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North Carolina lifts indoor mask mandate and social distancing requirements

This story was last updated at 2:45pm on May 14 to include details about businesses’ restrictions. Gov. Cooper lifted North Carolina’s mask mandate...

See renderings: Work begins on Plaza Midwood hotel

The family-run hospitality group that built The Franklin in Chapel Hill has begun construction on their first Charlotte project: a small hotel in Plaza Midwood...

N.C. teachers caught in middle of political battle over lesson plans

North Carolina’s public school teachers may soon be required to post everything they present to children — materials, lesson plans, guest lecturers —...

Are we getting closer to a return to normal?

As mask policies loosen, vaccines are readily available, more folks are going back to work and kids are back in school, it seems “normal” is near....

Scoop: “Sur La Table of cocktails” opens this summer at Atherton Mill

A new shop called “The Cocktailery” is opening soon in South End, selling everything you need for your perfect home bar set-up. Why it...

10 fun Whitewater Center adventures to try this summer

This guide is proudly presented by OrthoCarolina – our partners in healthy living. If you want more outdoor itinerary inspiration, check out...

Weekday Planner: 18 fun things to do this week in Charlotte

MONDAY, MAY 10 Donation-based yoga with Habitual Roots Romare Bearden Park | 6:30-7:30am | Free | Details Why you should go: Join Habitual Roots bright and...
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45 jobs at nonprofits in Charlotte

This story is proudly presented by the Axios Charlotte Job Board, where top employers find top talent.  Work hard, do good. Here are 45 jobs at nonprofits...

Why Charlotte’s mayor and city council could get a big pay bump

Mayor Vi Lyles and the 11 members of city council could see their pay increase substantially under the proposed budget for fiscal year 2022. Why it matters:...

The 5 best brewery crawls in Charlotte, ranked

The Charlotte area now has more than 40 breweries. This is the official, definitive ranking of our best neighborhood brewery crawls. Let me first begin by...

Guide to swimming at the Quarry at Carrigan Farms, reopening this month

For most of the year, Carrigan Farms is a low-key family-owned property that grows fruits and vegetables and hosts weddings. But during the summertime, they...

54 best apartments in Charlotte, sorted by neighborhood

This guide is proudly presented by Northwood Ravin. At a Northwood Ravin signature community, you can expect the highest standard of customer service, resident...

Beloved antiques destination Sleepy Poet moving to new location, investing $5M

Longtime antique store Sleepy Poet announced this week it’s relocating to a new location two miles down South Boulevard. Why it matters: Over the course...

City of Charlotte trashes plastic bags for yard waste

The city of Charlotte is banning plastic bags for the collection of yard waste (leaves, grass clippings, small limbs, brush) for sustainability reasons,...

Hot homes: 6 houses for sale in Charlotte, starting at $375K

This real estate roundup is proudly presented by The Redbud Group, creating great experiences (whether you’re buying or selling). Here’s one of their...

2021 fan guide: 6 things every smart Wells Fargo Championship patron should know

Grab your golf visor, the PGA Tour’s Wells Fargo Championship tees off on Thursday morning at Quail Hollow Club. Why it matters: The world’s top...

Airfare in Charlotte is going up. Here’s how to save money

Folks are venturing out and into the air again, and airlines are seizing the moment to make up for lost profits. Why it matters: It’s another case of...

Timeline: The latest on the awful smell along the N.C./S.C. line

A persistent stench of rotten eggs and sewage has lingered along the South Carolina-North Carolina border for months, leaving residents complaining of...

Weekender: 20 things to do this Mother’s Day weekend

The Weekender is proudly presented by Charlotte Motor Speedway. May means motorsports at the Speedway. Get your tickets for NASCAR’s Memorial...