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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!…

The Rundown: Things to Do Thursday, April 5 – Monday, April 9

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By Shawn D. Allison, II Happy Thursday Brothers and Sisters! It’s been a mighty long week, but we are finally here and there’s so much stuff to do in the QC this weekend! There’s all sorts of festivals, plays, concerts and art showcases for everyone to enjoy and if you’re like me, you’re probably going to have to find the nearest laboratory to make clones and experience multiple facets of fun all at once!…

The Rundown: Things to Do Thursday, March 29 – Sunday, April 1

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By Shawn D. Allison, II What’s the word everyone? We FINALLY have some Spring weather and to compliment Mother Nature, I’ve got a cool list of cultural digs for your soul! I’ll be pounding the pavement hitting up a lot of the cool spots and if you want to tag along or meet me somewhere, check out what I got on my “Hot List” just below!…