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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Order up: Chapel Hill OKs food truck rules

Posted By on Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 12:16 PM

The Chapel Hill Town Council voted unanimously Monday night to allow food trucks to do business there, joining the party that Carrboro and Durham have long hosted and Raleigh and Hillsborough recently hopped aboard. Food trucks can grace Chapel Hill streets beginning March 1. After 16 months of consideration, the council gave its seal of approval Monday following a brief presentation by Principal Planner Kendal Brown and no discussion. File photo by Jeremy LangeFood trucks like the Grilled Cheese Bus, shown here at a roundup at Rebus Works in Boylan Heights of Raleigh, can serve in Chapel Hill beginning March...

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Friday, January 27, 2012

Blend arrives at Durham's Golden Belt

Posted By on Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 8:04 AM

The newly opened Blend Cafe, 807 E. Main St., offers customers good coffee, pastries, breakfast and lunch in a convenient and growing location in Durham. Courtney Smith, the manager and operator of Blend, says the cafe offers a diverse crowd and "a place for anyone from anywhere to come." The cafe shares the Golden Belt campus with technologists, graphic design specialists, artists and event planning specialists. Golden Belt also houses loft apartments and a tattoo company, among many other businesses. Smith noted that the Golden Belt location is interesting because of the incorrect perception that the area is an unsightly...

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Friday, January 13, 2012

Giving N.C.'s small breweries a boost

Posted By on Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 3:46 PM

“Twenty years ago if you didn’t like Miller or Bud, you probably didn’t like beer,” says Brad Wynn as he sizes up the history of the American brewing industry. Wynn is the co-owner of Big Boss Brewing, one of many microbreweries across North Carolina that have changed the way North Carolinians look at beer. A piece of legislation called the Small BREW (Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce) Act seeks to give microbrewers such as Wynn a competitive edge against big domestic brewers. The bill would cut the excise tax in half (from $7 to $3.50 per barrel) for any brewery...

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