In memory of artist Leslie Scott

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...
Anytime Fitness opening on Monroe Road in May

Anytime Fitness opening on Monroe Road in May

Southeast Charlotte is adding their most convenient workout facility, the uber popular 24-hour fitness club Anytime Fitness. No more excuses about inconvenient gym locations or limited hours, now that the gym will be opening in Galleria Village shopping center between...
Behind the scenes on MoRA’s First Big Zoning Case

Behind the scenes on MoRA’s First Big Zoning Case

No doubt about it. Tackling a rezoning case is hard work.  First of all, the process is long and tedious, requiring constant attention.  It is also full of arcane language, a few unforeseen twists and baffling procedures.  Add to that, the petition proposed by the...

Cross Charlotte Trail’s Protected Bike Lane Update

Charlotte is making strides in becoming a safer and easier place to bike. There has been a lot of buzz about the Cross Charlotte Trail, which will run from Pineville through UNC Charlotte and to the Cabarrus County line once completed. We have previously spotlighted...
Art@thePoint Community Workshops

Art@thePoint Community Workshops

Art@thePoint is well on its way to becoming a reality for our southeast Charlotte community!  So far, MoRA has raised more than 80% of the total $150,000 required through private contributions. You can help MoRA raise the final $20,800 for Art@thePoint by booking a...
New Common Market location coming to Monroe Road

New Common Market location coming to Monroe Road

You aren’t the only person who thinks southeast Charlotte is underserved. Common Market’s Graham Worth thought the same thing when looking for another location for the Charlotte staple. They found the space, location, and neighborhood they were looking for...
Monroe-Idlewild rezoning and new development update

Monroe-Idlewild rezoning and new development update

After years with virtually no rezonings in the area, MoRA has had two in quick succession.  While a MoRA Land Use committee is hard at work, it always welcomes your input. We are meeting at Independence Library on Tuesday the 31st at 6:30 p.m. for your input on...