People

HBCU grad tapped as honorary grand marshal for Thanksgiving Day parade

Novant Health’s Tanya Blackmon will serve as the honorary grand marshal in the 71st annual Novant Health Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 22.

5 stories of entrepreneurship as we celebrate National Entrepreneurs’ Day

We’re revisiting five of our top feature stories ahead of National Entrepreneurs’ Day on Nov. 20.

Have we finally dropped the stigma around Black infertility?

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

Black-owned breakfast eatery coming to 7th Street Public Market

Gregory and Subrina Collier transfer their popular contemporary breakfast restaurant, The Yolk, from Rock Hill to uptown Charlotte.

#SouthParkSusan Surrenders

The search has ended for a Charlotte woman whose racially charged rant toward two black women went viral. Susan Westwood, […]

Stephen Curry signs on to produce Charleston church shooting documentary

The documentary ‘Emanuel’ features interviews with survivors and family members about the 2015 hate crime.

Ms. Elsie’s Caribbean B&B: A tropical getaway tucked in the Charlotte suburbs

The black-owned bed-and-breakfast represents five generations of businesswomen and Caribbean heritage.

Veltree has a legion of fans for its vegan soul food, including singer Erykah Badu

The newly opened restaurant adds plant-based options to Charlotte’s Black food culture

My entrepreneurship journey: Tanaro Reed, tattoo artist

Reed is one of nearly 300 tattoo artists showcasing during the Queen City Tattoo & Arts Festival Oct. 26-28. He recalls his journey of starting over and grinding toward success.

Meet Lydia Wilson, a Qcity Newcomer

The former Texan wanted to be closer to her parents. A visit to Charlotte sealed the deal.

Debra Campbell hired as Asheville city manager

Campbell has served as Charlotte’s assistant city manager since 2014.

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.

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.

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. […]

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...

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