Katie Levans
Co-Founder and Creative Director

Target Midtown’s redesign is complete and balance has been restored to the universe — sort of

It’s been 84 years — or about six months — since Target Midtown embarked on a transitional store redesign that’s left urban shoppers wandering...

Everything we know so far about 17 tenants opening at Optimist Hall this summer

Optimist Hall, formerly known as Tompkins Hall, is a transformative mixed-use development just outside Uptown in the Optimist Park neighborhood. The $60...

You should be getting an STD test every 3-6 months — here’s what to know

There were nearly 2.3 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis diagnosed in the U.S. in 2017, making it the fourth straight year in a row of...

Here’s what to expect at The Goodyear House, a new restaurant coming to a century-old home in NoDa

A new restaurant in the works inside a historic millhouse in NoDa is targeting a late summer/early fall opening. The Goodyear House, located at 3032 N....

10 best things to do in Plaza Midwood

The rebellious east side neighborhood keeps Charlotte’s buttoned-up banker vibe in check with casual bars and eclectic shops. Here are the 10 best things...

Two dead and four others injured in shooting at UNC Charlotte

A lone gunman armed with a pistol opened fire on campus at UNC Charlotte yesterday evening, killing two and leaving four others wounded on the last...

$10 million “vacation village” with 35 brick-and-wood cottages planned near Crowders Mountain

Charlotte hikers will soon have a new overnight option when they head to Crowders Mountain State Park. Crowders Mountain Village, a vacation destination two...

Giant glowing bunnies invade Uptown kicking off ambitious 13-day Charlotte SHOUT! festival

Charlotte SHOUT!, a 13-day festival celebrating art, music, food and ideas, is currently underway through May 11 in Uptown. Inspired by citywide festivals like...

30 cool dates you’ll actually want to go on in Charlotte

Listen. I’m guilty as charged here but if one more Charlotte publication tells me to go on a date at Airport Overlook I will implode. It’s time for...

10 best things to do in South End

The bustling rail-adjacent district just south of Uptown is packed with craft breweries, restaurants and more apartments than we ever thought one stretch of...

Inside the million dollar renovation transforming Lake Wylie’s former T-Bones into Papa Doc’s Shore Club

Bottle Cap Group — the team behind Rosemont, Ink N Ivy, Slate, Oak Room, Whiskey Warehouse, Brazwells and more — is nearing completion on a new waterfront...

Home Tour: Inside the mysterious 2,800-square-foot merchant’s loft above Dilworth Tasting Room

Our Home Tour series is proudly presented by Wyndham Capital Mortgage. Savvy buyers choose Wyndham – learn why. Before Dilworth Tasting Room settled into its...