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.

Interesting Events – Golden Girls, Comics, Christmas in November & More

Get those calendars ready because there is a positive correlation between how far we get into the holiday season and how many events pop up in the Queen City. Over the next week, we’ve got Golden Girl… read more »


Interesting Events – Pajama Walk, PLA-STIK\ and Doc Postle

Charlotte is blessed with incredible events every day. You can’t make them all, you know, unless you have unlimited funds and can bend the space/time continuum. And, if you can … there are probably… read more »



Interesting Events: The Oh Show, QC Zine Fest & More!

The Oh Show Live – October 26 @ The Harvest Center OHmazing! The Oh Show is back for round two! #TheOhShow is hosted by #CLTAvenger, Ohavia Phillips. She will take the stage with a stellar panel of cr… read more »



The Biscuit Podcast from 980Fest

Charlotte Is Creative held the inaugural 980Fest at Divine Barrel Brewing in NoDa on Oct. 19, 2019 — and The Biscuit Podcast was on the scene. In today’s episode of the Biscuit podcast, Matt Olin and… read more »


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 »