The Biscuit CLT Podcast: James Bazelle of Mert’s

June 5, 2019 | By Andy Goh | O.G. CLT | Podcasts

The “new” isn’t hard to find in Charlotte. In fact, it’s a job just keeping up with all the doors opening every day in the Queen City. That’s wonderful, but it can also distract us from the businesses, artists, restaurants, musicians, designers, entrepreneurs and dreamers who have kept the spark of creativity alive over the years. And, we want to celebrate them … and we want you to love them as much as we do. In this first installment of our new series, O.G. CLT, Andy Goh has a chat — and a chomp — with James Bazelle who, along with his wife Renee and…


The Truth About the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence

May 20, 2019 | By | Exploring Charlotte | O.G. CLT | Videos

After decades of debate from scholars, patriots, and Charlotteans about the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence, The Biscuit is putting the balderdash to bed. On this, the 244th anniversary of the Meck Dec, we put those at the center of the scandal in our white-hot oven and smoke out the real story. What happened to the Meck Dec? Was it real? Watch this installment of “Broken Crowns” to discover the truth. Need some background on the Meck Dec? Check out the May 20th Society’s FAQ Page: http://may20thsociety.org/history/faq/


27 Years Later … We’re Still Stuck on Grandmama

March 28, 2019 | By Tim Miner | CLT Creatives | Creative News | Editorials | O.G. CLT

She bounded onto the Charlotte scene in all her 90s splendor — a blur of horn-rimmed glasses and gray — and slammed dunked our hearts. Her name was Grandmama. The Queen City adorned her. But, by 1996, she was gone. And, we’re still not over it. Luckily, thanks to the long memory and chutzpah of The Charlotte Podcast, the graphic prowess of Nalee Thao and a $250 HUG (Helpful Unfettered Gift) Micro-Grant, Grandmama lives again. This time, she aims to stick around. But, why now? “I would say 80% of the time we have to explain who Grandmama is to people,” added The Charlotte Podcast….