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Beer Me Brewfest at All American Pub

In case you weren’t aware, April is North Carolina Beer Month and All American Pub is hosting the Beer Me Brewfest this Sunday, April 7th from 1-5pm, which happens to be National Beer Day. (Who knew there were so many days, weeks and months dedicated to beer?….not that I’m complaining). For details on the Beer Me … Continue reading

Design Center of the Carolina’s Lights Up Water Tower for Autism Awareness

The great folks with Ram Realty Services, owners of the Design Center of the Carolina’s, had the Water Tower lit up blue in honor of Autism Awareness last night. A few folks in South End took some photos and shared via Twitter, which I will share below, and one even captures both the Water Tower and … 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

Foodie Alert! Introducing Sizzlin’ Saturdays: Feast by Fire

You are all familiar with Food Truck Friday and nothing is changing that but starting this Saturday, March 30th, expect some different food and food truck experiences happening at the same place, on the corner of Park Ave and Camden Rd with Sizzlin’ Saturdays: Feast by Fire. Foodies Welcome!

South End Monthly Neighborhood Meeting – Tue March 26

Meeting Date Schedule for 2013 South End Monthly Meeting – March 26, 5:30-7:00pm, Byrons South End Friendly reminder that our monthly South End meeting is scheduled tomorrow, Tuesday March 26th at Byron’s in the Design Center of the Carolina’s from 5:30-7pm.  The meeting will begin at 6pm but there will be a time of networking and refreshments from 5:30-6pm. The … Continue reading

Food Truck Friday Tonight

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

Community Easter Egg Hunt

Who doesn’t love a good ole fashion Easter Egg Hunt? Thankfully our friends at Pritchard Memorial Baptist Church are hosting a Community Wide Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30th from 10am to Noon. The Easter Egg Hunt is Free for children ages 0-12 and they’ll have inflatables, snacks and a visit from you know … Continue reading

Session Beer Night, SweetWater Tap Takeover, 3 C IPA Tonight

Charlotte Craft Beer Week continues with three great events tonight. First up happens at Good Bottle Company with Session Beer Night. They will have 12 session beers (at least 6 from NC) under 5.5% abv to refresh your palate in the middle of Charlotte Craft Beer Week. If anyone was at last nights Lost Founder’s … Continue reading

Lost Founder’s and Stout Out tonight in South End

Charlotte Craft Beer Week continues and two fantastic events on the docket for tonight in South End are at The Liberty and Common Market. Every year The Liberty hosts their “Lost Founder’s” beer night. Co-owner of The Liberty, Matthew Pera, always seems to get his hands on rare beers from Founder’s Brewing Company and this … Continue reading

Moxy Madness at Midnight

There is a great article in the Charlotte Observer about an interesting collaboration of both exercise and party but anytime you combine the forces of Fight Gone Mad, Moga Charlotte and a few others, I am not surprised at what they create…hence Moxy Madness at Midnight. It’s a “yoga rave gone mad” and will link … Continue reading

Free Beer Swag for Beer Week

Charlotte Craft Beer Week kicks off this Friday running through March 24th and has over 60 events scheduled at various establishments throughout Charlotte. South End is once again a sponsor of Charlotte Craft Beer Week and will be giving away free Beer Swag at South End locations that are participating in CCBW. The list of … Continue reading

It’s a Green Food Truck Friday

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

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

Saturday at Atherton Market

The market is open today, Saturday from 9am to 2pm at the back of Atherton Mill at 2000 South Blvd. Tons of great vendors and two specials for today will be Roots Food Truck selling breakfast and A Finer Edge should be out to sharpen your knives. See the email newsletter from market manager, Lynn … Continue reading

Feel the Pulse of South End with the 4th Annual “Highest Design” Contest From the Design Center

Deadline for Entries March 15, 2013 and Online Voting Begins March 18, 2013 The Design Center of the Carolinas (DCC) and Ram Realty Services announce their fourth annual art contest for Charlotte’s design and arts community. The Highest Design Water Tower Art Contest puts the winning artist’s work on display on the highest canvas in town, a 125’ water tower, plus … Continue reading

South End Neighborhood Association hosts Trivia Night

LYNX Blue Line Stations Temporarily Closed during Weekend Construction

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Judy Dellert-O’Keef, 704-432-0477   LYNX BLUE LINE STATIONS Temporarily CLOSED DURING WEEKEND CONSTRUCTION   Charlotte, NC, February 21, 2013 ¾ The Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) is adjusting the LYNX Blue Line light rail service over several weekends to accommodate construction work near the New Bern Station. Beginning this weekend, February 23 … Continue reading

