Community advocate Tiffany Capers begins as executive director for Grier Heights revitalization nonprofit

Search committee struck by her passion to improve the quality of life in Grier Heights and a “very deep commitment to justice.”
By Katrina Louis | April 18, 2019

Issa Vibe Adventures is connecting people of color to nature, one hike at a time

Three millennials founded Issa Vibe Adventures to expose people of color to outdoor activities across North Carolina, most notably through semimonthly hikes.
By Bryant Carter | April 16, 2019

Loft & Cellar releases new spring menu full of culture, passion and flair

Executive chef Greg Collier pulls from his Southern roots to reveal a menu that is culturally relevant, rooted in history, but accessible to all.
By Sabrina Clark | April 11, 2019

Big Brothers Big Sisters challenges Charlotte Black men to step up

Black children make up 69% of youth served, but Black men make up less than 11% of volunteers.
By Kallan Louis | April 9, 2019

Charlotte Black Film Festival highlights the art of storytelling in African American culture

Charlotte Black Film Festival is a local staple and welcomed outlet for showcasing the art and business of filmmaking. The African American Playwrights’ Group looks to serve as another resource.
By Sabrina Clark | April 8, 2019

City North owner says new project will yield ‘broad economic benefits’

Several Black-owned businesses will be displaced, but new owner say his firm is working to make transition easier.
By Colin Brothers, founder/principal of Artesia Real Estate | April 4, 2019

Grab a treat and pop out your laptop at Queen’s Coffee Bar

In creating Queen’s Coffee Bar, local realtor Raina Purvis thought about her own experiences of setting up client meetings in a coffee shop.
By Katrina Louis | April 2, 2019

Jazz Arts Initiative reveals new name, logo in celebration of 10th anniversary

Organization now called JazzArts Charlotte to reflect role of the community in jazz culture. Jazz legend Wynton Marsalis on hand to help make announcement.
By Sabrina Clark | April 1, 2019

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership announces new senior leadership

The Housing Partnership named Simone McDowell its VP of communications and fund development.
By QCity Metro Staff | March 21, 2019

Get to know these nonprofits competing in SEED20 OnStage

Meet some of the nonprofits competing for cash prizes at SEED20 OnStage. To win, they will have to tell their story – who they are and why they matter.
By Jonathan Limehouse | March 21, 2019