Exclusive: Popular Matthews Community Farmers’ Market booth expands to brick and mortar shop

Two years ago, Debbie and Joshua Chopas purchased Good Cup, a coffee booth at Matthews Community Farmers’ Market.

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Fancy yourself a writer? A poet? You can join the Charlotte Lit community

I hesitated when a longtime friend suggested we meet at Pen to Paper, a free writing workshop at Charlotte Center for Literary Arts. 

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This group helps take nonprofits to the next level

When nonprofit consultant Josh Jacobson realized he was having the same types of conversations with the founders of new nonprofit organizations, he came up with the idea for CULTIVATE.

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Pillars of NC: Harvey Gantt makes history with architecture practice

Harvey Gantt’s always been a trailblazer. As a teenager, he sat at lunch counters closed to people of color. He became the first African American student to attend Clemson University in 1963.

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Pillars of NC: Sheila Ogle’s pioneering career

Sheila Ogle was among a small group of women business owners when she opened her marketing company, Media Research Planning & Placement Inc. in Cary, in the late 1980s. Photo by Christer Berg. 

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5 things to know before The Batch House opens

When Cristina Rojas-Agurcia was pursuing her master’s degree in clinical mental health, she was also baking on the side. In 2017, it became apparent she needed a website, so her marketing-minded...

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Get a Little Funny in Your Life


Mom’s Adhesive is an adult improv group led by Elizabeth “EB” Byland, director of improv at AOS. Byland, 31, has been teaching acting classes there to students ages 9 through adult for four years. 

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Twelve years after his release from prison, skyland owner Jimmy Kakavitsas won't forget 


My interview with Skyland Family Restaurant owner Dimitrios Kakavitsas — or Jimmy to friends and customers — took an unexpected turn when he said...

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5 Mompreneurs use talents, hobbies to craft home businesses​

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Several Charlotte-area stay-at-home moms are part of a growing trend to use artistic and creative talents and skills to become savvy business...

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