Living Here

BLKTECHCLT and Carolina Fintech Hub partner to offer paid training and jobs in tech

New partnership focuses on recruiting local Black IT professionals for six-month training program that concludes with full-time position.

The Harvest Center acquires land from Jackson Park Ministries to expand affordable housing

In addition to the land donation, The Harvest Center received a private $1 million gift which allowed much-needed building renovations.

3 newsmakers from 2018 and predictions for 2019

As we look back at 2018, we’re reflecting on our biggest newsmakers in arts/culture, business and community — better known […]

11 places to be in Charlotte on New Year’s Eve

Planning for New Year’s Eve have you feeling like you’ll be all dressed up with nowhere to go? Not on […]

The show must go on: OnQ Productions temporarily comes out of hiatus for ‘Soulful Noel’

Despite the theater company’s ongoing hiatus, OnQ is back with ‘Soulful Noel,’ bringing contemporary renditions to your favorite Christmas classics.

“Take me back, Cardi”: Qcitymetro couple discusses hip-hop marriage stunt and PR

His-and-her commentary from Qcitymetro’s managing editor and staff writer.

Buzz City Brief: The Lakers brought All-Star Weekend early

I made it out to one of the more anticipated Charlotte Hornets home games this season. The Los Angeles Lakers […]

Female chefs shine at Soul Food Sessions year-end dinner

Soul Food Sessions’ Soul Sisters dinner celebrated Black grandmothers with six courses of upscale, muse-inspired soul food.

Here are the NBA All-Star Weekend event details you need to know

Tickets are on sale for a lineup of All-Star Weekend events in Charlotte.

LendingTree to create hundreds of high-paying jobs with Charlotte HQ expansion

City officials ensure intentionality about diverse hiring.

Fa-la-la-Land a new job during the holiday season

Want to start the new year in a new job? Now is the time to make a plan. We’ve got the who, what and where to network during this holiday season.

8 moments in Charlotte’s Black history as we celebrate its 250th birthday

As the city of Charlotte celebrates its 250th birthday today with cake and fanfare, we wanted to revisit some of […]

12 Christmas songs that signal the holidays are here

Here are the 12 Christmas classics — or modern versions of classics — that should be on everyone’s playlist.

Q&A with The Creator’s Lawyer Ticora Davis, speaker at Facebook Community Boost

Facebook selected this trademark attorney to participate in the two-day event on social media use for business growth.

7 young professional groups to consider joining on #GivingTuesday and beyond

There’s plenty of young professional groups in Charlotte where volunteers can “do good” while increasing their personal and professional development.

News & Buzz

Could this be the year Charlotte makes real progress to fix its affordable housing crisis?

Community Link CEO Floyd Davis, Jr. is hopeful after the recent investment into Charlotte's affordable housing crisis, but poses three...

Entertainment

Win 2 tickets to see Patti LaBelle in concert

It’s 2019, and the team at Qcitymetro has a “new attitude”! That’s why one of our lucky Morning Brew newsletter subscribers...

Voices

How Michelle Williams triggered my memories of depression

Recent news about former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams checking into a medical facility for depression triggered a memory about...

Health

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...

Faith

After deadly attack on Pittsburgh synagogue, Charlotte’s faith leaders call for love, unity

Three days after a gunman killed 11 worshipers inside a Jewish center in Pittsburgh, members of Charlotte’s faith community came...

People

National Mentoring Month: Jarron Thomas, role model in corporate America and the community, thanks to mentors

Jarron Thomas has spent years in the tech and consulting industry providing solutions for Fortune 500 companies. His role as...

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MLK Call to Service
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Charlotte Hornets vs. Phoenix Suns
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​2019 Atrium Health Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Parade
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Don ‘D.C.’ Curry @ The Comedy Zone
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African Drum Circle presented by Drums 4 Life