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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An East Charlotte Fan Has to Say Goodbye

In a recent post at Charlotte Agenda, east Charlotte fan Katie Levans says goodbye to Plaza Midwood. Katie writes, “Plaza Midwood isn’t where Charlotte goes to forget who it is; it’s where Charlotte goes to be reminded who it was … Continue reading

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Legion Brewing to Open in Plaza Midwood in October

We wrote about Legion Brewing’s arrival to east Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood neighborhood back in June. In a recent update, the Charlotte Business Journal reports that Legion Brewing has their eye on an October opening date. Reflecting the viability of the east … 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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Charlotte EAST Welcomes Tip Top Daily Market

East Charlotte continues to be a great place to start and grow a business. Check out Charlotte Agenda’s recent write up on the newly opened Tip Top Daily Market located on The Plaza near Matheson. Welcome to the neighborhood! … Continue reading

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Charlotte Open Air Market Continues to Grow

The Charlotte Open Air Market opened just last weekend at the site of the former Eastland Mall. Located  on Central Avenue, the market grew in numbers of vendors and shoppers in its second weekend proving the demand for grassroots retail … Continue reading

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East Charlotte Welcomes the Charlotte Open Air Market at Former Eastland Site

The Charlotte Open Air Market debuted this Saturday at the site of the former Eastland Mall. The mall closed in 2010 and was torn down in 2013. While several ideas have been proposed for the 80 acre site, the recession … Continue reading

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A Taste of Taste of the World

For those of you who may be new to Taste of the World, check out this article from the Charlotte Business Journal about last year’s event. It will give you an idea of what’s in store for you on October … Continue reading

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