2nd Annual Town Hall, Wed Sept 14 at EMHS, 6:15-8pm

Come hear about the great things taking place in the MoRA area! Come learn about Silver Line (light rail) proposal! Be there for a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! When:     Wednesday, September 14 from 6:15 – 8pm Where:    East Mecklenburg High School’s auditorium, 6800 Monroe Road RSVP

We Want a Brewery in the Monroe Road Corridor

My wife and I live in MoRA and we’re big fans of Charlotte craft beer. This is an open letter welcoming a brewery to open in our corridor. Most of the craft breweries in NODA, South End and Plaza Midwood are between 9 and 11 miles from our house. Not bad for meeting some friends More Info »

PR workshop for your community group

Mary Hopper is a Community Engagement Consultant with over 25 years of professional experience — and who has been an integral advisor to MoRA.  She will be offering a free public relations workshop, in cooperation with the Independence Regional Library, as a community service.  This PR workshop will take into consideration the changing media landscape More Info »

MoRA businesses make Charlotte Magazine’s Best of the Best

The rejuvenation of the Monroe Road corridor is getting noticed by the rest of Charlotte, with multiple MoRA-area businesses receiving BOB (Best of the Best) awards from Charlotte Magazine. Among a list of destinations in Ballantyne, Dilworth, Plaza-Midwood and Southend are a few businesses familiar to MoRA residents. Who made the cut? Cinemark Movie Bistro More Info »

MoRA wants to bring a Queen City Joyride to YOU!

Charlotte B-Cycle, in conjunction with the Knight Foundation, is providing opportunities for community groups to participate in the QC Joyrides program, with the goal of spreading the love of cycling throughout the Queen City. MoRA is looking for ideas for one (or more!) QC Joyrides group rides in the MoRA area. QC Joyrides will be no More Info »

MoRA Wins 2nd NBS Grant to Enhance its Outreach — to you

The most challenging thing for any all-volunteer group is sustaining effective communication with its stakeholders.  From its inception, MoRA wanted to address that issue — so they turned to the City of Charlotte’s Neighborhood & Business Services and applied for a grant. NBS agreed with the potential value that it would provide to our community, More Info »

The Café at the Community Culinary School of Charlotte

     If you live or work in the area and you’re sick of artery-clogging meals served in styrofoam from a drive-through, you really need to check out the Café at Community Culinary School of Charlotte. First and foremost, Community Culinary School is a nonprofit workforce development program. They help train adults who have barriers to More Info »

A look inside Sardis Marketplace, the newest retail shop in MoRA

Sardis Market ended up in the MoRA area for reasons familiar to many of our residents. Formerly known as Consignments on South, owner and Charlotte native Jennifer needed more space to house her shop’s local art, handmade furniture, jewelry, vintage clothes, designer soaps, gifts, and artisan glass than available on South Boulevard. She could not More Info »