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

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

Another!? Food Truck debuts with Dirty Mac, Not Your Daddy’s Ribs and more

Chef Anthony Denning returns with a new concept and menu. He was one of three chefs behind the former 225 Street Food truck.
By Katrina Louis | September 2, 2020

How these entrepreneurs are changing the face of the wine industry

The women behind The Guilty Grape and Culture Wine Blogger share how they're moving to achieve better representation in the wine industry.
By William Dawson | September 1, 2020

University City Wine Fest returns with boutique events

After being postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, University City Wine Fest returns with five days of socially distanced wine-loving activities.
By QCity Metro Staff | August 27, 2020

Franchisees set to open gourmet hot dog eatery in University City

Local family expands The Original Hot Dog Factory into Charlotte. The restaurant chain became popular after features on "The Real Housewives of Atlanta."
By Katrina Louis | August 24, 2020

CMS to roll out meal program for students during school closings

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will provide breakfast and lunch meal bundles for students while schools remain closed due to coronavirus safety concerns.
By Katrina Louis | August 11, 2020

The ‘Rose’ that grew during a pandemic

After sowing a seed in 2017, Taylor Jackson’s Redd Rose Vodka brand is flourishing as online sales increase during the national shutdown.
By William Dawson | August 10, 2020