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September Gallery Crawl and Food Truck Friday

  Overview Charlotte Magazine recently named the South End Gallery Crawl as the “Best Artsy Place to Take a Date” and Food Truck Friday as “Best Regular Foodie Event” and we will have a great lineup of gallery exhibitions and food trucks for August and as well as special guests from WFAE 90.9 FM. The Gallery Crawl is a … Continue reading

Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen and more Atherton Market News

The following is the weekly email newsletter about Atherton Market. The Atherton Market is a producer only, year-round, indoor farmer’s market located at 2000 South Blvd in the old trolley barn at Atherton Mill. The market is open Tuesday from 2pm-7pm, Wed-Friday 10am to 2pm and Saturday from 9am to 2pm. Not Just Coffee is … Continue reading

An Evening with WFAE at South End Gallery Crawl & Food Truck Friday

First off…please remember to Vote for South End for Creative Loafing’s “Neighborhood of the Year” Voting ends Friday!  Overview Charlotte Magazine recently named the South End Gallery Crawl as the “Best Artsy Place to Take a Date” and Food Truck Friday as “Best Regular Foodie Event” and we will have a great lineup of gallery exhibitions and … 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

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

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

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 Soul this Saturday

South End Soul is this Saturday and going to be great. Before I get into all the details there are two other great events happening on Saturday in South End I wanted to make certain you had the details. Triple C is hosting Triple P at Triple C from 3-6pm with BBQ from award winning … Continue reading

South End Soul and more upcoming events

South End Soul redo is happening on Saturday, June 22nd from 5pm-10pm on Camden Rd between Park Ave and S Tryon Street. You may recall we originally planned this neighborhood street party for late April but cancelled due to weather. We are back and have a great band lineup along with a special Night Market … Continue reading

The Queen City Style in South End

I love it when folks share photos, videos and blog posts about their experience in South End via Twitter. As much as possible, when I get a fun blog post I love to reblog it (with permission of course) and the one below is a great example from The Queen City Style. The title of the … Continue reading

Happenings at Camden and Park

There is always something happening at or around the intersection of Camden Rd and Park Ave. Tonight is the South End Gallery Crawl and below are the details for Food Truck Friday, South End Super Flea Market and Sizzlin Saturday, which happen on the weekends but you always have the wonderful businesses and restaurants in … Continue reading

South End Gallery Crawl BOB Award Winner – June Details

Overview Charlotte Magazine recently named the South End Gallery Crawl as the “Best Artsy Place to Take a Date” and we will have a great lineup of exhibitions for June. The Gallery Crawl is a casual way for you to explore the galleries and shops in the South End neighborhood. Maps of the area will be available … Continue reading

South End Community Day this Saturday

One year ago we hosted our first South End Community Day, a Saturday morning dedicated to landscaping and art projects to spruce up the neighborhood. In partnership with the Charlotte Community ToolBank and the South End Neighborhood Association (SENA), we have planted several new flower beds and spruced up an old dumpster over the last … Continue reading

The Gallery Crawl of All Gallery Crawls this Friday

Overview Charlotte Magazine recently named the South End Gallery Crawl as the “Best Artsy Place to Take a Date” and the May Gallery Crawl will be unlike any we have ever hosted! Whether you are a local resident or in town for the Wells Fargo Championship, this Friday will be a tremendous celebration of not … Continue reading

South End Soul this Saturday

We are sorry but due to questionable weather forecasts for Saturday we have decided to postpone this event and hope to do so at a later date in June. Thank you

9 Trucks for Food Truck Friday & Gallery Crawl

April First Friday Gallery Crawl in South End has some new features and great opening exhibits so hope you will come join us. We’ll have maps and information about the gallery crawl at 2 locations…Atherton Mill and Food Truck Friday lot so just look for the branded South End tents. We are continuing with the Free … Continue reading

April South End Gallery Crawl

April First Friday Gallery Crawl in South End has some new features and great opening exhibits so hope you will come join us. We’ll have maps and information about the gallery crawl at 2 locations…Atherton Mill and Food Truck Friday lot so just look for the branded South End tents. We are continuing with the … Continue reading

