Meet the Organization Impacting Boys and Men of Color through Education

"Studies show that when boys of color have male educators of color, they are more likely to graduate from high school, experience increase self-esteem, and have greater chances of pursuing a four-year college degree. Currently, only 2% of teachers in public schools are men of color. Although there are efforts to recruit men of color into education, schools and districts struggle … Continue reading Meet the Organization Impacting Boys and Men of Color through Education

Uncovering Recover Brands: How a Local Company Teaches Sustainability through Apparel

Can you create comfortable and stylish clothing made from recyclable items? Whether you are 8 years old or 80 years old we are all taught to recycle, but many people are confused about what happens to that recycled material after you put it in the recycling bin. The Charlotte based company Recover Brands uses their … Continue reading Uncovering Recover Brands: How a Local Company Teaches Sustainability through Apparel

5 Reasons Why you Should go to 2017 Charlotte Pride

Unsure if you'll be attending this year's Charlotte Pride celebration? Well, we did some research to bring you 5 reasons you have to go this month!   1. There's a 2-day Cultural Festival  To celebrate the social, cultural, ethnic, artistic and political diversity of the metro Charlotte area's LGBTQ community, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, Noon-10 … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why you Should go to 2017 Charlotte Pride

Follow the Culinary Journey of Cooking with Chef Alyssa’s Spreads for the Very First Time

Last month Chef Alyssa's Kitchen teamed up with us for a CLT tales giveaway, where the winner chosen won two spreads from Chef Alyssa's Kitchen. The first spread was a Smoked Chili and Rosemary Mustard spread, and the second is a Champagne-Tomato Jam spread. Both of these delicious spreads represent the style of food Chef Alyssa … Continue reading Follow the Culinary Journey of Cooking with Chef Alyssa’s Spreads for the Very First Time

CLT Brewery Tours Mobilizes the Craft Brewery Scene in Charlotte

CLT Brewery Tours is a local business created based on a deep love for both craft beer and the local brewery scene. Attendees will hop on George (the name of the tour bus) and take the ultimate brewery tour around the Queen City, enjoying local brews and learning all about the Charlotte Brewery Scene and … Continue reading CLT Brewery Tours Mobilizes the Craft Brewery Scene in Charlotte

5 Things UNCC Students Need to Know About the New Campus Bike Share

This July, UNCC launched Charlotte Wheels, the new campus bike share system for UNCC students, faculty and staff! Here are 5 things that every UNCC student should know about this new bike share! 1. You use it through an easy app Charlotte Wheels, is run by a company called Gotcha Bike. The Gotcha Bike app … Continue reading 5 Things UNCC Students Need to Know About the New Campus Bike Share

Grab your Tickets for the Panthers Fan Fest this Friday

The Carolina Panthers Fan Fest takes place at the Bank of America Stadium this Friday, August 4th. So grab your Panthers jerseys and call your fellow fans, because tickets are still on sale! Tickets Due to the high demand of tickets at last year's Fan Fest, this year's entry will cost $5. If you haven't … Continue reading Grab your Tickets for the Panthers Fan Fest this Friday

CATS Launches New Mobile App

Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) introduces the brand new CATS Pass mobile app and launches it today! This app offers a convenient and easy way to purchase your LYNX ticket using your smart phone. CATS Pass allows you to buy your ticket in advance then use it when you’re ready to take your trip. On today's … Continue reading CATS Launches New Mobile App

Get Involved with the Largest School Supply Drive in the Carolinas

The largest school supply drive in the Carolinas lives here in our city of Charlotte. In partnership with Communities in Schools Charlotte-Mecklenburg and Classroom Central, WSOC-TV collects school supplies and distributes it to students in grades K – 12. 9 School Tools has already served over 3 million children by giving them school supplies that help to … Continue reading Get Involved with the Largest School Supply Drive in the Carolinas

Flow to the Rhythm with Charlotte’s Hip Hop Inspired Yoga Studio

For Ariail Siggins, Owner of TRIBE Yoga, starting a yoga business was a way of blending her two passions: yoga and branding.