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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Taste of the World 2015 – Celebrating 10 Years!

Taste of the World 2015, a guided tour of restaurants in east Charlotte, was held on October 1 and was a huge success.The event celebrated its 10th year anniversary in 2015. Selling out again this year, a crowd of 355 … Continue reading

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New Restaurant and Bar Planned for Monroe Road

I use Monroe Road to commute home from work and have noticed the construction work taking place at 2711 Monroe Road across the street from Lupie’s. A few years ago, someone told me that there were plans to open a restaurant … Continue reading

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A Taste of Taste of the World

For those of you who may be new to Taste of the World, check out this article from the Charlotte Business Journal about last year’s event. It will give you an idea of what’s in store for you on October … Continue reading

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Charlotte Agenda Profiles East Charlotte Business Cedar Land

Charlotte Agenda writer Katie Levans shares with readers about her tasty trip to Cedar Land. Check out the post and learn more about this east Charlotte gem! … 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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Charlotte’s Top Dive Restaurants Call East Charlotte Home

Chef Vanessa Smith recently posted at Charlotte Agenda her picks for Charlotte’s Top 11 Dive Restaurants. Well, east Charlotte is home to most of them – six out of eleven! Vanessa’s east Charlotte picks include: Lupie’s Cafe, Dish, Landmark Diner, … Continue reading

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East Charlotte is Thrilled About the Opening of the Streetcar Tomorrow!

We’re so excited about the opening of Phase 1 of Charlotte’s streetcar tomorrow! Check out all the details! … Continue reading

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East Charlotte’s Elizabeth Neighborhood New Development

We recently shared plans for a new apartment development at former Roy White’s Flowers location in east Charlotte’s Elizabeth neighborhood. Across the street plans for the site of restaurants Jackalope Jacks and the now-closed Philosopher’s Stone Tavern were submitted this week. … Continue reading

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Volunteers Are Key to Taste of the World

On October 1, 2015, Taste of the World will again take participants on a food adventure in east Charlotte. Participants will gather at VanLandingham Estate before taking guided bus tours to three restaurants where sampling plates await. Buses will bring guests back … Continue reading

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