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CAROWINDS ANNOUNCES THE LARGEST WATERPARK IN THE CAROLINAS

By at August 27, 2015 | 3:05 pm | 0 Comment

CAROWINDS ANNOUNCES THE LARGEST WATERPARK IN THE CAROLINAS

Carolina Harbor Coming Ashore In 2016    Carowinds is unveiling plans to bring a fresh and exciting Carolina coastal experience to guests with a historic waterpark expansion in 2016.  The transformation is part of the park’s commitment to celebrate Carowinds’... Read more »

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CIAA Tournament Economic Impact Rises; Charlotte Becomes New Headquarters for CIAA Office

By at August 18, 2015 | 2:29 pm | 0 Comment

CIAA Tournament Economic Impact Rises; Charlotte Becomes New Headquarters for CIAA Office

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament, hosted in Charlotte, North Carolina, produced an economic impact of $55.6 million in 2015 in spite of inclement weather. This figure is an increase of 19 percent from... Read more »

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Stevie Wonder Announces Extended Fall 2015 Tour Including Charlotte Concert

By at August 18, 2015 | 12:59 pm | 0 Comment

Stevie Wonder Announces Extended Fall 2015 Tour Including Charlotte Concert

Legendary singer, songwriter, musician and producer Stevie Wonder announced today an extended and final run of dates for his SONGS IN THE KEY OF LIFE PERFORMANCE tour due to popular demand. Wonder will bring the critically-acclaimed performance, which is a live adaptation... Read more »

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Movie Review: Straight Outta Compton

By at August 14, 2015 | 11:47 am | 0 Comment

Movie Review: Straight Outta Compton

Chris Jenkins of CharlotteVibe gives his movie review of Straight Outta Compton.  The group NWA emerges from the streets of Compton, California in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the... Read more »

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CMPD Detectives charge CMS Officer

By at August 11, 2015 | 9:22 pm | 0 Comment

CMPD Detectives charge CMS Officer

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Crimes Against Children Unit have charged Charlotte Mecklenburg School Police Officer William Stitt, DOB: 9/12/1953, with Indecent Liberties with A Minor. The charges stem from a criminal investigation which... Read more »

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Whole Foods CO-CEO Coming To Charlotte

By at August 10, 2015 | 3:37 pm | 0 Comment

Whole Foods CO-CEO Coming To Charlotte

How can food change the healthcare system, sustain the Earth and create equity among different income levels? Find out at “Food for Change” hosted by internationally known and local nonprofit, Sow Much Good, a community discussion on how to use food  as an agent for... Read more »

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Grooming Foundation Now Accepting Applications

By at August 10, 2015 | 9:11 am | 0 Comment

Grooming Foundation Now Accepting Applications

The Grooming Greatness Foundation is now accepting applications for it's academic year after school enrichment program "Life's Greatest Steps". This quarterly program engages students for three hours per day Monday-Friday in stimulating discussions, interactive... Read more »

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CMPD Detectives Arrest CMPD Officer

By at July 31, 2015 | 1:54 pm | 0 Comment

CMPD Detectives Arrest CMPD Officer

On Friday, July 31, 2015, Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Major Crash Investigation Unit arrested Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officer Richard Andringa and charged him with Driving While Impaired and Operating a Law Enforcement Vehicle After... Read more »

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Pablo Carvajal for Charlotte City Council At-Large.

By at July 22, 2015 | 10:19 am | 0 Comment

Pablo Carvajal for Charlotte City Council At-Large.

Pablo Carvajal for Charlotte City Council At-Large   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                          Contact:... Read more »

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Announcing International Line-up for Breakin’ Convention CLT!!

By at July 21, 2015 | 1:55 pm | 0 Comment

Announcing International Line-up for Breakin’ Convention CLT!!

Announcing International Line-up for Breakin’ Convention CLT 2015 Tickets for performances Oct. 9-10 on sale now     Charlotte, N.C. (July 17, 2015)—Blumenthal Performing Arts is thrilled to announce the unbelievable talent headed to Charlotte for... Read more »

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Trainwreck Movie Review

By at July 16, 2015 | 11:40 am | 0 Comment

Trainwreck Movie Review

Trainwreck movie review by Chris Jenkins of... Read more »

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National Dance Day July 25!

