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Our guide for navigating the N.C. State Fair

Ferris wheels, farm animals and fried food — we’re giving you the rundown of the N.C. State Fair. Going to the State Fair is a treat no matter how old...

Hot jobs: 50 fresh openings in Charlotte

Proudly presented by Lowe’s, where talented people go to work with other talented people. Take your skills to the next level. Here are 50 fresh openings to...

Exclusive: McColl Center receives $3.5 million endowment grant for its signature artist residency program

McColl Center may have a new name and a new look, but artist residencies remain its heartbeat. Windgate Foundation, based in Little Rock, Arkansas, awarded...

Charlotte-based Diamonds Direct acquired for $490 million

National diamond giant Signet Jewelers Limited — whose brands include Kay Jewelers, Zales and Jared — is acquiring Charlotte-based Diamonds Direct for $490...

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...

Amélie’s French Bakery brings wholesale bread service to Plaza Midwood

Amélie’s French Bakery is headed to a Plaza Midwood space familiar with bread. The Charlotte bakery will launch a wholesale artisan bread kitchen at 1511...

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...
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Spooky season guide: 13 haunted attractions within driving distance of Charlotte

For many Halloween enthusiasts, myself included, October is synonymous with spooky season. If you enjoy the adrenaline rush from getting scared, this is the...

7 things that have made us smile lately

This content was created in partnership with Lineberger Orthodontics – Smile on, CLT. Good news: we’re rounding up good news. Life isn’t all...

At last, an award named for Myers Park High’s civil rights trailblazer Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick

After everything happened that fall of 1965 — all the headlines and the hate and the firebombings — Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick moved out west and spent 25...

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...

Weekday planner: 25 things to do in Charlotte this week

This Weekday Planner is proudly presented by Bud Light. Get ready to cheer on the Panthers this Sunday with a case of Bud Light in the cooler. This...

Outdoor guide: 11 best hikes for fall foliage this year, all within 3 hours of Charlotte

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

The Library Foundation’s biggest event of the year is this month. Here’s how to experience it.

This content was created in partnership with Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation. Verse & Vino, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation’s...

Help for North Carolina child care centers

Gov. Cooper last week signed a measure that sets aside $805 million in new funding for early childhood education centers statewide that’ve been hurt...

The Batch House opens today in west Charlotte

Note: This story was most recently updated Friday, Oct. 8. The Batch is finally back. Eleven months after being flooded out of the old location, the...

Popular local retailer Moxie to open another Plaza Midwood boutique on Tuesday

Fresh off opening a new Matthews shop, Moxie Mercantile is expanding again. This time it’ll be right around the corner from their flagship store in Plaza...

16 Hispanic- and Latino-owned restaurants to visit for Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15, is a time to learn more about and celebrate Charlotte’s Hispanic community. One of...