Wow!!! What a week (Sept. 10-15)

Joel Ford got dissed. Hillary is still whining. And the Cleveland Browns achieve world peace. Just some of the nonsense that happened this week.

5 takeaways from the Charlotte primary vote

Charlotte will have a new mayor come December. Incumbent Jennifer Roberts got bounced in Tuesday’s Democratic primary by Mayor Pro […]

Wow!!! What a Week

A humorous look back at some of the week’s top news stories.

Confederate statues preserve Southern heritage — the way Klan billboards did

Monuments to the Confederacy are nothing more than a campaign to counter our nation’s true history while opposing efforts toward equality and human rights for blacks.

Celebrate mom and the ‘other mothers’ in your life

Let’s broaden the mom circle to include the people who “mother” us without having the official title.

Talk Back: Should Ray Rice get a second shot at the NFL?

Qcitymetro readers offer some opinions about the former Baltimore Ravens running back who famously assaulted the women he would later marry.

‘LA 92’ is great drama but sheds no light on a dark chapter in American history

Directors of the two-hour documentary said they wanted the film to “hold up a mirror to society” without force-feeding the viewer. In that they succeeded

I can’t keep rolling my eyes at today’s headlines; it’s starting to hurt

Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?

Talk Back: Are we too soft on Patrick Cannon, and how local is the Charlotte Jazz Festival?

A reader suggests that Charlotte’s black community is too quick to forgive our former mayor. Another raised questions about this week’s Charlotte Jazz Festival.

News & Buzz

Carol Anderson, author of ‘White Rage,’ to speak at Levine Museum on Sept. 26

History professor traces white backlash against black progress from Reconstruction to the election of Barack Obama.

Entertainment

A peek inside Firehouse Bar & Lounge, soon to be Charlotte’s newest hot spot

Owner Clarence Boston said he hopes the lounge, located near Bank of America Stadium, will attract young professionals of all...

Health

It’s never too late to get back on the health bandwagon

As humans, we are prone to get distractions. But when it comes to nutrition and exercise, it's never too late...

Faith

Charlotte church to invest $2 million in mixed-income housing development

The church's investment comes as various studies have found that Charlotte’s supply of affordable housing has not kept pace with...

People

20 years in, No Grease turns to franchising to accelerate growth

Owners Damian and Jermaine Johnson said the move is a natural progression for a business that has spent two decades...

QcityEVENTS

9.23
Neighborhood Exchange & Leadership Awards
9.23
The Hillman Experience: Operation HBCU
9.23
CAROLINA CURLY: Crowned in Curls Natural Expo
9.23
West Charlotte Class of ’97 Reunion
9.23
“The Ladies and Him” Book Signing