Streetcar CityLYNX Gold Line to Open July 14

Charlotte will go back to the future with the opening of the CityLYNX Gold Line streetcar Phase 1 on July 14, 2015. Like many US cities, Charlotte once had a streetcar network that was removed after America’s attention turned to the … Continue reading

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Charlotte EAST Welcomes The Workman’s Friend to Plaza Midwood

Charlotte Agenda recently shared that The Workman’s Friend will open soon on Central Avenue in Plaza Midwood. According to their website, The Workman’s Friend will be a “warm and inviting place similar to what we grew up with in Ireland.” … Continue reading

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Summertime Fun on the Cheap in East Charlotte

School is almost out and if you’re anticipating hearing those dreaded words, “I’m bored!”, I have some solutions for you. Here are a few free or cheap activities in east Charlotte for you and your children to enjoy. 1. Attend … Continue reading

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East Charlotte Neighbors Keep Eastland on Charlotte’s Agenda

East Charlotte resident and writer Holly Blackman shares the latest on the area formerly known as Eastland in her recent article at Charlotte Agenda. She provides a neighborhood perspective on the latest proposal from the City which includes plans for … Continue reading

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Charlotte EAST Welcomes Gumbo to Plaza Midwood

Charlotte Agenda recently reported that Gumbo, a new boutique, opened in Plaza Midwood in May. Check out the CA post for great behind-the-scenes photos. Gumbo is brought to you by the same creative team behind Okra Yoga:Tea:Massage which is right … Continue reading

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Fun in the Sun at the Community Carnival

The Central United Methodist Church located at 6030 Albemarle Road in east Charlotte held their 17th annual Community Carnival on May 30, 2015. Church members, friends, and neighbors enjoyed all of the free activities including a colorful bounce house, pony rides, … Continue reading

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Welcome to East Charlotte, Pure Pizza

Charlotte Agenda and the Charlotte Business Journal recently announced the Pure Pizza will soon open in East Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood neighborhood. Welcome to the ‘hood! Pure Pizza will be on Central Ave where Lulu’s used to be. They’re aiming for a … Continue reading

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CNIP Meeting June 4 at 6:00pm

The City of Charlotte is making investments in East Charlotte through the Comprehensive Neighborhood Improvement Program (CNIP). The next public meeting will be held on June 4, 2015 at 6:00pm at the Midwood International & Cultural Center at 1817 Central … Continue reading

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Levine Properties’ Apartment Building Under Construction in Plaza-Midwood

Levine Properties has been in the news lately for their major project in uptown Charlotte’s First Ward neighborhood. However, they’re also underway with a much smaller boutique apartment building in East Charlotte’s Plaza-Midwood neighborhood. The Plaza-Midwood project is going up … Continue reading

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