Charlotte East Welcomes You Too

QuikTrip recently opened several new gas stations across east Charlotte including stores on Albemarle Road and Eastway Drive. QuikTrip is also moving forward on a new facility at the corner of Central Ave and N Sharon Amity Road. They recently installed … Continue reading

Lunchbox Records Plans a Move but Stays in East Charlotte

According to a blog post on their website, LunchBox Records is planning a move in 2016. It’ll be a larger shop with more parking. They say they’re not being kicked out by their landlord and that these plans have been … Continue reading

East Charlotte Brewery Sneak Peek

CharlotteFive takes readers on a behind-the-scenes sneak peek of Legion Brewery in east Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood neighborhood. Click on over and take a look for yourself! … Continue reading

Proposed CNIP Projects Revealed by City

Many of us were out on the town and enjoying Taste of the World on Oct 1. That night the City of Charlotte also revealed the proposed projects for the Comprehensive Neighborhood Improvement Program (CNIP). There are lots of exciting plans … Continue reading

Taste of the World 2015 – Celebrating 10 Years!

Taste of the World 2015, a guided tour of restaurants in east Charlotte, was held on October 1 and was a huge success.The event celebrated its 10th year anniversary in 2015. Selling out again this year, a crowd of 355 … Continue reading

New Public Art Dedicated Oct 10 in East Charlotte

As part of the Neighborhoods in Creative pARTnership initiative launched by the City of Charlotte, the Public Art Commission and ASC, a new piece of public art will be dedicated in east Charlotte on Oct 10, 2015. The sculpture has … Continue reading

CATS Blue Line Extension Upcoming Meetings

The Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) extension of the very successful light rail Blue Line is under construction. The new 9.3 mile section is expected to open to riders in 2017. The path of the light rail extension will head … Continue reading

One East Charlotte Family and Their Teardown House in Chantilly

Many people are attracted to east Charlotte’s quality of life. For that reason, we’re experiencing a building and renovation boom. Check out this Charlotte Observer article about how one family decided to tear down their home instead of renovating. … Continue reading

Photography Exhibit and Reception at The Charlotte Museum of History

You’re invited to On the Way to Here:  Adventures in Photography, Music and Life Daniel Coston Photography Exhibit and Reception at The Charlotte Museum of History. Click here to register! Opening Reception: October 8, 2015 7:00p.m. – 10:00p.m. Guests will enjoy music from … Continue reading