Atherton Market: Friday Art Market & New Vendor, Not Just Coffee

The Atherton Market is Charlotte’s first, indoor, year-round, producer only farmer’s market. The market is located in the historic Atherton Mill and is open Tuesday – Saturday. Below is the weekly newsletter from the market manager, Lynn Caldwell. What’s Happening This Week at the Market? The recent cooler rainy weather has really been slowing down … Continue reading

South End Highlighted in Huffington Post Story

George Hobica, syndicated travel journalist and founder of Airfarewatchdog.com published a story yesterday titled, 10 Reasons To Visit Charlotte This Spring, and South End got some terrific mentions. Under reason number 2 “Food Wonderful Food” he calls out Price’s Chicken Coop, Mac’s Speed Shop and Luna’s Living Kitchen and noted the convenience of using the … Continue reading

Hidell Brooks Gallery Celebrating Expansion and 15th Year Anniversary

Katharine Hidell Thomas + Rebecca Brooks Cordially invite you to HIDELL BROOKS  GALLERY 15th year anniversary group exhibition  March 15 – May 31, 2013   Opening Reception March 15, 2013 6-9 pm cocktails + small bites Hidell Brooks Gallery is pleased to announce the reopening of our gallery in the newly renovated and expanded space. … Continue reading

February Gallery Crawl and Food Truck Friday

  Join us this Friday, Feb 1st for our monthly First Friday Gallery Crawl and Food Truck Friday. Below you will find a variety of details happening this Friday but please know that restaurants and other shops are open during Gallery Crawl and you can pick up a South End Guide at the Food Truck Friday … Continue reading

South End Gallery Crawl Walking Tour for February

South End is home to the largest concentration of art galleries in Charlotte with over 12 galleries and more than 25 studios. The First Friday of every month, South End hosts a Gallery Crawl where the galleries offer receptions as they launch a new monthly exhibition. In addition to the Gallery Crawl, a new event … Continue reading

Wilson’s World Live from Common Market

For those not familiar, Wilson’s World is a TV show that is part of Fox News Rising’s morning show. Wilson comes to interesting places around Charlotte and conducts live interviews with local people. He is no stranger to South End and we’ve done several shows with him on a variety of topics but on Thursday of this week we … Continue reading

South End Artist Unveils the Official Portrait of Governor Perdue

We have such creative talent in South End and I am please to share that South End artist, John Seibels Walker created the Official Portrait of Former Governor Bev Perdue. Below are some details that John shared with me followed by the official press release. Congratulations John…a great honor and happy you call South End home! 10 … Continue reading

$15,000 Purse for this years Carolina’s Got Art! Exhibition

I am excited to share with you that Carolina’s Got Art! Exhibition is returning in 2013 with a huge $15,000 purse!. This art exhibition and sale is a tremendous opportunity to showcase the incredible art work from both North and South Carolina. For all the details you can visit their website but I have listed details below … Continue reading

Images from Culture Initiatives 4 Year Anniversary Show

Culture Initiative put together another great show for their 4 year anniversary at AKA Creative last Saturday night. The show was called Found and artists created using found objects. They had a tremendous turnout with over 400 people attending and I stopped in early to grab the images below. My picture phone feature can’t do justice … Continue reading

Found: a found object assemblage art showcase by Culture Initiative

Culture Initiative is celebrating their 4-year anniversary this Saturday with another incredible show at AKA Creative called Found. I went to last years show and was blown away. Once I entered AKA Creatives space I asked myself several times, “Am I really in Charlotte?” The people, the art, the musicians, the dj’s, the space…all combined for … Continue reading

Gingerbread House Contest at Atherton Market Today

  What’s happening this week at the Atherton Market? Now that we are officially into December it’s looking and sounding like the holidays around here!  We’ve turned on the holiday music, decked the halls, and we’re hustling around to get ready for the weekend events, though we also love the weekdays.  It’s a little quieter, … Continue reading

Final Gallery Crawl of 2012…Two Words….Huge!

