Tapas-focused restaurant PARA opening soon

Located in the former Zeppelin space, PARA draws its inspiration from “izakaya” style restaurants, which are a type of bar or gastropub found in...

Charlotte is a disc golf mecca

Charlotte is a hub for a lot of things — banks, major airlines, craft beer. And disc golf. The disc golf community is passionate, to say the least. Many...

5 big takeaways from CMPD’s end of year report

2019 and 2020 marked some of Charlotte’s deadliest years in decades, but 2021 did not follow the same pattern. With rising national crime rates, calls...

4 places to dine in an igloo in Charlotte

“Igloos” are one of those pandemic-era innovations that have become seasonal fixtures at some of our favorite spots. Goodyear House Goodyear House...

Halal Cart family opens restaurant with all your favorites

Halal Street Food is bringing a taste of Uptown to MoRa Point. The new restaurant, which opened just before the new year, offers favorites from Uptown’s...

CMS has a gun problem, but the problem is bigger than CMS

The school year is only about half over, but to date 23 guns have been found on Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools campuses. Those numbers certainly indicate that...

5 things to know about the Charlottean on Clayton’s season of The Bachelor

Warning: spoilers may be ahead. The Bachelor returned to ABC for its 26th season on Jan. 3 with a hunk of a man named Clayton Echard. 31 women pulled up to The...

9 best new restaurants in Charlotte, right now

If 2020 was the year of takeout, 2021 marked the return of dine-in, at least for many. The big picture: Diners filled restaurants again after vaccines became...

Black-owned brewery and burger joint coming to NoDa

Atlanta-based Hippin Hops Brewery is coming to NoDa in the summer of 2022. Why it matters: It’s Georgia’s first Black-owned brewery and it’s...

Follow your star to the new bar in NoDa: Starlight on 22nd is now open

Tucked away between North Davidson and Brevard is a new divey, artsy, maybe soon-to-be cultural center: A bar called Starlight on 22nd. It’s the...

Charlotteans want a four-day workweek, but few have it

Some readers say that a four-day workweek could be the solution our city’s collective burnout. Not surprisingly, 85% of people who responded to our...

Charlotte may crack down on Airbnb and other short-term rentals

Airbnb is cracking down on New Year’s Eve parties again, but the bigger story for next year will likely be what the city of Charlotte is trying to do to...