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 QCity Metro 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

Lured by tax incentives, investors seek gold in Charlotte’s historically black neighborhoods

Some community leaders worry that an anticipated rush of investment dollars under a new federal program will push historically black neighborhoods further into gentrification.
By Glenn Burkins | May 5, 2019

Pedal to Porch brings neighbors together through cycling and storytelling

Charlotte will be the first expansion city to host the successful community-building campaign on Oct. 6.
By Christine Edwards | August 14, 2018