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

5 Reasons Why you Should go to 2017 Charlotte Pride

Unsure if you'll be attending this year's Charlotte Pride celebration? Well, we did some research to bring you 5 reasons you have to go this month!   1. There's a 2-day Cultural Festival  To celebrate the social, cultural, ethnic, artistic and political diversity of the metro Charlotte area's LGBTQ community, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, Noon-10 … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why you Should go to 2017 Charlotte Pride

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

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

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

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?