Where Do We Stand: Housing – A Spotlight on St. John’s Place

WHERE DO WE STAND? An interview series about East Side Issues By Helene Hilger I recently sat down with Ms. Pamela Jefsen, Director of Supportive Housing Communities (SHC), to hear about the innovative housing program coming to East Charlotte and … Continue reading

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Taste of the World 2017 Tickets on Sale Now!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS! Taste of the World is a food tour of more than 25 restaurants representing cuisine from across the globe all right here in beautiful east Charlotte. Let us be your guide for the 15th consecutive Taste … Continue reading

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The Most Interesting Street in Charlotte – Central Ave

Civic By Design: “The Most Interesting Street in Charlotte” Tuesday October 11, 5:30pm – 7pm FREE At Midwood International Cultural Center, 1817 Central Avenue, Charlotte 28205 What do Family Dollar, novelist Carson McCullers (Heart is a Lonely Hunter), evangelist Billy … Continue reading

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Taste of the World is Charlotte’s Hottest Ticket this Fall

Taste of the World is October 6, 2016 and tickets are on sale now! This sell-out event is one of Charlotte’s most celebrated fall events. Tickets are going FAST! Taste of the World 2016 is a food tour of more than 25 … Continue reading

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Taste of the World 2016 Tickets are On Sale Now!

Taste of the World 2016 tickets are on sale now! Taste of the World 2016, a food tour of more than 25 restaurants that are representative of countries across five continents all located within beautiful east Charlotte. The four-hour event … Continue reading

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Charlotte TREES Community Meeting 7/28 and Online Survey

Announcing: Community meeting on Thursday, July 28th at 6:30 to get feedback on Charlotte’s trees. The meeting will be held at Amity Presbyterian Church – 2831 N. Sharon Amity Road. Complete the survey that is open online until July 30th … Continue reading

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Charlotte EAST Hosts Forum on Eastland Site

On June 30, Charlotte EAST held a community forum on Eastland and the dual-language CMS magnet school at the site. The forum was well attended and featured special guest presenters. Pat Mumford, director of the Neighborhood & Business Services department, reviewed … Continue reading

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Kilborne Drive Streetscape ​​Drop-in Meeting Thursday June 23

Kilborne Drive Streetscape Drop-In Meeting Thursday, June 23, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Kilborne Park, 2600 Kilborne Avenue Projects for the Central/Albemarle/Shamrock area are starting! The Kilborne Drive streetscape is the first phase of the Old Potter Road Trail. This project will … Continue reading

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Center for Health, Education and Opportunity to Open in East Charlotte

A Center for Health, Education and Opportunity is planned for the site of what is currently the Shamrock Senior Center. The 6,000-square-foot center will open in the fall, at which point all senior programs will be moved to the nearby Methodist … Continue reading

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