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The Map Shop will move from its prominent location on Morehead to a larger space in South End

The Map Shop, which has operated for nearly two decades at Kings and Morehead, is moving to a bigger spot in South End. Tony and Katie Rodono, who bought the...

A new six-story hotel is coming to a rapidly changing part of South End

A new six-story Marriott Aloft hotel will open in South End close to the light rail and next to Nadeau furniture store. The 105,000-square-foot hotel will have...

Peculiar Rabbit has closed after eight years in Plaza Midwood

The restaurant and bar Peculiar Rabbit, long known for its rooftop bar and brunch menu, closed its doors to the public Sunday night. The local hangout first...

Journalist Emma Way will join Charlotte Agenda’s team in January

We’re excited to announce that Emma Way will join the Charlotte Agenda team as our managing editor. One of Charlotte’s fastest-rising journalists, Emma...

A question for Foundation For The Carolinas: ‘What does Charlotte stand for?’

One morning in late March, Michael Marsicano stood in the grand hall on the bottom floor of the bank that birthed modern-day Charlotte, and he looked into a...

Sales tax, city council, mayor, and school board: The Agenda guide to Election Day 2019

Voters in the area will decide today on Charlotte’s mayor and city council, and select Mecklenburg County’s at-large school board members....

The proposed tax hike for the arts (and, yes, other things) is the dominant issue facing voters in the upcoming local elections

Over the last few weeks, voters have faced a deluge of information aimed at swaying them for or against a quarter-cent sales tax hike in Mecklenburg County....

Inside the 24-hour race to save the birds that crashed into the NASCAR Hall of Fame

They swooped into town from Philadelphia or New York or maybe even Canada, hoovering up mosquitoes and dragonflies in flight. To South America, they were...

It’s homecoming at UNC Charlotte, and a millennial coach is finally making us care about the football team.

After the Charlotte 49ers dismantled Massachusetts 52-17 earlier this month, strobe lights fired and Drake blared as players danced on top of lockers, and a...

With Billy Joel news, David Tepper says Bank of America is open for concert business

Billy Joel is coming to Bank of America Stadium. This will be the fourth concert at the Uptown stadium in its 23-year history. The major news about the show...

After 8 suicides at one Uptown parking deck, a mental health advocate posts signs that remind people they’re not alone

Since 2012, the Center City Green parking garage near the Spectrum Center has been the setting for eight suicides. Six have happened since 2015, and the most...

Latinos, the never-ending 9th District contest, and a crowded city council race: Why this September Election Day is bigger than any in recent memory

At 9 a.m. on August 20, 15 years after she started the immigration process, Elizabeth Borja became a United States citizen. One day later she went uptown to...