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

Best Ice Cream and Popsicle Joints in Charlotte

It's that time of year again everyone! It's time for our legs to stick to the chairs we sit in and our hair to the back of our necks. It's no secret that the south has been unbearably blessed with high temperatures and serious humidity. Local Carolinians know that to survive Carolina summers outdoors you … Continue reading Best Ice Cream and Popsicle Joints in Charlotte

Carolina Panthers Announce 2017 Schedule

The Carolina Panthers revealed their 2017 schedule last Thursday. They open the season facing the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, September 10th, in a 4:25 p.m. matchup. The home opener is the following week, against the Buffalo Bills at 1 p.m. on Sunday, September 17th. The Panthers close the regular season on December 31st with a visit … Continue reading Carolina Panthers Announce 2017 Schedule

A Recap of the Charlotte City Council Straw Votes Session

Yesterday Charlotte City Council completed the Straw Votes Session, the final step in the budget process. Although it can be difficult to locate information regarding your city's budgeting process, it is an awfully important topic to keep up with. During the process, your city council discusses and votes on which programs and initiatives receive funding … Continue reading A Recap of the Charlotte City Council Straw Votes Session

What to do for Your Mom(s) this Mother’s Day in Charlotte

Mothers Day is right around the corner, and for those of us who haven't solidified our plans, having a ton of options to choose from is always nice on the Wednesday before Mother's Day. So get out there and treat your mom, moms, or maternal figure to an amazing day! Here's a few options for … Continue reading What to do for Your Mom(s) this Mother’s Day in Charlotte

What Happens when you go back to Eating Meat in Charlotte

For about a year I've been a pescatarian. I've based my diet around eating vegan meats, beans, and fish. This past week I added free range chicken into my diet (primarily), and several things changed. 1. Physically Physically I felt full longer.In between meals I typically snack, like all day. I try to choose healthy … Continue reading What Happens when you go back to Eating Meat in Charlotte

Seasonal Depression Remedies for Charlotte Residents After our Day of Spring

This past week Charlotte weather sky rocketed to 85 degrees. The sun was beating down on the backs of scurrying workers on lunch breaks. Children were playing in First Ward park, and spring was in the air- or so we thought. Unfortunately the warm weather isn't quite here to stay yet, and for some of … Continue reading Seasonal Depression Remedies for Charlotte Residents After our Day of Spring

International Day of Happiness: How to Spread your Happy

Around the world, people everywhere are celebrating March 20th, the International Day of Happiness. Here you'll find the 7 ways you can be more happy, according to The Evening Standard. Building relationships, mindfulness, and nutrition are a few suggested ways that you can be more happy. USA Today gives 5 tips on how you can … Continue reading International Day of Happiness: How to Spread your Happy

First Day of Spring Freebies in Charlotte

It's the First Day of Spring here in the CLT. Although the weather hasn't quite gotten the memo yet, tons of businesses have. To celebrate the first day of spring, stop by one of the locations below to grab something free! Dairy Queen  Rita's Music Without Boarders Show Free Lunchtime Concert Free Bloomin' Onion at … Continue reading First Day of Spring Freebies in Charlotte