Mother and daughter teach their Haitian culture via food truck

[ad_1] Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority helps us explore local Black-owned restaurants across Charlotte, allowing us to tell the stories behind these businesses. Find guides for where to eat, no matter what you’re craving, at Long-time Charlotte resident Christina Bowman was looking for a way to honor her mother’s cooking skills when she got the notion to launch […]

Another landslide win for Democrats in Charlotte city government

[ad_1] Voters in Charlotte carried Democrats to a landslide victory in Tuesday’s municipal elections, handing Mayor Vi Lyles a third term and electing four Democrats to fill the four at-large seats on Charlotte City Council. Only one Democrat was defeated in an election that saw just 12% of eligible voters cast a ballot. In District […]

In an election with little suspense, voters said they focused on issues

[ad_1] London Mobley walked into the polling site at First Ward Creative Arts Academy on Tuesday, accompanied by her dad, to cast the first vote of her 18-year-old life. “It felt good, the Central Piedmont Community College student told QCity Metro after registering her vote. “Even if it is just one person, your vote really […]

As Monkeypox cases increase, Mecklenburg expands vaccine eligibility

[ad_1] North Carolina has confirmed 27 cases of the monkeypox virus, and 18 are here in Mecklenburg County — an increase from the 12 cases reported last week. In response, North Carolina health officials recently expanded the eligibility for people seeking the monkeypox vaccine.  The vaccine is now available to gay or bisexual men or transgender […]

Omega Psi Phi convention brought big business to Charlotte’s hotels, restaurants and bars

[ad_1] As the Omega Psi Phi Conclave ends today in uptown Charlotte, local tourism officials are recognizing its potential impact. Not since 2014 has a larger convention been held in Charlotte, according to the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority (CRVA). That was the year Charlotte hosted more than 10,000 women who came to attend the Alpha […]

It’s that time again – Q City Metro

[ad_1] Property tax bills are due on Sept. 1 and must be paid by Jan 5. 2023 to avoid interests. All payments made on Jan. 6 will have a 2% interest rate with an additional  0.75% for February and every following month.  Ways you can pay: Online: Visit this website to pay via credit, debit, or eCheck.  By […]

Police release photos of man suspected in ATM killing; victim’s son pleads for info

[ad_1] The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department released photographs of a man suspected of killing a woman at a bank ATM in the University City area. Karen Baker, 48, died July 13 after she was shot during a robbery in the 9600 block of University City Boulevard. The shooting was reported shortly after 5:48 a.m. The […]

The Networking Solution – Q City Metro

[ad_1] Justin had recently relocated to Durham in pursuit of a new career. Not knowing many people in the area, he was anxious to meet others his age. That’s when he reached out to his frat brothers, who gave him a solution that would change his life.  Bride: Gerlisa Scott, 28, mental health therapist, native of […]

Charlotte’s Black Pride week is in full swing

[ad_1] This item first appeared in our morning newsletter, which is delivered Monday through Saturday to more than 7,000 smart subscribers in the Charlotte area. You can become one of them. Charlotte’s Pride parade may not be until August, but Charlotte Black Pride is happening right now. Board Chair Shann Fulton said in a statement […]

‘Blasian Asian’ brothers are moving their food trucks to Charlotte

[ad_1] Fayetteville natives Anthony and Jeffrey McBride got their love of cooking from their Korean mother. The two initially worked one truck together, but they eventually parted ways. Anthony took full control of Blasian Asian Grill, and Jeffrey opened up a second truck, Blasian Asian Way. Now the brothers are preparing to make their way […]