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Mediterranean-style cafe to serve coffee, wine, beer and organic food in Belmont neighborhood starting Sept. 4
Story first appeared on Charlotte Five by Melissa Oyler on August 27, 2018. Photo by Alex Cason. When Siggy Sollitto discovered a brick building that once served as a mini-mart but had been unoccupied for a couple of decades in Charlotte’s Belmont neighborhood, she...read more
ARTIST RENDERING | LAUREL STREET Centra Square, a mixed-income neighborhood in Charlotte’s Belmont community, will be dedicated Aug. 29. Article first appeared on The Charlotte Post by Herbert L. White on August 22, 2018. Homecoming has a double meaning...read more
Story first appeared on Charlotte Agenda by Andrew Dunn on August 20, 2018. Charlotte’s barbecue scene is about to get a tasty new addition. Sweet Lew’s BBQ is planning an October 15 opening, and construction is already underway. The fare will be authentic old-school...read more
Below are the minutes from the Belmont Community Association meeting held on June 5, 2018 Conversation with Community Officers Concerns with trespassing issues. If residents want to press trespassing charges, they must first ban the individual from their property....read more
Google Street View of 1007, 1009, and 1017 Parkwood Avenue Dates to Remember: Community Meeting Presentation: June 6th, 6:00 PM at Plaza Presbyterian, 2304 The Plaza, Charlotte NC Meeting summary provided by Land Use Committee: 2018-060_Petitioner’s Community...read more
Below are the minutes from the Belmont Community Association meeting held on May 1, 2018 Conversation with Community Officers Paintball Concerns. There are two officers assigned to these cases, there are legal ramifications when targeting people. Call 911 to report...read more
Amy Aussieker, executive director at Envision Charlotte What’s next for Belmont’s City Barn building located at 932 Seigle Avenue? Read on to learn how the City is teaming with Envision Charlotte to transform the space into the Innovation Barn –...read more
Old horse barn in Belmont to turn into recycling innovation hub, coffee house, bar and catering space
Story first appeared on Charlotte Agenda by Andrew Dunn on May 31, 2018. A new city project hopes to turn an old horse barn in the Belmont neighborhood into an innovation lab that produces breakthroughs in recycling technology. Oh, and it’ll also have a coffee house...read more
Laura Furman Grice and Lewis Donald (and dog Luna) stand in front of the future location of Sweet Lew’s BBQ. This story was first published in Charlotte Magazine on May 16, 2018 by Kristen Wile. LEWIS DONALD LOOKS OUT the door of an old mechanic shop in the...read more
City Manager Marcus D. Jones presented his proposed fiscal year (FY) 2019 budget to Mayor, City Council and the Charlotte community on Monday, May 7. The city manager’s recommended budget highlights: Our Vision; programs that make Charlotte a safer, more inclusive...read more
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