Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Taste of Charlotte deal

Taste of Charlotte is coming in just a couple weekends (June 8 - 10).

The festival will take place on Tryon Street between 2nd (MLK Blvd) and 6th Streets.  The hours are as follows:
     Friday, June 8th      11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
     Saturday, June 9th  11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
     Sunday, June 10th  11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

A list of vendors is available here, more information here, and you can buy coins to buy samples at the festival here.

However, if you act quickly, you can get 7 coins for $5, which is a 50% savings.  Click HERE to get this deal before it expires!

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Cinco de Mayo uptown

The uptown Cinco de Mayo party at 3rd and Tryon looks very well attended:

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

It's Cinco de Mayo and Mexican restaurants are not holding back in their celebrations.

La Paz, now at the Met, has the main street through the Met closed and a stage set up. Be aware if you are going there for another purpose, traffic is even worse than usual.

Monday, April 30, 2012

Banshee filming uptown

A new Cinemax show called Bashee is filming uptown today. They have been filming near the Wells Fargo Cultural Campus and are currently filming outside of E2, Emeril's new restaurant on Levine Avenue of the Arts (1st Street).

We couldn't get a decent photo (sorry!). Here is the best we got:

Friday, April 27, 2012

Custom Sushi restaurant coming to two Charlotte locations

A new restaurant is coming to the Overstreet Mall in the BB&T Building space.  It is a custom sushi roll restaurant where you choose your ingredients and they roll you a fresh sushi roll to your liking.

It's called How Do You Roll and there is another location opening in Ballantyne Corners Shopping Center.  No word on either location, but we'll let you know as soon as we hear.

Here is what the menu typically looks like:

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Charlotte Overstreet Mall Map

People are constantly asking us for a map of how the Overstreet Mall connects and a list of retail establishments within it.  We have finally put a map together that includes a list, and we hope it's helpful.  Click to enlarge: