All 67 Mattress Firm stores in Charlotte are hosting a School Supply Drive to benefit local foster youth and families. Through Sunday, August 27 during normal store hours, Mattress Firm will accept school supplies and monetary contributions to help give local foster children the tools they need to succeed...
Gladiator Polo™ has taken the equestrian world by storm, bringing together troves of fans from around the country to experience this new high-growth horse sport. With a successful inaugural season in Wellington, Fla., during the winter of 2017 and an immensely popular showcase game at Tryon International Equestrian Center...
Local media outlet Creative Loafing will host its first annual taco, beer and burger festival on Sept. 30. The Taco Lucha: Taco, Beer and Music Festival, will take place on the grounds of the Avidxchange Music Factory. Taco Lucha Fest will offer samplings from 40 breweries, as well as tastes...
Transcend Charlotte, a local nonprofit providing support services to transgender and gender non-conforming adults, has launched a capital campaign with the goal of raising $10,000. The campaign will focus on growing the organization to include paid staff, which is currently being completely volunteer run. Currently, there is no other...
The 24 Foundation celebrated the 16th year of its signature fundraiser – 24 Hours of Booty presented by Levine Cancer Institute – with a record-breaking event. To date, the charity cycling and inaugural walking event has raised more than $1,730,000 to help support cancer survivorship and patient navigation programs. More than $18.7 million has...
The Southern Women's Show is scheduled for August 25-27 at Charlotte Convention Center. With over 350 exhibiting companies, the Southern Women's Show features everything important to women - from fashion and accessories, to health and fitness, home décor, family lifestyle and more. This shopping extravaganza is jam-packed with trendy jewelry...
Bright and early every Friday morning, Rev. Sterling White arrives with an empty truck bed at the door of the LongHorn Steakhouse in Charlotte. Once he leaves, it’s filled with bins of fresh, unused food straight from the restaurant’s kitchen. The Charlotte restaurant, located at 8115 Old Mallard Creek Road, partners...
The City of Charlotte is excited to welcome the 2017 PGA Championship to the community Aug. 7-13. More than 200,000 people are expected to attend the championship. To ensure everyone has a positive and enjoyable experience while the PGA Championship is in town, it is important Charlotte residents and visitors...
50 Cities of the U.S.A., a new book, shares what’s best about Charlotte with kids! For instance, did you know? The 7th Street Public Market features local favorites like pimento cheese, made with pimento peppers, mayo, and cheddar and cream cheese. A Guinness World Record was broken in 2014 by a local firefighter-turned-police officer...
Charlotte Area Transit System is making it easier for riders to buy passes for the LYNX Blue Line with the introduction of the CATS Pass mobile app.  The app is currently available and ready for use on smartphones with a few simple steps. Initially, CATS Pass is available for...