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

Top picks for Afrobeat and Soca in the QC

Cultural vibes in the Queen City.
By Loán C. Lake | December 19, 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

Charlotte New Year’s Eve: 10 places to ring in 2020

We've rounded up local places to be when the clock strikes midnight.
By Sabrina Clark | December 13, 2019

Opinion | MLS hype, a cautionary tale

Charlotte's sports fans have been stung in the past, and MLS has a short leash.
By Kallan Louis | December 12, 2019

“Black Wealth Friday” focuses on investing vs. spending during holiday season

George Acheampong created Black Wealth Friday to help people of color invest 10% of the money they would normally spend on Black Friday.
By Christine Edwards | December 10, 2019

Jack and Jill chapter opens reading room at Charlotte school

The organization of African American moms donated more than 600 books to Brisbane Academy.
By Nakisha Washington | December 9, 2019

CATS gives free rides on holiday buses

Charlotte Area Transit System is providing free rides to passengers on its holiday buses Dec. 9-31.
By Qcitymetro Staff | December 6, 2019