Louella Reese Talks 2017 Charlotte Summer Fashion

We interviewed local fashionista and fashion blogger Louella Reese on local Charlotte Summer Fashion. Read about the top trends in Charlotte this summer and her go-to summer fashion looks! What summer fashion trends are spreading around Charlotte this summer? I believe that basket bags are HUGE in Charlotte. I see at least one or two … Continue reading Louella Reese Talks 2017 Charlotte Summer Fashion

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

What GENDERED was Like and Why you Should go

GENDERED: an inclusive art show will be at the Mint Museum in Uptown Charlotte June 16 - July 21, 2017. Friday, June 16th The Young Affiliates of the Mint Museum hosted GENDERED's opening night event. Walking into the room you're greeted by smiling faces and laughter as guests walk the room exploring the pieces of art and … Continue reading What GENDERED was Like and Why you Should go

Meet the Local Charlotte Writer Using her Platform to Save Lives

"I believe that the more people that can get behind the #JustPerfect message, the more lives we can change and possibly save." Kimberly Roberts may appear to be just your average fabulous mother of two, wife, and business woman, but once you learn about her journey, it's apparent that her life has been far from … Continue reading Meet the Local Charlotte Writer Using her Platform to Save Lives

Win Two Spreads from Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen

CLT tales is partnering with Chef Alyssa's Kitchen for a CLT tales giveaway through social media where the winner will win two Chef Alyssa's Spreads! Chef Alyssa's Spreads have been crafted by Chef Alyssa herself and represent the style of food she loves to create: healthy, light, fresh and all-natural. How to Enter Enter by Twitter: … Continue reading Win Two Spreads from Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen

Do You Know Your Charlotte City Council Members?

It's so important to know who is making decisions for the people of your city and the local businesses of it! There has been a lot of talk about the Charlotte City Budget and what will change after it is implemented, but who are the people that voted on your city's budget and made the … Continue reading Do You Know Your Charlotte City Council Members?

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

CLT Tales Giveaway! Win VIP Hour Entry to Gendered: an inclusive art show at The Mint Museum

CLT tales Giveaways Enter the CLT tales Giveaway for VIP Hour Entry to Gendered: an inclusive art show by the Young Affiliates of the Mint at the Mint Museum in Uptown on the opening night of the show June 16th, this Friday! Tickets to the VIP hour for Gendered give you the chance to meet the … Continue reading CLT Tales Giveaway! Win VIP Hour Entry to Gendered: an inclusive art show at The Mint Museum

Meet the Charlotte Organization Helping Youth Find Shelter and Support

The Relatives is a local system of resources that helps children and youth find shelter and support. Serving as the Safe Place agency for Mecklenburg County and the surrounding areas, The Relatives partners with local businesses to ensure young people in need have access to immediate help and supportive resources. Programs Programs like The Relatives … Continue reading Meet the Charlotte Organization Helping Youth Find Shelter and Support