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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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 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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Charlotte EAST Welcomes CLTCH to Plaza Midwood

Back in June, we reported that CLTCH was coming to east Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood neighborhood. Well, the store is now open at 1512-A Central Avenue and is open Fri & Sat 12-9p, Sun 12-5p and Mon-Thurs 12-7p. According to a … 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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Shop East Charlotte Style

CNN Money recently reported that Americans are shopping again. From their article: Monthly spending in May rose the most in six years. … Personal consumption expenditures — a broad measure of Americans’ spending activity — rose 0.9% in May, its best … Continue reading

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