The Biscuit Staff





Interesting Events – Singing Trees, Improved Plays, Pet Portraits & More

Exploring Charlotte, Happenings | December 13, 2019

There are only two weeks left in the decade, so we’re here to help you end it on a high note with a jam-packed calendar of our favorite events. If you feel like you didn’t explore Charlotte enough in the first 99.9% of the 2010s, now is your time to… read more »




CreativeMornings Rewind with Joni Deutsch

Podcasts | December 12, 2019

To celebrate the 50th consecutive gathering of CreativeMornings/Charlotte, you’d better have a big voice giving the keynote talk … especially when the global theme of the month is “Silence.” That’s why the Charlotte chapter turned to the “best hair… read more »




Mall Santa Can’t Take a Coffee Break in Charlotte

Videos | December 12, 2019

He’s not the real Santa, kids. He’s just one of Santa’s part-time helpers trying to help good little boys and girls feel heard this holiday season. Apparently, there are a lot of wishes adults in Charlotte have for themselves and for the Queen City t… read more »




Project 658

Where Are We in CLT? | December 10, 2019

“Hope. Restored.” That’s the tagline for Project 658 and they couldn’t have picked two better words. Every time we walk through their doors our hope is restored when we see the huge impact they make in the Charlotte community every single day. The mi… read more »




Biscuit CLT Podcast: CreativeMornings/Charlotte 50th Event

Podcasts | December 5, 2019

Four and a half years ago, Matt Olin was looking for a way to lift up the creative community in Charlotte. Through his work with the Good Life Project, he’d heard of Tina Roth Eisenberg and CreativeMornings, the global community she’d created to do j… read more »




Interesting Events – Miracles, Giving Tuesday, DaBaby & More

CLT Nonprofits, Exploring Charlotte, Happenings | December 3, 2019

‘Tis the season of events in Charlotte. Here are a few that have us excited and intrigued. There’s Still Time to Taste the “Miracle on Monroe” Tonight  If you’ve been nibbling on The Biscuit, you’ll note that we have a sizeable crush on Chef Ron Ahle… read more »




The Terrace at Cedar Hill

Where Are We in CLT? | December 2, 2019

The next time you’re attending a wedding reception at The Terrace or taking a meeting at the Cedar Hill Building just outside of Uptown, make sure to take a gander at the area to the left of the front door. There you’ll find a reminder that the build… read more »




Black Friday Podcast … with Katie Black

Podcasts | November 29, 2019

A few weeks ago, local podcaster, Katie Black interviewed Biscuit publishers, Matt Olin and Tim Miner, on “The Katie Black Show.”  (That interview drops on Dec. 4.) To repay the favor, Matt and Tim asked Katie to join them for a live taping of The Bi… read more »




Black Friday Sales … 100 Years Ago

Exploring Charlotte | November 29, 2019

Happy Black Friday! We love shopping. But, we love history more. So, to celebrate Post-Thanksgiving consumerism 2019, here are some fun ads from The Charlotte Observer and The Charlotte News on November 29 … 1919.




Interesting Events – Poptopia, Home Alone, Miracle on Monroe & More

Exploring Charlotte, Happenings | November 26, 2019

‘Tis the season of events in Charlotte. Okay, we hear you, it’s always the season of events in Charlotte. Once you wake up from your tryptophan-induced haze on Friday morning, here are some of our favorites coming up this week and next. “Home Alone”… read more »




Bad Yelp Reviews? Tucker & Cohen Will Make ‘Em See Stars!

Videos | November 26, 2019

Fresh off their … ahem … storied legal careers fighting for the rights of e-Scooter victims, Charlotte “attorneys” Tucker & Cohen are ready to help restaurants fight for their rights, especially when it comes to poor Yelp reviews. When someon… read more »




The Evening Muse

Where Are We in CLT? | November 23, 2019

Who’s getting rowdy tonight? One of our favorite spots for a night out on the town is The Evening Muse over in NoDa. Since 2001, the Muse has been providing a space for independent artists and lovers of music to come together with a common goal … to… read more »




Interesting Events – Golden Girls, Comics, Christmas in November & More

Exploring Charlotte, For Newcomers, Happenings | November 21, 2019

Get those calendars ready because there is a positive correlation between how far we get into the holiday season and how many events pop up in the Queen City. Over the next week, we’ve got Golden Girl puppets, comics, Christmas markets, kickbacks, fa… read more »




5 Ridiculous Questions with Michelle Boudin

CLT Creatives | November 21, 2019

Michelle Boudin Reporter/Fill-in Anchor, WCNC-TV Freelance Writer INSTAGRAM | TWITTER For 13 years, Michelle Boudin has been a force of nature in Charlotte media at NBC Charlotte where she is a senior reporter. She’s also a contributor to People maga… read more »




Long Animal Hospital

Where Are We in CLT? | November 20, 2019

We think anywhere you can add art and a splash of color to the Queen City, you should. Charlotte artist Laurie Smithwick agrees with us. She’s the mastermind behind the “Amplify the Signal” project, which used a grant from the South End Creative Lab… read more »




Preview Charlotte’s #1 Holiday Gift for 2019 … Sharona Royale!

Videos | November 19, 2019

We may not have won the HQ2 bid in 2018, but Charlotte is getting a great consolation prize: the first generation of Sharona Royale, just in time for the holiday season! This Charlotte-centric virtual assistant is perfectly calibrated to help you nav… read more »




Skylark Social Club

Where Are We in CLT? | November 19, 2019

The King is in the Queen City! We have a Burning Love for this mural and feel All Shook Up every time we see the Guitar Man himself. Put on your Blue Suede Shoes and make your Way Down to the Skylark Social Club in Plaza Midwood to see Elvis in perso… read more »




The Hezekiah Alexander House Homesite

Where Are We in CLT? | November 18, 2019

Turn on Huey Lewis and the News and grab your powdered wig because we’re going back in time! The Hezekiah Alexander House is a hidden historical gems in the Queen City. Built in 1774, the stone building is the oldest house in Mecklenburg County and v… read more »




#GameTimeGraphic – Panthers vs. Falcons

CLT Creatives, Game Time Graphic, Happenings | November 17, 2019

Panther … Panther … Panther-cats, HOOOOOO! Last week’s last-second loss was a bit of a gut punch. To get our cats out of the litter box and back in the fight against the Falcons, we turned to Charlotte artist, Brett Twokatly. “Two Cat” hit back by pl… read more »




The Thirsty Beaver Saloon

Where Are We in CLT? | November 16, 2019

With the launch of Disney+ this week there is an overwhelming amount of Disney content to stream online, including one of our favorites, Pixar’s Up. The film tells the tale of an old man who refuses to sell his home for decades while developers conti… read more »