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


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

East Charlotte’s The Village of Commonwealth: Not Bland Apartments

Recently, the Charlotte Business Journal highlighted East Charlotte’s new development The Village of Commonwealth as an exception to what seems to the be new normal for uninspired design for Charlotte’s apartment boom. From the story: In a story about Charlotte’s apartment … Continue reading

Shop Charlotte East this Holiday

Charlotte East is a great place to find perfect gifts this holiday. No need to head to the mall when you have a wide range of specialty shops in close proximity. Shop local and show support for our vibrant community! … Continue reading

Support Art in East Charlotte at The Light Factory’s 33rd Annual Auction

The Light Factory describes itself as: A thriving cultural center in Charlotte Where photographers, filmmakers and enthusiasts gather to share their impressions, techniques and passion… Where budding artists from all walks of life have the opportunity to express their creativity … Continue reading

Charlotte East Welcomes You Too

QuikTrip recently opened several new gas stations across east Charlotte including stores on Albemarle Road and Eastway Drive. QuikTrip is also moving forward on a new facility at the corner of Central Ave and N Sharon Amity Road. They recently installed … Continue reading

Lunchbox Records Plans a Move but Stays in East Charlotte

According to a blog post on their website, LunchBox Records is planning a move in 2016. It’ll be a larger shop with more parking. They say they’re not being kicked out by their landlord and that these plans have been … Continue reading

Central/Albemarle/Shamrock CNIP Meeting Oct 1, 2015

Community Meeting October 1 6 p.m. Midwood International and Cultural Center 1817 Central Avenue From the CNIP website: The Central/Albemarle/Shamrock CNIP area includes neighborhoods to the east of Uptown, from Eastway Drive at The Plaza, to Central Avenue, and out … Continue reading

East Charlotte: A Place Where New Ideas Start

In a recent article, The Charlotte Observer highlighted the funky, innovative, and diverse culture of east Charlotte. The author writes, “What part of Charlotte most resembles a classic American big city? It could be east Charlotte…century-old bungalows, ethnic dining and … Continue reading

7 Reasons to Make East Charlotte Home

It’s not news to many of you that east Charlotte is a great place to call home. Laura Beck over at Charlotte Agenda shared with readers seven reasons her family chose to put down roots in east Charlotte’s Chantilly neighborhood. … Continue reading