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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

South End Garden Party at Friendship Trays

Come join us this Thursday for a Garden Party at the Friendship Trays‘ Demo Garden at 2401 Distribution Street off Remount Rd in South End. Each month South End hosts social events for business owners, residents and most anyone interested in joining us at various locations throughout South End. Changing the locations allows us the opportunity … Continue reading

Not Just Coffee now open in Atherton Market

Many of you have been to Not Just Coffee in the 7th Street Public Market Uptown and enjoyed a delicious pour over or cappuccino. Last Tuesday they had their Grand Opening at their newest location in the Atherton Market and starting on Wednesday, June 19th, they will open at 7am Tuesday through Friday and at … Continue reading

Funds to Farms Dinner

I really love all the local food offerings that South End provides from Healthy Home Market and Atherton Market to restaurants like Luna’s Living Kitchen, The Liberty, Common Market and others. This Sunday, Triple C Brewery is hosting a Funds to Farms dinner and all the details are below. Looks like a great event and … Continue reading

Sizzlin’ Saturday

Food Truck Friday’s have become so popular that we are bringing a slightly different food truck experience called Sizzlin Saturday. You’ll experience new food trucks that will bring a new foodie experience. Come check it out at the corner of Camden Rd and Park Ave from 4-9pm.

New Vendors and Upcoming Events at Atherton Market

What’s happening this week at the Atherton Market? If you’ve been at the market in the last week, you probably noticed that we’re moving things around a bit and are “under construction.”  The modifications to the booth at the front door are to accommodate our newest vendor, Not Just Coffee.  James Yoder is a familiar … Continue reading

Food Truck Friday Tonight

Atherton Market and Saturday Morning….Winning Combination

  The Market is open Tue 10am-7pm, Wed 10am -2pm, Thur 10am-2pm, Fri 10am-2pm and Sat 9am – 2pm and is located at 2000 South Blvd in the back of Atherton Mill. What’s happening this week at the Atherton Market? Just in time for nearly spring, we’d like to introduce the young couple pictured right … 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

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

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

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

Crispy Crepe Now Open!

Many, many people have been asking and tweeting…”When is the crepe place opening!?!?” and I am happy to share that Crispy Crepe is NOW OPEN! Located at the corner of South Blvd and Rensselaer Ave at 1436 South Blvd and is open weekdays 6am to 9pm and weekends 7am to 9:30pm. I peeked in mid … Continue reading

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

South End Merchant Meeting for Small Business Saturday

Tonight, Tuesday, November 13th, we will host a meeting for all South End Merchants to share our Holiday Promotion and Small Business Saturday details and how you can participate. The meeting will be held at the Atherton Market starting at 6:30pm for some light refreshments and holiday spirits with the meeting starting at 7pm. We have a Holiday Campaign … Continue reading

Kathleen Purvis Book Signing at Atherton Market

Each week I re-post the Atherton Market weekly newsletter so you can see the events happening each week. Market is open year round, Tue-Sat from 9am to 2pm with extended hours on Tuesdays to 7pm. Lots of great things lined up for this week with a special book signing by Charlotte Observer Food Writer Kathleen … Continue reading

Happy 5 Year Anniversary to Three Little Birds

It’s great to see new businesses coming to South End but in no way does that diminish the businesses that have called South End home for years. Three Little Birds is one of those businesses that has been part of the community for a while and just celebrated their 5 Year Anniversary. The did a … 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

Food Truck Friday

Going to have a special Food Truck Friday and since we have so much happening we have 2 fliers. One for the Second Harvest Food Bank Drive and one for the entertainment, The London Broil. It’s also Gallery Crawl this Friday so check out the details for this months exhibitions!. See you tomorrow and dress … 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

Atherton Market Update

The following is reposted from the market manager of the Atherton Market. Lots of great events coming up so make certain you don’t miss out! What’s Happening this Week at the Atherton Market? The next big event you should know about is the Lucky Fish Oyster Roast and Low Country Boil on Friday, November 2nd.  … Continue reading

Battle of the Brews this Thursday

Fun event coming up next Thursday at All American Pub in South End benefiting The 704 Project & Charlotte Public Tree Fund. To register go to here. Details below from the organizers about the event and causes. Battle of the Brews Event Details: 1. Come drink craft brews from Charlotte’s local breweries. You vote on your … Continue reading

3rd Annual Dilworth South End Chili Cook Off Today

The 3rd Annual South End / Dilworth Chili Cook Off is TODAY, Sunday, October 14th! Last year was a huge turnout and only anticipate it getting larger with more chili entries and more fun! The Chili Cook Off will be set up in the parking lot of Atherton Mill (2000 South Blvd) and starts at … 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!

