Charlotte hospitals aren’t complying with the price transparency rule, study finds

Charlotte’s biggest healthcare providers, Atrium Health and Novant Health, aren’t being as transparent with their pricing and charges as they...

Will local schools require masks this fall?

Editor’s note: This story was last updated on Tuesday, July 27 at 7:53 p.m. NCDHHS’ latest COVID guidance says K-8 schools should require masks...

Uptown tattoo parlor doubles as a restaurant and nightclub

Tattooz and Booz offers full meals, cocktails, cupcakes, hookah and tattoos all under the same roof. Why it matters: The concept is newsworthy in itself, but...

Greece-inspired coffee and wine restaurant coming to Uptown

A new Greece-inspired restaurant will take the old Wooden Vine Wine Bar and Bistro spot in Uptown, National Restaurant Properties recently announced. Why it...

Unvaccinated Charlotteans are driving up COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations

COVID-19 metrics in Charlotte are worsening while the vaccination rate is stagnant. Why it matters: Most COVID restrictions have lifted in North Carolina, but...

Cinnamon bun bakery brings scratch-made operation to the West End

Jay Byrd and Maria Caceres started their small-batch bakery, Bun Appetit!, three years ago in their home. Now, they’ve moved into a brick-and-mortar...

Counter-, the Wesley Heights tasting menu restaurant, to expand and add new wine concept

Counter-, an almost one-year-old tasting menu restaurant in Wesley Heights, is moving to a new location nearby. Plus, its owners are also opening a new...

The N.C. GOP’s new rules for teaching about racism in schools

This story was updated at 11am Thursday, July 15. The debate over race and history that’s spawned tense school board meetings across the state will...

Got to be “two-something to do something” at this Charlotte boutique

Summer Lucille unapologetically offers an exclusively plus-size clothing line called Juicy Body Goddess. The boutique owner enthusiastically greets customers...

Charlotte’s low vaccination rate makes it vulnerable to Delta variant

COVID metrics in Charlotte have remained low, but as vaccine distribution slows, the Delta variant is causing concern for local medical professionals....

Big Ben Pub now open in former Carpe Diem space

After being closed since March, the English pub is now open in the former Carpe Diem space, just in time for the Euro final. Why it matters: For 11 years Big...

35 iconic restaurants that have been serving Charlotte for 20+ years

New restaurants are opening every day in Charlotte, it seems, and that makes it easy to overlook the classics. Why it matters: Charlotte’s longstanding...