The 17 most anticipated new restaurant, bar, and brewery grand openings

This article was last updated on December 2, 2020. What’s opening soon in Charlotte? Here’s a quick breakdown of the 17 most anticipated new...

Coronavirus in Charlotte: Hospitalizations and cases continue to climb across North Carolina

This story was last updated at 5:50 p.m. on Monday, November 30. We’ll continue to regularly update it. Any new information will be added below and...

Sycamore Brewing voluntarily closes amid the pandemic — again

Sycamore Brewing’s announcement Monday that its taproom is closing until further notice feels like a big, scary warning that things are about to get bad....

Winter is coming. Here are 19 restaurants with heated outdoor dining

It’s getting cold, and options are shrinking for people like me who prefer dining outside during the pandemic. Here are 19 restaurants with heaters or...

Halcyon will close, and a new restaurant with greenhouse pods will open at Mint Uptown

After 10 years in Uptown, Halcyon, Flavors from the Earth is closing in December. But cheer up: The restaurant group isn’t abandoning its perch inside...

LaMelo Ball and his 5.7M followers on Instagram is a big deal for Charlotte

With 5.7 million followers on Instagram, LaMelo Ball, newly drafted by the Hornets, will soon be one of the biggest influencers in Charlotte. Second only to...

Restaurants brace for a possible second shutdown in Charlotte

With coronavirus cases on the rise again, and 2020 being the year that it’s been, restaurant owners are bracing for more bad news. No shutdown (yet):...

See inside Steak 48’s $8M build-out. The steakhouse opens December 18 in SouthPark

Steak 48, an award-winning steakhouse, is set to open on December 18 in SouthPark near BAKU and Little Mama’s. Let’s take a look inside the major...

See inside: Immersive game bar District 57 is creating a new genre of entertainment

District 57 is hard to describe. It’s part-escape room, part-game bar, and all-post-apocalyptic adventure experience. Even owners Jelani...

Everything you need to know about Optimist Hall

This story was last updated in December 2020 to reflect Optimist Hall’s current safety measures and full tenant list. Optimist Hall is a transformative...

Protagonist Beer’s second location is now open with pizza slices bigger than your head

Protagonist Beer Co. started as a nano-brewery in NoDa. Now, it just opened its second location, a massive 21,000-square-foot space in Lower South End with...

Record flooding hit the Charlotte area on Thursday. Here’s how you can help

Drivers abandoned cars in rushing water. Creeks reached record-breaking heights. Businesses evacuated. All due to historic flash flooding on Thursday. The big...