The Biscuit Staff





Four To Follow: Picks from the Latin American Coalition (La Coalición)

CLT Creatives, Exploring Charlotte | February 18, 2020

The Latin American Coalition (La Coalición), is one of the oldest pro-immigrant non-profit organizations in Charlotte. La Coalición builds a community of Latin Americans, immigrants, and allies while promoting full and equal participation of all peop… read more »




Park N’ Shop on Wilkinson Blvd.

Where Are We in CLT? | February 13, 2020

The ghost of grocery stores past are alive and well. Decades ago, this sign would have boldly said “Farm Fresh Produce Direct From The Field To You” in bright red lettering. Today, you can just make out the faint lettering of a sign from yesteryear a… read more »




You Don’t Say – Audrey Kell Student Raps “Harvard Let Me In”

CLT Creatives, Happenings, Music | February 13, 2020

As reported by WBTV, one Audrey Kell High School senior got creative after being deferred from Harvard University. While Harvard continues looking over his application, Ethan Kim wanted to make sure they knew what they’d be missing out on if he’s not… read more »




My Three Biggest Challenges – Jonell Logan

CLT Creatives | February 13, 2020

Jonell Logan knows a thing or two about getting creative to spark change. As the National Executive Director of The League of Creative Interventionists (LoCI), Jonell has had her hand in many projects across the country that have fostered change and… read more »




Four to Follow: Leigh Sellers’ Picks

Exploring Charlotte, For Newcomers | February 6, 2020

Leigh Sellers founded Touchstone Family Law because she is passionate about assisting people through family conflict in a manner that leaves them intact as a person. When she’s not focused on the law, family or friends, she indulges her love of creat… read more »




My Three Biggest Challenges – Joshua Galloway

CLT Creatives | January 30, 2020

Joshua Aurelius Galloway, also known as The Creative Gent, is a man of action. Don’t believe us? Check this out. After graduating from UNC Charlotte, Josh, The Creative Gent, stuck around the Queen City and emersed himself in the Queen City creative… read more »




My 3 Biggest Challenges – “King Carla” Aaron-Lopez

CLT Creatives | January 24, 2020

When someone introduces themselves as a “villain,” it tends to get your attention. That’s exactly what happened to Biscuit editor, Tim Miner, when he first met Charlotte writer, photographer, artist, teacher and mother, Carla Aaron-Lopez (or “King Ca… read more »




Four to Follow: Antonio Livingston’s Picks

CLT Creatives, Exploring Charlotte, For Newcomers | January 24, 2020

Antonio Livingston sees his job as a senior graphic designer with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools as “dynamically impacting students, schools and other departments, as well as community partners through creative design and mentoring,” which is awesome… read more »




5 Ridiculous Questions with CLT Development

CLT Creatives, Exploring Charlotte | January 24, 2020

If you’ve read The Biscuit or followed our social feeds recently, it’s pretty apparent that we have a bit of a crush on @CLTDevelopment. (Hey! We have our reasons.) Clayton Sealey’s use of levity, humor and sarcasm in the pursuit of educating people… read more »




HUGumentary: Irisol is Coloring the Queen City

CLT Creatives, HUG Micro-Grants, Videos | January 16, 2020

You know visual artist Irisol Gonzalez. At least, you know her work. You’ve enjoyed her murals across Charlotte, viewed her pieces at C3Lab or zooming by a ArtPop Street Gallery billboard featuring her work. But, you may not know the story of her 8-f… read more »




Four to Follow: Pandalorian’s Picks

Exploring Charlotte, For Newcomers | January 16, 2020

Charlotte’s blessed with some truly incredible Instagram accounts. But, you can only follow so many before your thumbs fall off. Where do you start? We ask a different Queen City creative each week to recommend four choice accounts. This week, we ask… read more »




HUGS & Bolts – January

Creative News | January 15, 2020

The design team at #thesavageway, created this giant Bolt of Inspiration for use at CreativeMornings/Charlotte as a gift from Charlotte Is Creative sponsor, OrthoCarolina. Bolt of Inspiration At each meeting of CreativeMornings/Charlotte, specials ar… read more »




Middle C Jazz

Where Are We in CLT? | January 6, 2020

We’re getting jazzy in the heart of the city at Middle C Jazz! The Uptown music venue opened last year to provide Charlotte with a space where jazz lovers could come together to listen and perform. Charlottean Adam Farber founded Middle C with his fa… read more »




2020 Resolutions from CLT Creatives

CLT Creatives | January 2, 2020

We’re tired of the same ol’ same ol’ resolutions. And, frankly, we are experiencing some writer’s block when it comes to determining our own 2020 resolutions here at The Biscuit. So, we put out the call for ideas to some of our favorite Queen City cr… read more »




Interesting Events – Twelfth Night, Jazzy Birthdays, Baby Yoda & More

Exploring Charlotte, Happenings | January 2, 2020

Did you open your Google Calendar to see that January 2020 page in all it’s glory and found it … *GASP* … empty?!?! Never fear, we are here to help! We’ve made it our New Year’s Resolution to help Charlotteans keep their calendars full so they ca… read more »




Our Tribute to the Restaurants That Closed in 2019

Videos | December 30, 2019

2019 was a big year for new restaurants opening in Charlotte, NC. But, sadly, we lost a lot of old and new favorites, too. We end the year with a musical tribute to say bye-bye to some of our stand-bys. We’d SAY ANYTHING to bring them back. Nobody th… read more »




An #OGclt Guide for Guests in the Queen City

Exploring Charlotte, For Newcomers, O.G. CLT | December 24, 2019

The family is coming into town this week for the holidays and you want to show off your city, but where should you take them? “Shiny and new” is good, but you can’t go wrong with visiting some #OGclt spots — the places in Charlotte that have stood t… read more »




“Goodnight Queen” – A Charlotte Bedtime Story

Videos | December 24, 2019

Hey there, Crown Town. If you’re anything like us at The Biscuit, you have a really hard time falling asleep during the holidays. That’s why we called in an expert — Nick de la Canal of WFAE — to read us “Goodnight Queen,” a bedtime story all about… read more »




5 Ridiculous Questions with Jeep Bryant

CLT Creatives | September 9, 2019

Jeep Bryant President, Arts & Science Council Instagram | Twitter | Facebook On the job just a few months, the new president of the ASC brings with him experience in government relations, philanthropy, change management, public relations and mark… read more »




Spicy Vegetarian Chili

How To/Resources | February 26, 2019

Spicy Vegetarian Chili by Joy the Baker Selected by Mark Peres, Johnson & Wales University Makes a big pot. Serves eight. See the original recipe. Ingredients: 3 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 green b… read more »