Tag: Uptown

Mint Museum: Free Wednesday Evenings

| May 27, 2018 | 0 Comments
Mint Museum: Free Wednesday Evenings

The Mint Museum is the largest visual arts institution in Charlotte, North Carolina. There are two locations, Mint Museum Randolph and Mint Museum Uptown. Mint Museum Randolph is the original building that opened up in 1936 in Charlotte’s historic Eastover neighborhood as the first art museum in North Carolina. Mint Museum Uptown opened up in […]

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Despite scoring 10 unanswered, baseball loses 15-10 to NC State

| March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
Despite scoring 10 unanswered, baseball loses 15-10 to NC State

The 49ers (15-10) and the Wolfpack (14-12) got into an absolute slugfest Tuesday night at BB&T Ballpark in Uptown, as Charlotte scored 10 unanswered runs but it was not enough as they fell 15-10. “We dug ourselves way too big of a hole,” head coach Loren Hibbs said. “You can’t play uphill against a good […]

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Police officer responsible for shooting Keith Lamont Scott not charged, peaceful protests ensue

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Police officer responsible for shooting Keith Lamont Scott not charged, peaceful protests ensue

Demonstrators took to the streets of Uptown Charlotte once again Wednesday night after the news that Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police (CMPD) Officer Brentley Vinson would not be charged for the shooting of 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott. Scott was shot and killed Sept. 20. According to the officers involved in the shooting, when they arrived on scene, Scott […]

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No longer journalists

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
No longer journalists

Safe: not able or likely to be hurt or harmed in any way. On the night of Sept. 21 we were not safe. Initially a group of four Niner Times staff members ventured to Uptown to cover the protests in Marshall Park. When protesters split with some staying in the park and some walking up […]

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Charlotte announces three games at BB&T Ballpark this season

| November 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte announces three games at BB&T Ballpark this season

With all the success of the game last year for the 49ers at BB&T ballpark against North Carolina State University, Charlotte Knights chief operating officer Dan Rajkowski and the rest of the Knights organization are excited to announce three additional games for the 49ers in Uptown this coming season. In an interview on Wednesday, Rajkowski said, “The 49ers […]

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Foodie Friday: Rock Bottom Brewery

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: Rock Bottom Brewery

There are many restaurant options in Charlotte, but when it comes to choosing one for a birthday, anniversary or a night out on the town, you want it to be unique. You want to choose a restaurant with great food, a good atmosphere and a variety of menu options. I recommend the Rock Bottom Brewery […]

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Center City’s new front lawn

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Center City’s new front lawn

The groundbreaking ceremony for the new First Ward Park in uptown Charlotte took place on Sept. 18. The First Ward Park project is being undertaken by Levine Properties in cooperation with the county, the city of Charlotte and UNC Charlotte as part of a plan to develop certain areas of uptown Charlotte. In a deal […]

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Super Sweet Spots- Bakery/Restaurant Profiles

| September 19, 2012 | 1 Comment
Super Sweet Spots- Bakery/Restaurant Profiles

*Photos by Matthew Jackson   Every now and then we all get that constant sweet craving.  Now some people, like myself, have a sweet tooth and feel the need to sweet shop constantly. But no matter what, we all have those moments where we desire a delicious tiramisu or something as simple as a piece […]

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Celebrity club appearances: overrated?

| January 12, 2012 | 0 Comments
Celebrity club appearances: overrated?

Charlotte nightlife is becoming increasingly popular, especially with the large university crowds. College nights are constantly jam-packed at various venues Uptown with students filing in the doors at all hours to dance and socialize. Many Charlotte nightclubs have being playing host to various celebrities, whether it is during or after concerts, or even just for […]

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Retractible Mac and Windows Hybrid comes to UNC Charlotte’s Uptown Campus

| November 11, 2011 | 0 Comments
Retractible Mac and Windows Hybrid comes to UNC Charlotte’s Uptown Campus

UNC Charlotte Center City recently began using two new classrooms equipped with retractable iMac computers. The computers can be operated by remote or at each individual desk, which moves them in and out of the table style desks.  The professor can also lock the computers so that students cannot use them during a lecture. “It’s […]

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Campus Trend Alert: Boots are back

| October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments
Campus Trend Alert: Boots are back

The weather seems to have finally made up its mind, allowing girls around campus to dive back in to one of the best parts of fall: boots. I thought 2010 was one of the best boot seasons yet, but after shopping around the Charlotte area over the past few weeks I have realized that there […]

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Chow Down Uptown popularizes food trucks

| October 16, 2011 | 3 Comments
Chow Down Uptown popularizes food trucks

Local food truck vendors are serving the community every Thursday in Uptown. Chow Down Uptown is a weekly congregation of food trucks that features food and live music. The festival is BYOB (bring your own beer) and runs from 5 – 9 p.m. From New York to San Francisco, food trucks have popped up around […]

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