Venable owner opens new barbecue joint

Venable owner opens new barbecue joint

Andrew Moore recognizes that, in his words, opening a barbecue restaurant in North Carolina is kind of like deciding to play basketball for the UNC…

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A Little Local Soap Factory

A Little Local Soap Factory

For the second installment of our series on craftsmanship, we sat down with the founder of Little Homestead Farm, a Durham business that creates soaps, lotions and more from natural ingredients….

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A Search to Secure

A Search to Secure

Small businesses receive fewer loans from big banks, forcing them to find alternate avenues. Cody Maltais has been a musician, a Marine and a craft-brewery…

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106 Acres Ago

106 Acres Ago

The motel sits at an intersection kitty-corner to three others, all vying for the attention of travelers who might pass through this quiet corner of…

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Durham's Craft Beer Boom: The Rippling Effects

Durham’s Craft Beer Boom: The Rippling Effects

When I ask Sean Wilson, owner of Fullsteam Brewery in Durham, what his favorite beer is, he replies nonchalantly, “The one in my hand.” “Which…

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Day Care: A High Cost to Bear

Day Care: A High Cost to Bear

When Audrey Trapolsi moved to Chapel Hill last summer, she was surprised to find Chapel Hill child care costs more than her monthly home mortgage…

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