Groundbreaking news

Groundbreaking on Monroe Road’s iconic public art project Art@thePoint We’re excited to announce a successful groundbreaking on the $150,000 community art project Art@thePoint, a collaborative sculpture that will define southeast Charlotte. “The sculpture will be an icon for our area, a source of community pride and a symbol of change and creativity,” said community artist More Info »

Private School Coming to MoRA’s Iconic, Big White House

This part of town, and this specific location, was absolutely perfect for us for so many reasons. – Tomis Parker, director for ALC Mosaic We have all seen the big white house on the corner of Monroe and Rama. The big estate was built way back in 1933, and was even moved during the Rama More Info »

Gourmet ice cream parlor coming to MoRA

A few months ago, Charlotte Agenda covered different trendy desserts available in the Charlotte area. The first was rolled ice cream from Jolly Rolls, a family-owned gourmet ice cream shop in Waxhaw. First off, what is rolled ice cream? It’s a little tough to explain, but it includes a frozen slab and a scraper. Fresh More Info »

Mora among fastest growing home sales price zip codes

MoRA has two of Charlotte’s fastest growing home price zip codes We have been calling the Monroe Road corridor the place for unbelievably affordable real estate for years. We still have bargains, but they are getting harder to find and they are getting a bit more expensive. In the last year, home buyers could not More Info »

Silver Line Light Rail Update and MoRA Area Stations

We seen a handful of updates recently about the long awaited Silver Line, a transportation project that would transform southeast Charlotte between Independence Boulevard and Monroe Road. LYNX completed a transit study of the Silver Line and the southeast corridor and they have made great progress with setting forth a vision of a huge transportation More Info »

Volunteer for MoRA and Make an Impact in Your Community

Are you looking for a fun volunteer gig? MoRA is an all volunteer group with big plans for the Monroe Road corridor that are only limited by our manpower. We have already seen a dramatic change in our area and know that we can bring more improvements to the community with more dedicated volunteers. Our More Info »

Monroe-Idlewild Development: Why You Should Attend Wednesday’s Meeting

We learned a month ago that some exciting development is coming to the Monroe Road and Idlewild Road intersection. MoRA representatives met with the developers over a month ago, and have since met with the Charlotte Area Transit System and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department. There are a lot of moving parts and we have tried More Info »

Spotlight on The Southern Gourmet

“We looked everywhere — and found this perfect space.” The Southern Gourmet’s Crystal and Randy Provance outgrew their NoDa catering business about ten years ago. “We looked everywhere – and found this perfect space,” Crystal says of her catering shop on Monroe Road, in the Greylyn Business Park.  It’s where they also have a lunch More Info »