When Covid-19 threatened her laundry business, a local woman saw a chance to innovate
To give her clients a contactless option, Domonique Boone, owner of Leslie's Laundry Care, has placed self-service lockers in Carolina Place Mall.
By Jalon Hill | November 22, 2021
With Lamelo Ball’s signature shoe, the Puma MB.01, set to drop next month, a local sneakerhead ranks the 5 GOATs
The Charlotte Hornets star has given us an early look, but where will his signature shoe rank among the very best?
By Jalon Hill | November 16, 2021
This weekend: a pop-up shop for Black-owned businesses
Alisia Hutchinson, the owner of 5 small businesses, wants to help other entrepreneurs gain exposure.
By Jalon Hill | November 11, 2021
Statue honoring Julius Chambers unveiled on Charlotte’s Trail of History
The noted civil rights lawyer becomes the second Black person honored along the history trail section of the Little Sugar Creek Greenway.
By Glenn Burkins | November 1, 2021
After a Covid pause in 2020, homecomings resume at some HBCUs… but with fewer events
We preview three that are within an easy drive from Charlotte.
By Jalon Hill | October 28, 2021
New Gantt Center exhibition will honor the building’s architect
Phil Freelon died in 2019 but left an architectural legacy.
By Glenn Burkins | October 1, 2021
Davidson alumna who once imagined a career in sports medicine finds her niche in art
More than a year after George Floyd's death altered her career trajectory, Makayla Binter prepares for her first solo show.
By Jalon Hill | September 23, 2021
Arsena Schroeder uses her ‘Unplugged+Live’ concert series to showcase local musicians
On Saturday, Schroeder and her independent record label will host a free, lunchtime music event featuring a live DJ, food trucks, and special performances by Charlotte artists.
By Jalon Hill | September 9, 2021
Charlotte woman shares battle with anxiety through performance
With the debut of her one-woman show, Mia Love Live seeks to shed light on mental health in Black communities.
By Jalon Hill | August 26, 2021