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New east Charlotte coworking space inspired by Black women promotes self-care

A coworking space that prioritizes self-care called AfroSpace recently opened in east Charlotte. The new space, which opened in late August, was created for...

25 impressive women helping to shape Charlotte in 2023

International Women’s Day is March 8, at the start of Women’s History Month. It’s no secret that Charlotte is full of powerful people, each...

More people are getting tattoos than ever before. But these Charlotte shop owners remember a shiftier, underground culture

Thanks to pop culture and social media, it’s not a stretch to say tattoos have become mainstream. But about 25 years ago, getting a tattoo, or being a...

Charlotte singles are turning to matchmaker Laurie Berzack to take the drudgery out of online dating

If you’ve tried online dating, you know it has its ups and downs. I met my husband on Bumble. We agree that we probably never would have otherwise...

This Charlotte makeup artist showed me that I’ve been doing my makeup all wrong

If you’re anything like me, you may be guilty of sticking with the same makeup products and techniques way too long (I’m looking at you, high...

Our 2023 resolutions for Charlotte

2022 was an eventful year in Charlotte, one filled with high-profile firings, big-name newcomers, shocking canceled plans, the loss of beloved businesses, huge...

Charlotte TikToker raises $6K to surprise a local McDonald’s worker

A recent TikTok video has tons of people donating thousands of dollars to cheer up a McDonald’s employee in Huntersville. In the now-viral video, local real...

Social Group BlkPrnt CLT aims to bring Black women in Charlotte closer together

Raqilah-Sade Clyburn founded the nonprofit organization BlkPrnt (Black Print) CLT for Black women to connect and network in a city they can call home. “Even...

4 Charlotte-themed tattoos from a crown to the skyline

We know you love the Queen City, so much you’ve got ink to prove it.  Last month, we asked you to share your tattoos and stories. From skylines to a CLT...

TikToker lived in nine cities in nine months before choosing Charlotte

Where would you go if you could just travel and live anywhere? That question inspired Mikayla Marchuk and her older sister Alyssa Marchuk to leave Chicago and...

Charlotte’s ultimate meet cute: Love on the light rail

If ever a rom-com were set in Charlotte, it would tell the story of Pamela Birlet and George Dortche. What happened: The two Bank of America employees met on...

Charlotteans are making room for bigger jeans in their closets

After over a decade of skinny jeans as the standard, an old trend is making its way back, as old trends often do. What’s happening: Our new pandemic...