Charlotte chef to receive kidney from childhood best friend

Chef Michael Bowling expects he’ll have a new kidney by the end of the year. He knows the process, having previously undergone surgery for a kidney and...

Local style expert Erica Hanks weighs in on LaMelo’s neon

If LaMelo Ball‘s 31 points in the Hornets 123-122 win against the Pacers opening night didn’t catch your attention, his postgame outfit certainly...

LaMelo Ball’s favorite dish in Charlotte is at a cereal bar

Last season’s NBA rookie of the year keeps his answers to questions about basketball short and sweet, but ask him where he likes to eat and he lights up....

Annual street art festival returns with 8 new murals and an art battle

Talking Walls Mural Festival kicked off this week. Expect to see eight new murals and an art battle. What: The fourth annual festival runs now through Oct....

Charlotte FC player could make his debut at Bank of America Stadium next week

Charlotte FC’s latest signing could play here next week. Ecuadorian midfielder Jordy Alcivar, the Major League Soccer expansion franchise’s eighth...

New outdoor exhibit at JCSU explores the legacy of urban renewal

RCLM 37 is a love letter to the Beatties Ford Road corridor. It highlights the history of people who shaped the neighborhood and its current residents. An art...

No Grease barbershop expands again, now with a franchisee who has big goals

Edmund Washington wants to own more No Grease barbershop locations than the founders. Washington opened his first location at Northlake Mall in 2019, becoming...

Exclusive: McColl Center receives $3.5 million endowment grant for its signature artist residency program

McColl Center may have a new name and a new look, but artist residencies remain its heartbeat. Windgate Foundation, based in Little Rock, Arkansas, awarded...

Amélie’s French Bakery brings wholesale bread service to Plaza Midwood

Amélie’s French Bakery is headed to a Plaza Midwood space familiar with bread. The Charlotte bakery will launch a wholesale artisan bread kitchen at 1511...

Charlotte FC launches reality show with the ultimate prize

A reality show winner will play for Charlotte FC in 2022. The Major League Soccer expansion franchise will launch a reality series in collaboration with the...

Asheville brewery Hi-Wire heads to South End

Asheville-based Hi-Wire Brewing will open in South End in spring 2022. What to expect: The main bar will include 21 taps of Hi-Wire beer, two wine taps and...

Scoop: Charlotte FC hires the MLS’s first “chief fan officer.” So what does that mean?

CFO means something different for Charlotte FC. The Major League Soccer expansion franchise hired Shawn McIntosh as its first “Chief Fan Officer”...