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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.…

The Explosion of Uptown and South End

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By Tonya Jameson Once again, cranes dot the skylines of uptown and South End. Progress is in the air. You can see it as old stores and offices in the center city become piles of concrete and rubble, only to be resurrected as shiny stores, condos and office buildings.…