Jonathan Piscitelli
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Writer, DJ, Coach... Leave it better than you found it.

How one Charlotte artist managed to quit her job and replace her previous salary with commission revenue

Something had to give. Sydney Durrett loved her full-time job as the design coordinator for custom home builder Corbett Hills Construction. But art had...

A Charlotte company is reinventing triathlons, but is it enough to bring this sport to the mainstream?

The goal of Major League Triathlon is nothing short of audacious. Daniel and Sarah Cassidy, the husband and wife founders, are setting out to completely...

So you want to Adopt-A-Stream?

Some of my favorite memories growing up involve my siblings and me “exploring” the creeks near our house. Streams are their own micro-ecosystems,...

More than words: Charlotte’s arts community responds to the riots

Oftentimes our words fail us. Especially when grappling with sensitive and complex issues, our words can get twisted and misconstrued, our true intentions...

8 lessons on entrepreneurship from the owners of Charlotte’s Cloister Honey

As a writer for Charlotte Agenda, I get to talk to a lot of entrepreneurs. I enjoy the company of driven, focused and passionate people, and I like hearing...

Inside Charlotte’s swim team for adults who aren’t Olympians

Editor’s note: The author of this article is a coach in the Charlotte Swim Masters program “Nothing fits the body so well as water,” the...

Glory Days Apparel puts Charlotte nostalgia on a t-shirt

Purpose. Passion. Call it what you want, essentially we’re talking about that thing that gets you out of bed in the morning and pushes you until late at...

INSIDER: Here’s a sneak peek into the newly renovated Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center

After a year of much-needed renovations, the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center will be reopening on time and within its $8.6 million budget to host the 2016...

A native Charlottean’s guide to the 3 best burgers in town

This article is not about good burgers. Good burgers are all over Charlotte: Alexander Michael’s has a good burger, The Liberty has a good burger,...

Sketch Charlotte: So you think you can draw?

It’s pretty simple, really. If you want to get better at something, surround yourself with people who are better than you. Iron sharpens iron. So if you...

How 100 Gardens teaches Charlotte children and feeds the hungry at the same time

A Charlotte nonprofit has figured out a way to educate students using hands-on, real-world applications and to connect young people in Charlotte with the...

Only 2 more days to experience the free Pencils and Pixels comic gallery at Queens University

I’m not the biggest comic book fan. Sure, I used to daydream about adamantium claws and mutant healing powers as much as the next kid. It’s just that...