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Ready for CLT Snowmageddon? Train with the Snow Coach!

Videos | February 20, 2020


From Al Conklin to Brad Panovich to Nick Kosir, the experts agree SNOW IS COMING to Charlotte! And, it may last up to 24 to 36 whole hours! AN ETERNITY! Are you prepared? Can you get the M.B.TP. (Milk. Bread. Toilet Paper.) your family needs before t… read more »




My 3 Biggest Challenges: Jamey Boiter

CLT Creatives | February 20, 2020


When Jamey Boiter started college, he thought he’d be an architect. That is until he took his first graphic design course. Now, Jamey is a nationally recognized brand strategist and practitioner. (Plus, he has a SUPER COOL office.) As BOLTGROUP’s bra… read more »




Banu Valladares Cares About Spanish-Speaking Children

CLT Creatives | February 19, 2020


In this new series, guest contributor Josh Jacobson will highlight staff leaders in Charlotte’s nonprofit sector who are shaking things up and making an impact. Josh is founder and managing director of Next Stage, a Charlotte company that works with … read more »




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 »




CreativeMornings Charlotte Rewind: Stacy Cassio Invests in You

Podcasts | February 13, 2020


At the February gathering of CreativeMornings/Charlotte held at The Comedy Zone, Stacy Cassio delivered a moving talk on the global theme of “Invest.” As the founder and CEO of Pink Mentor Network, Stacy is leading by example by investing in the wome… read more »




5 Ridiculous Questions with Caroline Calouche

CLT Creatives | February 12, 2020


Caroline Calouche Founder of Caroline Calouche & Co. and CLT Cirque & Dance Center   Native Gastonian Caroline Calouche loves to dance. But, dancing on the ground wasn’t enough. Two BFA degrees in Ballet and Modern Dance wasn’t enough. A… read more »




Will Charlotte’s ‘farsighted’ developers honor Brooklyn Village promises?

Editorials | February 12, 2020


In late January, writer Jonathan McFadden toured the Levine Museum of the New South’s exhibit, “Brooklyn: Once A City Within A City,” with author and historian, Tom Hanchett. Here are his thoughts about the experience. Do yourself a favor, and spend… read more »




@CLT.Remedy’s Picks for National Chopsticks Day!

Exploring Charlotte | February 6, 2020


Guest writers (siblings AND pharmacists), Kriska Woods and Emmanuel Carandang, explore the Queen City culinary world every day on @CLT.Remedy. National Chopsticks Day is officially February 6. But, really, EVERY DAY should be Chopsticks Day. Whether… 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: Tony Santoro

CLT Creatives | February 6, 2020


It can be hard to find your “Why” in life. It can be even harder once you have. Especially when you choose to put others first. Tony Santoro, and his wife, Becky, know a little something about that. Putting others first is woven into their personal a… read more »




Making the McColl Center Accessible to Everyone

CLT Creatives | February 6, 2020


This article is the second in a series by Liz Logan about the Fall 2019 class of artists in residence at the McColl Center for Art + Innovation. Read the first installment here. When I was a kid, I remember riding in the backseat of our Ford Aerostar… read more »




Celebrate Innovation Day with Charlotte Inventions!

Exploring Charlotte | February 4, 2020


This Sunday, Feb. 16, is designated National Innovation Day — a day to celebrate creative ideas that work their way into the real world. And, that got us thinking? What was invented in Charlotte? And, then we thought, “Why don’t we play a round of Q… read more »




5 Ridiculous Questions with Laura Palka

CLT Creatives | January 31, 2020


  Laura Palka Anchor/Reporter/Actor Instagram | Web | IMDB If you’re watching The Outsider on HBO, you know there are very few moments of comfort. So, it felt like a reprieve to see a familiar face pop up as a reporter at the beginning of the se… 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 »




400 Rubik’s Cubes Unleash Infinite Creativity

Creative News | January 30, 2020


Just before the end of 2019, Jordan Pham, a 14-year-old Charlottean, asked his parents for several hundred Rubik’s in order to create pixel mosaic portraits like those he’d found online. (It’s a story in and of itself — say Jordan’s folks — finding… read more »




Four to Follow: Stacy Cassio’s Picks

CLT Creatives | January 30, 2020


Okay, here’s the official line: Stacy Cassio is the Founder & CEO of the Pink Mentor Network. It’s through Pink Mentor that Stacy shares her personal experience with the power of mentorship. She knows her own career & business have been shape… read more »




The Biscuit CLT Podcast Gets Odd … with The Odd Couple

Podcasts | January 30, 2020


On this week’s episode of The Biscuit CLT Podcast, our producer Andy Goh ventured into the wild, wonderful world of Charlotte’s community theater scene. More specifically, he crashed a recent rehearsal of Theatre Charlotte’s production of The Odd Cou… 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 »