  Come to South End for our FINAL Gallery Crawl of 2012 taking place this Friday, December 7th. Art is always a great gift idea so come explore and experience the many art galleries South End has to offer this Friday. Home to the largest number of galleries in Charlotte, you will find unique paintings; … Continue reading

A Holiday Open House Unlike Any Other

South End is full of hidden treasures and one that I’m willing to guess you aren’t aware of is the Dilworth Artisan Station (DAS). Don’t let the name fool you…it is actually in South End although technically what runs up to the light rail tracks on the east side was Dilworth, hence the name. If … Continue reading

Atherton Market update…lots you don’t want to miss!

What’s happening this week at the Atherton Market? I’m just back from Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C., and you may know that when I travel I explore markets and embark on culinary adventures.  In D.C. we dined at “The Pig,” and had a true whole animal experience… pigs’ ears on a salad, and various organ meats … Continue reading

71 Ideas to “Shop Small” in South End

Hopefully you have taken advantage of the Black Friday deals and are gearing up for round two with Small Business Saturday. We have a whole lot (71 to be precise) of fun options for you on Saturday in South End and to make it a bit easier we’ll have 2 FREE Holiday Trolleys available to … Continue reading

Atherton Market Events and New Vendors

Below is the weekly newsletter from Atherton Market, South End’s year round, indoor farmer’s market. They have some great events this holiday season so make certain to add them to your calendar. What’s happening this week at the Atherton Market? Signs of the upcoming holidays are all around us.  It is unbelievable that Thanksgiving is … Continue reading

Gallery Crawl, Food Truck Friday, Oyster Roast this Friday

It’s going to be an exciting Friday night in South End with no shortage of great things to do. Gallery Crawl is this Friday and we have A LOT of galleries and places hosting artists so make certain to check those out below.  Food Truck Friday is a weekly staple and will have a canned … Continue reading

Oyster Roast and Harvest Festival this Week at Atherton Market

Lots of great events happening this week at Atherton Mill and the Atherton Market. Below is the weekly newsletter from manager, Lynn Caldwell. Market is open Tue-Sat 9am to 2pm with extended hours to 7pm on Tue. What’s happening this week at the Atherton Market? The newsletter today is going to be short and seasonal … Continue reading

Charlotte ARTery Grand Opening in South End

The South End art scene continues to grow and excited for Charlotte ARTery to have found a new home in South End with plans to celebrate their Grand Opening at this Friday’s November Gallery Crawl.  As taken from their website the “Charlotte Artery is an artist run community that leverages marketing and business resources to … Continue reading

Art Exhibition at AKA Creative Tonight

Last December I attended one of the most interesting art shows in a cool, out of the way location called AKA Creative. Located on Remount Rd, near S Tryon Street, this show was unlike anything I had experienced in Charlotte. To see that post visit Culture Initiative 3 Year Celebration Show. Tonight, AKA Creative is … Continue reading

A Great Weekend to Spend in South End

Got weekend plans? The weather is going to be great and in addition to the great shops and restaurants in South End, we have some great events happening all weekend in the neighborhood. FRIDAY First up happens tonight with Food Truck Friday at the corner of Camden and Park Ave. Eight trucks are scheduled to … Continue reading

11 Food Trucks for Gallery Crawl and Food Truck Friday Tonight!

Gallery Crawl and Food Truck Friday are happening today, Friday October 5th from 5-9pm. We will have 11 food trucks for Food Truck Friday and details for each gallery will be posted shortly in a separate post. Look forward to seeing you tonight in South End! Come to South End for our monthly Gallery Crawl … Continue reading

Gallery Crawl and Food Truck Friday

South End Gallery Crawl September Gallery Exhibitions Food Truck Friday Fri, Sep 7, 6-9pm Come to South End for our monthly Gallery Crawl taking place this Friday, September 7. Come explore and experience the many art galleries South End has to offer. Home to the largest number of galleries in Charlotte, you will find unique … Continue reading

Artist Edwin Gil Unveiling New Series

ARTIST EDWIN GIL TO UNVEIL NEW SERIES USING RECYCLED GLASS Concept of Upcycling Brought to Life In Large Pieces of Glass Art   CHARLOTTE, N.C.  – Contemporary, conceptual artist, Edwin Gil, today announced the opening of his new series, New Horizons: Upcycling, for Friday, August 24 from 6pm-9pm at Gil Gallery, 109 West Morehead Street, … Continue reading

Art and Chicken Mentions in The Boston Globe. Guess Where?

