It’s time to have a frank talk about sex with your dentist

During Oral Cancer Awareness month, experts say early detection is key to treating deadly HPV-related oral cancers. Learn the signs.
By Anne Blythe, NC Health News | April 25, 2020

Coronavirus updates, April 1: What you need to know in Mecklenburg County

The rent is due but where are the stimulus checks? Money to go out in next 3 weeks, feds say. Are you eligible?
By Qcitymetro staff | April 1, 2020

London and Paris, the second time around, still delight

Planning to take advantage of falling prices to Europe? Here are some memorable moments and tips if you visit these vibrant, bustling historic cities.
By Mordecia D. Strickland | September 12, 2018

Summer festivals offer an explosion of cross-cultural fun

ASC's Charlotte Culture Guide is your roadmap for exploring festivals, theater, music, dance, visual arts and other events -- for all ages
By Dee Dee Strickland | June 18, 2018

Foundation For The Carolinas awards Social Capital grants

Acting on the Leading on Opportunity task force report, which noted that social capital might be the 'secret sauce' for creating greater access to opportunity for children and youth, the Foundation awarded more than $150,000 to 16 area organizations.
By Dee Dee Strickland | May 17, 2018

Charlotte Center City Partners hosts ‘bike commuter happy hours’ on May 11, 18 and 25

After-work events promote biking in Charlotte as part of 'Rock the Ride' Fridays. Grab some breakfast and get rolling in the mornings with other Uptown commuters.
By Dee Dee Strickland | May 7, 2018

Experience ASC Culture Blocks with this free ‘tour’ coming to your neighborhood

Each Culture Blocks Tour stop will focus on one of three themes: Identity, Nature or Community Stories – Connected Future. Find out when these programs will be in your neighborhood.
By Dee Dee Strickland | April 27, 2018

The ‘biggest BOOM yet,’ Plaza Midwood festival kicks off weekend of festivities in Charlotte

Weekend events also include something for pet lovers -- and their little doggies, too; beer lovers can sample dozens of brews at the Jamaican Me Hoppy Craft Beer festival. Coming April 28: International Sandwich Fest and Charlotte Art Collective.
By Qcity staff | April 18, 2018

The Robinson Center: 10 years of leading on civic engagement

Created by Foundation For The Carolinas in 2008, the center has facilitated public/private partnerships to address a spectrum of community needs, ranging from basic necessities to a sweeping initiative to tackle the root causes of economic inequality
By Dee Dee Strickland | April 6, 2018

New initiative, Tutor Charlotte, provides high quality, one-on-one tutoring across Charlotte

United Way of Central Carolinas and Read Charlotte launch expanded effort to boost reading proficiencies of at-risk students in K-3 grades
By Dee Dee Strickland | March 28, 2018