Super Local Art Sale in East Charlotte Merry Oaks Neighborhood

East Charlotte Merry Oaks Neighborhood Holiday Art Sale East Charlotte is home to many artists. Local artists in East Charlotte’s Merry Oaks neighborhood are hosting a Neighborhood Holiday Art Sale on Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 … Continue reading

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Shop Big on Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday offers more mindful shoppers a way to enjoy Thanksgiving and then support the local community two days later. American Express launched Small Business Saturday in November 2010 to help bring attention to smaller stores in communities and encourage … Continue reading

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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

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Eastland Area Languishes Again this Holiday Season

I moved to the Windsor Park neighborhood in East Charlotte in 2008. At that time, the whole city was in the heady days of what we now consider a real estate bubble before The Great Recession. The first leg of … 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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Retail Returns to Independence Boulevard in East Charlotte

One of the selling points for any retail site is the about of car traffic that passes by the location. According to the NCDOT, 77,000 cars a day currently travel through the section of US Highway 74 or Independence Boulevard … Continue reading

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Lunchbox Records Plans a Move but Stays in East Charlotte

According to a blog post on their website, LunchBox Records is planning a move in 2016. It’ll be a larger shop with more parking. They say they’re not being kicked out by their landlord and that these plans have been … Continue reading

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Charlotte EAST Welcomes Tip Top Daily Market

East Charlotte continues to be a great place to start and grow a business. Check out Charlotte Agenda’s recent write up on the newly opened Tip Top Daily Market located on The Plaza near Matheson. Welcome to the neighborhood! … Continue reading

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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

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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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