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QC Happenings: 7 things to do in Charlotte this weekend

Pickleball, brews and plenty of food are just some of the ways you can enjoy this weekend in Charlotte. CHARLOTTE, N.C. —

Friday, April 12

Disney Princess: The Concert @ BoPlex Start your weekend in a whole new world with the little ones at the Disney Princess broadway show at Ovens Auditorium.…
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Across the Ocean Again!

The pandemic clearly restricted my international travel. I had to cancel travel plans to Amsterdam and England, but not all was lost. I found myself in Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory, in July of last year. I joined my brother and his friend from Kansas City there.…
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Two Charlotte Women Challenge Stereotypes

By Cheryl Clemmons These two Charlotte women are defying stereotypes and forging their own paths in fields typically dominated by men. The vision, grit and drive these women show every day in pursuit of their unconventional dreams is worth recognizing. LaToya Faustin, executive director of She Built This City, wants girls and young women to develop skills in construction now so they can earn high salaries and banish stereotypes in the future.…
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Changed Choices

Helps Women Transition Back Into theCommunity After Incarceration By Sonja Whitemon Evelyn Hill was a young lady with all the makings of a promising future. She came from a good home. Her father was an entrepreneur. Her mother worked for the state, and her stepmother, who raised her, owned a beauty salon.…
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Black Hot Spots in Charlotte You Should Know

By Lelita Cannon With a population inching toward a million residents, Charlotte proper boasts more than the title of the largest city in the Tarheel State. The Queen City is the 15th largest in the U.S. Charlotte is currently the third fastest-growing major U.S.…
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Protections for Tenants After the Eviction Moratorium

By Angela Lindsay Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the most pressing issues facing many residents has been the struggle to keep a roof over their heads. The federal eviction moratorium provided relief for tenants for the greater part of 2020 and 2021; however, with its expiration in October, per the Supreme Court’s ruling in August, the housing crisis has roared back in full force.…
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Attorney Ticora Davis Takes on Intellectual Property

By Ryan Kouame Attorney Ticora Davis is an author, entrepreneur and purpose activator. She is also the founder of The Creator’s Law Firm –– a Charlotte-based black-owned and women-empowered boutique legal firm that specializes in intellectual property law and consulting services. Davis, who has worked with such companies as VH1, Black Enterprise and Facebook, was recently named an honoree on the Forbes Next 100 List as an entrepreneur that is redefining the American dream.…
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US Developments LLC Donates $50,000 to Little Rock A.M.E Zion Church

–Will help fund capital improvements and system repairs–   CHARLOTTE, NC (December 17, 2020) – US Developments LLC President, Stephen Rosenburgh, today presented a check for $50,000 to Little Rock A.M.E. Zion Church Pastor Dr. Dwayne Walker, that will help fund capital improvements and much needed repairs to systems such as heating and air.…
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$58 Million Housing Impact Fund Acquires First Property, Preserving 144 Affordable Apartments for Next 20 Years

$58 Million Housing Impact Fund Acquires First Property, Preserving 144 Affordable Apartments for Next 20 Years   Also partners with city and county to create new subsidy providing rental assistance for the most needy in our community    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Dec. 17, 2020) – The Housing Impact Fund, in partnership with Ascent Housing,  today announced its purchase of Lake Mist Apartments, a 144-unit property off Archdale Drive and Old Pineville Road in south Charlotte.…