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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...read more
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...read more
📣 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 between...read more
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...read more
Enlarge CoHab is seeking to rezone a 0.5-acre parcel at Seigle Avenue and East 15th Street to build up to 35 residential units and one commercial space (measuring about 1,500 square feet). Melissa Key This story first appeared on the Charlotte Business Journal by...read more
Finding Home: Can The Changing Optimist Park Accommodate Old And New Residents? This story first appeared on WFAE by Alex Olgin on Jan. 28, 2019. James Atkinson's home was part of the Habitat for Humanity project in the 1980s. Now it's sandwiched between new...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Here are Charlotte's top 5 Mediterranean spots Siggy's Good Food. | Photo: Nikki W./Yelp This story first appeared on Hoodline on Monday, December 10th. In search of a new favorite Mediterranean spot? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Mediterranean...read more
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...read more
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