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Will the Charlotte suburbs send President Trump to a second term?

Suburban voters in swing states like North Carolina could decide the 2020 presidential election. People living in close-by communities played outsized roles in...

Charlotte Votes 2020

In 2020, North Carolina matters. We’re one of a handful of battleground states that will determine the presidency. There’s a chance we’re the closest of...

14,800-square-foot bar and ‘social game club’ called Slingshot opening this month in South End

After months of construction and coronavirus-related delays, Slingshot, a Richmond-based “social game club,” is planning a late October opening....

7 ways to create a calm space, according to Charlotte design experts

If I had to pick one word to describe 2020, I’d probably land somewhere between exhausting and overwhelming. Which is why it’s more important than...

Agenda Weekday Planner: 19 things to do this week in Charlotte

MONDAY, OCTOBER 26 Vote Early Various voting locations | 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. | Free | Details. Why you should go: This is a big election year. Mecklenburg...

A long-anticipated plan aims to answer: What does Charlotte want to be when it grows up?

This week, the city of Charlotte will release its 2040 Comprehensive Plan, the first of its kind for the city since 1975. The plan marks a culmination of two...

Uptown’s comeback: Street-side dining, outdoor movies, and free parking

For over seven months, Uptown has been a ghost town. Now Charlotte’s center city is making a comeback with offerings like outdoor dining, movie...
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What it was like in the crowd with 23,000 people at Trump’s Gastonia rally

The hired security guards, all with shoulders thick as bulls, walked through the rows of steel barricades shouting instructions. “Pack it in,” they told...

New beer garden with in-house butcher and restaurant opens Friday in Indian Land

A butcher, a brewer, and a chef walked into a bar … and made it their own. They call it Farm Haus. The new beer garden, butcher shop, and restaurant just...

Hot Homes: 9 houses for sale in Plaza Midwood, starting at $390K

This real estate roundup is proudly presented by The Redbud Group, creating great experiences. Here’s one of their favorite listings this week: 525 N....

Agenda Mailbag: 40 quick feedback letters on Ace No. 3, mansions, rising Covid numbers, and city council drama

This is part of an ongoing series titled Mailbag featuring items readers submit via email or our feedback form. We get a ton of feedback; this is not close...

Phase 3 is extended as coronavirus numbers rise. What will the rest of 2020 look like?

This stretch of sunny 80-degree days make it easy to ignore the fact that winter is on its way. With it could be another spike in coronavirus cases. Since...

FAQ: How can I be sure my vote counts? And 8 more reader questions

For all of the passionate calls to vote this November, there are equally passionate, but often unfounded, claims about whether those votes will be counted...

29 small business owners who proved 2020 wasn’t all bad

This roundup is really simple. It’s a celebration of some of the small businesses in Charlotte doing cool things, from expansion to pandemic pivots. This...

Agenda Weekender: 32 fun things to do this weekend in Charlotte

The Agenda Weekender is proudly presented by Charlotte Motor Speedway. There’s *a lot* happening at the Speedway this weekend. Tonight, see country...

Habitat’s Charlotte Region ReStores are magical places for home décor thrifters and bargain hunters

This content was created in partnership with Habitat Charlotte Region ReStores.  If you’ve never wandered into a Charlotte-area ReStore before, allow me...

Home Tour: See inside SouthPark’s most colorful home

Our Home Tour series is proudly presented by Wyndham Capital Mortgage. Savvy buyers choose Wyndham – learn why. Pro tip: Agenda readers can get up to...

New tenants and expansions underway at Phillips Place amid major makeover

Phillips Place, one of the ritziest shopping centers in Charlotte, is evolving. If you walk around Phillips Place these days, you’ll notice ongoing...

Cash Confessional: A physician started her own practice in Plaza Midwood on $25,000 in savings

Our Cash Confessional series, in partnership with Bank of America, takes a real and personal look inside the finances of different Charlotteans. No matter your...

Who’s hiring? 50 open jobs at places like Loyalist Market, Atrium Health, and Elements Brands

Proudly presented by Lowe’s, where talented people go to work with other talented people. Time to find your dream career. Here are 50 open jobs straight...