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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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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Favorite Memory of East Charlotte from the Central/Albemarle/Shamrock CNIP Meeting

Neighbors at the recent Central Albemarle Shamrock Comprehensive Neighborhood Improvement Program (CNIP) shared their favorite memories of living on the east side. Join the conversation at the next CNIP meeting on June 4, 2015 at 6:00pm at the Midwood International … Continue reading

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