Health

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Lauren Travis, The Barre Code franchise owner, talks about the ballet barre-inspired workout

Lauren Travis pursued entrepreneurship after encouraging words from her mother and nearly two years as an instructor for The Barre Code in Miami.

Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

More than 1,200 people attended this annual event, representing 44 local churches.

Health expert Dr. Ian Smith gives tips, dispels myths on clean eating and healthy living

During a recent Charlotte visit, the New York Times bestselling author and TV host sat down with QCityMetro to talk about nutrition, fitness and fad diets.

Black Health Spotlight: My grandma’s Alzheimer’s disease shaped me into a warrior for the cause

Every 65 seconds, a person in the U.S. develops Alzheimer’s disease. It’s the fourth-leading cause of death among older African Americans.

Next Level Leadership ‘Be Mindful’ event provides mental health outlet for Black boys

A listening session sparked the idea for Next Level Leadership cohort to focus on mental health of young Black males.

Black health spotlight: Rwenshaun Miller, his mental health struggles now fuel his advocacy

Failed suicide attempts and diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Rwenshaun Miller says “Let’s Talk About It” to end the stigma around mental health

Black Health Spotlight: How fibroids helped discover my ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths because it typically goes undetected in the early stages.

Mecklenburg health program wins national competition with $500,000 prize

Mecklenburg County’s Village HeartBEAT program aims to reduce the health factors related to heart disease and diabetes.

5 last-minute gift ideas for fitness lovers

Although I love to exercise, retail therapy ranks pretty high on my fave list of things to do. Consequently, I’m […]

7 tips for staying fit during the holidays

The end of the year is typically when most weight gain occurs. Here are strategies to help you stay on track with your fitness goals during the holidays.

News & Buzz

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“Brooklyn: Once a City within a City” opens at Levine Museum on Nov. 15

Brooklyn is the sixth neighborhood added to Levine Museum of the New South's #HomeCLT exhibit.

Entertainment

What’s Happening, CLT: Nov. 15-17 weekend guide

What’s Happening, Charlotte? We’ve got a full page of things to keep you entertained through Sunday. Visit our special Weekend Events Page for...

Voices

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Charlotte’s Black filmmakers react to John Singleton’s death

Local filmmakers react to the death of Academy Award-nominated director John Singleton, who died on April 29 following complications from...

Faith

United House of Prayer to host centennial celebration in Charlotte

The Charlotte celebration is expected to draw members and church leaders nationwide, including the church’s current leader, Bishop C. M....

People

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Want to host an event? Good Life at Enderly Park should be on your radar

The owners say the 10,800-square-foot facility is filling a void of minority-owned event venues in Charlotte.

QcityEVENTS

11.16
Town Hall Meeting with City Council Member Justin Harlow
11.16
Chocolate Art CLT Presents: Healing-The Interactive Art Show
11.16
Black Girls Wine Society Winesgiving – Charlotte Chapter
11.16
2019 Queen City Fall Festival
11.16
Aries Spears at The Comedy Zone