How David Tepper fast-tracked Major League Soccer’s path to Charlotte

In the 11 months he’s owned the Panthers, David Tepper launched Charlotte to the front of the list for a Major League Soccer expansion team. It’s a...

Charlotte’s Major League Soccer announcement is expected soon

Charlotte is very close to an announcement about Panthers owner David Tepper landing a Major League Soccer expansion club. On Thursday, the MLS Board of...

Grocery wars: Charlotte’s supermarket competition intensifies with the addition of newcomer Lidl

The low-cost German grocer Lidl has opened its first Charlotte store, in the southeast part of town close to Matthews. Also this week, Harris Teeter said it...

‘The part of progress that has a downside’: What two years of library construction will mean for Charlotte

Walk into the main library in Uptown, and it’s not just shelves of books and periodicals. There are career training seminars and movie screenings and...

Fixing Charlotte’s buses is key in addressing upward mobility. But the system is underfunded by millions.

Every morning, 17-year-old Ceyonna Morris takes the No. 21 bus near her home in Davis Lake, a neighborhood in north Charlotte. She rides down to a stop near...

What’s it like when David Tepper casually mentions building a stadium on your property?

Ever since David Tepper bought the Carolina Panthers last year, rumors have swirled about where he’d eventually build a replacement for Bank of America...

220-acre version of New York City’s Central Park proposed for a longstanding north Charlotte rail yard

New York has Central Park. Chicago has Grant Park and Millennium Park. San Francisco has Golden Gate Park. What if Charlotte, too, had its own central park?...

Seven-story boutique hotel with a rooftop bar will be part of a new mixed-use development in Midtown

Pappas Properties will break ground about a year from now on a seven-story Hilton Hotel in Midtown. The development, which will include a mixed-use building...

Not black and white, or Democrat vs. Republican: Why the tax hike Mecklenburg County voters are considering is so divisive

The quarter-cent sales tax hike is arguably the most divisive single issue on a local ballot in recent history. The measure splits up people who normally vote...

Turning Ballantyne cool: Can office parks and suburbia become ‘the place to be’?

When you think of hip places to work and live in Charlotte, you probably think of areas such as South End and NoDa — neighborhoods connected by light rail...

A look at the latest chapter in the never-ending construction at Charlotte’s airport

If you’ve traveled through Charlotte’s airport at any point in the past decade, you’ve noticed dust and construction crews. The loud buzz of...

A medical office developer just bought the Starbucks building on East Boulevard in Dilworth

A medical office developer has purchased the long-standing Dilworth building that’s been home to Starbucks for about two decades. Summit Healthcare Group...