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

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

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

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

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?

Charlotte’s Vision Zero Initiative will Reduce Traffic-Related Fatalities

The city’s updated Transportation Action Plan, a long-range policy plan the City Council adopted in February, says the city will implement a Vision Zero initiative to combine engineering, public education, community engagement and adopt enforcement tools to reduce traffic-related fatalities and injuries. The goal of Vision Zero is to end traffic deaths and serious injuries. … Continue reading Charlotte’s Vision Zero Initiative will Reduce Traffic-Related Fatalities