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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

A Fun Friday Night in South End

Friday night’s are always great in South End but tonight has some extra special goodness. If it’s Friday, it’s Food Truck Friday and another great lineup of your favorite trucks and maybe one you haven’t tried yet. If you come and you are able, please take the Light Rail. If you get off at the … 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

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 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

Food Truck Friday Line-up

Should be great weather tomorrow for Food Truck Friday. Also, we are happy to have Social Media Charlotte joining us this Friday. Great chance to meet their new board members and should have some social media fun as well!

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

Food Truck Friday, South End Super Flea and Sizzlin Saturday

Here is what you can expect to find this weekend at Camden and Park Ave with Food Truck Friday, Sizzlin Saturday and the South End Super Flea. Please note a couple things…first the Super Flea will now start a little later in the mornings so new hours are 10am to 3pm.  Second, it’s also Outdoor … 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

Happenings at Camden and Park

The lot at Camden Rd and Park Ave is always alive on Friday nights with Food Truck Friday but we’ve also got a couple new events happening on Saturdays with the South End Super Flea Market and Sizzlin Saturday. As a way to promote all those happenings I will include all the details for each … Continue reading

South End Super Flea Market open Saturdays

Food Truck Friday….2013 BOB Award Winner!

Not certain if you saw it but Food Truck Friday was named Best Regular Foodie Event in Charlotte Magazine’s annual Best of the Best Awards! Special thanks to Gaines Brown (owner of the lot at Camden and Park), the Food Trucks and all of you that faithfully come out to South End to support! See … Continue reading

New South End Public Art

This past Saturday the South End Neighborhood Association hosted another successful Community Day. We hosted our first Community Day a year ago with the desire to have a series of work projects as a way to spruce up the neighborhood. Projects focused on adding or improving flower beds or public art projects and having another … Continue reading

Food Truck Friday and a Little Live Music

Food Truck Friday and a little live music tonight from the Jon Linker Band. As a way to encourage folks to either bike or take the Light Rail to Food Truck Friday….if you arrive via Light Rail or Bike we’ll have a special South End giveaway under the branded South End tent. Just show Andrew … 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

Food Truck Friday and Magic

Also, wanted to share that South End is conducting a parking study so we can better serve the neighborhood as well as those who come to visit. There will be a couple guys (consultants) at Food Truck Friday that may ask you a few questions about parking for Food Truck Friday. They are very friendly, … Continue reading

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

New Light Post Banners Installed Today

The next iteration of the new South End Brand Campaign, “The Edge of Town” comes in the form of new light post banners along Camden Rd and the Light Rail. Banners along Camden will look like the one in the image above with a photograph and “edge of town’ banner. The Light Rail will alternate … Continue reading

Food Truck Friday Lineup for Feb 15th

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

Warmer Weather for Food Truck Friday

With an unseasonably warm forecast with highs in the low 60’s we should have a nice evening for Food Truck Friday. Could be a little light rain at times but we always wait it out and we’ll have a couple tents for some temporary shelter if need be. See details on the trucks below.

Free South End Walking Tour this Saturday

Join us this Saturday, Dec 29th, for our 2nd South End Walking Tour. The first tour we did almost a year ago had a huge turnout and you can see some highlight from this past blog post: Exploring South End By Foot. The tour is Free but you do need to register here. The current weather forecast … Continue reading

A Ho Ho Ho Food Truck Friday

Food Truck Friday

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

5 Holiday Events to Put On Your Calendar

      

19 News Stories about Small Business Saturday in South End

What an incredible Saturday! South End has been participating in Small Business Saturday since it’s inception in 2010. We have definitely seen the momentum build over the years and each year keeps getting better. To have so many people talking about Small Business Saturday showed that the day between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is truly … 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

Food Truck Friday, Common Market Beer Breakfast and Food Truck Brunch

9 AM to 1PM on Saturday, November 24th, join Common Market South End for a Beer Breakfast Buffet! On tap will be 2011 AND 2012 Founder’s Breakfast Stout along with 2011 Foothills Sexual Chocolate and Triple C’s Up All Night Breakfast Porter. There will be a breakfast buffet as well as Mimosa’s and Bloody Beer!

Small Business Saturday and Holiday Tree Lighting

Saturday, November 24th is Small Business Saturday, a day sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday to bring focus and sales to local small businesses. South End has participated in Small Business Saturday since it’s inception in 2010 by American Express. With over 870 businesses in South End and over 90% of those classified as … Continue reading

Eat, drink and be merry….and shop your sleigh bells off!

We have lots of great shops and restaurants for you to enjoy during the holidays in South End. Here are the ads you’ll see running over the new few weeks. Feel free to share, post, tag, email, like, etc! If you have and event you are running in South End…please share. Ted Boyd tboyd@charlottecentercity.org.

Food Truck Friday LineUp

 It’s starting to get chilly but Food Truck Friday continues. Make certain to bundle up and come enjoy some warm and tasty treats. Also want to share with you our South End Holiday Promotion Ad. We’ll have lots of great events happening during the Holidays with a Tree Lighting on Saturday, November the 24th from … 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

Fright Night South End

The South End Neighborhood Association is hosting Fright Night South End tonight at Common Market. They will be carving up some pumpkins, enjoying live music and don’t forget your costume. They will have free light appetizers and free beverages while supplies last. Will be Spooktacular!!!

Food Truck Friday supporting Carolina Breast Friends

So many people have come out to support Food Truck Friday so this week Food Truck Friday is going to give back. This week a portion of sales from Food Truck Friday will got to support Carolina Breast Friends. Hope you will come out to enjoy your food truck favorites and know that a portion … 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

Food Truck Friday…it’s a Household Name

Here you go…your weekly update for Food Truck Friday. Great Fall weather. Look forward to seeing you!

Blank Canvas, Charlotte’s newest fine clothing boutique

Special thanks to my friends at CLT Buzz for their post about South End’s newest business to open, Blank Canvas. Located at 1800 Camden Rd and steps from the East West Light Rail Station, this store is a breath of fresh air for South End and for Charlotte. A portion of my past work history … 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

Fun Friday Night in South End

It is going to be a great night in South End with all kinds of events from live music, movies, food trucks and SEC rivalry! The great thing is you can walk to them all so you can party hop. Here is the list so you can start making your plans. SEC Alumni Bash 2012 at … Continue reading

Businesses Keep Opening in South End

It is great to see new businesses opening in South End and other long time businesses growing into larger spaces. You’ve heard recent news of Nova’s Bakery, Sweet Lorraine’s Bakery, Triple C Brewing Co, Bite Your Tongue, Zucca’s Pizza Tavern, Good Bottle Company and Blush Boutique all announced or opened in the last 3 months.  One more to add to … Continue reading