East Charlotte Gallery a Top Art Pick for July

Check out Charlotte Agenda’s top Charlotte Art Picks for July. They call out the open figure drawing sessions at twenty-two located at 1500 Central Ave in Plaza Midwood. BYOMaterials. Anyone out there remember when this spot was Superior Feet? Ah, … Continue reading

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East Charlotte Celebrates the 4th of July with the Hickory Grove Parade

Let’s cut to the chase: there’s a greasy pole climb at this event! I mean, isn’t that enough to get you to come out and celebrate the 4th of July in east Charlotte!? Join us in east Charlotte for the 47th … Continue reading

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Taste of the World Volunteer Information Meeting

Join us Sunday for an informational meeting for Taste of the World 2015. Come learn about ways to get involved with this year’s Taste of the World, which will be held on October 1, 2015. Join us at this Sunday’s meeting … Continue reading

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East Charlotte Celebrates Diversity

One of east Charlotte’s advantages is its diversity. People originally from all over the world now call east Charlotte home. This makes for a lively and cosmopolitan mix of cultures. A demonstration of that diversity is Charlotte EAST’s Taste of … Continue reading

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East Charlotte’s Bojangles’ Coliseum Begins Renovations

Bojangles’ Coliseum, located at 2700 East Independence Boulevard in east Charlotte, is just minutes from Center City. The landmark building opened in 1955 as Charlotte’s first coliseum featuring the largest unsupported steel dome in the world.  It served as the region’s major sports … Continue reading

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Volunteer for Taste of the World

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. We depend on the contributions of volunteers for … Continue reading

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New Lawrence Orr Elementary School to Open in East Charlotte

A new CMS K-5 Public Elementary School has been built in east Charlotte and was recently named Lawrence Orr Elementary School. The school is located at 4835 Shamrock Drive just off of North Sharon Amity Road and Hickory Grove Road. … Continue reading

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Streetcar CityLYNX Gold Line to Open July 14

Charlotte will go back to the future with the opening of the CityLYNX Gold Line streetcar Phase 1 on July 14, 2015. Like many US cities, Charlotte once had a streetcar network that was removed after America’s attention turned to the … Continue reading

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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 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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