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Atherton Market Celebrates 3rd Anniversary

Congratulations to the Atherton Market on their 3 Year Anniversary this Saturday. They have a lot of great events for this Saturday, which you can see in the flier above and lots more details below in their weekly newsletter. The market is located in the old trolley barn at 2000 South Blvd in Atherton Mill. … Continue reading

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

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 Line-up for Tonight

Rail Trail Vision Community Meeting Recap

Last night (Tuesday, April 23) we held our first Community Meeting to share the Rail Trail Vision. We had a tremendous turnout with over 80 people, which included lots of residents from South End, Dilworth, Wilmore and Sedgefield along with City Councilwoman, LaWana Mayfield, many representatives from City staff as well as Charlotte Center City … 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

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

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

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

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

Civic By Design Forum on South End Development

Wanted to pass along this opportunity through Civic By Design and hope you’ll take the time to attend and engage. The following is the email notification sent out by Tom Low. RAISE BAR How can we “raise the bar” for development in South End and greater Charlotte? South End is considered by many as Charlotte’s premium urban neighborhood … 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

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

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

Spotlight on Hunger Event tonight at All American Pub

Spotlight on Hunger: ACE Mentoring and Second Harvest Food Bank Tonight, Wednesday, November 7, 2012 Time: 5pm – 7pm Location: All American Pub  Event Website ACE Mentoring is a National mentoring program intended to increase awareness of high school students to career opportunities in architecture, construction, or engineering through mentoring.   While it might not seem like it … 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

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

South End is Growing!

The seeds of development were planted years ago before the economy tanked and a trip to the southern end of South End will let you know those seeds are finally growing. New development is rising up from the ground around the Remount and South Blvd area with 4 multifamily developments and 1 commercial construction project … Continue reading

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

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

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

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

3rd Annual Dilworth South End Chili Cook-Off Oct 14

The 3rd Annual South End / Dilworth Chili Cook Off (noticed how I switched the order) is coming up on Sunday, October 14th and you need to make plans to be there. Last year was a huge turnout and only anticipate it getting larger with more chili entries and more fun! The Chili Cook Off … Continue reading

Charlotte’s First PARK(ing) Day in South End Today

Today in South End there will be a couple less opportunities for cars to park but many more opportunities for people to sit and enjoy. That’s because several students from UNC Charlotte and volunteers headed up by Keihly Moore are taking over 2 parking spaces in South End to turn them into temporary parks for … Continue reading

DNC “Thank You” Card going National

Last week I shared about the large “Thank You” card that was started by some local South End business owners and Jon Wilson of “Wilson’s World” for the police, fire and EMT who came from all across the United States for the Democratic National Convention. Since the “Wilson’s World” and subsequent blog, Twitter and Facebook … 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

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 Outdoor Movie Night this Friday

Look forward to seeing you this Friday for the rescheduled South End Cinema. We will coincide with Food Truck Friday and plan to have a few more trucks present. Trucks start at 5pm. Movie starts at 9pm. Bring chairs and blankets!

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

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

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

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

Saturday at Atherton Market: Homemade Ice Cream

So many great reasons to make a trip to Atherton Market a part of your Saturday morning….great produce and proteins, fresh breads and baked goods, and today starting around 11am we will be churning some homemade ice cream in preparation for the South End Churn Off next Saturday, Aug 4th. We’ll be giving away free … Continue reading

Turkey And… joining Food Truck Friday tonight

Food Truck Friday is tonight and we are pleased to have a new food truck joining us Turkey And. If you guessed that their menu focuses around turkey then you would be correct. They have a lot of great side dishes and you’ll have to come check them out and experience this new truck. We will … Continue reading

Atherton Market Update

The following is the weekly newsletter from Lynn Caldwell, Manager of the Atherton Market. It’s an incredible feature to have a year round, in-door market in South End, and I appreciate all the hard work from Lynn and the vendors to make this happen! To subscribe to the Atherton Market Newsletter click here. Check out … 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

Triple C Brewing Company Opening in South End

This just in…. Triple C will have it’s first public tasting today at South End Common Market from 5-7!  Light Rail Pale Ale, Smoked Amber and a Roasty Stout. THE BREWER:     SCOTT KIMBALL My love for craft beer first took shape in college, whenever I could afford the offerings of local Pennsylvania breweries like Troegs … Continue reading

Blue Star Range Demo at DCI Home Resource

South End is Charlotte’s premiere design destination with hundreds of design oriented businesses represented by national and international brands like Ferguson, Walker Zanger, Wolf and Sub Zero to name a few. If you are looking to build, remodel, replace, furnish or redesign then a trip to South End should be on your list. A couple weeks ago I … Continue reading

South End Businesses Kick Off Second Annual Small Business Saturday

YouTube – Small Business Saturday Charlotte Stepping Up for Small Business: South End Businesses Kick Off Second Annual Small Business SaturdaySM  WHAT: The day after Black Friday is Small Business Saturday, a day to support the local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy and preserve neighborhoods around the country. Small Business Saturday, which falls … Continue reading