People

Healing Charlotte: Iyanla Vanzant to headline Gantt Symposium

The Emmy-Award winning life coach will discuss uniting the community as we approach the one-year anniversary of Keith Lamont Scott’s death.

Real Talk Radio: Wyclef Jean talks about U.S. politics, relationships and music 

In this episode of Real Talk Radio, JD talks with the multi-talented Wyclef Jean about music, politics, Donald Trump and how he kept his marriage together after infidelity.

A voice in the crowd: Why one man attended the ‘call to action’ against racism

Despite personal disappointments and persistent doubts, Charlotte resident Justin Perry says he must continue to push for racial justice in America.

3 small-business owners share their stories…and advice for others

At the Queen City Entrepreneurs’ Conference, three small-business owners shared how they overcame fear, financial challenges and even self-doubt.

Cleared of domestic assault charge, William Wilson looks to move forward

The Charlotte Clothier said the seven-month ordeal, in which a female acquaintance accused him of assault and had him arrested, left him feeling publicly humiliated but wiser.

Charlotte author Monica Wood is on a mission to empower girls and boys

PR and crisis management expert Monica Wood pens a series of books for children.

5 style lessons from a former CLT homicide cop now on TV – who’s also a fashionista

For Garry McFadden, fixating on style trends and finding bargains definitely helped relieve stress in a job packed with psychological trauma.

Tickets for BPC banquet, featuring Rep. Maxine Waters, now on sale

Black Political Caucus of Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s banquet theme is “Reclaiming My Time,” a mantra recently made famous by the feisty congresswoman from California.

Former NBA star Antawn Jamison dreams of the front office 

After 16 NBA seasons, the Charlotte native says he has no regrets about retiring and talked about a new set of priorities.

REAL TALK with JD: A Breakfast Brothers Morning Show Reunion 

In this podcast, radio veterans Janine Davis (DJ), Fly Ty, Tone X and BJ Murphy reminisce about the days when they had the No. 1 morning show in Charlotte.

Woman linked to R. Kelly denies being held captive 

One of the women whose parents told police she is being held captive by R&B singer R. Kelly refused to […]

T.J. Reddy retrospective celebrates 50 years of ‘creative resolve’

Works by the Charlotte artist, poet and activist span 50-plus years, including a stint in prison. “Nothing could stop me from being able to express myself.”

Panthers fire GM Dave Gettleman 

Gettleman’s tenure was marked by a series of unpopular moves, including releasing veteran leaders.

Meet Seivelle Boayue, Qcitymetro’s new beauty columnist

My goal is to connect with Charlotte-area readers and industry professionals on topics related to style, health and beauty.

Jay-Z announces 4:44 Tour will stop in Charlotte

The rap mogul will perform in the Qcity on November 16 to promote his latest studio album.

News & Buzz

Clarence Armbrister, a lawyer with a long career in education, is named JCSU’s next president

Armbrister, currently president of a Philadelphia prep school, will begin his new job at Johnson C. Smith University on Jan....

Entertainment

A peek inside Firehouse Bar & Lounge, soon to be Charlotte’s newest hot spot

Owner Clarence Boston said he hopes the lounge, located near Bank of America Stadium, will attract young professionals of all...

Commentary

I can’t keep rolling my eyes at today’s headlines; it’s starting to hurt

Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?

Health

Why stretching is so important before exercising

Question: I just started exercising and have been hearing a lot about flexibility. Why is flexibility important? Flexibility is the...

Faith

Friendship Missionary Baptist to sponsor hurricane-relief trip to Texas

The church is looking for able-bodied men to work gutting homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

QcityEVENTS

10.22
Biketoberfest
10.24
WFAE’s Charlotte Talks – Charlotte Mayoral Forum
10.26
Christian Book Lover’s Retreat
10.26
Food Prep and Storage Class/Food Too Good to Waste Challenge Kick Off Party
10.26
Modernism + Film: Journeyman Architect – The Life and Work of Donald Wexler