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


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

Zaxby’s to Open May 9 in Charlotte East

Investors and developers know a good thing when they see it. The area on Charlotte’s far eastern edge is seeing a surge of new development. The latest addition is a new Zaxby’s restaurant that will open on May 9 at … Continue reading

Details on the Proposal to Sell 11.4 Acres of Eastland Site to CMS

Review for yourself the details of the proposal to sell 11.4 acres of the Eastland Site to Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools. Click for a link to PDF of the presentation. … Continue reading

Clayworks Spring Sale April 1 & 2

Clayworks is presenting it’s Annual Spring Sale on April 1 & 2, 2016. The Gallery is open during the sale and daily by appointment, call 704-344-0795 Featuring a diverse selection of handmade pottery and ceramic sculpture created by Clayworks instructors … Continue reading

WTVI PBS Charlotte – A Charlotte East Gem

Did you know that WTVI PBS Charlotte calls Charlotte East home? The station is located off of Commonwealth Ave in east Charlotte. WTVI has served Charlotte for more than 50 years! WTVI is more than quality television programming. The station … Continue reading

Work Stops on Independence Widening Project Pending Issues with NCDOT

Multiple media outlets have reported on the recent work stoppage on the Independence Boulevard widening project. A disagreement on payment between NCDOT and the contractor seem to be the root of the issue. Read the full story at the Charlotte … Continue reading

East Charlotte’s Retirement Community Construction Boom

Recently The Charlotte Observer reported on what they’re calling Charlotte’s other construction boom: construction of retirement communities. It’s hard to miss that Charlotte is having an apartment building boom. It seems those apartments are focus on the Millennial demographic. However, … Continue reading

East Charlotte is Hottest of the Hot Charlotte Real Estate Market

Today (12/2/2015) CNN Money published a list of the 10 Hottest Real Estate Markets for 2016 – and Charlotte is among them. They say: Charlotte’s labor market is improving, and that’s good news for its housing market. The financial industry is … Continue reading

Super Local Art Sale in East Charlotte Merry Oaks Neighborhood

East Charlotte Merry Oaks Neighborhood Holiday Art Sale East Charlotte is home to many artists. Local artists in East Charlotte’s Merry Oaks neighborhood are hosting a Neighborhood Holiday Art Sale on Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 … Continue reading