How to use Charlotte B-cycle

Charlotte B-cycle is one of the largest urban bike sharing systems in the Southeast. With 200 blue bikes and 24 stations strategically placed throughout Uptown and surrounding neighborhoods from JCSU to Freedom Park, these B-Stations are easy to get to.. but how do you even start the process of renting a B-cycle? Well, we did … Continue reading How to use Charlotte B-cycle

Meet the Local Charlotte Model Widening the Scope of Beauty

Since Tae McKenzie was a young girl, she has been in the modeling industry. While shopping at the mall one afternoon, people stopped her and told her that her beauty would make her perfect for modeling. After battling a seizure that caused a stroke that left her in a wheelchair, Tae McKenzie's life and experience … Continue reading Meet the Local Charlotte Model Widening the Scope of Beauty

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