Qcity Biz

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

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Meck County contracting program set for review

The county is examining how it awards contracts and whether underserved groups are getting a fair share.

Entertainment

What’s Happening, CLT: Oct. 18-20 weekend guide

What’s Happening, Charlotte? There’s been a significant cool down, but expect rain this weekend. Daytime highs around 70 degrees and...

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

Mecklenburg tax collector will seize wages, bank accounts for overdue Medic bills

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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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Meet Shelly Betz, a Qcity Newcomer

Shelly Betz became an empty nester and decided it was the perfect time to make a new start in the...

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