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


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

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

An East Charlotte Fan Has to Say Goodbye

In a recent post at Charlotte Agenda, east Charlotte fan Katie Levans says goodbye to Plaza Midwood. Katie writes, “Plaza Midwood isn’t where Charlotte goes to forget who it is; it’s where Charlotte goes to be reminded who it was … Continue reading

Iraqi Youth Ambassadors Visit East Charlotte

This Thursday visit the International House at 1817 Central Avenue for a showcase of youth talent and a cultural presentation by the youth ambassadors of Iraq. The program will be from 6:30 – 8:00pm. Light refreshments will be provided and … Continue reading

Charlotte Open Air Market Continues to Grow

The Charlotte Open Air Market opened just last weekend at the site of the former Eastland Mall. Located  on Central Avenue, the market grew in numbers of vendors and shoppers in its second weekend proving the demand for grassroots retail … Continue reading

Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) Public Workshops for LYNX Silver Line/Southeast Corridor Transit Study

From CATS media release: Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) is taking a fresh look at rail transit opportunities and bus routes in the Southeast Corridor. CATS is conducting the LYNX Silver Line/Southeast Corridor Transit Study and needs public input on … Continue reading

Charlotte EAST Welcomes CLTCH to Plaza Midwood

Back in June, we reported that CLTCH was coming to east Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood neighborhood. Well, the store is now open at 1512-A Central Avenue and is open Fri & Sat 12-9p, Sun 12-5p and Mon-Thurs 12-7p. According to a … Continue reading

Charlotte Area Transit System – CATS – Has a Vision for East Charlotte

This summer the Charlotte Area Transit System or CATS opened the first modern streetcar line from Time Warner Cable Area to the Elizabeth neighborhood in east Charlotte. This is just the first step in providing additional transit choices to east … Continue reading

Charlotte Agenda Dreams About a More Perfect Central Avenue

Katie Levans, in her most recent post at Charlotte Agenda, dreams big about three properties on Central Avenue in east Charlotte. Click over and check out Katie’s ideas! What’s key here is east Charlotte has potential. While Plaza Midwood, Chantilly, and … Continue reading