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Why Minneapolis matters everywhere — yes, even Charlotte

A few thoughts about things that seem far away … — A long time before this very long week, on August 11, 1897, a white woman stepped in front of a...

The beloved Manor Theatre will close after 73 years in Myers Park

The beloved Manor Twin theater is closing after 73 years in Myers Park. It is the oldest movie theater in Charlotte. And losing it means we’re losing our...

Explainer: Phase two of reopening starts Friday. Restaurants and salons can reopen, bars and gyms remain closed

This story was last updated at 5:50 p.m. on Friday, May 22. We’ll continue to update it as part of our ongoing coronavirus coverage. Any new information will...

City names Johnny Jennings new CMPD chief

Deputy Chief Johnny Jennings will become the new chief of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, city officials announced Wednesday morning. His...

Agenda Weekender: 25 quarantine-approved things to do this weekend in Charlotte

The Agenda Weekender is proudly presented by the Coca-Cola 600. Your weekends might look a little different for now but there are still virtual, safe ways to...

Spiked ‘seltzery’ opening in Charlotte this summer will be the first of its kind on the East Coast

A few summers ago, Kristin Cagney was sitting by the pool with friends, sipping a spiked seltzer (remember those days?). She wasn’t sure where to go next...

Fashion picks: 5 outfits for picnic and patio season — plus the No. 1 accessory right now

This style roundup is proudly presented by California Closets.    While you’re giving your wardrobe an update, why not give your closet one, too?...
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Who’s hiring? 50 new open jobs at places like Lowe’s, Atrium Health, and AvidXchange

On the job hunt? Some of Charlotte’s most desirable companies to work for are hiring now. We sent a survey to Agenda newsletter readers pre-coronavirus...

Is the open office a thing of the past?

Collaborative work spaces, retrofitting older buildings, coffee bars, and amenities have all become tenets of modern office design. But these days it’s...

CMS teacher battling stage 4 cancer continues to teach from his hospital bed

With schools closed, teachers have had to pivot quickly to a new, remote way of educating. Wil Loesel, an 8th-grade math teacher at Albemarle Road Middle...

5 ways to support Charlotte’s seniors during the pandemic

Nearly all coronavirus-related deaths in Mecklenburg County have been among adults 60 years and older. Long-term care facilities are locked down to visitors...

Could coronavirus actually speed up Charlotte’s growth?

The rapid growth of Charlotte is woven into the city’s modern identity, much like banking and breweries. From 2018 to 2019, the Charlotte metropolitan...

Top 12 employers that people want to work for in Charlotte (and who’s hiring)

Bank of America is the No. 1 most desirable place to work in Charlotte, followed by Red Ventures. Survey results: We sent a survey to Agenda newsletter readers...

This painting dog’s artwork sales yielded 2,000 pounds of food donations to Second Harvest

While your dog is chasing its tail or barking at the mailman, seven-year-old Australian Shepherd Ivy Kite is painting. Her work has sold for up to $500 and...

Charlotte’s music scene is “in the emergency room”

The last time Laura and I went out — as in out-out, as in past 9 p.m. — we spent the night standing on the slanted floor at the Neighborhood Theatre. This...

Hot homes: 10 houses for sale in Charlotte with great front porches

This real estate roundup is proudly presented by the Redbud Group, creating better experiences. Here’s their favorite listing this week: 9627 Rayneridge...

Not enough people are wearing face masks, officials say. Is NC on track for phase two of reopening?

North Carolina is almost a week into phase one of reopening, with phase two on the horizon for next week. So, how are we doing so far? Phase one — which...

Top 11 donut spots in Charlotte, and what to order at each

Even in the worst of times, there’s something about a warm donut that makes everything feel OK. Here’s where to find the best donuts in the...

Agenda Weekender: 18 quarantine-approved things to do this weekend in Charlotte

The Agenda Weekender is proudly presented by the Coca-Cola 600. Your weekends might look a little different for now but there are still virtual, safe ways to...