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

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East Charlotte Welcomes the Charlotte Open Air Market at Former Eastland Site

The Charlotte Open Air Market debuted this Saturday at the site of the former Eastland Mall. The mall closed in 2010 and was torn down in 2013. While several ideas have been proposed for the 80 acre site, the recession … Continue reading

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East Charlotte Building to be Renovated into Office Space

The Charlotte Observer reports that the building at 2401 Sardis Road North will be renovated into office space with the potential to house a call center. This building has been vacant for a the past few years and it is … Continue reading

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New Development Planned for 7th Street

Charlotte Agenda details the new development planned for 7th Street in east Charlotte’s Elizabeth neighborhood. Developers plan to build a 3- to 4-story 95-unit multi-family apartment complex on 7th Street between Pecan and Clement. Katie’s article refers to an adjacent Family … Continue reading

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American Legion Memorial Stadium in Elizabeth Renovation Proposal

WBTV recently reported that there are proposals to renovate East Charlotte’s American Legion Memorial Stadium in Elizabeth to potentially become the home of a Major League Soccer franchise. From the article: Local investors who bought a Charlotte minor-league soccer team last year … Continue reading

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Charlotte EAST Welcomes Conn’s HomePlus to East Charlotte

The Charlotte Observer reports that Conn’s HomePlus will open a new store in the Independence Shopping Center at 5704 E. Independence Blvd at the end of October. The Texas-based retailer recently opened a Charlotte location in the University area and … Continue reading

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Second East Charlotte Walmart Neighborhood Market to Open July 8

The Charlotte Business Journal reported that east Charlotte’s newest Walmart Neighborhood Market will open on July 8. The store will be located at 8800 East WT Harris Blvd just south of Albemarle Road. This site has been under construction for … Continue reading

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Vote for CNIP CASH

The City of Charlotte is investing in Charlotte’s neighborhoods through its Comprehensive Neighborhood Improvement Program. There are projects in east Charlotte in the Central Ave, Albemarle Rd, and Shamrock Drive areas (CASH). From the City’s website: The Comprehensive Neighborhood Improvement … Continue reading

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Charlotte EAST Welcomes Legion Brewing

Legion Brewing is coming to east Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood neighborhood. They’re transforming the former Brodt Music building at 1906 Commonwealth Avenue into a brewery and tasting room. Charlotte Agenda has a great article on how the Legion Brewing team is … Continue reading

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East Charlotte Neighbors Keep Eastland on Charlotte’s Agenda

East Charlotte resident and writer Holly Blackman shares the latest on the area formerly known as Eastland in her recent article at Charlotte Agenda. She provides a neighborhood perspective on the latest proposal from the City which includes plans for … Continue reading

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