According to a study by U.S. News, North Carolina ranks extremely low at 45th place out of the 50 states in preparing high school students for “College Readiness.” Therefore, the local Charlotte community is coming together again for an even bigger Academic Advantage event, hosted by Greater Charlotte Oral &...
Less than one year after Charlotte City Council reaffirmed in the Community Letter the council’s commitment to the expansion of affordable housing, the city announced Monday that it has achieved 44 percent of council’s goal to create 5,000 affordable housing units in three years. There have been 2,219 affordable housing...
Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel and Kimpton’s adjacent restaurant Angeline’s and rooftop lounge Merchant & Trade, which all open this fall in the heart of uptown Charlotte, are holding two job fairs to fill 180 hotel and food and beverage positions. A mix of full-time and part-time jobs are available, including...
The Yiasou Greek Festival invites the public to celebrate its 40th annual event on Sept. 7-10. One of Charlotte’s most popular cultural events, it is hosted by the parishioners of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral and takes place on the church grounds at 600 East Blvd. The family-friendly weekend features authentic Greek cuisine,...
PetSmart has announced that the first of four massive pet food donation waves is underway in Charlotte and other m major cities, thanks to its philanthropic Buy a Bag, Give a Meal program. For every bag of dog or cat food purchased online or in its 1,500-plus stores through...
Dave & Buster’s is slated to open its 102nd location in Pineville, North Carolina this October, and is looking to hire over 230 individuals to join the team at the new location at Carolina Place Mall. Positions are available in both front and back-of-house capacities, including servers, bartenders, hosts, line cooks, game...
Labor Day is just around the corner and many travelers will be taking to the skies to go somewhere special for the holiday. RewardExpert is releasing its 2017 Labor Day Air Travel Forecast in which Charlotte's Douglas International Airport is being recognized. The report uses Department of Transportation flight data to analyze the 45 busiest...
The Matthews Alive Festival is celebrating its 25th year with several special elements for attendees to enjoy. Matthews Alive is an annual four-day family festival over Labor Day weekend in downtown Matthews. This year the festival kicks off Friday, September 1, concluding Monday, September 4. 2017 Event Design The poster design...
It’s almost Labor Day weekend, and gardens everywhere are gearing up for outdoor parties! The experts at Pike Nurseries have tips for helping green thumbs maximize outdoor spaces and prepare to usher in the first hints of fall. From spicing up color on luscious lawns to ensuring pests stay...
Jerald Melberg Gallery is presenting an exhibition of new paintings by Christopher Clamp Sept. 16 - Oct. 28. This body of work continues the artist's previous explorations of realism and object portraiture, and marks Clamp's third solo exhibition with the gallery. Christopher Clamp has a singular and poignant vision, which...