The Biscuit Staff





Coca-Cola Mural

Where Are We in CLT? | August 29, 2019

It’s exciting to see murals popping up all over the Queen City, but some have been around for a long time — like this Coca-Cola painted ad that’s graced this building at 6th and N. Graham Street for decades. If you’re running the Around the Crown 10… read more »




The McNinch House

Where Are We in CLT? | August 28, 2019

When you’re running the Around The Crown 10K on Sept. 1, you’ll take a short jaunt on Church Street just past mile four. For a little extra motivation, look right after you pass the Frederick Building. You’ll see a purple a pink house built in the 18… read more »




Interesting Events In Which We’re Interested: August 22

Exploring Charlotte, For Newcomers | August 23, 2019

The Queen City is a town of highly energetic and creative go-getters. That means there’s always something cool or thought-provoking to do. The difficult part is deciding WHICH events to attend. Let us lend some grey matter on that. Here are some of o… read more »




Tooth Fairy Tales – Kara Vasseur

CLT Avengers, CLT Creatives | August 23, 2019

In honor of National Tooth Fairy Day, Kara Vasseur, digital marketing manager for Crisis Assitance Ministry and #CLTAvenger, shares her story about the Tooth Fairy. FAIR WARNING: If you are still a “Tooth Fairy Truther,” stop reading now. “As a child… read more »




Rex the Lion

Where Are We in CLT? | August 22, 2019

A ginormous lion has been prowling South Park since 2007 … and his name is “Rex.” The good news is he can’t move, probably because weighs around seven tons. According to Queens Univerity, Rex, who was sculpted by Jon Hair of Cornelius, reigns as th… read more »




Happy National Radio Day!

Creative News | August 20, 2019

August 20 is National Radio Day, celebrating the incredible history of radio news and the art of telling stories through the air. The staff of The Biscuit is celebrating by wearing our “Public Radio Nerd” shirts today … but what are our hometown pu… read more »




Denton Burrows Mural on Central Ave

Where Are We in CLT? | August 20, 2019

Once upon a time, getting lost (or just wandering around) in Charlotte wasn’t that much fun. These days, thanks to the unstoppable work of gifted muralists, there’s a visual treasure to find around almost every corner — like this mural from Denton B… read more »




VisArt Video

Where Are We in CLT? | August 15, 2019

WHERE ARE WE IN CLT? On #NationalRelaxationDay (Aug. 15) … and we can’t think of a better way to spend it than renting a movie from VisArt Video and hunkering down on the couch. VisArt — located in the Eastway Crossing Shopping Center — is a plac… read more »




Dupp & Swat

Where Are We in CLT? | August 13, 2019

WHERE ARE WE IN CLT? There are lots of reasons to find your way to Camp North End, but one of our faves is to drop in and check out the new mural by Charlotte artist & UNCC professor, John Hairston, Jr., at Dupp & Swat. Along the way, owners Davita… read more »




What happens when you have one too many coffee meetings in a day?

Videos | August 13, 2019

“This is caffeine. This is your meeting on caffeine.” Every day, thousands of people in Charlotte … and across the world … meet over coffee. The Queen City has a dazzling array of great local coffee spots ripe for gatherings. You can hop from mee… read more »




Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find

Where Are We in CLT? | August 13, 2019

Last Friday, we featured a self-portrait of Charlotte artist, Dustin Harbin. So, we visit Spider-Man & Doc Ock engaged in an epic battle inside Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find, where Dustin used to work. Charlotte’s friendly neighborhood comic shop was fi… read more »




Free Range Brewing

Where Are We in CLT? | August 9, 2019

All the great artists do it … hiding a self-portrait inside a masterwork. And, Charlotte’s no exception. If you’ve dropped by Free Range Brewing on North Davidson Street for a cold craft beer and a few laughs with friends, you’ve seen the incredibl… read more »




Charlotte Pipe & Foundry

Where Are We in CLT? | August 7, 2019

If you’re like us, you’ve driven past the entry monument in front of Charlotte Pipe & Foundry on Morehead Street a million times and wondered, “What is in that gigantic pipe?” Well, we stopped wondering and pulled over to see. After all, Charlotte Pi… read more »




Queen City Quiz Show: Work Like a Dog Day

Videos | August 6, 2019

Tim Miner dropped by “Good Day Charlotte” at WJZY on August 5 to celebrate “Work Like a Dog Day” by quizzing  Jason Harper and Ann Wyatt Little about Queen City canine culture. Enjoy!




The Pillar of Dreams

Where Are We in CLT? | August 6, 2019

Standing there like it grew out of the earth in front of the new Mecklenburg County Social Services building off Freedom Drive, you’ll find the “Pillars of Dreams” by artist Marc Fornes. Installed earlier this year, this is Fornes’ second sculpture i… read more »




Sedgefield Totem

Where Are We in CLT? | August 1, 2019

WHERE ARE WE IN CLT? The “Sedgefield Totem” cheerfully greets guests to the Sedgefield Campus of Dilowrth Elementary on Hartford Avenue. It was created by artist Paula Smith and erected in 2016 as part of the “Neighborhoods in Creative pARTnership” i… read more »




Savona Mill Trolleys

Exploring Charlotte | July 30, 2019

Where are we in CLT? While you’re waiting in construction traffic for the new streetcars near Johnson & Wales and Johnson C. Smith University, take a quick detour down South Turner Street in the Seversville community. There, across from Savona Mill,… read more »




The RailYard

Exploring Charlotte | July 30, 2019

Stumbling upon a new work from muralist Osiris Rain never gets old. Here is his newest piece, to be found in the lobby of the new RailYard building in South End. (Photo from The Biscuit staff)




Sagehaus Making the CLT Music Scene a Little “Brighter”

CLT Creatives | July 30, 2019

Charlotte creatives Jason Hausman and Emily Sage met at CreativeMornings in December. At another meeting, they shared an umbrella. Today, they’re making beautiful music together as SAGEHAUS. A few weeks after deciding to collaborate, Emily and Jason… read more »




So, You Moved to Charlotte

Videos | July 24, 2019

While dumpster diving behind Morrison Library during its recent renovation, we unearthed a long-forgotten documentary short that had seemingly been tossed way, entitled “How to fit in in the Queen City.” Upon further research, we discovered that this… read more »