Meet the woman behind V-Spa Charlotte, who opened a second location during a pandemic

West Charlotte native Shakira McGill says there has been desperate demand during the pandemic for the spa that caters to women’s intimate parts.
By Katrina Louis | November 30, 2020

Michael DeVaul takes national YMCA role to focus on young men of color

DeVaul will remain based in Charlotte while the Boys and Young Men of Color Initiative will be headquartered in Washington, D.C.
By Katrina Louis | November 23, 2020

E-Fix Development Corp. breaks ground on commercial project in West End business district

JPMorgan Chase & Co. will anchor the property once home to the original McDonald’s Cafeteria at the corner of Beatties Ford Road and LaSalle Street.
By Katrina Louis | November 20, 2020

Affordable housing, education, criminal justice: How would you spend Mecklenburg County’s budget?

The FY2022 Resident Budget Priority Survey allows Mecklenburg residents to help county leaders decide where to allocate funds.
By Katrina Louis | November 16, 2020

Interactive CLT dives deeper into museums’ art and culture

New initiative uses augmented reality to showcase artwork and artifacts featured within four of Charlotte's cultural institutions.
By Katrina Louis | November 12, 2020

HotBox Next Level Kitchen to plant roots in Historic West End

The Concord eatery is part of the growing number of businesses backed by Historic West End Partners.
By Katrina Louis | November 10, 2020

Black Lives Matter mural plaza may close next week

Charlotte City Council will vote on Monday whether to approve city staff’s recommendation to re-open Tryon Street between 3rd and 4th streets.
By Katrina Louis | November 6, 2020

What happens once polls close on Election Day?

State board of elections official says, primary objective for results process "will be accuracy more than speed.”
By Katrina Louis | November 2, 2020

‘Charlotte Listens’: A storytelling pop-up adapted for the pandemic

The interactive 'storytelling payphone' project kicks off today at Charlotte Art League.
By Katrina Louis | October 27, 2020

The ‘dignity of home’: Brookhill residents, advocates share culture often overlooked about the historic community

Brookhill Village residents reflect on their community roots and express the impact of potential displacement as redevelopment decision looms.
By Katrina Louis | October 23, 2020