Independence Boulevard Hopes and Dreams

Tim Long’s recent post on Charlotte Agenda about the appearance of Independence Boulevard inspired me to share my perspective. … In 1996 I was a second year student at UNC Chapel Hill. In addition to learning how to do keg stands … Continue reading


Red Ventures Expansion in University City is Important to East Charlotte

Red Ventures recently announced that they’re growing and based on reports from the Charlotte Business Journal, a lot of that growth will take plan in University City. While we’d love for Red Ventures to consider east Charlotte when growing their … Continue reading

Charlotte Agenda Dreams About a More Perfect Central Avenue

Katie Levans, in her most recent post at Charlotte Agenda, dreams big about three properties on Central Avenue in east Charlotte. Click over and check out Katie’s ideas! What’s key here is east Charlotte has potential. While Plaza Midwood, Chantilly, and … Continue reading

East Charlotte Business Central Coffee is Profiled on Charlotte Agenda

East Charlotte is a great place to start a business. Charlotte Agenda profiles local business Central Coffee located at 719 Louise Ave, Charlotte, NC 28204 at the corner of Central Ave and Louise. Read about owner Jimmy Kleto’s customer experience philosophy and … Continue reading

Charlotte Agenda Profiles East Charlotte Business Cedar Land

Charlotte Agenda writer Katie Levans shares with readers about her tasty trip to Cedar Land. Check out the post and learn more about this east Charlotte gem! … Continue reading

East Charlotte: Great Area for a Startup Business

The Charlotte Business Journal reports that Midwood Smokehouse will soon open a third location. This time, they’re looking far from their home base in Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood neighborhood to Columbia, SC. From the article: The original Midwood Smokehouse opened in Plaza-Midwood … Continue reading

Meridian Place Development on Monroe Road Drives East Charlotte Community Development

Charlotte Observer reporter Ely Portillo shares in a recent article how the Meridian Place development on Monroe Road is driving community development in east Charlotte. Portillo describes how area neighborhoods are coming together to develop branding and create collaboration across … Continue reading

The Charlotte Observer Highlights Dynamics of East Charlotte Neighborhoods

In an article in today’s Charlotte Observer reporter Andrew Dunn shares with readers about the dynamics of two east Charlotte neighborhoods Belmont and Plaza Midwood as they experience changes. East Charlotte’s own Tom Hanchett provides historical context to how the initial … Continue reading

East Charlotte Building to be Renovated into Office Space

The Charlotte Observer reports that the building at 2401 Sardis Road North will be renovated into office space with the potential to house a call center. This building has been vacant for a the past few years and it is … Continue reading

Why Streetcar Matters to East Charlotte

East Charlotte residents are overwhelmingly in support of Charlotte’s 2030 Transit plan especially the build out of the streetcar line to the site of the former Eastland Mall. In her recent Op-Ed Piece for Charlotte Agenda, Erin Chantry, a LEED … Continue reading