Work Stops on Independence Widening Project Pending Issues with NCDOT

Multiple media outlets have reported on the recent work stoppage on the Independence Boulevard widening project. A disagreement on payment between NCDOT and the contractor seem to be the root of the issue. Read the full story at the Charlotte … Continue reading

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CMPD to Host North Tryon Community Event

The North Tryon Police Division in conjunction with the Plaza Eastway Partners and the City of Charlotte Neighborhood & Business Services Community Engagement Division is sponsoring a Community Corner Event. The purpose of this event is to bring our community … Continue reading

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East Charlotte’s Retirement Community Construction Boom

Recently The Charlotte Observer reported on what they’re calling Charlotte’s other construction boom: construction of retirement communities. It’s hard to miss that Charlotte is having an apartment building boom. It seems those apartments are focus on the Millennial demographic. However, … Continue reading

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East Charlotte’s The Village of Commonwealth: Not Bland Apartments

Recently, the Charlotte Business Journal highlighted East Charlotte’s new development The Village of Commonwealth as an exception to what seems to the be new normal for uninspired design for Charlotte’s apartment boom. From the story: In a story about Charlotte’s apartment … Continue reading

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East Charlotte is Hottest of the Hot Charlotte Real Estate Market

Today (12/2/2015) CNN Money published a list of the 10 Hottest Real Estate Markets for 2016 – and Charlotte is among them. They say: Charlotte’s labor market is improving, and that’s good news for its housing market. The financial industry is … Continue reading

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Super Local Art Sale in East Charlotte Merry Oaks Neighborhood

East Charlotte Merry Oaks Neighborhood Holiday Art Sale East Charlotte is home to many artists. Local artists in East Charlotte’s Merry Oaks neighborhood are hosting a Neighborhood Holiday Art Sale on Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 … Continue reading

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Clayworks in East Charlotte Holds Artist Sale and Open House

Clayworks’ next Artists Sale & Open House will take place on Friday, December 4, from 6 – 9 pm, and Saturday, December 5, from 10 am – 3 pm. Clayworks studio artists and instructors will be selling their amazing pieces … Continue reading

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Shop Big on Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday offers more mindful shoppers a way to enjoy Thanksgiving and then support the local community two days later. American Express launched Small Business Saturday in November 2010 to help bring attention to smaller stores in communities and encourage … Continue reading

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Are You in the Dark?! Tell Duke Energy About Streetlight Outage

Duke Energy maintains numerous outdoor lights to help promote safety and security in public areas. Duke Energy counts on observant and concern citizens to let them know if an outdoor light or streetlight is out or not working properly. You … Continue reading

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See something? Say Something! Use 311 to Report Non-Emergency Concerns

The City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County are at your service through the 311 system. If you have a concern about a non-emergency issue in your neighborhood, 311 can help connect you to the right City or County department. Simply … Continue reading

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