The Biscuit Staff





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 »




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 »