Good Bottle Company opening this Friday, Oct 12th

Several months ago I shared of a new bottle shop opening in South End called Good Bottle Company. I am pleased to share that their Grand Opening is scheduled for this Friday, October 12th. The store looks very cool and peeked in this morning to see the shelves filled with beer. I’m sharing a few … Continue reading

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

Cast Iron Waffles and Cluck Around added to Atherton Market

The following is the weekly newsletter from Atherton Market manager, Lynn Caldwell. The farmers market is open year round, 5 days a week Tue-Sat 9am -2pm with extended hours on Tue until 7pm. What’s happening this week at the Atherton Market? We have the opportunity to introduce not one, but two new vendors to the … Continue reading

Food Truck Friday

Food Truck Friday line up is a little light this week but we do have the return of a new truck…Papi Queso and a new dessert truck, D’s Cake in a Cup.  The weather will be great so grab some beers or wine from Common Market or Phat Burrito and come enjoy an evening at … Continue reading

Atherton Market wins Historic Charlotte Blast for the Past Award

Congratulations are in order for the Atherton Market for their Blast for the Past Award from Historic Charlotte for adaptive reuse of a building in a historic district. The award ceremony will be on October 10th and if you would like to purchase tickets to attend, please note the details below in the weekly Atherton … Continue reading

Green Flash Brewing Partners with The Liberty for first Beer Dinner in NC

This Friday, The Liberty is partnering with Green Flash Brewing Company from San Diego for their first Beer Dinner in the state of North Carolina. For all the details, menu and beer…see below. Details taken from The Liberty’s website. From The Liberty: San Diego’s Green Flash Brewing is famous for their mastery of “The West … Continue reading

Bringing You Local Since 1979

South End offers two great places for buying local food on a weekly basis: Atherton Market and Healthy Home Market. Atherton Market is Charlotte’s first year round, indoor farmer’s market that has been open for a couple years and now operating 5 days a week. Scroll down to see this week’s Market Newsletter. Healthy Home … 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

Interior Design + Local Food =

Interior Design and Home Furnishings store Post & Gray is partnering with local food truck Roots Farm Food today and Thursday to serve up local food with a side of design. Roots will set up in the parking lot of Post & Gray at 2139 S Tryon Street to serve lunch from 11:30am to 1:30pm … Continue reading

Atherton Market: Come Experience Local

Come experience the local produce of the region at the Atherton Farmer’s Market. Open 5 days a week, Tue – Sat from 9am to 2pm. Short trip down the light rail to East/West Station and quick walk south about half a block to Atherton Mill. The market is in the old Trolley Barn. See the … Continue reading

Nova’s Bakery Now Open

Just drove by the new Nova’s Bakery location on South Blvd (old Laurel Market) and saw the “OPEN” signs turned on! They are now open and will begin their 24HR schedule today as well. They are “cash only” today but will have the credit card machine running tomorrow. Welcome to the neighborhood!

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

Off to Market We Go

Saturday morning and the Atherton Market has been open for an hour already with lots of great local produce, proteins and local sourced food items. Below you can read the weekly market update, see some pictures from my visit this past week of a couple vendors and see what Luck Fish will be serving up … Continue reading

Triple C Brewing Grand Opening Today

Today is the day! The grand opening for Triple C Brewing Company is today from 2-9pm. The beer is great. The space is terrific and they will have the Tin Kitchen Food Truck onsite. Triple C is located at 2900 Griffith Street, CTL 28203 and is a short walk from the New Bern Light Rail … 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

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

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

Triple C Brewing Grand Opening, Aug 25

It’s the moment I (and a whole lot of you) have been looking forward to since my first post back in January announcing Triple C Brewing Co Coming to South End. The Grand Opening date is set for Saturday, August 25th from 2pm-9pm.  They will have 4 beers available for your drinking pleasure: Light Rail Pale Ale, Smoked Amber, Greenway IPA … Continue reading

Saturday at Atherton Mill and Market

As you wake up this Saturday morning and plan your day, I recommend a trip to Atherton Market. We go to grocery stores to buy food but we go to farmers markets for an experience. Clearly you are getting the freshest, local produce and proteins around when you shop a market, but you get the social … Continue reading

South End Local Foodie Finder

I always enjoy relaying the weekly newsletter from Atherton Market but it dawned on me that South End offers a variety of Local Food options and those stories need to be shared. With that in mind I am starting a weekly post called South End Local Foodie Finder. Here I will relay weekly updates on the places, events and specials pertaining to Local Food in South End. The Atherton … Continue reading

A Look Inside Triple C Brewing

Opening day for Triple C Brewing is close. They have passed all inspections, have their TO and just waiting for ABC permit before they announce an opening date. I stopped in this week to get a look at the brewery and it looks great! I think folks will be spending a lot of time here. When I arrived … Continue reading

Atherton Market: New Hours and Grilling Demo

Atherton Market starts their new 5 day a week schedule today. They are now Tue – Sat 9am to 2pm. Read the newsletter below from market manager, Lynn Caldwell for all the details. What’s happening this week at the Atherton Market? Consistent hours, cooperative vendors, creative displays and signage!  That is what is new and … Continue reading

Atherton Market, Now 5 Days a Week!

We have all been waiting for it and this week it finally happens. Atherton Market will now be open 5 days a week starting Tuesday. The new hours will be Tuesday through Saturday from 9am to 2pm and on Tuesday only they will keep their original later hours of being open until 7pm. On Tuesday evenings and … Continue reading