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


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

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

East Side Opportunity Listening Tour May 26

East Side Opportunity Listening Tour event hosted by the YMCA and the Opportunity Task Force Thursday, May 26 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Simmons Branch YMCA During the East Side Listening Tour, we will: Learn about Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s opportunity gaps … Continue reading

Proposed CNIP Projects Revealed by City

Many of us were out on the town and enjoying Taste of the World on Oct 1. That night the City of Charlotte also revealed the proposed projects for the Comprehensive Neighborhood Improvement Program (CNIP). There are lots of exciting plans … Continue reading

East Charlotte is Thrilled About the Opening of the Streetcar Tomorrow!

We’re so excited about the opening of Phase 1 of Charlotte’s streetcar tomorrow! Check out all the details! … Continue reading

East Charlotte’s 7th Street Rated One of the Best Places in CLT to Run

Charlotte Agenda‘s Mary Gross shows east Charlotte some love with her recent post highlighting the five best roads to run on. Mary loves east Charlotte’s 7th Street! In the 100 degree heat today, I am not sure running will be … Continue reading

Aldersgate Focus Group Opportunity

Aldersgate Retirement Community invites neighbors to participate in Focus Groups: As many of you may know, to support Aldersgate’s ongoing commitment to improve the health of current and future for boomers and elders in the community we serve, we are … Continue reading

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

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