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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

Chili Cook Off Competitors To Date

The 3rd Annual South End / Dilworth Chili Cook Off is quickly approaching (Oct 14th) and wanted to share the current list of competitors signed up as well as share that local beer from Triple C, Olde Mecklenburg and Natty Greene’s will be pouring at the Chili Cook Off this year! Many are still in … Continue reading

Locally Made, DNC Inspired

Let the DNC and politically themed products begin! I’m certain there will be no shortage of DNC branded items available for your consumption but a few products that I wanted to share can be found at The Boulevard at South End. All of these items are “locally made, DNC inspired” and The Boulvevard at South End … Continue reading

Join Triple C Brewing in Delivering Inaugural Keg

The inaugural keg has been delivered. Great day and excited for the guys and girl of Triple C Brewing Co. Join them this Saturday for their Grand Opening!  Triple C Brewing Company is a stones throw from the New Bern Light Rail stop in South End. To celebrate their new brewery they invite you to join them tomorrow, … Continue reading

Twitter Resources for #DNC2012

South End is one of the more social media savvy neighborhoods in Charlotte. The people who live, work and play in South End are also tweeting, liking, posting, instagramming and pinning. As many folks are about to descend upon Charlotte for the Democratic National Convention, we’ve put togther a Twitter Resource List for most common Hashtags, Local Charlotte Media, Local … Continue reading

South End Meeting regarding DNC Logistics this Thursday

UPDATE : THURSDAY MEETING AGENDA HSE + DNC meeting 8_16_2012 final DNC 2012 is a few weeks away and details have been released regarding vehicle and pedestrian restrictions as well as Light Rail and CTC schedules. Given South End’s proximity to Uptown and the fact that some of these restrictions will have impact to some South End … Continue reading

Lights. Camera. Action! Outdoor Movie Tonight

Join us tonight for the second installment of the South End Outdoor Movie Night. Food Trucks will be set up so you can enjoy dinner and a movie. The movie will start around 8:40 or whenever dark and make certain to bring your chairs or blankets. Everything will be set up on the lot at … Continue reading

See you at Food Truck Friday

Look forward to seeing you. Enjoy some photos from past Food Truck Fridays!

Vehicle and Pedestrian Restrictions During DNC 2012

Vehicle and Pedestrian Restrictions during DNC 2012 were released this morning for areas around Time Warner Cable Arena, Bank of America Stadium and the Government Center. All information can be accessed here but am providing a few maps. The map that has some direct impact for South End will be for the Vehicle and Pedestrian Restrictions … Continue reading

CTC and Light Rail Changes for DNC

The Charlotte Transit Center (CTC) will temporarily relocate to the corners of Third and South Mint Streets from September 3rd through 5th, 2012. During that time, bus routes that normally service the transit center will be re-routed to the temporary transit center. To see how your route will be adjusted during the DNC click here. … Continue reading

Ice Cream Churn Off Today at Atherton

Ready for some homemade ice cream?!?! Me too! Join us today at the Atherton Market for the first ever South End Churn Off. We have 7 homemade ice cream entries which we will start churning between 10 and 10:30am so we have the ice cream completed for judging at Noon. We will have an official … 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

Bike Share goes LIVE on Wednesday

Excited for Charlotte B-cycle to launch all 20 stations this Wednesday. There are 2 bike share stations in South End. The one pictured above at the Bland St station and one at East West Station! See the release below for more details. Charlotte B-cycle made possible by BlueCross and BlueShield of North Carolina Go Live … Continue reading

Temporary Closure of A Portion of LYNX Rail Trail

Temporary Closure of A Portion of LYNX Multi-Use Trail Staff Resource:            Tina Votaw, CATS, 704.432.3013 or tvotaw@charlottenc.gov                                     Ashton Watson, CDOT, 704.432.4638 or abwatson@charlottenc.gov A portion of the City’s multi-use trail, between Remount Road to just south of Tremont Avenue that parallels the LYNX Blue Line, will be closed for approximately four (4) weeks beginning in … Continue reading

A Park is on the Horizon

Ask anyone in South End what is missing in their neighborhood and one of the top three answers is… a park. Well, I am pleased to share that we are one huge step closer to making that desire become a reality. The Mecklenburg County Park and Rec Dept recently acquired land at the corner of Kingston Ave … Continue reading

“Summer Sippin” in South End

The South End Neighborhood Association (SENA) is hosting “Summer Sippin” this Tuesday, July 24th from 6:30 to 9pm at Vin Master Wine Shop at Atherton Mill. It’s a great way to meet your South End neighbors, learn what’s happening in your neighborhood and more importantly enjoy good food and wine! Mark your calendar and come join us Tuesday!

South End Churn Off – Aug 4th

Who doesn’t love ice cream and if you’ve never had homemade ice cream then you are in for a real treat. South End and the Atherton Market are bringing you the first South End Churn Off on Saturday, August 4th at the Atherton Market. Details to compete are below and we will have a few … Continue reading

500,000 Pounds of Sand for Beach Week

If you’ve not been to All American Pub yet in the old Jillian’s space next to Greek Isles, then you are going to have 10 opportunities in the next 9 days to check them out as they have brought in 500,000 pounds of sand for Beach Week! It’s going to be a great series of … Continue reading

Line up for #FoodTruckFriday

VooDoo and Stumptown: A Post from Portland

This week I am in Portland, OR attending the EcoDistrict Conference with the Portland Sustainability Institute. South End was one of 10 locations in North America to receive a grant to participate in the conference and begin making South End an EcoDistrict. There is more I will share about the EcoDistrict but first things first … Continue reading

New Businesses bring Style and Flavor to South End

The last couple of months have brought some new businesses to South End, bringing with them a little style and a little flavor. Two of these are Savory Spice Shop and The Benjamin Bear. Savory Spice Shop opened on Small Business Saturday but didn’t have their official Grand Opening until a couple weeks ago. I … Continue reading

Gallery Crawl and Food Truck Friday a Success!

South End hosts a First Friday Gallery Crawl each month and has hosted a couple Food Truck events but this past Friday we fused the two together and had a great turnout. Not only did most of the food trucks sell out of food, neighborhing brick and mortar restaurant Phat Burrito sold out of food and … Continue reading

South End Community Workshop

“Great public spaces are where celebrations are held, social and economic exchanges take place, friends run into each other, and cultures mix. They are the “front porches” of our public institutions – libraries, field houses, neighborhood schools – where we interact with each other and government. When the spaces work well, they serve as a … Continue reading

Ho.Ho.Ho…December Gallery Crawl Details

December South End Gallery Crawl Friday, December 2, 2011 6-9pm The final Gallery Crawl of 2011 is this Friday and it’s going to be a lot of fun with tons of exhibitions and holiday fun happening throughout South End. For starters, the Dilworth Artisan Station will host their Holiday Open House with three floors of … Continue reading

South End Mural Project at Healthy Home Market

Have you seen the latest mural in South End? This mural takes top honors in terms of its size…its huge! John, Holli and the rest of the team at Healthy Home Market came up with a terrific idea to convert an otherwise blank and boring side of their builiding into an engaging community art project. They commissioned local mural artist Frank … Continue reading