Will these Black-owned businesses get the ‘Oprah effect’?

Each of these business owners was connected to the media mogul’s recent visit to the Queen City.
By Nakisha Washington | January 21, 2020

Tech influencers share 2020 predictions ahead of Charlotte Innovation Week

Charlotte Innovation Week takes place Jan. 20-24.
By Christine Edwards | January 19, 2020

Cuzzo’s Cuisine announces plans for University City opening

Chef Andarrio Johnson and Anglee Brown to open second location in partnership with Black franchise owners.
By William Dawson | January 16, 2020

The Pauline Tea-Bar Apothecary: a woosah space where the tea is secondary

In a renovated doctor's office on Charlotte's west side, a former broadcast journalist and medical chaplain has created a space where customers are invited to meditate, pray and even cry.
By Patsy V. Pressley | January 14, 2020

Opinion | We can’t all be entrepreneurs, and that’s ok

Entrepreneurship is a lifestyle — not a hustle or a hobby.
By Dr. Shante Williams | January 4, 2020

Clear out old energy to bring in a new year

Curio, Craft & Conjure is using limpiezas to help clients start the new year with good energy.
By Shameika Rhymes | January 1, 2020

Qcitymetro’s top entrepreneur stories from 2019

Revisit Qcitymetro stories about Charlotteans who started local businesses, from the TV anchor turned restaurateur to the couples balancing work and love.
By Qcitymetro Staff | December 29, 2019

Last-minute gift ideas from 7 Black-owned businesses

Helping last-minute shoppers with affordable holiday gifts from fragrances to body butters to ceramic art.
By Emiene Wright | December 21, 2019

Hemp Neighborhood Store brings CBD to Charlotte’s West Side

Three co-founders launch Hemp Neighborhood Store with hopes of removing stigmas around CBD in Black communities.
By Emiene Wright | December 17, 2019

Meet the Charlotte groomer dubbed “The Dog Whisperer”

Amber Moore fulfilled her dream of opening a dog-grooming business, and Charlotte pet parents are loving it.
By Katrina Louis | December 16, 2019