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Greg Jackson’s Reagan Drive Initiative tackles tough issues at a forgotten interchange on I-85

On April 25, Patrick walks into the 7-Eleven like he usually does—stoned, strung out, and smiling. “Nope,” the owner, James Phillips, tells him. Since...

Go inside: Pho @ NoDa now open in Villa Heights — view full menu and food photos

Owner of Saigon Bay in University City, Trung Cao, opened his second restaurant, Pho @ NoDa, on Monday in the new 2100 North Davidson Street building....

Cash Confessional: a week of spending on a combined $171,500 salary

Build your financial know-how with free tools and information to help you make more confident decisions. Visit the Bank of America Better Money Habits site...

Agenda Weekender: 45+ things to do in Charlotte this weekend

It’s going to be a hot and sunny weekend. Skip the sweat and take a Lyft.  Plus, get $5 off your first two Lyft rides using code LYFTWITHAGENDA....

In the shadows of the boom, one man is determined not to let a teenager’s felony charge define him

The teenager stares down at the electronic bracelet around his right ankle. Through the apartment’s sliding screen door, he can hear the light rail train making its 7:22 p.m. stop at Tom Hunter station. It’s a new sound in this part of north Charlotte, a signal that people are going somewhere.

The 16 highest paid CEOs in Charlotte

With the economy booming, it’s a good time to be a CEO in Charlotte. Rising stock prices over the past decade gave an additional boost to the overall...

300,000 people expected to attend Circle K Speed Street with three days of concerts, NASCAR autographs and free family activities

Mark your calendars: Circle K Speed Street 2019 is coming to Uptown May 23-25 — and around 300,000 people are expected to attend the three-day festival....
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I moved across the country and got laid off 4 months later — here’s what I learned

After several years in Los Angeles developing a marketing career I loved, I took a leap of faith and accepted a promising PR position in Charlotte. Four months...

What’s it like being Charlotte famous? 5 local celebs anonymously confess

It’s weird being “Charlotte famous.” The city doesn’t have many real celebrities, like New York or LA. There aren’t a bunch of actors and musicians,...

Who’s hiring? 50 new jobs with employers like ESPN, SkillPop and Palomino Media Group

Cool Charlotte-area companies are hiring and they want you. Check out 50 fresh open jobs ready for your application. Front of House Staff at QC Pour...

A condo in The Trust — where celebs like Michael Jordan and Cam Newton have lived — asks $3.2M

This condo is in The Trust where Charlotte celebrities like Michael Jordan and Cam Newton have lived, so not only does the condo itself ooze luxury, but...

Steele Creek is the next hot neighborhood in Charlotte

Uptown, South End, NoDa, Plaza Midwood — all these Charlotte neighborhoods have been transformed by new development over the past half-decade, from luxury...

Industrious will open 20,000-square-foot coworking space in NoDa

Industrious, a flexible coworking space, is opening its second Charlotte location in NoDa in early 2020. Industrious NoDa will be at 436 E. 36th St. in a...

View photos: 8 things to know about Botiwalla, an Indian street food restaurant opening in Optimist Hall

Botiwalla, an Indian street food concept from James Beard-nominated chef Meherwan Irani, will open in Optimist Hall this coming fall. “My mission with...

Weekday Planner: 15 things to do this week in Charlotte

MONDAY, MAY 20 Unpretentious Preview: Aix French Market Aix en Provence – Myers Park | 6-8:30 p.m. | $35 | Details Why you should go: Unpretentious...

Agenda Weekender: 65+ things to do in Charlotte this weekend

With so many beer and wine fests this weekend, make one easy decision – how to get there. Choose Lyft. Plus, get $5 off your first two Lyft rides using...

Target Midtown’s redesign is complete and balance has been restored to the universe — sort of

It’s been 84 years — or about six months — since Target Midtown embarked on a transitional store redesign that’s left urban shoppers wandering...

Go inside: Taproom Social, Uptown’s first self-serve bar, now open near BB&T Ballpark with 50 taps

Taproom Social, a Hoppin’-style self-serve bar, is now open in Uptown near the left field gate at BB&T BallPark. It’s the brainchild of owner...

Bentley’s on 27 is closing Saturday with plans to re-open this fall in SouthPark

Bentley’s on 27 will close on Saturday, May 18, but they’re relocating to SouthPark in early fall. What: The French-American fine-dining restaurant...