Exploring Charlotte

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.



Bow to Buff Faye, the Charity Queen

Exploring Charlotte | January 14, 2019

People of CLT, meet Buff Faye. She’s a larger-than-life leader for the Charlotte LGBTQ community – and if you can manage to scale her mountain of accolades, beyond them you’ll see a vast horizon of Charlotteans benefiting from her creativity and gene… read more »




PEOPLE OF CHARLOTTE: Green Paint Makes Green Thumbs

CLT Creatives, Exploring Charlotte | December 29, 2018

People of CLT, meet art teacher and painter, Megan Welsh. She may not be able to keep plants alive, but she does capture them on a canvas. And, she inspires children just as she was inspired as a child. Let’s learn more. PEOPLE OF CHARLOTTE: Where ca… read more »




PEOPLE OF CLT: Book ’em, Officer Webster!

Exploring Charlotte | December 13, 2018

The author of this article is the founder of  @PeopleOfCLT on Instagram. People of CLT, meet author and Charlotte Mecklenburg police officer, Chad Webster. We first met Chad when he published his first book in his Mystery Muffin & Soda Pop Slooth… read more »