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
22 Street Kitchen among four Charlotte restaurants awarded $25,000 Discover program grant
The Creole fusion food truck is one of 200 Black-owned restaurants sharing in the $5 million pool to help Black restaurateurs hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 28, 2020
Behind the mixed-use project coming to Booker Avenue in west Charlotte
CGE Venture Group is planning for retail and office space, a restaurant and a rooftop terrace overlooking uptown Charlotte.
By Janey Tate | September 27, 2020
Center for Employment Opportunities is increasing jobs and reducing recidivism for returning citizens
The new Charlotte expansion site aims to reach nearly 800 returning citizens in Charlotte-Mecklenburg by 2024.
By Janey Tate | September 25, 2020
With uptown empty, Mert’s Heart & Soul struggles to find customers
Most of the industries that play a major role in bringing people uptown were hit hardest by the pandemic.
By David Griffith, The Charlotte Ledger | September 21, 2020
Charlotte Black Restaurant Week dates announced
Culinary event extended for an additional week, taking place Oct. 19-31.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 14, 2020
HotBox Next Level Kitchen wins $25,000 from Discover’s Eat It Forward Program
The program aims to help Black-owned restaurants impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 10, 2020
Beatties Ford Road corridor sets the bar for Charlotte development initiative
Beatties Ford Road kicks off the City of Charlotte's 'corridors of opportunity.' Stakeholders will focus on six corridors around the city.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 9, 2020
Monica Sauls joins Bojangles as first Chief People Officer
Sauls will become the first-ever African American on Bojangles' senior leadership team.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 8, 2020