After nearly closing, the West End Fresh Seafood Market keeps its doors open
Owner Bernetta Powell says 2020 tested her faith, but she stayed committed to serving her community.
By Gracyn Doctor, WFAE | February 9, 2021
2 townhome projects set for Historic West End
The townhomes, priced in the high $300,000s, are the latest in a string of projects slated for the historically Black community.
By Glenn Burkins | January 13, 2021
This $30,000 Historic West End mural project is up for grabs
The City of Charlotte is seeking a local artist to honor Historic West End with a mural as part of the city's placemaking program.
By Katrina Louis | December 22, 2020
Quest for affordable housing: For 2 ‘shotgun’ homes in First Ward, a new life awaits
The structures, rich in Black history, will be used to supplement affordable housing in the city's Lakeview neighborhood.
By Glenn Burkins | December 8, 2020
Gold Line extension set to open in early 2021
The Phase 2 project will add 2.5 miles (and 11 stops) to the 1.5-mile route that opened in 2015.
By Glenn Burkins | December 7, 2020
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