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Need Some Reasons to Vote for South End? Here 34.

First off, there are a lot more wonderful neighborhoods in Charlotte than the Creative Loafing Poll allows you to vote for which is a shame. While we can’t change those constraints, I wanted to give you a quick 31 reasons to help sway you to vote for South End as “Charlotte’s Hood of the Year”. … Continue reading

Charlotte B-cycle Anniversary Celebration and Press Conference

It’s hard to believe that Charlotte’s bike share program (Charlotte B-Cycle) is a year old! It’s been cool to watch this program take off as I’ve seen folks on B-Cycles all over town. This Wednesday, Charlotte B-Cycle is hosting a press conference at 10am at the New Bern Light Rail Station to celebrate their first … Continue reading

Vote For South End!

One week left to get your votes in for your Favorite Charlotte Neighborhood and if you see from the screen shot above South End is in the lead but only by a few votes. NoDa is closing in and we can’t let them out vote us!! To cast your vote click here. Voting ends on … Continue reading

Food Truck Friday Tonight

Here is the lineup for Food Truck Friday. All of these trucks are confirmed for tonight despite any lists you might have seen for other food truck events tonight. Please note that trash bags are placed around the perimeter of the lot and we have 2 recycling containers for cans and bottles. They are both … Continue reading

Two Retail Stores Opening in South End

Received the official announcement today of two retail stores opening in South End this Summer/Fall. BRIEF, a men’s underwear, swimwear and lounge-wear store will redefine how men shop and look. SHU, a ladies shoe, handbag and accessory store will refocus our attention on accessories.  The two retail stores will be housed within an 8,200+ square feet … Continue reading

Creative Loafing: Urban Explorer Handbook 2013

If you haven’t picked up Creative Loafing this week, make certain you do as they have just published their 2013 Urban Explorer Handbook giving you key insights and info on your favorite Charlotte neighborhoods. It’s great that South End has a section…check it out here …as they have some great quotes from local business owners. Oh…and … Continue reading

WFAE Night at August Gallery Crawl and Food Truck Friday

We are excited to have WFAE join us NEXT Friday for the August Gallery Crawl and Food Truck Friday on Friday, August 2, 2013. It’s a great way for you to kick off your weekend and come meet some of your favorite WFAE personalities, get some WFAE swag and explore the cultural side of South … Continue reading

South End Garden Party at Friendship Trays

Come join us this Thursday for a Garden Party at the Friendship Trays‘ Demo Garden at 2401 Distribution Street off Remount Rd in South End. Each month South End hosts social events for business owners, residents and most anyone interested in joining us at various locations throughout South End. Changing the locations allows us the opportunity … Continue reading

Food Truck Friday and The Moth Project

We’re mixing things up a little this week as Food Truck Friday, Common Market and the McColl Center for Visual Arts are teaming up to present The Moth Project. Jeff Schmuki & Wendi Deschene are environmental artists-in-residence at the McColl Center and will bring the Moth Light Intervention to Food Truck Friday. Read below for … Continue reading

South End Getting Notice in Australia!?!

I don’t know if we’ll start to get a lot of visitors from Australia but it was very cool to see a little South End branding find it’s way into an Australian morning talk show called The Morning Show on the 7 Network. The specific segment was an interview about a new reality show called … Continue reading

2nd Annual Homemade Ice Cream Churn Off

July is National Ice Cream Month and in honor of Ice Cream we will once again be hosting a Homemade Ice Cream Churn Off at the Atherton Market this Saturday, July 20th (one day before National Ice Cream Day). We’ll be churning up homemade ice cream in the morning and will have it ready by … Continue reading

Charlotte ONE Hosting Oklahoma Disaster Relief Concert

This Friday from 6pm-11pm, Charlotte ONE is hosting a free concert for Oklahoma Disaster Relief in the Atherton Mill parking lot outside of Icehouse. More details are available in the press release below. Come join us! CHARLOTTE ONE TO HOST FUNDRAISER CONCERT FOR OKLAHOMA DISASTER RELIEF MORE THAN 700 YOUNG PROFESSIONALS ARE EXPECTED TO ATTEND … Continue reading

CATS Public Meeting Notice

My apologies for not getting this out earlier but please note there is a public meeting tonight from 6pm-7:30pm at the South Boulevard Light Rail Facility to provide information and receive feedback on the Blue Line Capacity Expansion Project . The project will lengthen a couple platforms to accommodate three-car trains as well as the … Continue reading

Outdoor Movie Night this Friday – Skyfall

The South End Neighborhood Association is presenting their final film in the South End Cinema Series this Friday….Skyfall. The move will be set up at Atherton Mill and we’re relocating the screen so we have no issue with surround light etc. Folks will still be able to sit on the grass and under the trees … Continue reading

Demolition Party on Tue, July 9th

For our July monthly social event in South End we are going to offer something a little different….a Demolition Party! The majority of the block comprised of Camden, West, Hawkins and Kingston is being prepared for the new Camden Gallery apartments that will also have street front retail on both Camden and West Blvd. Meet … Continue reading

Gallery Crawl and Food Truck Friday Tonight

Hopefully you had a great Fourth of July and enjoyed one of the many great fireworks shows over the last two days. If you have friends and family in town and looking for something fun and a little unique to do with them tonight…come to South End for Gallery Crawl and Food Truck Friday. Gallery … Continue reading

South End the topic on WFAE’s Charlotte Talks

Update July 5th: In case you missed the live broadcast, you can listen here. The blog has been silent over the past week as I took a little vacation time with the family.  I’m back and happy to share that South End will be the topic for tomorrows (Tuesday’s) Charlotte Talks episode on WFAE. The … Continue reading