The Biscuit Staff






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 »




Creative Challenge – Send Us A Postcard

CLT Creatives, Creative News, Exploring Charlotte | November 15, 2019


On Wednesday, our pal Ely Portillo (formerly of The Charlotte Observer and now the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute) tweeted about the research he was doing into vintage Charlotte postcards. Never short for a response,  @CLTDevelopment issued a challeng… read more »




Park Road Books

Where Are We in CLT? | November 14, 2019


Located in Park Road Shopping Center, Park Road Books has been the go-to independent bookstore in the Queen City since 1977. We’ve been coming here for decades because there’s something about being surrounded by books that makes us happy. And if thos… read more »




The Biscuit Podcast: Hope Vibes & Charles Thomas

Podcasts | November 14, 2019


In this episode of The Biscuit CLT Podcast, Tim Miner talks to Emmanuel and Adrienne Threatt at Community Matters Cafe. Their conversation covers the founding of their organization, Hope Vibes, how they balance running a non-profit and a relationship… read more »




Creative Happenings – Let’s Dance and Buy Art

Creative News, Happenings | November 13, 2019


It’s that time again… time to fill up those calendars! Here are three essential events that will bring you joy this weekend and beyond. They’ve got art! They’ve got dancing! They’ve got world class speakers! What more could you need? Check them out… read more »




LaCa Projects

Where Are We in CLT? | November 12, 2019


The Panthers aren’t the only feline predators in Charlotte. Lions, tigers, and cheetahs have been known to roam around Charlotte’s Westside and if you want to go on a quick safari head over to Bryant Street. There you’ll find a stampede of colossal k… read more »




Charlotte smells. The Charlotte Candle Company … that is.

Videos | November 11, 2019


Fresh asphalt? Panthers tears? Mr. Le’s Banh Mi? Renaissance Fest Turkey Legs? Are these the quintessential scents of Charlotte? Amd, would you want to bring them into your home. We don’t think so, but at least one Charlotte creative DOES … and he’… read more »




D-Day Monument at Freedom Park

Where Are We in CLT? | November 11, 2019


There are quite a few veteran memorials nestled around the Queen City that honor the men and women who fought for our county and freedom. Speaking of freedom, you can find three of these monuments in Freedom Park (perfectly named for a day like today… read more »




#GameTimeGraphic – Panthers vs. Packers

CLT Creatives, Game Time Graphic, Happenings | November 10, 2019


The Cardiac Cats are headed to the frozen tundra that is Green Bay, Wisconsin this weekend to see if we can restore the streak. This week’s #GameTimeGraphic artist, Nalee Thao, has a unique insight into the mind of Sir Purr,  and she knows that as mu… read more »




The Manor Theatre

Where Are We in CLT? | November 9, 2019


Grab your popcorn and Milk Duds cuz we’re goin’ to the movies! The Manor Theatre has been a staple of the Myers Park neighborhood since its construction in 1947. You won’t see the latest Terminator or Star Wars playing at this #OGclt theatre but you… read more »




The Biscuit Podcast: Jason Hausman

Podcasts | November 7, 2019


Husband. Father. Friend, Emmy-winning Composer and Sound Designer. Singer. Songwriter. Guitarist. Drummer. Hunt-and-Peck Pianist. Master Falconer. Lover of Old Cars and Motorcycles. Pack Animal. Madman Hiding in Plain Sight. How do we sufficiently ca… read more »




Goodwill Opportunity Campus

Where Are We in CLT? | November 6, 2019


From skill development classes to offering dental services and affordable clothing, the Goodwill Opportunity Campus on Wilkinson Blvd. works every day to support Charlotteans and make the Queen City a better place for all. Since 2016, the state-of-th… read more »




Interesting Events – Pajama Walk, PLA-STIK\ and Doc Postle

CLT Creatives, For Newcomers, Happenings | November 5, 2019


Charlotte is blessed with incredible events every day. You can’t make them all, you know, unless you have unlimited funds and can bend the space/time continuum. And, if you can … there are probably better applications for that. Here are a few of ou… read more »




Today is the Day… Go Vote!

Creative News, Editorials, Happenings | November 5, 2019


You made it. Today’s the day. If you’ve voted early, kick back and watch the results. If not, stop reading and start voting. Much has been made of the 1/4 cent sales tax increase that’s designated to fund arts, parks and education. It’s generated a l… read more »




Charlotte Bilingual Preschool Students Take Matt to School

Videos | November 5, 2019


The kiddos at Charlotte Bilingual Preschool have a lot to teach Matt about weird English phrases – so he packed a lunch and spent some time with them and the amazing staff at this extraordinary school. BONUS LESSON: Thanks to CBP’s partnership with A… read more »




Salvation Army

Where Are We in CLT? | November 5, 2019


It’s Election Day! We are at our local polling place performing our civic duty and you should be, too! The Salvation Army on Marsh Road may be our one-stop-shop for submitting our ballot but it’ll be different for every Charlottean across the Queen C… read more »