The Biscuit Staff

#GameTimeGraphic – Panthers vs. Jaguars

CLT Creatives, Game Time Graphic, Happenings | October 5, 2019

KAPOW! There’s gonna be a catfight! This Sunday, it’s the Battle of the 1995 Expansion Teams as the Carolina Panthers pounce on the Jacksonville Jaguars for the 7th time in franchise history. The Panthers and Jags are currently tied 3-3 in the series… read more »

The Biscuit Podcast: Wendy Hickey & Armah Shiancoe

CLT Creatives, CLT Nonprofits, Podcasts | October 2, 2019

Belly up to The Biscuit buffet, everyone! We hope your ears have taste buds, because today we’re serving up a delicious batch of The Biscuit Podcast for your aural pleasure. Tim interviews Wendy Hickey, founder of ArtPop Street Gallery, about her bac… read more »

Foundry at AvidXchange

Where Are We in CLT? | October 2, 2019

You know, it really grinds our gears when people say that Charlotte doesn’t have an exceptional art scene. Now, we have the most literal evidence ever that people who say that are dead wrong. This giant gear sculpture titled Foundry by Charlotte’s ow… read more »

“Woman Bites Camel” – Overly Dramatic Readings of Reader Comments on Facebook

Videos | October 1, 2019

Drama is where you find it … and we found it on Facebook. Matt Olin and Tim Miner of Charlotte Is Creative give ridiculous voice to reader reactions to the WBTV Facebook Story, “Woman Bites Camel.” [William Shakespeare was a playwriting genius, but… read more »

In CLT Traffic … No One Can Here You Scream

Videos | September 30, 2019

COMING THIS HALLOWEEN TO AN INTERSECTION NEAR YOU … Construction traffic in Charlotte is an absolute terror! And, now we have the movie to prove it. In a world where the road closures and detours of Charlotte, NC are evolving every day, residents are… read more »

#GameTimeGraphic – Panthers vs. Texans

CLT Creatives, Game Time Graphic, Happenings | September 29, 2019

While we can’t prove the incredible #GameTimeGraphic from @Nick.V.Black pushed the Panthers to victory over the Cardinals last week, we certainly can’t prove it didn’t.  This week, Charlotte artist John Burgin, Jr. — the creator of Frogboy — has rust… read more »

Dairy Queen on Wilkinson Blvd

Where Are We in CLT? | September 27, 2019

While we’re still reeling from the announcement that the Dairy Queen in Plaza-Midwood is headed for the history books, we’re comforted to know that, when the urge for DQ hits, we can still stop by an #OGClt classic. The historic drive-up Dairy Queen… read more »

Harvey Cummings II Gets a Gig … With Oprah!

CLT Creatives, Happenings, Music | September 27, 2019

This week brought exciting news for stalwart of the Charlotte music scene, Harvey Cummings II. Harvey announced Tuesday that his ensemble would be playing in front of keynote speaker, Oprah Winfrey, at the 2019 UNCF Maya Angelou Women Who Lead Lunche… read more »

#GameTimeGraphic – Panthers vs. Cardinals

CLT Creatives, Game Time Graphic, Happenings | September 21, 2019

The Panthers have had a rough go of it lately. Perhaps the power of creativity can propel them to victory over the Arizona Parrots … ahem! … Cardinals. This week’s Panthers #GameTimeGraphic is the work of Charlottean Nick Black ( Share… read more »

Blackhawk Hardware

Where Are We in CLT? | September 20, 2019

Huh? We would’ve guessed that the Aisle of Death would be on 13. Blackhawk Hardware has been a staple of Park Road Shopping Center since 1977. Referred to as the “World’s Coolest Hardware Shop” by many (we wonder how much that has to do with the free… read more »

12 Creatives Win Celebrate Charlotte Arts Grants

Creative News | September 20, 2019

#CharlotteIsCreative … and the Knight Foundation is helping to propel the Queen City Creative community further by funding a wide array of projects that will hit Charlotte next spring. On Sept. 19, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation reveale… read more »

Biscuit Podcast: Erin Santos & Brand the Moth

Podcasts | September 19, 2019

The Biscuit is back and you’re gonna be in trouble! The latest episode of the Biscuit podcast starts off with an incredibly raw and real interview with Erin Santos, conducted by Tim Miner. Erin talks about her organizations, The Isabella Santos Found… read more »

Coca-Cola Bottling Company

Where Are We in CLT? | September 18, 2019

The last time you whizzed down Morehead on your way to Rhino Market or Town Brewing, did you notice that the incredible art deco building across the street at 1401-09 West Morehead Street? The building’s corners along Morehead are adorned with intric… read more »

Express Yourself on Social with Cutomized GIFs!

Videos | September 18, 2019

Express yourself … In A GIF! You don’t need GIFs of crying James Van Der Beek or President Obama dropping the mic to express your emotions on social media and texts. You need GIFs of YOU crying and dropping the mic … especially when you’re sharin… read more »

#GameTimeGraphic – Panthers vs. Buccaneers

CLT Creatives, Game Time Graphic, Happenings | September 12, 2019

Shiver me timbers and hoist the mainsails! Tonight, Captain Panth-ARRRRRR and his crew of Cardiac Cats take on the Buccaneers of Tampa Bay in the Uptown Ocean. We asked Brett Toukatly (@b_twokat) to help us hoist our own Jolly Roger and take to the s… read more »

You DON’T Say … Dairy Queen is Closing

Creative News | September 10, 2019

The news broke last week that the iconic Dairy Queen on Central Avenue will close its doors at the end of October. The location has been in business since the 1950s and operated by the same family since the 1970s. Owners say they’d like to stay open…. read more »

Providence – The Fragrance of South Charlotte

Videos | September 9, 2019

Where was her love hiding? Was it secretly coded in the monograms of her kids’ matching outfits? Could love be hiding in the wine glass at lunch? Or the wine glass at the pool? Somewhere between “in town” and “uptown,” lies Providence — the fragranc… read more »

#GameTimeGraphic – Panthers vs. Rams

CLT Creatives, Game Time Graphic, Happenings | September 8, 2019

“Hey, you got sports in my creativity!” “Wait, you got creativity in my sports!” Yep-sports and the arts can live together in harmony. Check out this awesome Carolina Panthers rally graphic by uber-talented Charlotte graphic designer, Nalee Thao (@na… read more »

Eastside Pride Mural by Rosalia Torres

Where Are We in CLT? | September 4, 2019

EASTSIDE PRIDE! Charlotte’s eastside is a strong, proud community with a vibrant collection of cultures and people, and this fresh mural puts that pride on full display. Painted by the uber-talented “artivist,” Rosalia Torres-Weiner. She is known for… read more »

Sam Mills Statue

Where Are We in CLT? | September 3, 2019

Sam Mills may have passed away in 2005, but his example and legacy continue to stand taller than any building here in Charlotte. As a linebacker for the Carolina Panthers, Mills excited everyone watching from the stands. But, it was his courage and p… read more »