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Uptown - First Ward - Fourth Ward

Street festivals coming to an end in uptown

Street festivals coming to an end in uptownFirst it was the fireworks, now it is First Night. The days of those street festivals that close off traffic all over uptown are coming to an end.
  • Uptown - First Ward - Fourth Ward
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Business

Work begins on new tower in uptown Charlotte

Work begins on new tower in uptown CharlotteGovernor Pat McCrory was in Charlotte Monday for the start of uptown's first new tower since the economic crisis in 2008.
  • Business
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Traffic

Newton's crash from each driver's view

Newton's crash from each driver's viewWe've been looking through the numbers of crashes at the intersection of Hill Street and South Church to get a better understanding of just how dangerous this spot has been.
  • Traffic
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Traffic

Intersection where Cam crashed is 4th worst in Charlotte

Intersection where Cam crashed is 4th worst in CharlotteThe intersection of S. Church Street and Hill Street, where Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was hurt Tuesday in a wreck, had the fourth highest crash rate in Charlotte, according to data from the Charlotte Department of Transportation.
  • Traffic
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Business

Old Uptown atrium could be The Square's next big thing

Old Uptown atrium could be The Square's next big thingIf a real estate deal goes down in Uptown, it could bring a lot more to one corner of Trade and Tryon.
  • Business
  • 3 months ago
Uptown - First Ward - Fourth Ward

CFD responds to 3-alarm bakery fire uptown

CFD responds to 3-alarm bakery fire uptownFire crews are investigating the cause of a three-alarm fire on Graham Street in uptown.
  • Uptown - First Ward - Fourth Ward
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Uptown - First Ward - Fourth Ward

Charlotte breaks ground on another city park

Charlotte breaks ground on another city parkThe new park is believed to be a first when it comes to how it is funded.
  • Uptown - First Ward - Fourth Ward
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Fire alarm prompts Convention Center evacuation

Fire alarm prompts Convention Center evacuationThe fire alarm was activated at the Charlotte Convention Center in uptown Monday morning, prompting an evacuation.
  • Local
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Uptown - First Ward - Fourth Ward

8th Street in uptown to close for 6 months

8th Street in uptown to close for 6 monthsConstruction on the Lynx Blue Line Extension will may leave a few motorists searching for a new route through uptown.
  • Uptown - First Ward - Fourth Ward
  • 5 months, 4 weeks ago
NCAA

CIAA Tournament will stay in Charlotte 6 more years

CIAA Tournament will stay in Charlotte 6 more yearsCharlotte city officials were all smiles as they inked a new contract that will keep the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association's annual tournament in Charlotte for six more years.
  • NCAA
  • 6 months ago
Knights

Knights crush attendance records

Knights crush attendance recordsThe Charlotte Knights lead all minor league teams in attendance for the 2014 season.
  • Knights
  • 6 months ago
Traffic

Street car construction frustrates uptown businesses

Street car construction frustrates uptown businessesArea businesses experiencing traffic woes due to the construction of the street car are now pleading with the city for some relief.
  • Traffic
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Crime

CFD determines uptown church fire is arson

CFD determines uptown church fire is arsonThe Charlotte Fire Department has determined a fire at a church in uptown early Tuesday morning was set intentionally.
  • Crime
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Local

Communities across Charlotte region mark National Night Out

Communities across Charlotte region mark National Night OutCommunities across Charlotte region mark National Night Out
  • Local
  • 7 months ago
Local

2 hospitalized after car crashes into body shop

2 hospitalized after car crashes into body shopTwo people were taken to the hospital Sunday afternoon after a car lost control and smashed into a Charlotte business.
  • Local
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Local

Change in uptown fireworks venue means changes for CMPD

Change in uptown fireworks venue means changes for CMPDHurricane Arthur won't have any impact on fireworks here, but a change in venue might. This year, the uptown fireworks display is moving from Memorial Stadium to BB&T Ballpark.
  • Local
  • 8 months ago
Local

Fireworks will light Uptown sky on the 4th of July

Fireworks will light Uptown sky on the 4th of JulyThousands are expected to fill the area for the event. WBT Operations Manager Matt Dubois says the party begins long before baseball or fireworks.
  • Local
  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Free swim lessons for kids in uptown Charlotte

Free swim lessons for kids in uptown CharlotteMecklenburg County Parks and Recreation will offer free swim lessons for kids ages 3 through 12 in May.
  • Local
  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Alive After Five kicks off in uptown Charlotte

Alive After Five kicks off in uptown CharlotteThere will be live music and food every week.
  • Local
  • 11 months ago
Local

BB&T Ballpark gives uptown surprise fireworks show

BB&T Ballpark gives uptown surprise fireworks showBut the sights and sounds of fireworks, you may not expect in the middle of the week. No, it wasn’t to usher in spring and it wasn’t for March Madness either.
  • Local
  • 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Business

Charlotte Observer moves from downtown presses

Charlotte Observer moves from downtown pressesThe last newspaper has rolled off The Charlotte Observer's presses at the paper's downtown Charlotte officers.
  • Business
  • 1 year ago
Regional

Restaurant Report: Low mark for Tavern on the Tracks

Restaurant Report: Low mark for Tavern on the TracksMecklenburg County Health Inspections for week of January 15 through 21. Date of inspection indicated.
  • Regional
  • 1 year, 1 month ago
Local

2 injured in uptown shooting

2 injured in uptown shootingCharlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a shooting in uptown that sent two people to the hospital.
  • Local
  • 1 year, 2 months ago
Local

Woman stabbed at Transit Center

Woman stabbed at Transit CenterCharlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a stabbing at the Transit Center in uptown Friday night.
  • Local
  • 1 year, 2 months ago
Local

Panthers QB live tweets uptown standoff

Panthers QB live tweets uptown standoffBack up Panthers Quarterback Derek Anderson live-tweeted the standoff in uptown on Friday morning.
  • Local
  • 1 year, 2 months ago
Local

Roads blocked in uptown due to film crew

Roads blocked in uptown due to film crewMotorists are having a difficult time in the Queen City on Tuesday! This time, in uptown, film crews have a main intersection blocked off for shooting.
  • Local
  • 1 year, 2 months ago
Sports

Photos | BB&T Ballpark nearly completed!

Photos | BB&T Ballpark nearly completed!We’re now at the point where the Charlotte Knights’ new ballpark in uptown Charlotte is actually starting to look like a ballpark.
  • Sports
  • 1 year, 3 months ago