Qcity Biz

The salt room at this Matthews spa is a busy person’s dream

Angela Strother left her 28-year corporate America career to focus on self-care. It turned into a venture to relieve stress for others.

Jamaican Jerk NC: no frills necessary for this taste of the islands

Are you a local chef? Restaurateur? Mixologist? Food aficionado?  Qcitymetro is highlighting those who bring color to Charlotte’s food scene. […]

Get to know the Lockwood Legends house and its fight against gentrification

The House of Lemond keeps it dapper for pop-up collaboration

No Grease! barbershop will feature The House of Lemond at its couture fashion event on Sept. 28.

Cuzzo’s Cuisine: the lobster mac & cheese everyone’s talking about

Are you a local chef? Restaurateur? Mixologist? Food aficionado?  Qcitymetro is highlighting those who bring color to Charlotte’s food scene. […]

How a broken washing machine led to a family business

For Domonique and Les Boone, the road to entrepreneurship began a year ago when her mother’s washing machine gave out.

In Charlotte, 2 new programs to assist minority-owned businesses

One program will focus on providing business loans to entrepreneurs of color; the other will assist minority business owners looking to contract with the NBA during next year’s All-Star game.

Marvin R. Ellison, a retail veteran, named president, CEO at Lowe’s

Ellison currently serves as chairman and CEO of J.C. Penney Company, Inc., where he has led an effort to revive the former retail giant.

Local black-owned business shines on ‘Good Morning America’

Along with national exposure, Qcity entrepreneur Kevin Gatlin got a $10,000 check to help fulfill one of his corporate missions.

Clarence Boston recognized for his work as local entrepreneur

The Reidsville native received the One Meck Community Recognition Award from U.S. Rep. Alma Adams at the start of National Small Business Week.

Day Runner teams with BLKTECHCLT to offer small-business training

The effort will begin with 100 of Day Runner’s local drivers but may expand to include others in the Charlotte area.

Black Enterprise CEO will be keynote speaker at CIAA business event

Earl “Butch” Graves Jr., president and CEO of Black Enterprise, will be keynote speaker at this year’s CIAA business forum. […]

BLKTECH Interactive gets new home at Camp North End

Sherrell Dorsey, the organization’s founder, said the new space will allow BLCKTECH Interactive to host more workshops and training opportunities.

News & Buzz

Police: Pedestrian struck and killed in northwest Charlotte

A 60-year-old man died early Sunday after he was struck by a car while walking along Brookshire Boulevard in northwest...

Entertainment

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All-Black orchestra showcases tunes that speak to the culture

North Carolina-trained conductor leads orchestra that performs with a contemporary twist.

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...

Health

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Oprah Winfrey is bringing her arena tour to Charlotte

That's good news for those who won't be in the room for her sold-out appearance at next month's UNCF luncheon.

Faith

Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

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

People

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Statewide “Green Book” exhibit will highlight Charlotte people and places

North Carolina's 'Green Book Project' explores the 327 entries in "The Negro Motorist Green Book," including the histories of 55...

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Visualizing Black Art: Basquiat Inspired
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CSO On the Go
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The Midnight Hour: Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge w/ a 10 Piece Band
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Sip & Savor
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Disney On Ice Presents “Mickey’s Search Party”