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

Party with a Purpose: Bringing Fresh Local Food to Charlotte’s West End

Come out to Party with a Purpose this Saturday, July 8th! Listen to music, enjoy local food, shop with local vendors and celebrate the West End Community. The Carolina Farm Trust and Johnson C. Smith University presents Party with a Purpose: A West End day party for food security. Great efforts are being made by the community, The Historic West … Continue reading Party with a Purpose: Bringing Fresh Local Food to Charlotte’s West End

Charlotte’s First Adult Playground Opens This Month

Get ready to unleash your inner child, because Recess Charlotte is opening very soon in Charlotte's Plaza Midwood. July 21st is Recess Charlotte's anticipate grand opening date at their location in Plaza Midwood near Vistas at 707 Apartments. Recess is a fun adult playground, where you can kick-back with friends, family, coworkers, and even your four pawed … Continue reading Charlotte’s First Adult Playground Opens This Month

City of Charlotte Adopts FY18 Budget

Yesterday the Charlotte City Council adopted the FY2018 Charlotte City budget. This budget gives focuses on investing in neighborhoods, public safety, and investing in infrastructure. Some of the main highlights include: No Property Tax increase No Storm Water rate increase Solid Waste: Up to $0.50 per month Charlotte water: Up to $1.73 per month 5 … Continue reading City of Charlotte Adopts FY18 Budget

Register for The Equality March for Unity and Pride Charlotte

June 11th, 12-2 p.m. The Equality March for Unity and Pride is a global movement that will be brought to Charlotte, NC- the epicenter of House Bill 2 (HB2). The purpose of the Equality March, along with the other sister marches, is to give voice to community concerns, and to support, uplift, and bring attention … Continue reading Register for The Equality March for Unity and Pride Charlotte

Woman on Trial for the Anti-Gay Beating of Matthew Fenner

A North Carolina woman admitted in court last Friday that she led approximately 30 parishioners from her church to attack and beat a gay member of the church in an effort to “expel his demons,” Pink News is reporting. Sarah Anderson is one of five members of the Word of Faith church in North Carolina … Continue reading Woman on Trial for the Anti-Gay Beating of Matthew Fenner

Charlotte’s Vision Zero Initiative will Reduce Traffic-Related Fatalities

The city’s updated Transportation Action Plan, a long-range policy plan the City Council adopted in February, says the city will implement a Vision Zero initiative to combine engineering, public education, community engagement and adopt enforcement tools to reduce traffic-related fatalities and injuries. The goal of Vision Zero is to end traffic deaths and serious injuries. … Continue reading Charlotte’s Vision Zero Initiative will Reduce Traffic-Related Fatalities