WTVI PBS Charlotte – A Charlotte East Gem

Did you know that WTVI PBS Charlotte calls Charlotte East home? The station is located off of Commonwealth Ave in east Charlotte. WTVI has served Charlotte for more than 50 years! WTVI is more than quality television programming. The station … Continue reading

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Free Activity at The Charlotte Museum of History: World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day Chalk Festival and Craft Activity April 2, 2016 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Join the Charlotte Museum of History as we host a Chalk Festival to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day. Artists will be creating … Continue reading

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Tickets On Sale Now: Global Table Culinary Walking Tour Comes to Charlotte April 9

Charlotte East is home to some of the Charlotte region’s most intriguing international flavors and markets! This tour for adventurous foodies explores 10 culturally rich businesses located along North Sharon Amity Road and Central Avenue. The owners will share stories … Continue reading

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Eastland Areas Strategies Team (EAST) Position on Development at Eastland Mall Site

The letter below from the leadership of the Eastland Area Strategies Team (EAST) was sent to community leaders and stakeholders in December 2015 regarding planned re-development at Eastland Mall. As co-chairs of the Eastland Area Strategies Team (EAST), we find the … Continue reading

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Better to Rent or Buy in Charlotte East

East Charlotte is a great place to live, work, and play but is it better to rent or buy a home in East Charlotte? Recent reports indicate that the cost of rent is rising in Charlotte. The cost of rent … Continue reading

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CMPD to Host North Tryon Community Event

The North Tryon Police Division in conjunction with the Plaza Eastway Partners and the City of Charlotte Neighborhood & Business Services Community Engagement Division is sponsoring a Community Corner Event. The purpose of this event is to bring our community … Continue reading

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East Charlotte’s Retirement Community Construction Boom

Recently The Charlotte Observer reported on what they’re calling Charlotte’s other construction boom: construction of retirement communities. It’s hard to miss that Charlotte is having an apartment building boom. It seems those apartments are focus on the Millennial demographic. However, … Continue reading

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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

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East Charlotte Winterfield Elementary Students Make the Grade and Beautiful Music

The Charlotte Observer recently profiled two students at East Charlotte’s Winterfield Elementary School who were part of a long-running experiment sponsored by the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra. For the past six years, the CSO has taught after-school classes to kids in grades … Continue reading

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East Charlotte is Hottest of the Hot Charlotte Real Estate Market

Today (12/2/2015) CNN Money published a list of the 10 Hottest Real Estate Markets for 2016 – and Charlotte is among them. They say: Charlotte’s labor market is improving, and that’s good news for its housing market. The financial industry is … Continue reading

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