Where Are We in CLT?

Charlotte has creative details and delights hiding in plain sight, around every corner of the city. Our team always has our eyes peeled, searching for the next surprise to share with our readers. Our goal is to inspire you to explore the Queen City and discover fascinating areas of CLT that just might become your new favorite spot. These Queen City adventures are sponsored by OrthoCarolina.

beSOCIAL

Talk is free and working space should be too. Hidden behind the storefront of Social Status on Central Ave is beSOCIAL, a place for creatives to create, innovate, and interact with other creatives. It… read more »


Book Buyers

What’s the last thing you’d expect to see in a bookstore? We’ll give you a second to answer… if you said a single propeller airplane being piloted by two giant stuffed bears, then you are oddly spec… read more »



Ratcliffe’s Flowers at The Green

Back in 1917, Louis Ratcliffe started a floral business, appropriately named Ratcliffe’s Flowers, at 431 South Tryon Street. The business operated until 1989 when Carpe Diem moved into that location (… read more »



Space Mural by Andy Rocco

This mural by Andy Rocco is … dare we say it … out of this world! You don’t need to take a trip to the International Space Station for an ethereal view of the earth, you just need to head down to the… read more »


Carriage Fine Dry Cleaning

If there’s one thing we know over here, it’s how to mind our Biscuits … two of them per week, to be exact. Biscuit making is definitely a labor of love, but always worth it, especially now that we k… read more »



Foundry at AvidXchange

You know, it really grinds our gears when people say that Charlotte doesn’t have an exceptional art scene. Now, we have the most literal evidence ever that people who say that are dead wrong. This gia… read more »



Dairy Queen on Wilkinson Blvd

While we’re still reeling from the announcement that the Dairy Queen in Plaza-Midwood is headed for the history books, we’re comforted to know that, when the urge for DQ hits, we can still stop by an… read more »


Blackhawk Hardware

Huh? We would’ve guessed that the Aisle of Death would be on 13. Blackhawk Hardware has been a staple of Park Road Shopping Center since 1977. Referred to as the “World’s Coolest Hardware Shop” by man… read more »



Coca-Cola Bottling Company

The last time you whizzed down Morehead on your way to Rhino Market or Town Brewing, did you notice that the incredible art deco building across the street at 1401-09 West Morehead Street? The buildin… read more »



Eastside Pride Mural by Rosalia Torres

EASTSIDE PRIDE! Charlotte’s eastside is a strong, proud community with a vibrant collection of cultures and people, and this fresh mural puts that pride on full display. Painted by the uber-talented “… read more »