Our Favorite Stories of 2019by Matt Olin & Tim Miner on December 31, 2019
As we wrap the inaugural year of The Biscuit and turn the corner into a new decade, we wanted to pause and reflect on some of the pieces from 2019 that have stayed with us. From tattoos and transplants, to juice and Josh Jacobson, to scooters and small businesses and sales taxes, let’s strap in and re-ride the spectrum of human emotion that is creativity in Charlottte.
Tuesday Wasn’t Doomsday
Thoughts from Tim Miner & Matt Olin on the failure of the sales tax referendum.
Debunking 6 Non-Profit Myths
The first installment of Josh Jacobson’s “Breaking Good” series
I am New & Part Yankee … and I Come in Peace
Artist Kellee Stall’s inital thoughts on moving to Charlotte from up North.
Searching for Hope in Despair City
Writer Page Leggett went to DC and found it very different than when she left in the 90s.
‘Commercial Gentrification’ Pushes 120 Entrepreneurs Out at North End Biz Center
Up to 120 small businesses in a coveted piece of North End real estate had to find new homes.
From the Stage to the Boardroom
Local marketing guru and actor, Jennifer Grabenstetter teaches Erin Breeden how to use improv to improve business meetings.
We’re Off to See the Wonderful Wizard of Charlotte
What’s up with the paper murals popping up all over the Queen City?
Curb Your Metabolism: A Super-Serious Study on the Feasibility of Ingestion on E-Scooters
Bryan Li risks life and limb to discover the best and worst Charlotte foods to eat while scootering.
Liz Logan Has a Dirty Front Yard
Local author Liz Logan shares the stories behind her tattoos.
Dr. OJ Has the Juice
A local creative wants to fill your glass every morning.
Creative Placekeeping on the East Side
An interview with muralist Georgie Nakima about a new work on the East side of Charlotte.
Local Artist Picks Up Her Grandfather’s Paintbrush
A chat with Amber Thompson about restoring her grandfather’s Coca-Cola mural uptown.