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
Charlotte Black Restaurant Week kicks off its fourth year
This year's event will bring attention to an economic sector that has struggled amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 19, 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
How these health entrepreneurs continue to serve up wellness despite pandemic challenges
Three small-business owners in the health sector shed light on a challenging 2020, in the final part of Black Power Moves.
By Kallan Louis | August 31, 2020
Change Agents: In the shadow of JCSU, Dianna Ward is creating a new retail environment
The Charlotte business owner, with two co-investors, will soon welcome three new tenants to the Five Points property they bought.
By Glenn Burkins | August 16, 2020
Behind the scenes with this Charlotte microbiologist who created a food delivery service
During a time when public health is top of mind, TakeNow Delivery is adding a bit of science to ensure food safety.
By Sabrina Clark | August 3, 2020
Honeywell donates $2 million, launches Center City Small Business Innovation Fund
Minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses will be shown priority for grants up to $40,000.
By QCity Metro Staff | June 18, 2020
Opinion | Black businesses: Grow for today, scale for tomorrow
Business growth pays the bills, but scaling a business can pay for generations.
By Shante Williams | June 15, 2020
EMichele Paul is connecting shoppers thirsty to support Black businesses
The Marine veteran founded Melanin Enterprise, a mobile directory for Black businesses, as a safety resource for her kids. Then, it grew into something bigger.
By Christine Edwards | May 27, 2020
How these essential businesses are faring during the pandemic
Deemed essential, two local businesses are experiencing the ups and downs of customers at home.
By Dante Miller | May 7, 2020