See inside: Night Swim Coffee opens sleek MoRa café this week

The powerhouse team of Not Just Coffee and Undercurrent will open their first café together this week called Night Swim Coffee. Timeline: The coffee shop and...

Local favorite OMG Donuts is now open on Monroe Road

Mia Chang saw lots of Charlotteans drive up to her Concord bakery OMG Donuts, so she thought, why not come to them? OMG Donuts‘ second location is now...

Phat Burrito to reopen after a nearly 5-year closure

The Phat is back. What’s happening: Nearly five years after it closed, the landmark South End burrito joint Phat Burrito has a new location and plans to...

Look inside: Modern mezze restaurant called Mariposa opening Friday at Mint Uptown

At long last, the Mint Museum will have a restaurant once again. Mariposa opens in the former Halcyon on Friday, Oct. 15. Why it matters: Charlotte’s...

Bitty & Beau’s Coffee opens this week in South End

Bitty & Beau’s, a coffee shop that employs individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, opens October 9 in South End’s Design...

You can now buy liquor bottles on Sundays in Charlotte

A groundbreaking new law allows North Carolina distilleries to sell their bottles on Sundays. The big picture: The bill — HB 890 — largely flew under the...

The 23 most-anticipated new restaurants and bars in 2021

What’s opening soon in Charlotte? Here’s a quick breakdown of the 23 most-anticipated restaurants, bars and breweries opening in the coming months....

3 must-see public art installations in Charlotte this fall

A few of the public art installations planned for the now-postponed Charlotte Shout festival are still in town this September and October. Take some time to...

Vaccination required at these live music venues in Charlotte

Masks are currently required indoors in Mecklenburg County, but some local music venues have taken an additional step by requiring proof of vaccination at the...

Scoop: Defunct events company EatWorkPlay got $50K in COVID relief

It’s been two years since EatWorkPlay’s last event in Charlotte, but earlier this year the company applied for and received $49,569 in COVID-19...

D9 Brewing’s beer garden and concert pavilion opens Saturday in Uptown

The brewery with locations in Hendersonville and Lake Norman has expanded its newest location in Uptown with a 5,000-square-foot pavilion and beer garden. What...

Barbecue is coming to Optimist Hall with Noble Smoke stall

Barbecue restaurant Noble Smoke will join Optimist Hall’s lineup in early 2022. About: Owned by chef and restaurateur Jim Noble, the 527-square-foot stall...