History nerd? Mark your calendar for Latta Plantation’s Revolutionary War re-enactment featuring 3 battles over 2 days

Historic Latta Plantation will bring the Battle of Charlotte and more local Revolutionary War history to life this Labor Day weekend. The Revolutionary War...

A startup incubator on wheels stopped in Charlotte this week

StartupBus, a road trip entrepreneurship program, brings a bunch of strangers together for a 72-hour bus ride in which teams have one mission: build a startup...

How to experience the Carolina Raptor Center when birds kind of freak you out

For  curious and outdoorsy Charlotteans, the Carolina Raptor Center is the perfect place to spend a weekend day. Eagles, hawks, vultures and other majestic...

The Door Escape Room just opened. Get ahead of the game and peek inside (14 photos)

The Door Escape Room just opened up for business last weekend, and the place does not disappoint. If you’re not familiar with escape rooms, the concept...

I rode 26 rides in 12 hours and spent $70 total at Carowinds. Here’s how to do everything for (relatively) cheap and in one day.

With a mecca of wild roller coasters, cute kid rides, and a newly remodeled water park, Carowinds is a summer hot spot. One problem: It can be really, really...

The Mecklenburg County Courthouse has one of the nicest facilities for jurors in the state. See it here in 11 pictures.

Little known fact: The jury assembly room at the Mecklenburg County Courthouse is totally decked out. Think twice before excusing yourself from jury duty and...

Credit Karma’s new Charlotte office is Star Wars-themed. See it in 18 pictures.

Credit Karma has officially set up camp in Charlotte to accommodate its large membership base in the South. The personal finance company expanded into...

Birdsong Brewing is putting solar panels on the roof

Birdsong Brewing Co. will add solar panels to the roof of their brewery in the Belmont neighborhood this August. They’re the first brewery in Charlotte...

As restaurants boom in Charlotte, a firm has moved in to staff them

New restaurants are popping up in Charlotte all the time. Now a company has moved into the city to help fill them with skilled chefs and servers. Georgia-based...

You can now pay $99 a month to have a robot cut your grass

A Charlotte lawn care veteran has made a big bet on robots. Nick Sagnella spent years building a business that primarily¬†sodded Charlotte yards. He’s...

Charlotteans leave dogs in hot cars every day. Here’s what to do if you see one

Summer: It’s one of the busiest times of the year for CMPD Animal Care & Control. Their volume of calls reporting animal cruelty spikes along with...

As homicides rise, CMPD has a new initiative planned to stop crime this summer

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is taking new measures this summer to prevent crime. The department will use money from a Justice Assistance...