Brightleaf Square Coverage
Rent increases in Brightleaf Square are driving Durham businesses away
The once busy restaurant district in downtown Durham is saying goodbye to another locally-owned business. El Rodeo has announced it is closing at Brightleaf Square.
Durham restaurant to reopen after deadly gas explosion
Torero's Mexican Restaurant has been closed since the April 10, 2019, explosion. Owners will reopen the restaurant this week for take-out orders.
One year after Durham explosion, COVID-19 impacts restaurants' recovery
This Friday is exactly one year since the life changing blast caused loss of life and property in Brightleaf Square. Some restaurants are ready to re-open, but restrictions from COVID-19 are dampening recovery efforts.
Durham restaurant looks to reopen one year after deadly gas explosion
Torero's Mexican Restaurant has been closed since the April 10, 2019, explosion. Owners say they hope to reopen by late April or early May.
Durham restaurant opens doors to first responders 9 months after fatal explosion
A local restaurant honors the first responders who saved lives during the gas explosion in Durham by inviting them to a soft-opening. Thursday they will finally open their doors to the public after more than nine months since the explosion forced their doors to close.