Things to Do

[UPDATED] Charlotte Black Restaurant Week returns for second year

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

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.

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.

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.

3 women of color to watch during Charlotte Fashion Week

A model-turned-coach, designer and makeup artist share their expertise as Charlotte Fashion Week kicks off.

Queen City Battle of the Bands left Charlotte; does anyone care?

The national band competition moves to Houston in 2019 after a five-year run in the Queen City.

Can The Black Mecca become Charlotte’s go-to festival?

The art, tech, and music festival sets sights on becoming a staple Charlotte experience for black millennials and creatives.

Want to get away? Visit black-owned B&Bs in the Carolinas

Morehead Manor and Thee Matriarch are two bed-and-breakfast options operated by black entrepreneurs.

What’s Happening, Charlotte: Weekend events + Editor’s Picks (Sept. 7-9)

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

I asked, “Where do black professionals hang out in Charlotte?” I got blank stares

A number of local hangouts popular with the city’s black professionals have come and gone. One woman looks for options for good food and good vibes.

What’s Happening, Charlotte: Labor Day Weekend events

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

6 hip-hop and R&B concert tours coming to Charlotte

Mark your calendars for these Charlotte tour stops in September and October.

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...


Win 2 tickets to see Patti LaBelle in concert

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How Michelle Williams triggered my memories of depression

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5 last-minute gift ideas for fitness lovers

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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...


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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