By at July 15, 2015 | 1:57 pm | 0 Comment

National Dance Day July 25!

Charlotte, NC –Charlotte’s 3rd annual National Dance Daycelebration is set for Saturday, July 25, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at Wells Fargo Plaza and has even more to offer than ever before. Hundreds of people will enjoy the usual National Dance Day fun but will also get a... Read more »

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Carowinds Transforms Harmony Hall Into Dine-In Theater for Guest

By at July 15, 2015 | 11:51 am | 0 Comment

Carowinds Transforms Harmony Hall Into Dine-In Theater for Guest

  CAROWINDS TRANSFORMS HARMONY HALL INTO DINE-IN THEATRE FOR GUESTS   CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Guests of all ages can spend Saturday nights enjoying their favorite eats and family friendly movies on the big screen at Carowinds.  The park will host ‘Dine-In... Read more »

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Charlotte Laces Up For The Fourth Annual 5K Walk 4 Mommy

By at July 14, 2015 | 2:06 pm | 0 Comment

Charlotte Laces Up For The Fourth Annual 5K Walk 4 Mommy

Charlotte's sports and entertainment community unite for a philanthropic 5K benefitting well deserving single mothers (Charlotte, June 25, 2015) - "Walk 4 Mommy" is a non-profit organization with proceeds going to single mothers in the community founded by... Read more »

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Alvin and The Chipmunks Live on Stage

By at July 14, 2015 | 1:38 pm | 0 Comment

Alvin and The Chipmunks Live on Stage

Charlotte, N.C. (July 14, 2015) – Blumenthal Performing Arts, Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and Iconic Entertainment Studios happily announce that ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: LIVE ON STAGE!, a brand new, music-filled interactive live show, will appear at Belk... Read more »

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Disney On Ice: 100 Years of Magic On Sale Now in Charlotte

By at July 14, 2015 | 11:26 am | 0 Comment

Disney On Ice: 100 Years of Magic On Sale Now in Charlotte

TICKETS FOR DISNEY ON ICE CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF MAGIC PRESENTED BY STONYFIELD YOKIDS ORGANIC YOGURT ON SALE NOW IN CHARLOTTE July 10, 2015 - The celebration of the century comes alive in Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic, presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic... Read more »

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Headlines Barber Shop Holds 3rd Annual Food Drive

By at July 14, 2015 | 11:19 am | 0 Comment

Headlines Barber Shop Holds 3rd Annual Food Drive

CHARLOTTE, NC – Headlines Barber Shop will host its 2nd Annual Food Drive from July 14th – August 15th.  The drive will benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina.  The organization provides food to those in need in the greater Charlotte area. Headlines... Read more »

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Ethan Bortnick

By at July 8, 2015 | 12:33 pm | 0 Comment

Ethan Bortnick

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WITH OVER 1,500 AIRINGS OF HIS PUBLIC TELEVISION SHOWS ACROSS THE COUNTRY, MUSICIAN AND PHILANTHROPIST ETHAN BORTNICK ANNOUNCES NATIONAL CONCERT TOUR   14-year-old Singing, Songwriting and Performing Sensation Will Embark upon 50+-City THE... Read more »

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#ThanksThunderRoad CELEBRATION UNDERWAY AT CAROWINDS

By at July 8, 2015 | 11:35 am | 0 Comment

#ThanksThunderRoad CELEBRATION UNDERWAY AT CAROWINDS

#ThanksThunderRoad CELEBRATION UNDERWAY AT CAROWINDS Classic Coaster Memorabilia, Rides through July 26   CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Carowinds and coaster fans alike join in to say, ‘ThanksThunderRoad’.  The iconic wooden coaster is set to give its last ride on... Read more »

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CMS receives Safe Sports School Award

By at July 2, 2015 | 11:51 am | 0 Comment

CMS receives Safe Sports School Award

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 2, 2015 — Nineteen Charlotte-Mecklenburg high schools, all with North Carolina High School Athletic Association athletic programs, have received the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Safe Sports School award. The high schools are... Read more »

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