The Biscuit Staff






Coco and the Director

Where Are We in CLT? | November 4, 2019


We are at Chocolate and the Producer. No, wait… that not right.  We’re at Coco and the Director! This Uptown coffee shop on the corner of Trade and Tryon is a place where you can chat with friends, get some work done or draw on chalkboards, all while… read more »




Chop! Chop! It’s Time for Charlotte History!

Videos | October 31, 2019


Just in time for Halloween 2019, The Biscuit is highlighting our city’s latest trivia craze, “Hanchett or Hatchet.” This delightfully giddy (and gory) local game show features famed Charlotte historian, Tom Hanchett, testing the historical knowledge… read more »




Pinky’s Westside Grill

Where Are We in CLT? | October 29, 2019


“Beware; for I am hungry and therefore need a seat at the bar and a basket of fried pickles.” That is our best guess to what Frankenstein’s Monster would’ve said if he made his way to Pinky’s Westside Grill. With Halloween fast approaching, we had to… read more »




UnCommon Details: BOLTGROUP

CLT Creatives, Exploring Charlotte | October 29, 2019


Here at The Biscuit, we love noticing the little things that often go unnoticed … because it’s the little details that make a city special. Creative spaces, like the offices of the creative agency, BOLTGROUP, dedicated to “designing brands, product… read more »




How a confusing ballot measure gets written …

Videos | October 29, 2019


Here’s a question that’s on the minds of many Charlotte-area voters in fall 2019: Why is the sales tax referendum written in such vague language on the ballot? Shouldn’t voters be made aware in the voting booth that they are voting for funds to be al… read more »




Queen City Horror Story

CLT Creatives | October 29, 2019


We were rummaging through the labyrinth of aisles at the Sleepy Poet Antique Mall last weekend when we made a frightening discovery! Hidden in all of the knick-knacks and ancient treasures, were a stack of old comic books. This isn’t something that w… read more »




CLT250 Meter Garden

Where Are We in CLT? | October 28, 2019


It’s officially Halloweek, which means that the world will be united by the fact that everyone will end up watching “It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown” at some point over the next 4 days. If the classic cartoon special leaves you wanting more Pean… read more »




#GameTimeGraphic – Panthers vs. 49ers

CLT Creatives, Game Time Graphic | October 26, 2019


Trick or treat, smell my feet, Give us a good team to beat. They’re undefeated so we’re told, Come Sunday we’ll have the Niners’ gold. This Sunday, the Carolina Panthers will be trick or treating for gold in San Francisco. The 49ers have the second-b… read more »




Art Is Everywhere

Where Are We in CLT? | October 25, 2019


Where are we in CLT? Nowhere major really… we just happened to stumble upon some random art on the corner of Seigle Ave and Otts Street. And that’s what we love about Charlotte. There is always something to see and there’s creativity anywhere you loo… read more »




Interesting Events: The Oh Show, QC Zine Fest & More!

Exploring Charlotte, For Newcomers, Happenings | October 25, 2019


The Oh Show Live – October 26 @ The Harvest Center OHmazing! The Oh Show is back for round two! #TheOhShow is hosted by #CLTAvenger, Ohavia Phillips. She will take the stage with a stellar panel of creatives and influencers, including Majesty Acheamp… read more »




The Pauline Tea-Bar Apothecary

Where Are We in CLT? | October 24, 2019


This morning, we played a little game with our friends over at QC Life on WBTV and had Charlotteans guess where in CLT we could possibly be. Later, it was revealed that we were at the one and only Pauline Tea-Bar Apothecary over in Charlotte’s west s… read more »




Timeline at Latta Park

Where Are We in CLT? | October 23, 2019


You’ve truly never seen the color yellow until you’ve seen this bright behemoth in person. “Timeline,” the sculpture by Robert Winkler, is made from old trolley tracks that were discovered in 2009 during construction on East Blvd. The old trolley tra… read more »




The Mint Museum Randolph

Where Are We in CLT? | October 22, 2019


Hobbits and wizards and Dungeons n’ Dragons, oh my! You can always count on The Mint Museum Randolph to have a magical exhibit or two for your amusement. Their current exhibition is “Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi,”… read more »




beSOCIAL

Where Are We in CLT? | October 21, 2019


Talk is free and working space should be too. Hidden behind the storefront of Social Status on Central Ave is beSOCIAL, a place for creatives to create, innovate, and interact with other creatives. It’s a space where anyone can come get work done, ha… read more »




Book Buyers

Where Are We in CLT? | October 19, 2019


What’s the last thing you’d expect to see in a bookstore? We’ll give you a second to answer… if you said a single propeller airplane being piloted by two giant stuffed bears, then you are oddly specific and have likely been to Book Buyers in Plaza… read more »




Creative News – SEED20, Surprise Mural & On The Table

CLT Creatives, Creative News, Happenings | October 19, 2019


Photo Credit: SEED20 Time is Running Out to Plant Your SEED If you’re planning on applying to be a member of the SEED20 Class of 2020, you better get on it. Applications are due on 10/31 to be part of this training/fundraising program. New and establ… read more »




Ratcliffe’s Flowers at The Green

Where Are We in CLT? | October 18, 2019


Back in 1917, Louis Ratcliffe started a floral business, appropriately named Ratcliffe’s Flowers, at 431 South Tryon Street. The business operated until 1989 when Carpe Diem moved into that location (who has since moved to Elizabeth).  Then in 2000,… read more »




Creative News – We’re Talking Walls, Signs, Bracelets & 980Fest

CLT Creatives, Creative News, Happenings | October 15, 2019


Park Terrace Sign Restored  We recently reported that the Park Terrace sign had been removed for restoration. We’re excited to say that it’s back up at the AMC theater in Park Road Shopping Center and restored to its former glory. Small Idea Leads to… read more »




Matt attempts to record Charlotte’s official slogan

For Newcomers, Videos | October 15, 2019


The Queen City seems to have a love/hate relationship with its slogan, “Charlotte’s Got a Lot.” Because, indeed, Charlotte’s got a lot. And also, Charlotte’s got a LOT — you know, like, in its name and all. So given how much he loves his hometown, y… read more »




Space Mural by Andy Rocco

Where Are We in CLT? | October 15, 2019


This mural by Andy Rocco is … dare we say it … out of this world! You don’t need to take a trip to the International Space Station for an ethereal view of the earth, you just need to head down to the Metropolitan in Midtown Charlotte. Take a peek on… read more »