A couple’s love of hip hop and healthy smoothies turned into a thriving business

The Brooks wanted a business they could pass down to their kids. Now they're three years strong.
By Bethany Lane | August 22, 2021

It’s getting hot. Two Scoops Creamery has what you need to cool down.

Creative flavors, ice cream cakes, and four locations.
By Bethany Lane | July 8, 2021

Derita Dairy Bar is back with fresh food and low prices

The West Charlotte restaurant is serving comfort food in a covid-friendly way.
By Bethany Lane | June 4, 2021

Celebrity Chef mixes ethnic flavors with classics in East Charlotte

A twist on mac & cheese, wings and more at The Nappy Chef, just minutes away from Sheffield Park.
By Bethany Lane | May 6, 2021

Charlotte-based rapper & manager find quick success with vegan-burger food truck

Romeo's Vegan Burgers provides comfort food to the health-conscious.
By Bethany Lane | March 22, 2021

Johnson & Wales alum serves up tacos, sandwiches, fries… and is Covid-friendly

Chef Corey Jones opened Mad Dash to cook and serve his favorite foods. Get takeout and eat at a local park.
By Bethany Lane | February 24, 2021

A love story, a Black-owned deli, and a green space perfect for an autumn stroll

Meet Andrew and Lisa Drayton, owners of the Bedder Bedder & Moore Delicatessen; then take a relaxing walk along the Little Sugar Creek Greenway.
By GlennOaks Media | November 25, 2020

2 spots in east Charlotte for health-conscious residents

In NoDa, a Black-owned juice bar turns 4 years old, while just a short drive away, Mecklenburg County is building massive fitness center.
By GlennOaks Media | November 6, 2020

How to feed your senses (and your sweet tooth) in east Charlotte

Grab something colorful at BW Sweet Bakery, then head to Reedy Creek Nature Preserve to see the fall leaf spectacular
By GlennOaks Media | September 30, 2020

In west Charlotte, Laurene’s Cafeteria is back for another try, with Southern cuisine

Farther up Beatties Ford Road is Hornets Nest Park, a perfect spot to enjoy a takeout meal.
By GlennOaks Media | August 28, 2020