“Being Neighborly” – Belmont Held as an Example

“Being Neighborly” – Belmont Held as an Example

The story first appeared on Charlotte Agenda by Andrew Dunn on July 20, 2017.  Any views or opinions represented in this story are personal and belong solely to the writer and do not represent the Belmont Community of Charlotte, unless explicitly stated. One day in...
Belmont neighborhood is hosting Charlotte’s first Better Block

Belmont neighborhood is hosting Charlotte’s first Better Block

Many people want to bring in a Whole Foods or a Chipotle when they’re trying to revitalize a neighborhood, but Jason Roberts tries to prompt residents to generate more creative ideas about how to fix their streets themselves. Temporary bicycle lanes. Pop-up dog parks....
Parkwood Rd Diet Recommended to City Council

Parkwood Rd Diet Recommended to City Council

We asked the City for a safe way to access Uptown via bike and they have agreed to do it!  We asked them to make Parkwood Avenue and The Plaza safer for all users, and they have agreed to this too! Parkwood and The Plaza Corridor Update CDOT’s Dan Gallagher presented...
Belmont Ranks as a Top Neighborhood for Biking

Belmont Ranks as a Top Neighborhood for Biking

Bell and basket ready: Charlotte’s top 10 most bikeable neighborhoods [Partner] Original story appeared June 13, 2017 on Charlotte Five by CourtneyMcLaughlin.  Car…car…building….tree….bus….car….driver talking on phone…person putting on makeup while eating a breakfast...
10 Charlotte neighborhoods where real estate values are skyrocketing

10 Charlotte neighborhoods where real estate values are skyrocketing

Real estate has done well in Charlotte lately. Across the city, home prices have fully rebounded from the Great Recession, and then some. In all but a handful of Charlotte neighborhoods, real estate values have never been higher. But some neighborhoods are far...
Brewery eyes expansion, will tap Charlotte’s event scene

Brewery eyes expansion, will tap Charlotte’s event scene

This brewery is already expanding its footprint in the Queen City. Catawba Brewing Co. has signed a deal for an additional 4,300 square feet in Charlotte’s Belmont neighborhood — less than a month after opening its doors. The new space sits adjacent to the brewery’s...
More townhouses are planned near uptown

More townhouses are planned near uptown

A developer is planning to build 23 new townhouses on vacant land just east of uptown, according to a rezoning plan filed recently with the city of Charlotte. CapRock LLC is seeking to rezone the 1.16-acre site – adjacent to rail tracks and between Seigle Avenue and...