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

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

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.

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

7 Reasons why Charlotteans Should Vacation in Southern California this Summer

Summer is shortly approaching which means one thing: It's time for your summer vacation. A break from the bustle of people on their morning commutes, peeling open their eyes and dodging traffic from the numerous construction projects. Congratulations! You've made it to summer. So it's time to plan your vacation, and you've exhausted all of … Continue reading 7 Reasons why Charlotteans Should Vacation in Southern California this Summer

What Arts Day 2017 was like and Why you Should Go Next Year!

Arts Day is a 2 day annual conference of Arts & Action held in Raleigh, North Carolina where people from all over North Carolina gather to advance the Arts in our state. Most of the year arts lovers work tirelessly to create art pieces and further arts organizations, but for this 2 day conference advocacy efforts … Continue reading What Arts Day 2017 was like and Why you Should Go Next Year!