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11 new restaurants and shops that opened in Charlotte this spring

Our Now Open series is proudly presented by Charlotte Center City Partners. New businesses are part of what makes Charlotte great but don’t forget to take...

New South Blvd coffee shop “Sumaq” hopes to bring flavors of South America to Charlotte

Sumaq Coffee is a locally owned coffee shop and bakery located on South Blvd by the Archdale Station. It soft-opened last week, and it was so successful that...

Now Open: 15 new openings in Charlotte from this winter

Presented by Charlotte Center City Partners. New businesses are part of what makes Charlotte great but don’t forget to take some time to say hello again to...

Kiki Bistro rebrands as Sister an all-day European café

Today is the official first day of a new chapter for longtime Charlotte hospitality veterans Andy and Lesa Kastanas. Background: KiKi Bistro opened back in...

East Coast-style pizzeria now open in Optimist Park

The new Optimist Park pizza spot, Bird Pizzeria, was started by husband and wife duo Kerrel and Nkem Thompson. Why it matters: The 125-year-old building that...

Now open: 23 openings in Charlotte from this fall

Our Now Open series is proudly presented by Charlotte Center City Partners. New businesses are part of what makes Charlotte great but don’t forget to take...

Board game cafe opens in Gibson Mill Market

Luck Factory Games, N.C.’s largest board game café with a library of more than 1,000 games, is now open in Concord’s Gibson Mill Market. Luck...

Now open: 20 cool openings in Charlotte from this summer

Our Now Open series is proudly presented by Charlotte Center City Partners. New businesses are part of what makes Charlotte great but don’t forget to take...

Now open: 20 cool new openings in Charlotte in 2021 so far

Our Now Open series is proudly presented by Charlotte Center City Partners. New businesses are part of what makes Charlotte great but don’t forget to take...

Sosu ramen shop now open in Eastway Crossing

Editor’s note: This story was last updated on May 20, 2021 The new, non-traditional Japanese ramen spot draws inspiration from both anime and hip-hop....

New Japanese restaurant called Konnichiwa is now open in Dilworth

Konnichiwa Charlotte soft opened this week in the former Inishmore space in Dilworth, serving sushi, steak and seafood. What to expect: The head sushi chef...

Freshii opens in SouthPark

Freshii, a healthy fast-casual restaurant, opens today in SouthPark’s Piedmont Row next door to Taco Mac. This is Freshii’s second Charlotte...