Documentary screening and panel discussion about poverty in America to be held at Neighborhood Theatre
October 22nd, 2012 at 07:51 AM
A screening of the documentary "The Line" about poverty in America will be held at the Neighborhood Theatre in NoDa on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 7pm. A panel discussion will follow featuring local leaders concerned with poverty and affordable housing in Charlotte.
Poverty in America — It's not what you think.
"The Line" documents the sto...
Reminder: LYNX Blue Line Extension planning workshop tonight
October 18th, 2012 at 06:31 AM
CATS is hosting its Station Area Plan Meeting for the light rail extension through our neighborhood at:
Sugaw Creek Presbyterian Church
101 W. Sugar Creek Road
Charlotte, NC 28213
(corner of W. Sugar Creek Rd. and N. Tryon St.)
These plans do not just design the tracks and station, they also determine roads and sidewalk improvem...
Minutes from Villa Heights Community Organization 10/8/12 Meeting, Plus Crime Statistics
October 15th, 2012 at 09:44 AM
Brittany Thacker and Mary Williams elected to Board.
Reported Crimes climb from 26 in August to 30 in September.
Mecklenburg Parents' Night Out - Oct. 18
October 8th, 2012 at 10:35 AM
Submitted by a neighbor
In celebration of National Food Day, Mecklenburg Cooperative Extension is hosting "Parents' Night Out" Thursday, Oct. 18th with a screening of the documentary Food Inc. Food Day is a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food.
Research indicates parents' influence ...
LYNX Blue Line Extension public meetings beginning October 4th
October 2nd, 2012 at 06:56 AM
UPDATE: The information presented on Oct. 4th can be found online here.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department will host a series of public meetings to begin developing area plans for six of the transit stations located along the BLE alignment.
These 6 station areas will be dis...
Update on Mecklenburg and Johnston Mills
September 19th, 2012 at 01:33 PM
The Johnston and Mecklenburg mill buildings in NoDa were purchased by The Community Builders, Inc. in April 2011, with the plan of renovating them to be used for housing. After much investigation and work on the buildings, the company has approached the City to ask for $2.3 in public funds for the renovation. The Charlotte Observer reported on this...
Minutes from 9/10/12 Villa Heights Community Organization Meeting
September 13th, 2012 at 11:30 AM
Reported crime incidents improved during current month (26 current vs. 29 previous), and Residential Burglaries improved during current month (0 current vs. 5 previous). Several topics discussed in Open-Forum meeting.
Yard Art Day
August 31st, 2012 at 06:54 AM
Yard Art Day is a grass roots exhibition, curated by the community for the community. The 24-hour exhibition will take place on Monday, September 3, and is for anyone and all to express themselves creatively despite their age or level of expertise.
The first Yard Art Day citywide art project invites everyone to celebrate thei...
Healthy Food Cook Off at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
August 29th, 2012 at 02:41 PM
Submitted by a neighbor
Come out and enjoy a day of family fun, food and fitness w/ Iron Chef Style Competition with lots of excitement for the entire family! Saturday, September 1, 2012, 1:00- 3:00 PM at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church 3400 Beatties Ford Rd. Charlotte, NC 28216.
Advance tickets: $10.00 (adults), $5.00 (children 6 &...
Youth arts meeting at Behailu Academy in NoDa
August 21st, 2012 at 07:00 AM
Calling all creative thinkers, NODA area neighbors, volunteers, artists & art lovers
or anyone who cares about developing the arts for our communities’ youth.
Behailu Academy is a new 501c3 non-profit in NODA which provides collaborative and creative space where youth find their voice through the visual and performing arts and commu...