For Newcomers

Maybe you’re new to Charlotte. Or maybe you’ve been here for a while, but are still eager to get plugged in. Either way, The Biscuit’s got you covered. We'll shine a light on the surging creative energy of our city. Plus, because you become a true Charlottean the moment you get your uniform dirty, we'll connect you with our city's nonprofits and ways for you to get involved right away. Consider this your coronation – it's time to get crowned.

Matt attempts to record Charlotte’s official slogan

The Queen City seems to have a love/hate relationship with its slogan, “Charlotte’s Got a Lot.” Because, indeed, Charlotte’s got a lot. And also, Charlotte’s got a LOT — you know, like, in its name a… read more »


Transfer Tales: Varsha Mathur

“Transfer Tales” features letters from Charlotteans (new and old) telling their stories of how they got to the Queen City and their impressions upon moving here. This “Transfer Tale,” was sent to us b… read more »



Old Pals, New Pals & Super Secret Salons

Mary Taylor At the September CreativeMornings featuring John Tosco,  we heard how everything can be our muse. I agree and as I explore my new city, I am meeting fascinating creatives practically every… read more »



Interesting Events In Which We’re Interested: August 22

The Queen City is a town of highly energetic and creative go-getters. That means there’s always something cool or thought-provoking to do. The difficult part is deciding WHICH events to attend. Let us… read more »


I didn’t come to Charlotte to Die. (Although I almost did.) I came to thrive.

I had life-saving surgery shortly after I moved to Charlotte. Total fluke. My intestines were blocked and all of my organs were shutting down. The doctor said I had less than an hour to live. I rememb… read more »



Quacking Back with Charlotte Squawks

Charlotte Squawks is a summer tradition in Charlotte. And, it’s quacking back again. The annual musical parody show that views the Queen City through a satirical lens celebrated its 15th opening night… read more »



Four to Follow: Nikki’s Picks (Nikki Eason, That is.)

Charlotte is home to thousands of Instagram accounts from Charlotte creatives sharing their work and their thoughts about the Queen City community. Many of them deserve more love and your attention. W… read more »


SHARE Charlotte: 9 Unique Ways for Teens to Give Their Time

At The Biscuit, we get excited about handing the reins over to tomorrow’s emerging leaders. Leadership is leadership. Inviting teens and young adults into creative public service is our jam. And, when… read more »



Four to Follow: CLT Instagram Accounts We Heart

We’re always talent scouting for emerging Instagram accounts that look at The Queen City (and the world) with an enthralling perspective. Here are four of our faves. They may not have a bajillion foll… read more »



Stone Cold Coke on Morehead

Welcome to another installment of “Uncommon Details.” When thinking about how many of us interact with the Queen City, we find truth the wise words of modern philosopher, Ferris Bueller: “Life moves p… read more »