What’s replacing the old Steve and Barry’s University Sportswear?

What’s replacing the old Steve and Barry’s University Sportswear? I have lived in the MoRA area for over two years, and the biggest eyesore during that entire time has been the abandoned sportswear building on Sardis Road North and Krefeld Drive. Broken glass and garbage adorned the old Steve and Barry’s University Sportswear building. Development More Info »

Zoning: Why It Matters to You

Zoning: Why It Matters to You While it is possible to live in blissful ignorance of the often yawn-inducing intricacies of Charlotte’s zoning ordinance, residents of MoRA (and indeed, anyone who lives within Charlotte or the unincorporated areas of Mecklenburg County) will want to keep an eye on the city’s ambitious four-year re-write of the More Info »

Neighborhood Bash

MoRA hosts FirstAnnual Neighborhood Bash Thursday, May 19, from 7-10 PM at 6215 Forest Way Drive MoRA invites Monroe Road area residents and businesses to its First Annual Neighborhood Bash, 7-10 p m, Thursday, May 19.  The event will be held in the recently opened M Station Apartments’ clubhouse, 6215 Forest Way Dr. MoRA’s free, family-friendly, More Info »

Upper McAlpine Creek Greenway

       The Upper McAlpine Creek Greenway stretches from Sardis Road to Margaret Wallace Road. It was purchased in 1978 and was the first public greenway trail in the piedmont region of North Carolina. It’s about three miles long and connects with Campbell Creek Greenway at Margaret Wallace Road.        You may More Info »

Lane Closures – Expect Delays – Rama Road near Monroe Road

  Beginning 7:00 a.m., Monday, April 18, the northbound right two lanes of Rama Road approaching the Monroe Road intersection will be closed to traffic. While one northbound lane will remain open, motorists should expect congestion and delays. Plan accordingly. The lane closures will continue until 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 13. (Updated 5/3/16)     Several weeks ago, MoRA More Info »

Knights Cities Challenge Results

Thank you for following along with us throughout this process. The results of this year’s Knight Cities Challenge are in. We, at Monroe Road Advocates, would like to congratulate our fellow finalists for winning this year’s challenge. This year’s winning Charlotte projects are: Crown Townhall Can Do Signs Queen City Quiz Show For more details, More Info »

First Annual Town Hall Meeting at East Meck HS

On September 2, 2015, the Monroe Road Community Association hosted a Town Hall meeting at East Meck High School.  An enthusiastic turnout of 150 confirmed that our community desired a more vibrant, livable area and is ready to come together to create it.  Our presenters described how we got here, our achievements to date, the More Info »

MoRA Awarded NBS Grant

In August 2015 the Monroe Road Community Association was awarded a Neighborhood Matching Grant from the City of Charlotte’s Neighborhood & Business Services. This funding has allowed us engage in branding and brainstorming activities, create a logo, build this website, and begin our outreach to the community. In return for volunteer hours and in-kind contributions, More Info »