Didja Know : July / August 2014

Written by Ellen Gurley

Didja know, Charlotte?
July / August 2014
By: Ellen Gurley

Didja Know July 2014Charlotte craft beer is too big for their bottles and buildings. has released it’s beer in more cans than we can count.  The number of venues that carry them is mind blowing.  Subscribe to their newsletter and #showyourcans. will be celebrating their new spot in July as they move from 215 Southside Dr. to 4150 Yancey Road.  Go check it out on Saturday, July 19th from noon to 10pm. This is good to see from Charlotte’s brewing seniors. has elected to expand due to popular demand and has a new space at 1016 N.Davidson Street and will keep it’s current location at 2315 N.Davidson St. open and operating while they make this move.  Congratulate them all. has closed the doors to its storefront but will continue with e-commerce and trade shows.

The McColl Center has changed their name to the McColl Center for Art + Innovation. See some of their new fresh branding.

David Alan Goldberg, better known to many in the local arts community as DAG, was homeless in Charlotte for nearly two decades and is currently requesting funds toward his self-published book, "We Keep On Walking: The Journey of Homelessness in America.

In September, Gallery partners with the Sierra Club for a two month exhibit entitled “Trees”.  Venture in.

Local comedian, Tom Stover, has teamed up with tattoo artist Sean "the Elf" Murphy for a comic book entitled "Wiener Apocolypse" avaliable in the fall.  Stay tuned at

Walter Stanford, a Charlotte area artist based in Kannapolis, was awarded first place and cash prizes by the Piedmont Pastel Society of NC in the spring.  My City is very proud of him.  Chances are you’ve seen his art before.

Daniel Coston’s new book is now available; the second edition of There Was A Time: Rock & Roll In The 1960s In Charlotte, And North Carolina is now ready for purchase. This new edition features a whole new design, several new interviews, newly found photos, discography, index and a more complete story of the Rock & Roll scene in North Carolina during that remarkable time.

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