For Newcomers


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 »



The Business of Murals in a City of Business

It was the summer solstice of 2017. The temperature hovered just below 100 degrees. As the sun beat down on him, Jonay di Ragno painted a mural in NoDa. And, he was having the time of his life. “I was… 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 »


Learn More about MoRA

This neighborhood profile was submitted by Faron Franks, a Principal at the firm Shook Kelley Architects and resident of MoRA. It started with the house. A Realtor calling to say, “I think I found wha… read more »



#OHSNAP: Ohavia’s Selfie Spot Picks

If you haven’t tuned in to our friend Ohavia Phillips’ YouTube Channel, The Oh Show, we have a treat for you. Ohavia shot a special installment of her new segment, #OHSNAP, just for us. Folks are alwa… read more »