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Will Kings Mountain ever land a casino, 30 miles from Charlotte?

For five years, Charlotte gamblers have been holding out hope for a casino within an easy day trip of the city. Since 2013, a Native American tribe in South...

SouthPark’s newest hotel will feature the neighborhood’s first rooftop bar

It’s no secret: SouthPark is one of Charlotte’s many “neighborhoods on the rise.” It was recently featured in Business Insider as one of the three...

The new “Ski Slope Church” will bring another landmark to SouthPark

Over decades, Sharon United Methodist Church became a Charlotte landmark as the “Ski Slope Church.” This spring, the iconic building at Sharon and...

Here are the details on Charlotte’s Moxy Hotel, the new party brand from Marriott

A new millennial-focused “party brand” from Marriott is moving forward on a hotel in Uptown. Known as the Moxy Hotel, this brand’s focus is...

Can $20 million turn drab Charlotte office park into LoSo hotspot?

Even if you worked at the Vanguard Centre, you might not remember the name. This interstate-facing office park was built in the late 1970s, and it looks every...

A closer look at major development projects shaping the new South End

When the Blue Line first opened in 2008, there was promise of a new South End: A true cosmopolitan neighborhood, with places to shop, eat, party, live and work...

The Rail House on North Tryon is a top development to watch

One of the more ambitious renovation projects in Charlotte is about to start on North Tryon. Known as The Rail House, this 27th Street building isn’t...

New South End hotel, urban plaza and office space planned near Midnight Diner

A major new development is in the works that would bring a hotel, retail shops, restaurants, an urban plaza and Class A office space to a popular South End...

Old South End buildings used to be torn down. Here’s why rehabs are back in style.

Even after a decade of development, South End’s history as an industrial center is plain to see. Scores of low-slung warehouses and shop still line the...

Inside plans for Tompkins Hall, a transformative project that’s about to put Optimist Park on the map

In years past, Optimist Park always felt like the neighborhood I drove through to get to NoDa. It was always just there, a mostly residential place where...

New Midtown tower fight foreshadows battles between neighborhoods and cranes

Office towers are starting to leak outside of Uptown. The Charlotte City Council is slated to decide Monday on a rezoning plan that would allow a 20-story...

New tower with rooftop bar now under construction on 5th Street

A new retail infill building is now under construction next to the Hearst Tower on 5th Street, where Connolly’s patio once stood. Before you mourn the death...