St Patrick Day Parade

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It’s time for the 19th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in downtown Charlotte Saturday, March 14. The parade steps off at 11 a.m. at Tryon and 9th street in uptown Charlotte. It then marches south to 3rd Street where it takes a left and marches down 3rd St. to Caldwell. Over 70,000 spectators watched last years St. Patrick’s Day Parade … Read More

More snow?

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Seems like winter has kicked into high gear in the last few weeks of February. With another impending snow storm, here are some tips to keeping safe in winter weather by our friends at the American Red Cross: 1. Layer up! Wear layers of lightweight clothing to stay warm. Gloves and a hat will help prevent losing your body heat. … Read More

Spring sales season gets off to cold start

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With over 100 homeowners, 130 new home sales and a new product making its debut (three-story tuck under town homes), Brightwalk is growing! Check out our sales center—Open seven days a week: Mon – Thu: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Fri: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm Sat: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Sun: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Let it snow … but I could do without the ice

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Get ready! The first snow storm for Charlotte is upon us. Snow is one thing, but ice is another. Downed trees, hazardous driving conditions and power outages all add to the dangerous conditions. Here are few tips to follow to prepare for a power outage: – Stock up on essentials. Having these items already in your home will help with … Read More

Open Mic in NoDa

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Every Saturday from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Smelly Cat Coffeehouse, at 514 E. 36th Street in NoDa, hosts a comedy open mic. Even if you’ve never performed before they welcome anyone to give it a try. No judgment, no fear. “If you do have a little fear, beer and wine is available for sale to calm the nerves.” Now … Read More

Coming Soon: Brightwalk Metro

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Luxury townhomes are coming soon to Brightwalk. Check out Brightwalk Metro with oversized 2-car garages. • 6 unique floorplans with stunning architectural details • 2,100-2,300sq.ft. with oversized 2-car garages. • 2-4 bedrooms with 2.5-3.5 baths. Call 704-332-3335 or stop in this weekend to see our model homes and sales center.

Super Weekend

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It’s Super Bowl weekend. Time to hit the couch, enjoy some junk food and watch the cool new commercials (and of course, the Seahawks and Patriots!). Other places to watch include: Texicali (NC Music Factory) Whiskey River, Tin Roof or StrikeCity (EpiCenter) Dilworth Neighborhood Grille Prohibition (downtown) Kennedy’s (Elizabeth) So get your football face on and join the fun this … Read More

Food and McColl. Check it out!

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Interdisciplinary performance artist Robert Karimi is the artistic director of Kaotic Good Productions and ThePeoplesCook, an organization that nourishes audiences and families through delicious and creative culinary experiences.  Using performance, humor, and drawing from his personal experiences and research, Karimi will lead high energy performances and participatory activities at McColl Center, Seventh Street Market, and throughout the City, reinforcing health … Read More

Pocket park at Brightwalk

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The next artists who will be in Charlotte as part of the McColl Center for Art + Innovation Environmental Artist in Residency program are the Wowhaus. Wowhaus is making the pocket park at Brightwalk into “Scuppernong Commons” (in short an arbor of scuppernong grapes with a plaza for people to gather and meet, as well as a weather station to … Read More

Nosh on this: Food halls

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European noshing halls are opening across the US. Could Charlotte be the next food hub? Major cities have opened food halls in the past year, and more have them in the works. The operations range from smallish spaces to sprawling complexes; they may house a tiny collective of purveyors or a vast assemblage of merchants. City leaders, The Littlejohn Group, … Read More