Didja Know : Sept. / Oct. 2014

Written by Ellen Gurley


By: Ellen Gurley has closed its doors but not to worry as they are just preparing their new location for opening at 12239 North Community House Road this fall.

Yard Art is a brainchild of well known Charlotte photographer Deborah Triplet.  The third one will be on Labor Day as it has been annually.  Everyone is welcome to participate.  Contact her for any questions:

Tuckaseegee Elementary School is in need of donations and financial support.  Please contact the principal if you are able to do so:  Thank you.

Charlotte said goodbye to Jeff Lowery at Amos’ on Wed., August the 13th.  He used to own and manage many clubs for several years in town (Milestone, Pterodactyl, Dammit Janet, Hungry Duck, 1313) giving many appreciative locals platforms for their craft.  Rock in peace, you will be remembered.

Chiefs Smokeshop has moved from South Blvd. to Central Ave. (across the street from the Thirsty Beaver and next door to Joe Hooper’s) and they carry beer and cigarettes for anyone in the Plaza-Midwood area who needs to grab some. is proud to announce that they are now offering nail services. While you’re there pick up some ItWorks products.

A new concept has opened recently that features locally packaged honey, homemade hummus, tzatiki and yogurt (using NC Farm milk) and fast healthy options.  Visit and “have a Greek day”.

CAST Charlotte has announced the closing of their doors and we await any information on any other ventures that may come out of this unfortunate demise.

Lemond Hart moved from 516 E.15th St., Suite 11F to 512 E.15th St., Suite A - giving him a street side store front in Area 15.  Go check him out for personal attention and unique men’s (and some women’s) fashion and accessories. Join us for his grand re-opening on Mon., Sept. 1st feat.DJ That Guy Smitty, refreshments & more


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