Summertime Fun on the Cheap in East Charlotte

School is almost out and if you’re anticipating hearing those dreaded words, “I’m bored!”, I have some solutions for you. Here are a few free or cheap activities in east Charlotte for you and your children to enjoy. 1. Attend … Continue reading

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East Charlotte Neighbors Keep Eastland on Charlotte’s Agenda

East Charlotte resident and writer Holly Blackman shares the latest on the area formerly known as Eastland in her recent article at Charlotte Agenda. She provides a neighborhood perspective on the latest proposal from the City which includes plans for … Continue reading

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Charlotte EAST Welcomes Gumbo to Plaza Midwood

Charlotte Agenda recently reported that Gumbo, a new boutique, opened in Plaza Midwood in May. Check out the CA post for great behind-the-scenes photos. Gumbo is brought to you by the same creative team behind Okra Yoga:Tea:Massage which is right … Continue reading

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Charlotte EAST Welcomes Hibbett Sports to Eastway Square

Demonstrating that east Charlotte is a great place to open and run a business, national sporting goods retailer Hibbett Sports recently opened a new store in Eastway Square at 3203 Eastway Drive. Regarding the opening, Jeff Rosenthal, President and CEO of … Continue reading

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Fun in the Sun at the Community Carnival

The Central United Methodist Church located at 6030 Albemarle Road in east Charlotte held their 17th annual Community Carnival on May 30, 2015. Church members, friends, and neighbors enjoyed all of the free activities including a colorful bounce house, pony rides, … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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! Pure Pizza will be on Central Ave where Lulu’s used to be. They’re aiming for a … Continue reading

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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

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