Matt Olin & Tim Miner

WOW! That’s What I Call Christmas: 2020

Videos | December 16, 2020

The holidays are upon us. And, after the traumatic year we’ve all had, many of us are simply trying to blot out a tumultuous 2020 with twinkle lights, adorned trees and carols.  However, many of the beloved songs of the season just don’t seem to ring… read more »

The State of Our Stages

Creative News | September 9, 2020

Stages need people. Audience banks need people. Backstages need people. Sound and light booths need people. Box offices need people. Without people. it’s just not the same. As COVID rages on, our stages – and the seats that face them – remain empty…. read more »

Sophie Miller’s Voice is Brave and Beautiful

CLT Creatives, Videos | July 28, 2020

The world is full of reasons to be upset these days, but the creative spirit shines through adversity. It reaches out and lifts us all. It finds its way into the streets and lifts up our community. That is certainly the case with Sophie Miller, a you… read more »

Our Favorite Stories of 2019

Editorials | December 31, 2019

As we wrap the inaugural year of The Biscuit and turn the corner into a new decade, we wanted to pause and reflect on some of the pieces from 2019 that have stayed with us. From tattoos and transplants, to juice and Josh Jacobson, to scooters and sma… read more »

BISCUIT Podcast: The Haas Brothers at SOCO Gallery

Podcasts | November 21, 2019

The Haas Brothers saw design … & it opened up their eyes. They saw design. Finding artists who are twin brothers is rare. Finding twin artists on a mission to champion design is even rarer. But, when you can find twin artists who use Ace of Bas… read more »

EDITORIAL: Tuesday wasn’t doomsday …

Editorials | November 7, 2019

This editorial is in response to Mecklenburg County voters rejecting a 1/4 sales tax increase on the Nov. 5, 2019 ballot. So, about that vote … We have a simple mantra at The Biscuit — Charlotte. Is. Creative. We believe it so much, it’s the name of… read more »

The CLT 2019 Unity Letter Stands Against Hate

Creative News | September 3, 2019

As recently reported in The Charlotte Observer and many other news sources, several local black leaders in Charlotte received letters containing threatening, racist and violent language in mid-August. In response, a group of community leaders drafted… read more »

Ode to a Cajun Filet Biscuit

Editorials, Exploring Charlotte | August 28, 2019

The nation seems a bit obsessed with determining which chicken sandwich reigns supreme, Popeye’s or Chick-Fil-A? We emphatically endorse a third option … the regal culinary creation of the Queen City … Bojangles’ Cajun Filet biscuit. Matt Olin and Ti… read more »

Enjoy a First Taste of The Biscuit

Videos | August 13, 2019

Dear friends, one day a month isn’t enough to share the stories of how creatives shaping the future of our city. So, we’ve cooked up The Biscuit, a new media channel to help us tell the stories of Queen City creatives through weekly emails, long-form… read more »

Charlotte Is Creative … and, so are Biscuits.

Creative News, Videos | July 31, 2019

What is Charlotte Is Creative? Why do we do what we do? What does it have to do with baking Biscuits? Matt OIin and Tim Miner, founders of a new nonprofit championing the power of creatives and creativity in Charlotte, NC share their mission. It only… read more »

Queen City Quiz Show

Exploring Charlotte, Videos | June 4, 2019

Friday, June 7 is National Donut Day. While it’s obvious we love biscuits in the morning around here, we enthusiastically support breakfast-time confections and carbohydrates in any form. So, Biscuit-baker, Tim Miner, quizzed Good Day Charlotte’s hos… read more »

Changes to the Biscuit are Coming!

Creative News, Videos | May 16, 2019

You may have noticed that we’ve been rationing Biscuits this week. By now, you’re probably ravenous. Well, there’s a good reason for it, and Matt Olin and Tim Miner tell you all about it in less than 60 seconds in this video. Next week, get ready to… read more »

Charlotte SHOUT!

Creative News, Exploring Charlotte, Videos | May 8, 2019

Happy Wednesday! We are just one day away from the main events of Charlotte SHOUT! taking over Uptown, so … it’s pretty much like the Super Bowl. Music. Art. Food. Ideas. It’s a smorgasbord. Oh yeah … and we’ve hidden FREE ticket giveaways &… read more »

BOOM goes Crown Town! What’s biting in The Biscuit on April 23

Videos | April 22, 2019

As we prepare for the BOOM Charlotte to launch us into the creative stratosphere in Plaza-Midwood April 26-28, we’re exploring the business of making murals in today’s batch of The Biscuit. We’re also taking a musical journey with Wray Ward’s senior… read more »

Awesomeness Alert! Rebecca Henderson Bringing Wonder to CreativeMornings

CLT Creatives, CreativeMornings/CLT, Happenings | May 28, 2019

There are only two types of people in the world. Period. Those who know Rebecca Henderson. And, those who need to know her. If you don’t know Rebecca Henderson, you need to change that as soon as is humanly possible. If you do know Rebecca Henderson,… read more »

We don’t know what to say about gun violence. But, we’ll help you say it.

Creative News, Editorials | May 7, 2019

Charlotte is our home. Despite trying our best to escape it after high school, Charlotte drew us back in and has emerged to become a great love of both of our lives. Charlotte is a source of pride for us. Championing the creativity abilities alive in… read more »

Historical Blindness: Lillard Would Bar Foreigners

Editorials | February 26, 2019

“We must have an uninterrupted period, in which we can create out-and-out Americans and an out-and-out spirit of Americanism.” – T.J. Lillard (The Charlotte News, February 26, 1919) “Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it.” – Edmund Bur… read more »

Good Things with Matt & Tim

Editorials | January 28, 2019

Sure, there’s plenty to fret about these days. But there’s a ton of not-evil stuff out there, too. Heck, some of it is flat-out joyful, generous, invigorating and/or awesome. That’s why we’re highlighting a handful of Good Things in every batch of Th… read more »

Stacy Smith Knows the Building Codes of Creativity

CLT Creatives, CreativeMornings/CLT, Podcasts | January 28, 2019

Ten years after first picking up a needle, Stacy Smith is now co-owner of Tattoo Me Charlotte, was voted one of the top 10 tattoo artists in Charlotte, and has a signature watercolor/boho vibe style that is all her own. All of her pieces are custom,… read more »

Good Things from Matt & Tim

Editorials | January 14, 2019

Sure, there’s plenty to fret about these days. But there’s a ton of not-evil stuff out there, too. Heck, some of it is flat-out joyful, generous, invigorating and/or awesome. That’s why we’re highlighting a handful of Good Things in every batch of Th… read more »