Charles Sifford, ‘the Jackie Robinson of golf,’ to be honored with centennial celebration in 2022

Plans to honor the Charlotte native include a feature-length documentary on Sifford’s life, re-release of his autobiography and more.
By Katrina Louis | June 21, 2021

Recent hires and new programming is giving Blumenthal a new look

How Blumenthal Performing Arts is addressing inclusivity through its leadership and programs.
By Lindsey Banks | June 17, 2021

Catching up with Kevin Gatlin, a Charlotte entrepreneur who landed product deals with major retailers

Playtime Edventures founder says a "Good Morning America" appearance and heightened attention on Black businesses uncovered opportunities with major retailers.
By Katrina Louis | June 14, 2021

Ashley and Michael, a love that began through online dating

A military deployment and a pandemic were just some of the barriers the couple overcame on their journey to the altar.
By Katrina Louis | June 11, 2021

He walked up to a stranger at a concert. Now, they’re getting married.

From the moment Arderrick met Tanell, he knew she was "the one." Read the latest in our QCity Brides series.
By Katrina Louis | June 2, 2021

Popular restaurateurs announce new restaurant group

BayHaven Restaurant Group is the latest venture from Leah & Louise restaurant co-owners, Chef Greg and Subrina Collier.
By Katrina Louis | May 27, 2021

Eat Black Charlotte Week adds to growing spotlight on Black culinary scene

The team of local bloggers, food photographers and curators to highlight Charlotte’s Black food businesses and entrepreneurs June 4-12.
By Katrina Louis | May 24, 2021

R&B icon Stephanie Mills returns with a message of Black empowerment — and a music video filmed in uptown Charlotte

Mills, who has called the Charlotte area home for more than 30 years, said her upcoming single -- "Let's Do The Right Thing" -- was inspired by recent events, including the killing of George Floyd.
By Glenn Burkins | May 24, 2021

BatteryXchange and Smart Girls HQ each awarded $50,000 NC IDEA grants

Founders Desmond Wiggan and Abi Olukeye share how the funding will help scale their Charlotte-based startups.
By Katrina Louis | May 19, 2021

Find your favorite childhood treats inside this west Charlotte candy shop

Lamont and Kristina George opened Scooter Snacks & More after moving to Charlotte for the entertainment business.
By Katrina Louis | May 17, 2021