East Charlotte’s 7th Street Rated One of the Best Places in CLT to Run

Charlotte Agenda‘s Mary Gross shows east Charlotte some love with her recent post highlighting the five best roads to run on. Mary loves east Charlotte’s 7th Street! In the 100 degree heat today, I am not sure running will be … 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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East Charlotte Grows Green with American Beauty Garden Center

American Beauty Garden Center, a retail garden center specializing in all aspects of sustainable indoor and outdoor gardening including nutrients, lighting, hydroponics and filtration recently opened a new store at 4400 Independence Blvd. A grand opening is scheduled for July … 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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Second East Charlotte Walmart Neighborhood Market to Open July 8

The Charlotte Business Journal reported that east Charlotte’s newest Walmart Neighborhood Market will open on July 8. The store will be located at 8800 East WT Harris Blvd just south of Albemarle Road. This site has been under construction for … Continue reading

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Vote for CNIP CASH

The City of Charlotte is investing in Charlotte’s neighborhoods through its Comprehensive Neighborhood Improvement Program. There are projects in east Charlotte in the Central Ave, Albemarle Rd, and Shamrock Drive areas (CASH). From the City’s website: The Comprehensive Neighborhood Improvement … Continue reading

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Charlotte EAST Board Learns About Social Media

At a recent meeting, the Charlotte EAST board learned more about leveraging social media in their programmatic and advocacy efforts. The board used this Beginner’s Guide to Social Media to facilitate the learning. If you’re new to social media, it’s … Continue reading

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Aldersgate Focus Group Opportunity

Aldersgate Retirement Community invites neighbors to participate in Focus Groups: As many of you may know, to support Aldersgate’s ongoing commitment to improve the health of current and future for boomers and elders in the community we serve, we are … Continue reading

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Charlotte EAST Welcomes Legion Brewing

Legion Brewing is coming to east Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood neighborhood. They’re transforming the former Brodt Music building at 1906 Commonwealth Avenue into a brewery and tasting room. Charlotte Agenda has a great article on how the Legion Brewing team is … Continue reading

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New Popeyes and Zaxby’s Coming to East Charlotte

The Charlotte Observer recently reported that two new fast food restaurants are under construction in east Charlotte. A Popyeyes will open at 6011 Albemarle Rd next to the new Chef Restaurant. The site previously had a bank branch. The building … Continue reading

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