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CityLYNX Gold Line Phase 2: Autumn Updates

Five Points Roasters A Historic West End Coffee Story

Providing a neighbor with a warm cup of coffee on a crisp Autumn day is the perfect scenario for Paul VanGundy, founder of Five Points Roasters. After living in Five Points for three years, he started his coffee company just six months ago, launching the brand with the neighborhood’s namesake. “Five Points Roasters is based

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LATIBAH West End Talks brings new take on community meetings

LATIBAH West End Talks is revamping the community meeting concept in the Historic West End with a four-part panel series that blends information sharing with partying for a purpose. T’Afo Feimster, Founder & Director of LATIBAH Collard Green Museum, felt the need to bring a new approach to sharing information among Historic West End residents

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Rosa Parks Farmers Market Vendor Highlight: Sustainability Village Market

The Sustainability Village Market is a partner and regular vendor at the Rosa Parks Farmers Market. They were among the first vendors when the market opened back in 2016 in the Health Department parking lot. The Sustainability Village Market (SV Market) is an initiative of Johnson C. Smith University that integrates academic coursework, research, service

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Open Streets 704 comes to Historic West End

  Open Streets 704 is coming to the Historic West End on September 30! Four miles of street stretching from Historic West End to South End will be shut down and turned into a park. Bikes and pedestrians will rule the Open Streets route. (Click here to see the route.) The Historic West End to

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More Soul Junction Fun with GospelSHOUT! and the Soul Junction Tech & Makers Expo

Soul Junction goes beyond the limits of a two-day music festival on the Liston Hall lawn at Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU). The festival is connected to events at the United House of Prayer for All People and the New Science Center on the JCSU main campus. GospelSHOUT! and the Soul Junction Tech & Makers

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Planned Drinking Water Outage

What:   A contractor under the supervision of Charlotte Water will be performing a temporary shutdown of the water main in your area.  As part of this, drinking water service to your property may be off for up to six (6) hours. During the times listed, if your facility has a fire suppression system or

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Brewington Farm: A Rosa Parks Farmers Market Vendor Highlight

Brewington Farms was one of the first vendors of the Rosa Parks Farmers Market. Five Points Historic West End caught up with owner Paul Brewington, 67, to learn more about why he is passionate about farming and vending at the Rosa Parks Farmers Market. How did you get into farming? I was born and raised

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Soul Junction Partners with Black Business Owners of Charlotte

This year Soul Junction has forged a new partnership with the Black Business Owners of Charlotte (BBOC). Through this partnership BBOC will handle coordinating the food trucks and vendors for the festival. Alysia Osborne, Director of Historic West End at Charlotte Center City Partners, explains why the partnership was developed. “At the onset of Soul

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Gold Line Update: Vehicle Construction

Check out the latest update regarding the CityLYNX Gold Line