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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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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CMS Celebrates Dedication of Oakhurst STEAM Academy in East Charlotte

The renamed, reopened and renovated Oakhurst STEAM Academy in East Charlotte was dedicated on November 19, 2015. Oakhurst is a partial magnet with a focus on science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. The school has 95,000 square feet and 37 … Continue reading

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East Charlotte Entrepreneurial Incubator

Charlotte consistently ranks as one of the best places to do business for both start-ups and established companies. East Charlotte is proud to play a role in that reputation for innovation. WTVI Charlotte recently profiled Southern Cake Queen, a gourmet … Continue reading

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Support Art in East Charlotte at The Light Factory’s 33rd Annual Auction

The Light Factory describes itself as: A thriving cultural center in Charlotte Where photographers, filmmakers and enthusiasts gather to share their impressions, techniques and passion… Where budding artists from all walks of life have the opportunity to express their creativity … Continue reading

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Support Art in East Charlotte at Clayworks’ Evening of Earth and Fire

Art has a home in east Charlotte at Clayworks, a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of ceramic arts, advancement of artists and students, and enrichment of our community. Clayworks is located on Monroe Road in east Charlotte’s Oakhurst neighborhood. I … Continue reading

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East Charlotte Candidate Forum Oct 8, 2015

WHAT: East Charlotte Forum, our opportunity to hear what at-large City Council and mayoral candidates say about issues directly affecting our neighborhoods. WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 8, 6-9 p.m. Doors open for meet-and-greet at 6. Mayoral candidates take the podium at approximately 6:20; at-large candidates for … Continue reading

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Community Conversations: The Shamrock Corridor

Community Conversations: The Shamrock Corridor Wednesday, October 14th 4:00 p.m. The Shamrock Gateway Methodist Recreation Center 3200 Shamrock Dr., Charlotte NC You are invited to join in conversation with Gil Penalosa, Founder and Chair of 8 80 Cities. Gil will … Continue reading

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East Charlotte: A Place Where New Ideas Start

In a recent article, The Charlotte Observer highlighted the funky, innovative, and diverse culture of east Charlotte. The author writes, “What part of Charlotte most resembles a classic American big city? It could be east Charlotte…century-old bungalows, ethnic dining and … Continue reading

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