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

Black Charlotte’s Holiday Gift Guide

Find the perfect gift and some holiday deals this year from a local Black-owned business.
By Bethany Lane | November 27, 2020

This popular retail shop is anticipating Black Friday to recoup lost sales

704 Shop co-owner Christopher Moxley said in-store sales decline due to the pandemic will make Black Friday even more important than in years past.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 26, 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

As NC remains in Phase 3, bar owners struggle to stay afloat

Bars like 1501 South Mint and Nick & Mike Bar and Grill are navigating extended restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic.
By Gracyn Doctor, WFAE | November 17, 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

Healthy food, community investments are coming to the West Boulevard corridor

City officials announced plans for the West Boulevard corridor, the second area receiving investments under the Corridors of Opportunity initiative.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 6, 2020

West Charlotte restaurateurs plan second location

LuLu’s Maryland-Style Chicken and Seafood owners plan expansion to Plaza Midwood while dealing with triumphs and tragedy.
By Sabrina Clark | November 4, 2020

Rock Hill’s Black economic leaders want equity in city’s growth

Black Economic Leadership League is pushing for inclusion with jobs and business opportunities, especially with Carolina Panthers complex coming in 2023.
By Sarafina Wright | October 29, 2020

From prison to restaurant owners, men behind Renaldo’s Culinary Experience open up about their journey

Chef Renaldo Norris and Mario Recinos opened Renaldo’s Culinary Experience four years ago to show former offenders that they have a second chance at life.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 28, 2020