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The new strategy for fixing homelessness in Charlotte

On the day of the annual Point-in-Time count, Charlotte’s leaders are unveiling a framework to address homelessness.  Driving the news: A big group of...

Charlotte FC’s biggest signing yet

Charlotte FC’s most expensive player came exactly one month before their inaugural Major League Soccer match. They spent around $5 million on Polish striker...

3 cool European trips to take in 2022 from Charlotte travel companies

Soon enough this bleak winter will be over, and it’ll be time for spring and summer travel. The big picture: Travel made a comeback in 2021 as COVID-19...

Hot jobs: 50 fresh openings in Charlotte

This story is proudly presented by the Axios Charlotte Job Board, where top employers find top talent.  On the job hunt? Here are 50 fresh openings to check...

Michael Marsicano’s last lap as Charlotte’s ‘most powerful’ person

Michael Marsicano hesitated before moving to Charlotte. This was 1989. He was a young phenom in the arts world. Ph.D. from Duke. Seven years as director of...

Historic east Charlotte tower will get a makeover

Construction crews broke ground Tuesday on a major overhaul of the historic Ervin Building on Independence Boulevard. The long-anticipated plan is to demolish...

What you won’t see on the road: NC’s rejected vanity license plates

There are three main reasons the NC DMV will deny your request for a vanity license plate. Driving the news: To date, more than 9,000 submissions for vanity...
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LaMelo turns heads on and off the court

LaMelo Ball’s latest look received a B+ from local style expert Erica Hanks. The Charlotte Hornets guard sported a winter balaclava and the watercolor summer...

Study: 20% of Black mortgage applicants in N.C. denied

Black homebuyers in North Carolina are twice as likely to be denied for mortgages as white homebuyers. By the numbers: A recent Zillow analysis of Housing and...

Night Swim Coffee’s third location opens today at One Wells Fargo Center

ICYMI, two of Charlotte’s most popular coffee shops, Not Just Coffee and Undercurrent, teamed up with the goal of opening a roastery and four cafés...

Weekday Planner: 22 things to do in Charlotte this week including concerts and haunted tours

Presented by the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. Make plans to see the U.S. museum premiere of “Isaac Julien: Lina Bo Bardi – A Marvellous Entanglement,”...

Charlotte nurses are stretched thin

Hospitals nationwide have for years struggled to retain and keep nurses. The pandemic has only made the situation more dire. What’s happening: Nurses are...

Exclusive: Charlotte FC’s Christian Fuchs explains why soccer jerseys matter so much

Christian Fuchs loves the memories associated with shirts.  Spanning his 17-year career as a professional soccer player, the Charlotte FC defender estimates...

Hot homes: 5 houses for sale in Charlotte starting at $350K

This real estate roundup is proudly presented by The Redbud Group, creating great experiences. Here’s one of their favorite listings this week: 17132...

Modern farmhouse Airbnb with wine cellar and pool asks $3M

The 10,000-square-foot house, nicknamed The Lodge, has been used as an Airbnb for the last year-plus. It’s listed at $3M. The exact address is 10450...

Omicron shows signs of relenting in Charlotte

COVID-19 cases in Mecklenburg County are starting to plateau. What’s happening: The Charlotte area hasn’t “turned a corner like some parts...

What it’s like to wait four hours for a COVID test

“Has anyone ever told you, you have a good nose for this?” That’s what the man at StarMed’s Tuckaseegee Road location told me as he...

12 Charlotte races to run in 2022

This guide is proudly presented by OrthoCarolina – our partners in healthy living. If you want more outdoor itinerary inspiration, check out...

What the architect of Charlotte’s future is leaving behind

As he prepares to work from the Government Center one last time Friday, Charlotte planning director Taiwo Jaiyeoba is thinking about another time he walked...