and during school breaks.
Friday, August 15, 2014
Triangle Transit will raise its fares for the first time in 10 years from $2 to $2.25 and add Sunday bus services.
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, a small drug developer in Durham, has received a $4.1 million award in federal research funds to develop a potential treatment for the Ebola virus.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Durham's Rose's Meat Market and Sweet Shop has been recognized among Bon Appetit's "50 Nominees for America's Best New Restaurants 2014."
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Monday, August 11, 2014
Tosh Chilkoti has been named chair of Duke’s Biomedical Engineering Department. Chilkoti, is one of the most recognized researchers in the biomedical engineering field, nationally and internationally.
Friday, August 8, 2014
Microsoft's first Triangle retail store will open Thursday, August 21 at 11am after a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Streets at Southpoint. NBA basketball star Grant Hill will be at the store playing Xbox One with fans.
Shoeboxed, a digital data company will relocate and expand its operations at American Underground@ Main expansion. The 50-person staff will relocate by February, 2015.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Beginning Aug. 18, Triangle Transit will open a new “ODX” express route serving Hillsborough, the Duke University Hospital and Durham VA Medical Center area and Durham Station downtown.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Christine Engel has been named Duke’s head women’s cross country coach and assistant track & field coach.
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Monday, August 4, 2014
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a division of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded a $12.95 million grant to a Duke University School of Medicine researcher to create a national Lung Transplant Clinical Trials Network.