Moo and Brew at NC Music Factory

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Moo & Brew will offer samplings from 40 breweries, as well as tastes from local restaurants vying for the title of “Creative Loafing’s Best Burger.” What better way to spend a beautiful spring Carolina day than sampling great craft beer, delicious burgers and great music? Creative Loafing’s Craft Beer & Burger Festival benefits Second Harvest Food Bank. April 11, 2015 … Read More

Opening night for the Knights

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Tonight, (April 9, 2015), the Knights will open their second season in Uptown Charlotte with their season and home opener at 7:05 p.m. against the Norfolk Tides (Baltimore Orioles). Charlotte’s first month of the season features the appearance of all three IL South Division foes — the Tides, Durham Bulls (Tampa Bay Rays), and Gwinnett Braves (Atlanta Braves). Later in … Read More

New brewery close to Brightwalk

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Not far from Brightwalk, Birdsong is having their grand opening Saturday in their new location! Birdsong Brewing Company’s new location: 1016 North Davidson Street. Indulge in some rare beers on tap in addition to your favorite year-round styles. There will be food trucks and live music all day! Stop by to enjoy their brand new location with us! Bring your … Read More

Knight Cities Challenge Preview Project

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You’re invited to participate in a Knight Cities Challenge Preview Project– No Barriers:  Connect, Create, Celebrate!  The project focuses on identifying physical and/or social barriers that separate different neighborhoods and provides a means of engagement for those diverse groups to lessen the impact of divisions with tools such as co-creation of interactive art and play. The No Barriers Project grant … Read More

Spurring development

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Brightwalk and the Lynx Blue Line extension continue to spur development along Statesville Ave and in NoDa. Crescent Communities has filed a rezoning petition to allow for the development of a mixed-use project on nearly 7 acres in Charlotte’s NoDa neighborhood, at the intersection of the proposed Lynx Blue Line extension and East 36th Street. The project would include residential and … Read More

Charlotte Craft Beer Week

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The 6th Annual Charlotte Craft Beer Week starts tomorrow March 20 and runs to the 28, with tastings of rare and exotic brews, showcases featuring local and regional breweries, food and beer pairing events, brewery tours and appearances by some major names in the brewing industry. Enjoy craft domestic and gourmet imported beers at fun events across the region. Visit … Read More

Craft Beer Crawl this weekend

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If you missed it last year, here is your chance! The Craft Crawl is back with rare kegs tapped every 2 hours at different locations in South End. Hop on the free trolley and travel between the 8 destinations from 11am-9pm. Grab your free South End beer swag, specialty brews and guaranteed good times! Each stop will also have live … Read More

St Patrick Day Parade this weekend

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Don’t miss the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in downtown Charlotte Saturday, March 14. Rain or shine! The parade steps off at 11 a.m. at Tryon and 9th street in uptown Charlotte. The parade has grown to be one of Charlotte’s biggest and best. Following the parade is the Charlotte Goes Green Festival. The Festival is located on S. Tryon St. … Read More

5th Annual Green River Revival

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Whitewater takes a back seat to green water at the 5th Annual Green River Revival. Kick off the festivities at the Color Me Green 5K, where participants will need the luck of the Irish to avoid the green dye as they run through the trails. The fun continues at 1:00pm when the river turns shamrock green and live music begins … Read More

Brightwalk is home

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Brightwalk is selling, despite the long, cold and ongoing winter weather. Last month, 12 single-family homes/townhouses were sold and only three townhouses remain. Not to worry, the three-story towns, with tuck-under, will be ready by April or May. Parks, playground, bike loop, art and mature trees are all part of what you get with “new construction” close to Uptown Charlotte … Read More