Get to know the Lockwood Legends house and its fight against gentrification
Nestled between North Tryon and North Graham streets sits Lockwood neighborhood, a tree-lined community with wide roads and homes dating […]
By Katrina Louis | September 27, 2018
The House of Lemond keeps it dapper for pop-up collaboration
No Grease! barbershop will feature The House of Lemond at its couture fashion event on Sept. 28.
By Keith Cradle | September 25, 2018
Cuzzo’s Cuisine: the lobster mac & cheese everyone’s talking about
Are you a local chef? Restaurateur? Mixologist? Food aficionado? Qcitymetro is highlighting those who bring color to Charlotte’s food scene. […]
By QCity Metro Staff | September 20, 2018
How a broken washing machine led to a family business
For Domonique and Les Boone, the road to entrepreneurship began a year ago when her mother's washing machine gave out.
By Kayanah Alexander | June 11, 2018
In Charlotte, 2 new programs to assist minority-owned businesses
One program will focus on providing business loans to entrepreneurs of color; the other will assist minority business owners looking to contract with the NBA during next year's All-Star game.
By QCity Metro Staff | May 29, 2018
Marvin R. Ellison, a retail veteran, named president, CEO at Lowe’s
Ellison currently serves as chairman and CEO of J.C. Penney Company, Inc., where he has led an effort to revive the former retail giant.
By Kayanah Alexander | May 22, 2018
Local black-owned business shines on ‘Good Morning America’
Along with national exposure, Qcity entrepreneur Kevin Gatlin got a $10,000 check to help fulfill one of his corporate missions.
By Katrina Louis | May 16, 2018
Clarence Boston recognized for his work as local entrepreneur
The Reidsville native received the One Meck Community Recognition Award from U.S. Rep. Alma Adams at the start of National Small Business Week.
By QCity Metro Staff | May 1, 2018
Day Runner teams with BLKTECHCLT to offer small-business training
The effort will begin with 100 of Day Runner's local drivers but may expand to include others in the Charlotte area.
By Glenn Burkins | April 25, 2018
Black Enterprise CEO will be keynote speaker at CIAA business event
Earl “Butch” Graves Jr., president and CEO of Black Enterprise, will be keynote speaker at this year’s CIAA business forum. […]
By Glenn Burkins | February 10, 2018