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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Lunchbox Records Plans a Move but Stays in East Charlotte

According to a blog post on their website, LunchBox Records is planning a move in 2016. It’ll be a larger shop with more parking. They say they’re not being kicked out by their landlord and that these plans have been … Continue reading

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East Charlotte Brewery Sneak Peek

CharlotteFive takes readers on a behind-the-scenes sneak peek of Legion Brewery in east Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood neighborhood. Click on over and take a look for yourself! … Continue reading

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Taste of the World 2015 – Celebrating 10 Years!

Taste of the World 2015, a guided tour of restaurants in east Charlotte, was held on October 1 and was a huge success.The event celebrated its 10th year anniversary in 2015. Selling out again this year, a crowd of 355 … Continue reading

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Restaurants Prepare for Taste of the World

In an article posted today, The Charlotte Observer shares with readers how one east Charlotte restaurant is getting ready to take Taste of the World participants on a culinary adventure. The story follows Chef Roberto Mendoza of The Chef Heaven’s Kitchen … Continue reading

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New Restaurant and Bar Planned for Monroe Road

I use Monroe Road to commute home from work and have noticed the construction work taking place at 2711 Monroe Road across the street from Lupie’s. A few years ago, someone told me that there were plans to open a restaurant … 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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Magna Carta Day is September 12 at The Charlotte Museum of History

Magna Carta Day at The Charlotte Museum of History September 12, 2015 Magna Carta, the great charter sealed between King John and his rebellious barons in 1215 at Runnymede, listed a series of rights and duties, including that the king … Continue reading

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Iraqi Youth Ambassadors Visit East Charlotte

This Thursday visit the International House at 1817 Central Avenue for a showcase of youth talent and a cultural presentation by the youth ambassadors of Iraq. The program will be from 6:30 – 8:00pm. Light refreshments will be provided and … Continue reading

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