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Policing in the time of hyper-change

Policing in the time of hyper-change

Hyper-change is transforming Charlotte and bringing new challenges to public safety, police division Commander Brian Foley told the Chamber's University City Chapter at its January luncheon. Fortunately, meeting those challenges is as simple as an open mind, a ready...

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Our good economic news is now a video

Our good economic news is now a video

University City’s revving economic engine just got a strong plug – a new Charlotte Chamber video entitled: “Charlotte’s Second Largest Employment Center.” The clip features Executive Director Darlene Heater promoting our dynamic work environment and university. We...

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Business networking goes lakeside at University City Taste

Business networking goes lakeside at University City Taste

Good food, great people, memorable location: The signature autumn event for University City’s business community will take place 5:30-8 pm Thursday, Sept. 25, lakeside at University Place. The Charlotte Chamber’s University Chapter invites members and nonmembers alike...

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Meet Jordan Harris

This month, UCP welcomed Jordan Harris as the Director of Community Development and Outreach. With over a decade of community relations experience in various roles, most recently serving as the associate director of community relations at UNC Charlotte. In her new...

We’re Back…with a Vision!

University City Vision Plan – Connecting: People. Places. Nature. The growth and development being realized in University City is nothing short of transformational.  Major investments in transportation and mobility infrastructure, thousands of new rooftops, new...

University City launches Barton Creek Greenway Native Meadow

By Azania Herron University City Partners, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Botanical Gardens and North Carolina Native Plant Society have partnered to install Barton Creek Greenway Native Meadows, a community native plant project in University City. On April...

New Farmers Market to open Oct. 3 at University Place

University City Partners announces the opening of University City Farmers Market on Oct. 3 around the lake at The Shoppes at University Place. Shoppers will find fresh local produce, food preparation programs and live entertainment. Open every Saturday in October The...

University City Wine Fest to Offer Socially Distanced Activities

New This Year: Wine on the Water and a Boutique Dining Experience.  Greystar University City Wine Fest will return this fall at multiple locations around the lake and boardwalk at Shoppes at University Place. The fourth annual festival will take place from September...

Where Will They Play?

We need more parks now – YOU CAN HELP A crisis caused by Charlotte’s explosive growth and government inaction threatens one of the most important assets of every truly livable city – public parks.   A recent nationwide study revealed that Charlotte has the least...