Retail http://wunc.org en Chapel Hill Wants Luxury Theater To Attract More Regional Business http://wunc.org/post/chapel-hill-wants-luxury-theater-attract-more-regional-business <p></p><p>Leaders in Chapel Hill say they hope a luxury movie theater moving into a local mall will bring in more shoppers from out of town.&nbsp;</p><p>Silverspot Cinema says it will open the facility with 13 theaters at University Mall in two years.&nbsp;</p><p>The theater will replace Dillard's department store, which has been there since 1973.&nbsp; Silverspot says it will offer leather chairs in the theaters, a lounge, and special screenings of live events like opera.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 12:26:47 +0000 Will Michaels 25791 at http://wunc.org Chapel Hill Wants Luxury Theater To Attract More Regional Business Photography Exhibit Explores American Consumer Culture http://wunc.org/post/photography-exhibit-explores-american-consumer-culture <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size:11pt">In the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, then-President George W. Bush gave a speech encouraging Americans to boost "<a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/nation/specials/attacked/transcripts/bushaddress_092001.html">participation and confidence in the American economy.</a>" </span></p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 15:56:54 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 23028 at http://wunc.org Photography Exhibit Explores American Consumer Culture How The Triangle Got Dressed http://wunc.org/post/how-triangle-got-dressed <p></p><p></p><p><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; line-height: 1.5;">Food is like a religion in the South.&nbsp; It’s well-known that Durham was named the "Tastiest City in the South" by Southern Living.&nbsp; But the food scene here is relatively new.&nbsp; Restaurants, food trucks, and coffee shops opened up in recent years to make Durham's cuisine what it is.</span></p><p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 16:10:36 +0000 Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 19398 at http://wunc.org How The Triangle Got Dressed