Careers4All: From prison to full-time employment

After spending more than 20 years in prison, finding work proved nearly impossible for 43-year-old Jaraun “Gemini” Boyd. “I couldn’t […]
By Michaela Duckett | April 2, 2018

NFL’s Chris Smith wants Charlotte youth to dress for success

His charity, Chris' Closet, will provide mentorship, life skills and professional clothing to empower youth.
By Michaela Duckett | March 2, 2018

Art Beyond Bars: Bechtler Museum extends art appreciation into Mecklenburg jail

The museum's Jail Arts Initiative uses art therapy to inspire men, women and youthful offenders.
By Michaela Duckett | February 28, 2018

What’s Happening, Charlotte: 11 Things to Do in Charlotte This Weekend (Jan 19-21)

Explore the Bechtler after dark, celebrate the 90s, party for charity and more fun things to do this weekend in Charlotte.
By Michaela Duckett | January 19, 2018

Speaker at MLK Breakfast says King’s lessons still relevant, especially in era of Trump

Charlotte-based entrepreneur and author Pamela R. Lue-Hing said the slain civil rights leader would be dismayed by event currently happening in the White House.
By Michaela Duckett | January 15, 2018

12 Ways to Honor MLK’s Legacy

There are several events happening around the Qcity to celebrate and honor King's legacy.
By Michaela Duckett | January 12, 2018

Food Too Good To Waste; I’m taking the challenge, and so should you

I have a confession: I throw away too much food. It’s not something I do intentionally. Often it’s because I […]
By Michaela Duckett | November 1, 2017

What’s Happening Charlotte: 14 fun things to do this weekend (Sept. 29 – Oct. 1)

RenFest returns. Teams compete for cash prizes in the Ultimate Card Game. Charlotte B-Cycle’s Soul to Sole West Side Glow Ride lights up West Charlotte and more.
By Michaela Duckett | September 28, 2017

What’s Happening, Charlotte: 14 Things to Do this Weekend (Sept. 22-24)

Festival in the Park returns. West Charlotte High School transforms into Hillman College. Fun date night ideas and more.
By Michaela Duckett | September 21, 2017

What’s Happening, Charlotte: 11 Fun Things to Do this Weekend (Sept. 15-17)

This weekend: The A&T Aggies are coming to town to take on the Charlotte 49ers. The Carolina Panthers play their first home game. Historic West End Music Festival Returns and more.
By Michaela Duckett | September 14, 2017