Follow the Culinary Journey of Cooking with Chef Alyssa’s Spreads for the Very First Time

Last month Chef Alyssa's Kitchen teamed up with us for a CLT tales giveaway, where the winner chosen won two spreads from Chef Alyssa's Kitchen. The first spread was a Smoked Chili and Rosemary Mustard spread, and the second is a Champagne-Tomato Jam spread. Both of these delicious spreads represent the style of food Chef Alyssa … Continue reading Follow the Culinary Journey of Cooking with Chef Alyssa’s Spreads for the Very First Time

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

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

The Charlotte Native Chef Taking Over Historic South End

Charlotte’s historic South End District has some serious culinary talent, but award winning Chef Alyssa Wilen is by far the best. Along with many other awards, Alyssa has been named one of the top 10 chefs in Charlotte to know by The Braiser and top 50 Most Influential Women in Charlotte by The Mecklenburg Times. She can also be seen … Continue reading The Charlotte Native Chef Taking Over Historic South End

The Charlotte Teen who Started the Foundation to Nurture the Leader in Every Girl

"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'" Martin Luther King, Jr. Providence Day School High School Sophomore Shreya Mantha has been volunteering to help at-risk girls in the Charlotte community since she was in middle school. When she saw the issues other girls her age were facing, she decided … Continue reading The Charlotte Teen who Started the Foundation to Nurture the Leader in Every Girl

Front Porch Sundays Kick-Off this Afternoon!

Front Porch Sundays are back in the CLT, and today marks the kick-off! Choose to spend this warm Sunday in Charlotte. Put your feet up and enjoy the atmosphere. Come out for an afternoon of food, fun, shopping, music, and beer. Get ice cold beer from Sycamore Brewing, listen to music from Elonzo Wesley, and grab a bite … Continue reading Front Porch Sundays Kick-Off this Afternoon!

Neicy’s Place: African Inspired Jewelry with Purpose

Neicy's Place is a Jewelry Company that specializes in making handmade African Inspired Jewelry. Most of the jewelry pieces are earrings that have an African Flare. Right now the focus of inspiration for the jewelry pieces is down to the Americas and the Caribbean islands. Thoughtful Crafting The owner of Neicy's Place is Perneice Mendez … Continue reading Neicy’s Place: African Inspired Jewelry with Purpose