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The Rundown: Things to Do September 20 – September 23

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By Shawn D. Allison, II Greetings family! Last week was unfortunate due to the effects of Hurricane Florence, but here we are with sunny skies, warm weather and a NEW season! Fall is here and yours truly, The Black Ferris Bueller has got some dopeness lined up to kick off the Autumn Equinox!…

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By: Shawn D. Allison, II   Happy Thursday everyone! The sun is out and it is time to shine all the way through! There’s lots to do this weekend to close the month of June and starting July off with a bang!…

Let’s walk and explore the Queen City in May

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Charlotte’s neighborhoods have stories to tell – stories many residents have never heard. Charlotte City Walks offer a chance to hear those stories and learn more about the Queen City through free neighborhood tours in May. Some of the walks include: • A Neighborhood Through Artists’ Eyes – This tour of East Charlotte’s Plaza Shamrock and Country Club areas is led by artists with home studios in the neighborhood, including Yard Art Day founder Deborah Triplett; CATS Blue Line artists Susan Brenner and Sharon Dowell; studio artist Amy Sanders and glass artist Carmella Jarvi.…

Meet the Mayor: Vi Lyles

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By Angela Lindsay She did it. Last November, Vi Lyles became Charlotte’s first African-American female mayor after a hotly contested race—one which ended with a much more definitive defeat of her Republican opponent, Kenny Smith, than many residents and experts predicted.…

The Rundown: Things to do Thursday, August 9 – Sunday, August 12

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By Shawn D. Allison, II Peace family. We made it to another weekend and boy is it Shawn Allison shares all the places you’ll wanna be in the Queen City. jam-packed! There’s a lot of festivals happening in our town and once you read what I have scribbled down, you’ll be thinking about heading to the nearest laboratory to clone yourselves to experience them all at once!…