Where Do We Stand: Housing – A Spotlight on St. John’s Place

WHERE DO WE STAND? An interview series about East Side Issues By Helene Hilger I recently sat down with Ms. Pamela Jefsen, Director of Supportive Housing Communities (SHC), to hear about the innovative housing program coming to East Charlotte and … Continue reading

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Taste of the World 2017 Tickets on Sale Now!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS! Taste of the World is a food tour of more than 25 restaurants representing cuisine from across the globe all right here in beautiful east Charlotte. Let us be your guide for the 15th consecutive Taste … Continue reading

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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

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Taste of the World is Charlotte’s Hottest Ticket this Fall

Taste of the World is October 6, 2016 and tickets are on sale now! This sell-out event is one of Charlotte’s most celebrated fall events. Tickets are going FAST! Taste of the World 2016 is a food tour of more than 25 … Continue reading

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Taste of the World 2016 Tickets are On Sale Now!

Taste of the World 2016 tickets are on sale now! Taste of the World 2016, a food tour of more than 25 restaurants that are representative of countries across five continents all located within beautiful east Charlotte. The four-hour event … Continue reading

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Charlotte TREES Community Meeting 7/28 and Online Survey

Announcing: Community meeting on Thursday, July 28th at 6:30 to get feedback on Charlotte’s trees. The meeting will be held at Amity Presbyterian Church – 2831 N. Sharon Amity Road. Complete the survey that is open online until July 30th … Continue reading

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Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University at Simmons YMCA in September

  Simmons YMCA will offer Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University class in September. The class will be open to anyone in the community. Space is limited to 20 people and is on a first come, first served basis. Reach out … Continue reading

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Charlotte EAST Hosts Forum on Eastland Site

On June 30, Charlotte EAST held a community forum on Eastland and the dual-language CMS magnet school at the site. The forum was well attended and featured special guest presenters. Pat Mumford, director of the Neighborhood & Business Services department, reviewed … Continue reading

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Kilborne Drive Streetscape ​​Drop-in Meeting Thursday June 23

Kilborne Drive Streetscape Drop-In Meeting Thursday, June 23, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Kilborne Park, 2600 Kilborne Avenue Projects for the Central/Albemarle/Shamrock area are starting! The Kilborne Drive streetscape is the first phase of the Old Potter Road Trail. This project will … Continue reading

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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

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