Living Here

N.C. Music Hall of Fame inductee Calvin Richardson shares highs, lows and inspirations

Ahead of his hall of fame induction on Oct. 18, “The Soul Prince” shares his musical Mt. Rushmore, songs he’s written for popular artists and more.

Things to know about the 6 ballot amendments

Midterm elections are near, and polls show that many voters know little about the six amendments on the ballot.

[UPDATED] Charlotte Black Restaurant Week returns for second year

Participating restaurants will be announced at kickoff event on Oct. 14.

Meet Harrison Horne, a Qcity Newcomer

This elementary school counselor wants to do his part to advocate for mental health resources in the black community.

Karen Clark-Sheard headlines concert benefiting Komen Charlotte

The gospel concert will also feature Jekalyn Carr and LeJeune Thompson as part of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month event.

Traveling African fashion exhibit stops in Charlotte

Mint Museum’s newest exhibition “African-Print Fashion Now! A Story of Taste, Globalization, and Style” tells the story of how African […]

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. […]

A day in the life of a NASCAR account executive during ROVAL

Follow NASCAR team member Erica Wilkerson as she gives an inside look on race day.

Indulge yourself with global cuisine from these 6 restaurants at Taste of the World

On Oct. 3, the 15th annual food tour will showcase some of the best international cuisine in east Charlotte.

What’s Happening, Charlotte: Weekend events + Editor’s Picks (Sept. 28-30)

Your guide to events and entertainment. Get out this weekend and have some fun!

Provocative film “This One’s for the Ladies” among Charlotte Film Festival selections

The South by Southwest award-winning documentary brings a taboo topic to the big screen as one of 87 films screening at the festival.

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.

6 local podcasts worth listening to today

These Queen City podcasts feature conversations ranging from politics to entertainment to business reviews.

News & Buzz

Have we finally dropped the stigma around Black infertility?

Local advocates and celebrities -- like Michelle Obama and Gabrielle Union -- rekindle talks about Black infertility.

Entertainment

It’s time that a black person reviewed “The Book of Mormon”

I finally admitted I was totally offended and there wasn’t a damn thing funny.

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

Charlotte is testing a plan that could eliminate food waste from our landfills

A pilot program to compost the food we throw out is being tested in eight historically black communities in northwest...

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

Have we finally dropped the stigma around Black infertility?

Local advocates and celebrities -- like Michelle Obama and Gabrielle Union -- rekindle talks about Black infertility.

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