UCity dining hot bites

UCity dining hot bites

Getting hungry? Chew on this! Three UCity restaurants make the list of popular dining spots, says online reservation service nowait.com. The new wrap restaurant Wrapway gets great reviews on Nextdoor.com. Check out these new places near the URP: Bachi at Cochran...

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Tasty Tuesdays – Ciro’s Italian Restaurant

Tasty Tuesdays – Ciro’s Italian Restaurant

By Haley Chilcott, intern I recently got to experience my first Tasty Tuesday, and to say that it was delicious is an understatement! Tobe Holmes, Janelle Goodrich and I decided to try out Ciro's Italian Restaurant in the Shoppes at University Place. When you walk...

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Expect to be surprised by Tokyo Grill and Buffet

Expect to be surprised by Tokyo Grill and Buffet

Expect to be both surprised and pleased on your first visit to the new Tokyo Grill and Buffet. The 350-item buffet ranges from traditional Chinese dishes to beef tenderloin. Pick your meats and vegetables at the Hibachi grill and have it prepared while you wait. And...

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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...