East Charlotte Celebrates the 4th of July with the Hickory Grove Parade

Let’s cut to the chase: there’s a greasy pole climb at this event! I mean, isn’t that enough to get you to come out and celebrate the 4th of July in east Charlotte!? Join us in east Charlotte for the 47th … Continue reading

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Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week East Charlotte Highlights

If you’re getting excited for Taste of the World and just can’t wait, you can try out a few east Charlotte restaurants during Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week July 17-26, 2015. Participating restaurants offer a prix fixe menu for $30 … Continue reading

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Taste of the World Volunteer Information Meeting

Join us Sunday for an informational meeting for Taste of the World 2015. Come learn about ways to get involved with this year’s Taste of the World, which will be held on October 1, 2015. Join us at this Sunday’s meeting … Continue reading

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East Charlotte Celebrates Diversity

One of east Charlotte’s advantages is its diversity. People originally from all over the world now call east Charlotte home. This makes for a lively and cosmopolitan mix of cultures. A demonstration of that diversity is Charlotte EAST’s Taste of … Continue reading

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Charlotte EAST Welcomes Five Guys to Plaza Midwood

The Charlotte Business Journal reports that Five Guys Burger and Fries will soon open a location in the heart of east Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood business district. From the Business Journal article: The burger franchise has signed a lease for 2,500 … Continue reading

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East Charlotte Grows Green with American Beauty Garden Center

American Beauty Garden Center, a retail garden center specializing in all aspects of sustainable indoor and outdoor gardening including nutrients, lighting, hydroponics and filtration recently opened a new store at 4400 Independence Blvd. A grand opening is scheduled for July … Continue reading

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Volunteer for Taste of the World

The 13th Annual Taste of the World Restaurant Showcase will take place on Thursday, October 1, 2015. Taste of the World has become one of the highlights of the fall calendar in Charlotte. We depend on the contributions of volunteers for … Continue reading

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Second East Charlotte Walmart Neighborhood Market to Open July 8

The Charlotte Business Journal reported that east Charlotte’s newest Walmart Neighborhood Market will open on July 8. The store will be located at 8800 East WT Harris Blvd just south of Albemarle Road. This site has been under construction for … Continue reading

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Charlotte EAST Welcomes Legion Brewing

Legion Brewing is coming to east Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood neighborhood. They’re transforming the former Brodt Music building at 1906 Commonwealth Avenue into a brewery and tasting room. Charlotte Agenda has a great article on how the Legion Brewing team is … Continue reading

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New Popeyes and Zaxby’s Coming to East Charlotte

The Charlotte Observer recently reported that two new fast food restaurants are under construction in east Charlotte. A Popyeyes will open at 6011 Albemarle Rd next to the new Chef Restaurant. The site previously had a bank branch. The building … Continue reading

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