East Charlotte Entrepreneurial Incubator

Charlotte consistently ranks as one of the best places to do business for both start-ups and established companies. East Charlotte is proud to play a role in that reputation for innovation. WTVI Charlotte recently profiled Southern Cake Queen, a gourmet … Continue reading

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East Charlotte Welcomes the Southern Christmas Show – for the 48 Year!

East Charlotte has been home to the Southern Christmas Show for the past 48 years! For many people it is a holiday tradition. This year, the show will run from November 11 – 22 and the producers expect more than … Continue reading

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East Charlotte: Great Area for a Startup Business

The Charlotte Business Journal reports that Midwood Smokehouse will soon open a third location. This time, they’re looking far from their home base in Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood neighborhood to Columbia, SC. From the article: The original Midwood Smokehouse opened in Plaza-Midwood … Continue reading

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Taste of the World Volunteer Information Meeting

Join us Sunday for an informational meeting for Taste of the World 2015. Come learn about ways to get involved with this year’s Taste of the World, which will be held on October 1, 2015. Join us at this Sunday’s meeting … Continue reading

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East Charlotte Celebrates Diversity

One of east Charlotte’s advantages is its diversity. People originally from all over the world now call east Charlotte home. This makes for a lively and cosmopolitan mix of cultures. A demonstration of that diversity is Charlotte EAST’s Taste of … Continue reading

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Charlotte EAST Welcomes Five Guys to Plaza Midwood

The Charlotte Business Journal reports that Five Guys Burger and Fries will soon open a location in the heart of east Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood business district. From the Business Journal article: The burger franchise has signed a lease for 2,500 … Continue reading

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Volunteer for Taste of the World

The 13th Annual Taste of the World Restaurant Showcase will take place on Thursday, October 1, 2015. Taste of the World has become one of the highlights of the fall calendar in Charlotte. We depend on the contributions of volunteers for … 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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Charlotte EAST Welcomes The Chef Restaurant

This post is brought to you by Charlotte EAST Board Member Felicity Wray. We recently stopped by one of east Charlotte’s newest restaurants, The Chef, at 6023 Albemarle Road. The Chef is the latest enterprise of Roberto Mendoza, the award-winning … 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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