Knight Foundation pledges new money for Historic West End

The three-year grant will pay to jump-start community-driven programming at Five Points Plaza, a public space soon to be built near Johnson C. Smith University in Historic West End.
By Glenn Burkins | February 10, 2020

New year, new look, new goals for 2020

Here's a look at some of the things QCity Metro has poppin' for the new year.
By Glenn Burkins | January 8, 2020

Nonprofit will advocate for University Park homeowners

Attorney created For The Struggle, Inc. after facing constant asks to buy up her west side neighborhood
By Emiene Wright | January 7, 2020

County joins city, approves funds for Excelsior Club redevelopment project

This article was first published in our Morning Brew newsletter.┬áSign up today. The Charlotte City Council voted yes on Monday. […]
By Glenn Burkins | December 18, 2019

Historic West End church slated to become condos

The predominately black neighborhoods that surround the church near uptown Charlotte are facing rapid gentrification as young professionals move in.
By Glenn Burkins | December 16, 2019

Qcitymetro launches news initiative for Historic West End

Powered by a grant from the Knight Foundation, we will work with westside residents and stakeholders to expand media coverage in one of Charlotte's most rapidly changing communities.
By Glenn Burkins | December 1, 2019

West Side Community Land Trust unveils plans for its first affordable home

The project will involve moving a small home from the affluent Sedgefield neighborhood all the way to Enderly Park in west Charlotte.
By Glenn Burkins | November 25, 2019

Knight Foundation gives $700,000 for projects focused on Historic West End

The new funding of nine projects brings the foundation's total investment in West Charlotte to over $5 million since 2015.
By Qcitymetro Staff | October 23, 2019

McCrorey Heights Homecoming to reunite with JCSU, encourage Black homeownership

Charlotte native Winston "Wilmo" Robinson to host homecoming celebration to recognize neighborhood developed by JCSU president.
By Emiene Wright | October 1, 2019

Justin Harlow won’t seek second term on Charlotte City Council

Harlow, who represents a fast-gentrifying district that includes Johnson C. Smith University, said he will step back from politics to focus on his dental practice.
By Glenn Burkins | June 7, 2019