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Meet Matthew Steele, the University City artist behind the future J.W. Clay Boulevard Streetscape Project

On Tuesday, June 28, artist Matthew Steele will connect with University City residents in a virtual event to discuss his plans and gather insight for the City of Charlotte-funded J.W. Clay Boulevard Streetscape project. Here, Steele discusses where he is in the...

5 Questions With: Jacqui Bryant, Executive Director of Charlotte Angels

May is National Foster Care Month. Here, we talk with Jacqui Bryant, a University City resident and the Executive Director of Charlotte Angels—a nonprofit organization that supports children, youth and families experiencing foster care—about her goals for the...

What to do in University City this month

June 2022 Caribbean Kickback with Dru Billions. June 10 at Studio 212. University City Story Explorers: Lego Theme at University City Regional Library. June 17 2-3 p.m. INTech: Girls' Summer Camp. June 20-24 Photo Walk by the Lake at Shoppes at University Place. June...

5 Questions With: Kelsey Van Dyke, Director of Family Empowerment at SchermCo

University City Partners is committed to sharing stories and information from community members and leaders. Here, Charlotte native Kelsey Van Dyke, Director of Family Empowerment at SchermCo, shares about her work to engage families in University City.   What’s your...

2022 St. Patrick’s Day Specials in University City

Looking for a little luck of the Irish this St. Patrick’s Day? Check out these University City spots for specials and events.  Ninety’s Milkshake Bar | Seasonal shakes at Ninety’s include a “Lucky Charms” concoction that’ll turn your milk green, a shamrock shake with...
Bonnie E. Cone

Women’s History Month: Honoring Bonnie E. Cone, pioneering educator and leader

UNC Charlotte is the only university in the North Carolina System of Colleges and Universities founded by a woman.  Bonnie E. Cone, or “Miss Bonnie,” as she was often called, was a dedicated educator and community leader who played an instrumental role in the vision...
Historic Newell School still stands in University City

Black History Month: Remembering Newell School

As our name suggests, University City is rich in educational history. While we’re anchored by a major urban research institution, we’re also home to significant historic landmarks of Black education. During the Jim Crow era, segregation meant that many Black children...

Cinergy Dine-In Cinemas

Come April, you will have the option to watch movies in heated recliner chairs at 5336 Docia Crossing Road, formerly Studio Movie Grill. The Cinergy Dine-in Cinemas movie theater will have 10 screens, swivel tables, with a full bar and menu available to patrons. Read...

Mobile Library in Prosperity Village

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s Mobile Library, MoLi (“Molly”), is now hitting the streets. The 33-foot-long vehicle is equipped with a wheelchair lift, side awning, Chromebooks, and over 1000 books. MoLi was built to help serve high-need areas of Mecklenburg...

UNC Charlotte’s New Tailgating Space

An anonymous donor gifted UNC Charlotte with $10 million to fund the construction of a three-acre outdoor complex that can accommodate 2,500 students for student gatherings and tailgating. In addition to the open space and landscaping, there will also be an 8,000...
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