Charlotte EAST Welcomes The Chef Restaurant

This post is brought to you by Charlotte EAST Board Member Felicity Wray. We recently stopped by one of east Charlotte’s newest restaurants, The Chef, at 6023 Albemarle Road. The Chef is the latest enterprise of Roberto Mendoza, the award-winning … Continue reading


East Charlotte Roots: Abbeydale Celebrates Two Years

East Charlotte has a long history of launching successful businesses. The histories Fortune 500 companies like Family Dollar and Harris Teeter to much smaller businesses have roots in East Charlotte. One such shop is Abbeydale, a menswear store Uptown on … Continue reading

Taste of the World Sponsorship Opportunities

The 13th Annual Taste of the World Restaurant Showcase will take place on Thursday, October 1, 2015. Taste of the World has become one of the highlights of the fall calendar in Charlotte. Tickets sell out well in advance of … Continue reading

Welcome to East Charlotte, Pure Pizza

Charlotte Agenda and the Charlotte Business Journal recently announced the Pure Pizza will soon open in East Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood neighborhood. Welcome to the ‘hood!┬áPure Pizza will be on Central Ave where Lulu’s used to be. They’re aiming for a … Continue reading

CNIP Meeting June 4 at 6:00pm

The City of Charlotte is making investments in East Charlotte through the Comprehensive Neighborhood Improvement Program (CNIP). The next public meeting will be held on June 4, 2015 at 6:00pm at the Midwood International & Cultural Center at 1817 Central … Continue reading

Where would you want to live in CLT?: Vote now!

The Charlotte Business Journal put up a poll to its readers and invites you to chime in. If you could live anywhere in the Charlotte region, where would you choose? Take a minute to share your East Charlotte pride and … Continue reading

Levine Properties’ Apartment Building Under Construction in Plaza-Midwood

Levine Properties has been in the news lately for their major project in uptown Charlotte’s First Ward neighborhood. However, they’re also underway with a much smaller boutique apartment building in East Charlotte’s Plaza-Midwood neighborhood. The Plaza-Midwood project is going up … Continue reading

Windsor Park Neighbors Gather for Memorial Day

Neighbors in East Charlotte’s Windsor Park neighborhood gathered on Memorial Day for a potluck picnic. Several neighbors recently met for the first time through the Windsor Park Facebook page and decided to have an impromptu celebration. Neighbors worked together to … Continue reading

QuikTrip Builds an East Charlotte Presence

Convenience and gasoline retailer QuikTrip has been building a presence in East Charlotte over the past few years. Two locations are already open – one on Albemarle Road at Regal Oaks Drive and another on Eastway Drive in the Eastway … Continue reading

Morningside Village Apartments Under Construction in Plaza Midwood

Like many areas near uptown Charlotte, the Plaza-Midwood area has seen a lot of new apartment construction. It was recently reported that Charlotte is one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S. and the influx of new residents seems … Continue reading