Holly Blackman
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Holly is a Charlotte Agenda writer.

New 56 tiny home neighborhood is underway in northwest Charlotte

You’ve probably watched “Tiny House” on HGTV. Now developer Kelvin Young has announced he is throwing the option into the mix here in...

How to get up to $25,000 from the city for your neighborhood projects

Few can claim the job title “Happiness Maker,” but Nicole Storey can and she does. Storey is the city of Charlotte’s neighborhood and community...

How Plaza Midwood is advocating for a more pedestrian-friendly neighborhood

Plaza Midwood is a beautiful neighborhood filled with diverse architecture, gorgeous trees — and characters to boot. But if you decide to go and peruse the...

Meet Pat Farrell, the woman bringing the farm to more tables in Plaza Midwood

A while back, I downloaded a book on Hoopla called 100 Best Health Foods and read about the bogus terminology used to sell food disguised as organic, Non-GMO,...

The details on 3 pop-up produce markets that do good in Charlotte

Food on wheels is no new phenomenon, since food trucks, especially at festivals and breweries, are now almost more common than craft beer. Pop up produce...

Where to take your kid for swim lessons, sorted by price

If you’re a parent or mentor of a school-aged child who can’t swim, you may be thinking, “Crap! Memorial Day meant pools open, which means...

How the YMCA is making Charlotte kids safer around the water

I take the breaststroke, backstroke and freestyle for granted — I was taken to a pool to learn how to blow bubbles starting at 6 months old. At 7, I...

It’s your Eastside story – show up to help write it

CNIP could be mistaken for many-a-thing, and I won’t even go there. But in my neighborhood – the Central/Albemarle/Shamrock area of east Charlotte...

Movin’ on up… to the East Side?

The meteor-sized crater left from the explosion, formerly known as Eastland Mall, leaves me achingly nostalgic most mornings as I go to and from the gym. It is...