Tik Tok’s CEO Shou Zi Chew testified before Congressional lawmakers, on Thursday. Lawmakers claim that the social media platform threatens national security and user privacy, or could be used to promote pro-Beijing propaganda and misinformation. Is there a real security risk? Why is there so much concern? TikTok is owned by the parent company ByteDance, […]

Amazon is once again preparing for layoffs. The e-commerce company announced on Monday that 9,000 employees are expected to be laid off. This comes after the 18,000 job cuts made by the company in January. Amazon’s chief executive, Andy Jassy, said in a letter to workers that the company had added a substantial amount of […]

The historic Latta Arcade is getting an uptown update. Located at 320 South Tryon Street, there are plans to make it a fancy food court and to re-brand it as The Alley at Latta Arcade. Their Instagram account describes it as a destination for elevated “street eats” with new and diverse options. Expect it to […]

A Northlake area nightclub gets a glow up care of Jon Taffer and “Bar Rescue” in an episode which will air on March 19. What was formerly 360 Lounge Reloaded is now Rio Ultra Lounge thanks to the tv show’s makeover. Among the things the show revamped: they re-did the décor, upgraded the lighting, changed […]

Form your walk team and sign up now! On April 1, you can walk with Pet Palooza hosted by Humane Society of Charlotte. You can start a team, walk solo or simply donate to the fundraising walk. It starts at 10am and will feature live music, food trucks, pet-loving vendors and fun for the whole […]

What could go wrong right????? Sportsradio 92.7 WFNZ’s Dog House, at 401 West Morehead Street, is offering fun and food trucks ahead of Charlotte FC’s match versus Atlanta United at 1pm on Saturday, March 11. The Dog House opens at 10am. But wait! There’s more! This coincides with the St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl which […]

Slainte! It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day and Charlotte is ready to raise a glass of Guinness. The Charlotte St. Patrick’s Day Parade is back. It’ll snake it’s way through Charlotte on Saturday, March 11 from 11am to 1pm. You can enjoy the festival from 10am to 6pm.  There was a two year hiatus and the […]

The Panthers new head coach Frank Reich has settled down in Foxcroft. His $3.45 million home is nestled in the South Park neighborhood and has four bedrooms and five-and-a-half bathrooms. The home also features a gourmet chef’s kitchen and “an elegant owner’s suite” that “provides a relaxing retreat.” By contrast, the former coach Matt Rhule […]

Mecklenburg County officials plan to reopen the former Latta Plantation with an emphasis on educating visitors on slavery. The Huntersville plantation was closed in 2021 after the nonprofit that operated the site made a racist post about Juneteenth. Since then, county officials worked with advocates, historians and others and visited other plantations throughout the South […]

Calling all women with an interest in law enforcement. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and the FBI want you There is an all-women, drop-in recruiting event slated for Saturday, March 4 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police and Fire Training Academy on Shopton Road. CMPD hired its first female employee in 1925 but […]