City of Charlotte to host small business forum about support during coronavirus

Business owners are invited to attend the virtual forum on April 3 at noon.
By Qcitymetro Staff | April 2, 2020

This Black-owned hotel is more interested in preserving history than tearing it down

Fred Lawing of the Golden Green Hotel wants to preserve a piece of Charlotte's history and do it in an environment-friendly way.
By Dante Miller | April 2, 2020

Stiletto Boss University launches virtual portal to groom young entrepreneurs

When meeting sites shut down due to coronavirus restrictions, Stiletto Boss University shifted online to keep nearly 60 girls connected during a time of physical distancing.
By Nakisha Washington | April 1, 2020

Who’s going to save the food trucks?

Charlotte’s food trucks are feeling the sting of canceled events and emptied office parks as government orders urge residents to stay indoors.
By Erique Berry | March 29, 2020

As shutdown looms, Charlotte haircare workers brace for uncertainty

An executive order by Gov. Roy Cooper requiring the statewide shutdown of all hair salons and barbershops will affect thousands of Black business owners and entrepreneurs.
By Patsy V. Pressley | March 24, 2020

Meet the father-son duo behind Charlotte beverage brand Eli’s Lemonade

He went from a 7-year-old with a lemonade stand to a kidpreneur with products on shelves of local grocery stores and served at music venues.
By Sabrina Clark | March 19, 2020

List of Charlotte Black-owned restaurants for take-out and delivery

Good eats in times of social distancing.
By Qcitymetro Staff | March 17, 2020

Gov. Cooper: Restaurants and bars must cease dine-in service

A new executive order has shut down dine-in service at North Carolina restaurants and bars in response to COVID-19.
By Katrina Louis | March 17, 2020

Have a side hustle? Uncle Sam wants his cut

Here's tax info to keep in mind as you earn extra income or start a small business.
By Nikita Allen | March 10, 2020

Lines wrap around the building for Goodwill’s bridal pop-up event

In its second year, brides-to-be shopped for heavily discounted bridal gowns, with proceeds benefiting Goodwill's workforce development program.
By Katrina Louis | March 7, 2020