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...
Zoning: Why It Matters to You

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)...
Neighborhood Bash

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...
Upper McAlpine Creek Greenway

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...
Lane Closures – Expect Delays – Rama Road near Monroe Road

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...
Knights Cities Challenge Results

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...
MoRA Independence Blvd Update 3/4/16

MoRA Independence Blvd Update 3/4/16

Between the problems with the Independence Boulevard contractor and a very expensive utility relocation needed at the Idlewild/Rama/Monroe intersection, our stretch of Monroe Road is literally at a crossroads. MoRA has been talking with NCDOT and CDOT  (the State and...
MoRA Board – Want a place at the table?

MoRA Board – Want a place at the table?

On February 6, the MoRA Board revisited its priorities, defined its 2016 goals, and created an action plan to achieve those goals. Members are already moving forward with board priorities. We encourage individuals who are interested in becoming involved on a...