48 Hours in Charlotte…

Nice blog post written by Lindsey Grossman for Mapquest Discover titled, “Best 48 Hours: Charlotte, Queen City of The South”. It begins with some great options for visiting South End and wanted to share a portion and link you back to the site for the full post. Best 48 Hours: Charlotte, Queen City of The South … Continue reading

Food Truck Friday Lineup for Feb 15th

South End Broker Event – Feb 28th

Shopping South End for Ingredients to Make a Ford Escape

I know the title sounds a little out there but it’s true that last weekend I drove around South End on a Ford Escape Ingredient Shopping Trip.  An opportunity was presented to me to test drive a Ford Escape for a few days courtesy of Keith Hawthorne Ford Lincoln of Charlotte with the goal to share about the sustainable … Continue reading

See you at Food Truck Friday tonight!

Good Morning South End!

Had to share this picture taken by one of our @SouthEndCLT twitter followers @nrend. Who wouldn’t want to start their day with this view!

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

News from Healthy Home Market and Atherton Market

Healthy Home Market Health and Wellness Fair this Saturday! This week at the Atherton Market? I’ve been giving more market tours recently, and I find that even participants who have been shopping at the market for a while learn something new.  So this newsletter is dedicated to giving you the insider scoop on what you’ll … 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

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.

$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

Gallery Crawl and Food Truck Friday

Gallery Crawl is also this Friday however with the holidays, most of the galleries are still closed. You can visit the ones below as well as several shops along Camden Rd. We’ll be back to full force for February! Charlotte Art Leagues – POINT OF DEPARTURE’ (Through January 25)  Where will the new year lead you? … Continue reading

It’s Official…Publix coming to South End

There have been many reports that a grocery store was coming to South End and that it would be a Publix but yesterday The Charlotte Observer shared the official announcement from developers that a 55,000SF Publix along with 8500SF of additional retail and restaurant space is planned for South End. To read the full article … Continue reading

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

South End Walking Tour – Dec 29

Back by popular demand, we are hosting a 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. South End is becoming a great urban neighborhood with eclectic shopping and restaurants all … Continue reading

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

Introducing Neighborland (it’s not a new TV show)

Ever have a great idea for making where you live better but not certain how to share that idea or if others might be thinking the same thing? I have and several months ago I stumbled upon a progressive way that makes use of social media platforms to get ideas from people on how to … Continue reading

Food Truck First Friday

Ton’s happening this First Friday in South End. Lots of good food from the food trucks. Christmas Tree lot in case you still looking for that perfect one. Holiday Market at Atherton Market. First Friday Gallery Crawl. Dilworth Artisan Station Holiday Open House and keep an eye out for the House of Prayer Shout Band! … 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

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

South End is Growing….Part 2

Some of you may recall a previous post about new development happening in South End around the South Blvd and Remount areas titled South End is Growing. I want to continue that tour north in South End but first a few figures. We are anticipating 1872 new units and the current construction reflects a conservative … Continue reading

South End’s First Light Rail Beer Crawl

Mark you calendars and make certain to RSVP for South End’s First Light Rail Beer Crawl!! Check out Charlotte Beer Blog for more details…information below is from Charlotte Beer Blog site! The event will showcase local breweries and the craft beer focused restaurants and bars along historic South End’s LYNX Light Rail. The crawl is free for … Continue reading

3rd Annual Small Business Saturday a Huge Success

The 3rd Annual Small Business Saturday exceeded expectations in South End on November 24th. We featured over 71 Ideas for Shopping Small in South End. Some of those key highlights were as follows: –          Reading of the Mayor’s Proclamation by City Councilwoman LaWana Mayfield at the Atherton Market –          Two Free Trolley Shuttles in South … Continue reading

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

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!

Food Truck Friday Brunch for Small Business Saturday

South End Tree Lighting – Nov 24th

Please make plans to join us on Saturday, November 24th from 5:30 to 7pm for South End’s First Ever Holiday Tree Lighting. The tree is located at Atherton Mill on the corner of Tremont and South Blvd. The tree will be lit at 6pm and we’ll have the House of Prayer Shout Band, Spin Cycle … Continue reading

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.