Entries by Kathy Hill

New Art Tile-Making Workshops (Free!)

The Monroe Road Advocates have been working tirelessly for months to bring our biggest plan to life: a 16-foot tall sculpture that will define southeast Charlotte. We wanted to give neighbors a true sense of place that helps define where they live. For more information on the project, visit our art page. Things were moving according More Info »

Advisor Mary Hopper helps navigate MoRA’s success

MoRA advocates often hear from people impressed by what we’ve accomplished in such a short time, and who are excited about the community that is being created. The credit, of course, belongs to many. But here’s where much of the credit rightfully goes:  Mary Cagle Hopper, a semi-retired PR consultant and former planning commissioner whose More Info »

When to expect a new grocer and shopping on Monroe and Idlewild

City Council recently approved a major development on Monroe Road and Idlewild Road, guaranteed to change the face of southeast Charlotte. Rezoning is complete, so when will the new stores open?   Here’s what we know – and a little bit about the influence that MoRA exercised in shaping the project. We talked with Selwyn Property More Info »

In memory of artist Leslie Scott

Unexpectedly and shockingly, artist Leslie Scott passed away in her sleep Tuesday, April 4.  It was devastating to her family, and a shock to those of us working with her on her ambitious and transformative art project, Art@thePoint. For those of you who got to know Leslie Scott through this project, you have just a More Info »