E-Fix Development Corp. breaks ground on commercial project in West End business district

JPMorgan Chase & Co. will anchor the property once home to the original McDonald’s Cafeteria at the corner of Beatties Ford Road and LaSalle Street.
By Katrina Louis | November 20, 2020

HotBox Next Level Kitchen to plant roots in Historic West End

The Concord eatery is part of the growing number of businesses backed by Historic West End Partners.
By Katrina Louis | November 10, 2020

JCSU awarded $100,000 grant to help remote learning

Students will receive laptops to help with virtual learning as the historically Black university remains close due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 4, 2020

Organizers host an information day spotlighting Historic West End

The idea for a community cookout grew into a gathering to connect the people and initiatives associated with the Beatties Ford Road corridor.
By Janey Tate | October 21, 2020

2 deaths, 68 confirmed Covid-19 cases linked to event at west Charlotte church

People traveled from several states to attend events Oct. 4-11 at the United House of Prayer for All People. Health officials are encouraging attendees to get tested.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 21, 2020

In Historic West End, neighbors bond and learn community history on slow, Sunday walks

The idea for a "West Side Walk and Talk" had been percolating for years, but then came the long, hot summer of 2020.
By Emiene Wright | October 20, 2020

Lowe’s Foundation grant to focus on preserving affordable housing along Beatties Ford Road

Foundation awards $1.33 million to City of Charlotte to support Safe Home Rehabilitation Program to complement Corridors of Opportunity initiative along Beatties Ford Road.
By Janey Tate | October 13, 2020

JCSU receives $6 million technology grant from IBM

Funding will help prepare students for careers in tech industries like cybersecurity and data science. JCSU is among 13 participating HBCUs.
By Janey Tate | October 6, 2020

Behind the mixed-use project coming to Booker Avenue in west Charlotte

CGE Venture Group is planning for retail and office space, a restaurant and a rooftop terrace overlooking uptown Charlotte.
By Janey Tate | September 27, 2020

Beatties Ford Road corridor sets the bar for Charlotte development initiative

Beatties Ford Road kicks off the City of Charlotte's 'corridors of opportunity.' Stakeholders will focus on six corridors around the city.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 9, 2020