Alcohol alternatives rise in Charlotte

Some of you may be celebrating Sober October. You may have dabbled in Dry January. Your alcohol-free venture might have led you into Spirit-free September or...

How supply chain shortages impact nutrition in local schools

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Nutrition Services is “greatly affected” by supply chain shortages, according to the inventory supervisor. But the...

Scoop: Crepe Cellar is taking on a new Italian identity

Crepe Cellar Kitchen & Pub will have a new name, look, and menu, but the people behind the NoDa space will be the same. Owners Jamie Brown and Jeff...

Hispanic heritage is celebrated every day at Salud, a Dominican-owned brewery in NoDa

The “Best Beer Bar in the U.S.” is in NoDa, and it’s owned by a Dominican woman. As soon as you walk into Salud Cerveceria, you can feel the...

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...

Scoop: Black Is Beautiful creator to open Charlotte brewery and incubator

Weathered Souls Brewing Co. — a Texas-based brewery that’s co-owned by the founder of the Black is Beautiful initiative that swept the country in 2020...

Long’s Dry Cleaning closing up shop in Charlotte

Shortly after winning a 2021 Best of the Best award from Charlotte Magazine, Long’s Dry Cleaning is closing its last Charlotte location this Friday....

Walk for a cure and eat cupcakes at the ballpark this Saturday

Hundreds will take to Truist Field on Saturday morning to support the Charlotte-based breast cancer charity Go Jen Go. Why it matters: The Pink Cupcake Walk...

12 Charlotte breweries with Oktoberfest beer on tap

You could consider this a guide, a checklist or a challenge. Either way, drink responsibly, and Prost! Quick Oktoberfest history lesson: Märzen was the...

3 tips to navigating the DMV and becoming an official North Carolinian

If you need a new license by the end of this year, you should probably make your appointment now. The first available slot at many locations isn’t...

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: Duckworth’s opening new spot in SouthPark

Duckworth’s Grill & Taphouse, a popular restaurant chain in Charlotte, is opening its sixth location, this time in SouthPark. What’s on tap: A...