Maybe you’re new to Charlotte. Or maybe you’ve been here for a while, but are still eager to get plugged in. We’re your guide to the surging creative energy of our city – the diverse neighborhoods, the colorful details, the must-see projects, the must-attend events, and all the ways to get involved. (After all, you become a true Charlottean the moment you get your uniform dirty.)
In addition to covering the newest Queen City creators, offerings and trends, we’re equally passionate about making sure you know the trailblazing people, businesses and organizations that have been keeping the creative pilot light burning in Charlotte for decades. (After all, they laid the foundation for the rest of us.) And in our ongoing series #WhereAreWeInCLT, you can always count on us to capture the vibrant details and delights hiding in plain sight, around every corner of the city.
Our team always has our eyes peeled, searching for the next surprise to share. Our goal is to inspire you to explore Charlotte and discover fascinating areas of Crown Town that just might become your new favorite spot.
The family is coming into town this week for the holidays and you want to show off your city, but where should you take them? “Shiny and new” is good, but you can’t go wrong with visiting some #OGclt spots — the places in Charlotte that have stood t… read more »
Oh no! Your family is coming into town for the Holidays but you’ve been so busy with office Christmas parties that you forgot to plan anything! Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with some of our favorite events happening before the New Year. Grab yo… read more »
There are only two weeks left in the decade, so we’re here to help you end it on a high note with a jam-packed calendar of our favorite events. If you feel like you didn’t explore Charlotte enough in the first 99.9% of the 2010s, now is your time to… read more »
‘Tis the season of events in Charlotte. Here are a few that have us excited and intrigued. There’s Still Time to Taste the “Miracle on Monroe” Tonight If you’ve been nibbling on The Biscuit, you’ll note that we have a sizeable crush on Chef Ron Ahle… read more »
Exploring Charlotte | November 29, 2019
Happy Black Friday! We love shopping. But, we love history more. So, to celebrate Post-Thanksgiving consumerism 2019, here are some fun ads from The Charlotte Observer and The Charlotte News on November 29 … 1919.
‘Tis the season of events in Charlotte. Okay, we hear you, it’s always the season of events in Charlotte. Once you wake up from your tryptophan-induced haze on Friday morning, here are some of our favorites coming up this week and next. “Home Alone”… read more »
Stages managed by Blumenthal Performing Arts rarely go unused, but there are odd times they can be quiet. And, there’s nothing lonelier than an empty stage. No worries, though. The Blumenthal team has a plan. About 18 months ago, Blumenthal Performin… read more »
Get those calendars ready because there is a positive correlation between how far we get into the holiday season and how many events pop up in the Queen City. Over the next week, we’ve got Golden Girl puppets, comics, Christmas markets, kickbacks, fa… read more »
“I want to use my art as a vehicle to beautify neighborhoods, but make change and impact people in different ways. I just love my life. I’m just so happy to be doing all of this.” – Sharon Dowell Earlier this year, Rosalia Torres-Weiner painted a mur… read more »
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 »
November 14 is National Pickle Day and since holidays (yes, that includes random national food days) are a chance to indulge a little, we decided to celebrate with our favorite form of pickle … the fried pickle! We take food very seriously at The B… read more »
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 »
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 »
We’ve got a juicy secret for you… we know where to get the best juice in town. Back in March of this year, Akeem Streater – AKA Dr. O.J. – decided he wanted to provide Charlotte with a simple, fresh and healthy way to support people on their path t… read more »
Need a CFO (Cute, Furry Officer) to brighten up your office and home? October is “Adopt a Shelter Dog Month” and we have partnered with Carolina P.A.W.S. to help some perfect pups find a new career path as your best friend! Each week in October we wi… read more »
“Transfer Tales” features letters from Charlotteans (new and old) telling their stories of how they got to the Queen City and their impressions upon moving here. This “Transfer Tale,” was sent to us by Varsha Mather. My tale is one of love, growth a… read more »
Are you currently hiring for the position of CFO (Cute, Furry Officer)? October is “Adopt a Shelter Dog Month” and we have partnered with Carolina P.A.W.S. to help some of our furry friends find a forever home with amazing benefits! Each week in Octo… read more »
Toto, I have a feeling we’re not in Charlotte anymore. Or at least it feels that way as characters from the Land of Oz keep appearing in the streets of Crown Town. Jack at 1231 W Morehead St Charlotte’s street art scene is booming right now, so I hav… read more »
Are you looking for a CFO (Cute, Furry Officer) for your family? October is “Adopt a Shelter Dog Month” and we have partnered with Carolina P.A.W.S. to help some of our furry friends find a new job (and a forever home)! Each week in October we will f… read more »
According to a scientifically accurate poll we forgot to conduct for this article, it’s a proven fact that Charlotte’s creativity is fueled almost exclusively by the excellent coffee we find across the city. It keeps the good ideas percolating as we… read more »