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Little Libraries Added to Increase Literacy Rate

Due to the COVID pandemic, there’s been a decline in reading scores across the board for all students in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School system. To combat the decreasing literacy rates, Charles Robinson, Vice President of Hidden Valley’s neighborhood association, has...

Holiday Lights on The Speedway

Speedway Christmas, one of the Southeast’s largest holiday traditions is back again! Now through January 16, take friends and family to see four million lights spread among the four-mile course on the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Rain or shine, the synchronized lights...

UNC Charlotte honoring the acclaimed North Carolina architect, Phil Freelon

For over two years, 22 UNC Charlotte Architecture students and faculty members, Emily Makas and Greg Snyder have been working on designing an exhibition to honor Phil Freelon. Before passing away in 2019, Freelon worked on projects at the Gantt Center, the museum of...

University City Night Market is Back!

The annual winter entertainment and shopping experience, University City Night Market, will return this holiday season. This open-air marketplace at the lake and boardwalk at Shoppes at University Place  is an opportunity to support small local businesses, purchase...

Feed Your Spirit, Mind, & Body with Free Chick-fil-A

There’s something special about bringing a community together. Especially around the holiday season when there are endless amounts of love, gratitude, and joy from everyone. The Keith Family YMCA understands this. Since the late 90s the Christian Mission Committee, a...

Farewell Darlene

I am grateful for: The opportunities to grow and evolve this wonderful community, A village of partners, stakeholders, advocates, and caring residents who believe in the future of this amazing place, A talented team of professionals, both staff and vendors who do...

UNC Charlotte’s New Indigenous Peoples’ Memorial Unveiled 

UNC Charlotte Indigenous Peoples’ Memorial On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, October 11, UNC Charlotte held a ceremony to reveal their new memorial honoring the indigenous people and the history of the land the campus is on.  This comes a year after Charlotte formally...

Calling All Niners!

  Calling All Niners!   This year’s Niner Nation Week takes place from October 31 through November 7! It is a mixture of the traditional Homecoming and Family Weekend events, combined with new events to bring the Charlotte community together. Not only can...

Local Startup Incubator Receives Grant from Jordan Brand

  City Startup Labs The Charlotte accelerator and incubator for Black millennial founders, City Startup Labs (CSL), was one of 18 organizations in the US to receive $37K from Jordan Brand. Henry Rock, the founder of CSL has said the money will go towards their...

Charlotte Kids Fest Rescheduled

The Charlotte Kids Fest The annual festival enjoyed by those under the age of 10 on the campus of UNC Charlotte has rescheduled its in-person event to the Spring of 2022. Organizers look forward to delivering another dynamic in-person festival. Until then, check out...
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