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Taste, Sip & Stroll the night away on April 11!

Taste, Sip & Stroll the night away on April 11!

Get a great start to Wine Fest weekend. Join us lakeside on the University Place boardwalk on April 11 for Taste, Sip & Stroll – a night of tasty restaurant bites, classy wine, crafty brews, lively local arts and the uniquely Carolinas Alternative rock music of Swim in the Wild. Here’s the lineup – all yours for just $15 per person. Get tickets online now. Seven restaurants to savor – What’s your dining pleasure? Carolina seafood, smoked barbecue, Japanese... read more
University City Wine Fest – the best tasting festival in town!

University City Wine Fest – the best tasting festival in town!

Join us April 13 for Charlotte’s most spirit-filled springtime festival – the University City Wine Fest. Spend the afternoon lakeside at University Place sampling and learning about fine wines from two dozen wineries, plus craft beers and spirits! One ticket covers all the beverages you can consume (responsibly) at our event.   Don’t miss 3 new Wine Fest Weekend events at University Place The third annual Wine Fest is better and BIGGER than ever – in fact, three days... read more
Learn about NC 49 ‘Superstreet’ at April 23 meeting

Learn about NC 49 ‘Superstreet’ at April 23 meeting

ARTICLE UPDATED MARCH 19, 2019 The state Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting on April 23 to share plans to transform 1.2 miles of University City Boulevard into a six-lane “Superstreet” and close the Back Creek Church Road railroad crossing. The meeting will take place 4-7 pm April 23 in the Lucas Room at UNC Charlotte’s Cone University Center. The meeting will be held drop-in style, with state staff available to explain the project, answer questions and... read more
Our Guide to fun on the LYNX Blue Line Extension

Our Guide to fun on the LYNX Blue Line Extension

The web is full of articles about having fun along the LYNX Blue Line. In honor of the March 16 first anniversary of our Blue Line Extension, we have compiled a list of articles that will help you explore the LYNX, station by station.   Charlotte Area Transit System Guide To ALL Stations And Park-And-Ride Lots Each station and parking area listing includes a map, photo, list of features, list of connecting CATS bus routes and description of station... read more
LYNX Blue Line Extension videos on the Web

LYNX Blue Line Extension videos on the Web

You can spend days looking at online videos about the Charlotte LYNX Blue Line, posted by casual riders, CATS and several businesses. In honor of the March 16 first anniversary of the LYNX Blue Line Extension, we compiled this list of videos that appealed to us. We hope you enjoy them.   One Year Anniversary Of LYNX Blue Line Extension FOX News offers this brief report on our LYNX line after one year of operation. WATCH   First Day... read more
Driver-license office opens in Research Park

Driver-license office opens in Research Park

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles recently opened a driver-license office in University Research Park. DMV now has four offices in Charlotte and one in Huntersville. A part-time mobile unit visits Pineville each Wednesday. The new office is located in an office building at 9711 David Taylor Drive, near Senator Royall Place. “We are excited to open a fourth full-time driver-license office in Charlotte,” said DMV Commissioner Torre J. Jessup. “This new office will increase the capacity for service... read more
Cleaner streets ahead for UCity

Cleaner streets ahead for UCity

University City’s highways will soon receive extra TLC. Starting this spring, University City Partners will pay a contractor to clean up litter along North Tryon Street, W.T. Harris Boulevard and parts of other major roadways within University City’s Municipal Service District. The contractor will also work with property owners to keep grass mowed near the curb. Work crews will focus on North Tryon Street between the I-85 connector and Mallard Creek Church Road; on W.T. Harris Boulevard between University... read more
Urgent-care center to open at Clay parking deck

Urgent-care center to open at Clay parking deck

Atrium Health plans to open an urgent-care center this summer in the parking deck at the Clay Boulevard LYNX Station. The center will meet a growing need for convenient health care in the heart of University City’s light-rail business district, says Bill Leonard, president of Atrium Health University City. “The University City area is growing, and access to walk-in urgent-care service is underserved in our market,” Leonard said. Atrium Health operates more than 30 urgent-care facilities throughout the Charlotte... read more

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