Charlotte ranks No. 1 in the U.S. as a destination for moving by millennials, according to a recent study by mortgage lender SmartAsset. Young adults today are less likely to move than they were in previous generations. Data from the Census Bureau shows that the mobility rate for young adults...
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...
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...
Several international and potential Olympic figure skaters are training in Indian Trail for the upcoming Olympic qualifying events. Many are world caliber athletes. The training is open to the public. Several of the skaters will also be performing in a cancer benefit show on August 18-- "Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer," along with many local...
The Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association reports on the residential real estate market in this region based on Carolina Multiple Listing Services, Inc. (CarolinaMLS) data. CarolinaMLS year-over-year home sales in July increased 3.1 percent with 4,246 properties sold compared to 4,119 properties sold in July 2016. Home sales were down 10 percent...
Charlotte Pride, a local non-profit organization which creates programs and activities to enrich, empower, strengthen and make visible the unique lives and experiences of LGBTQ people in Charlotte and the Carolinas, will hold its annual Charlotte Pride Festival and Parade in Uptown Charlotte on Saturday, Aug. 26 and Sunday,...