Rezoning Petition: 1035 Harrill Street and 923 Belmont Avenue

Rezoning Petition: 1035 Harrill Street and 923 Belmont Avenue

    Dates to Remember: Community Meeting Date: Monday, January 8th, 2018 at the Salvation Army Belmont Avenue Corps, 901 Belmont Avenue at 6:00 PM Meeting summary provided by Land Use Committee: 's Community Meeting_LUC Summary   Public Hearing Date: 2/19/18    ...
Grab a treat and pop out your laptop at Queen’s Coffee Bar

Grab a treat and pop out your laptop at Queen’s Coffee Bar

Raina Purvis, owner/operator of Queen’s Coffee Bar in the Belmont neighborhood. Photo credit: Qcitymetro   The story first appeared on QCityMetro.com by Katrina Louis on April 2, 2019.    Raina Purvis comes from a family of entrepreneurs, so it was almost expected...
New cantina, bar and upscale gaming venue coming to Optimist Hall

New cantina, bar and upscale gaming venue coming to Optimist Hall

Photo by Andrew Cebulka Story first appeared on Charlotte Five by Melissa Oyler on February 22, 2019.   When you show up to El Thrifty Social Club, you’ll want to be hungry and ready to be entertained. Optimist Hall’s newest tenant will bring scratch-made Mexican...
Building Belmont’s Best Internship Program

Building Belmont’s Best Internship Program

📣 Calling all Teens in the Belmont Community 📣   Are you looking to build new experience and earn a little money too? Belmont Community Association (BCA) is piloting an internship program called Building Belmont’s Best. This internship program is for teenagers...
Rezoning Petition: Seigle Ave and E. 15th St.

Rezoning Petition: Seigle Ave and E. 15th St.

Rezoning Petition 2019-008 Petitioner: CoHab, LLC Current Zoning: R-5 Proposed Zoning: MUDD-O Location:  0.52 acres located on the west side of the intersection of Seigle Ave and E. 15th St. Public Hearing Date: TBD Council District: Egleston (1) Decision: Date: Dates...
A Tiny Park With Big Impact at Piedmont MS

A Tiny Park With Big Impact at Piedmont MS

One tiny park making a huge difference This story first appeared on Around the Crown, a publication of the City of Charlotte on Jan. 25th by Nicole Eaton, Charlotte Communications & Marketing. Move over Pawnee’s Smallest Park in Indiana. Charlotte has a new tiny...

New Belmont BBQ Joint is a Smokey Success  Home sweet home

This story first appeared on Queen City Nerve on  January 2, 2019  Courtney Mihocik. Lewis Donald asked me if I had my tennis shoes on, not a question I expected when I showed up to interview him. I looked down at my loafers. “Are these OK?” I asked, showing him my...
Sweet Lew’s BBQ opening in Belmont on Wednesday

Sweet Lew’s BBQ opening in Belmont on Wednesday

Story first appeared on Charlotte Agenda by Andrew Dunn and Ted Williams on December 2, 2018. Charlotte’s barbecue scene is about to get a tasty new addition — Sweet Lew’s BBQ will open to the public at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5, and will remain open until that...