It may get a little old reposting South End mentions in National Media but lets celebrate in this once in a lifetime opportunity called The Democratic National Convention. Last week I shared a small mention found in Esquire suggesting a convention stop for a beer at Common Market and todays mentions come from The Boston Globe … Continue reading

Gallery Crawl, “Carolina Stories” Screening and Food Truck Friday

August South End Gallery Crawl “Carolina Stories” Special Screening Food Truck Friday   What:     South End Gallery Crawl Where:   Galleries listed below When:     Friday, August 3, 2012, Gallery Crawl is 6-9 p.m. Kick off August with the South End Gallery Crawl taking place Friday, August 3. Come explore and experience the many galleries South … Continue reading

Gallery Crawl, Carolina Stories and Food Truck Friday

August South End Gallery Crawl “Carolina Stories” Special Screening Food Truck Friday   What:     South End Gallery Crawl Where:   Galleries listed below When:     Friday, August 3, 2012 Gallery Crawl is 6-9 p.m. Kick off August with the South End Gallery Crawl taking place Friday, August 3. Come explore and experience the many galleries South … Continue reading

Gallery Crawl and Food Truck Friday Tonight!

The July 4th celebrations continue into the weekend with the South End Gallery Crawl and Food Truck tonight, Friday July 6th. South End is Charlotte’s home for local art galleries where you can experience a wide range of exhibitions showcasing canvas, photography, mosaics, pottery, sculpture and upcycled artwork. Galleries feature new artwork each month and most … Continue reading

First Friday Gallery Crawl and Food Truck Friday

The July 4th celebrations continue into the weekend with the South End Gallery Crawl and Food Truck Friday on July 6th. South End is Charlotte’s home for local art galleries where you can experience a wide range of exhibitions showcasing canvas, photography, mosaics, pottery, sculpture and upcycled artwork. Galleries feature new artwork each month and … Continue reading

Experience South End this Friday

First Fridays in South End are evolving from just a Gallery Crawl into a full on South End Experience where you can get a taste of all the great things South End has to offer: Gallery Crawl, Food Truck Friday, Local Boutiques, Restaurants and Bars, and a Free Shuttle to help you get around. Here are all the details … Continue reading

Elder Gallery Grand Opening in Grand New Location

Congratulations are in order for Larry Elder, a pioneer in the Charlotte art community and in South End, on his relocation to an incredible space at the corner of Summit Ave and S Tryon Street. Please see details below and make plans to attend the Grand Opening today or Saturday. Elder Gallery – 1520 S … Continue reading

3rd Annual Fashion SOUL Tonight!

Watch! Fashion Soul Promo Video http://vimeo.com/40479781 The 3rd Annual FashionSOUL where’s Charlotte’s biggest talents join forces for a great cause is THIS Saturday, Cinco de Mayo! We will celebrate music, fashion, art, performance and theater all under one roof, Amos’ Southend! HOST: Morgan Fogarty of Fox News Charlotte DESIGNERS: House of Abbeydale, Enemy to Fashion, … Continue reading

Third Annual FASHION SOUL this Saturday

Watch! Fashion Soul Promo Video http://vimeo.com/40479781 The 3rd Annual FashionSOUL where’s Charlotte’s biggest talents join forces for a great cause is THIS Saturday, Cinco de Mayo! We will celebrate music, fashion, art, performance and theater all under one roof, Amos’ Southend! HOST: Morgan Fogarty of Fox News Charlotte DESIGNERS: House of Abbeydale, Enemy to Fashion, … Continue reading