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Congrats to Savory Spice and Charlotte NC Tours!

Visit Charlotte announced their Partner of the Year Awards on Jan 23rd and pleased to share that two South End businesses were on the list. Savory Spice Shop in Atherton Mill won for Retail Establishment of the Year and Charlotte NC Tours won for Service Company of the Year. The full press release and award … Continue reading

Sign Huge Thank You Card for Police, Fire and EMT

If you ventured Uptown during the DNC or just watched from home, you should have noticed hundreds of Police, EMT, Fire, Secret Service and National Guard members from across the United States to help with the security and safety of Charlotte and the Democratic National Convention. These folks worked countless hours in heat, humidity, and … 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

Visit South End on way to CarolinaFest 2012

CarolinaFest 2012 happens today in Uptown on Tryon Street from 10am to 6pm and will have a great line up of events and music. Chairman of the Board, Jeff Bridges and James Taylor are some of the headline acts for today. You will want to check out the Legacy Village as well. Lot of folks are asking … 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

South End in The New York Times

The latest mention of South End comes from The New York Times in their Dining & Wine section in the article, “Charlotte Wakes Up Bankers’ Taste Buds”. While they praise NC for BBQ, they slam Charlotte as a place to find good BBQ so instead they focus on the “local food” offerings. South End got mentions for … Continue reading

New South End Maps Arrived

Arriving just in time for Labor Day and a little event called the Democratic National Convention, a rush order of the new South End Maps with a little humor on the cover and a lot of information inside. We hope you will “Come explore our nooks and crannies, our charming old buildings, our wild new developments. … Continue reading

South End highlighted on Charlotte in 2012 Blog

In case you missed the post from the Charlotte in 2012 website about South End…here you go. Nice call out for some of the great places in our neighborhood!. As a reminder, there is a great resource online for those who plan to follow DNC 2012 via Twitter. Exploring Charlotte: Historic South End Posted on … 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

Guess the South End Business Mentioned in Esquire?

One of the great benefits of DNC 2012 coming to Charlotte is the National Media attention. It’s exciting to see our very own Common Market mentioned in this month’s issue of Esquire Magazine. Granted it is a “breviloquent” travel guide to Convention Cities but we couldn’t agree with them more….grabbing a beer at Common Market is well … 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

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

Charlotte in 2012 to debut “Carolina Stories” this Friday

South End is excited to be the host for Charlotte in 2012 to debut “Carolina Stories” this Friday at Common Market and Food Truck Friday. “Carolina Stories” is a collection of 30 videos from three local production crews that highlights the regions unique attributes. Each video is 2 minutes in length and Friday’s showing will be the first full showing of … Continue reading

Shop Atherton Market to Prepare for Memorial Day

Below is the weekly email newsletter from Lynn Caldwell, Manager of the Atherton Market. Make plans to shop the market this Saturday to prepare for your Memorial Day Weekend!. Enjoy What’s Happening at the Market? Thanks to all of you who came to celebrate Food Revolution Day on Saturday!  If you were looking for the … Continue reading

Design Center of the Carolinas “Highest Design Contest”

Online Voting Begins Today Monday, March 19 The Design Center of the Carolinas Charlotte’s “Highest Design” Water Tower Art Contest Charlotte, NC – The Design Center of the Carolinas (DCC) and Ram Realty Services opened online voting on Monday, March 19 for their third annual art contest for Charlotte’s design and arts community. Local artists … Continue reading