Apr 30, 2015 - News

Agenda for Thursday April 30: Eat Here Not There Uptown Style

Hello Thursday.

Have you heard of #AgendaLIVE? Probably not because we just made it up. We want to meet you because we think you’re smart and good looking. In real life. We’re hosting a casual meetup at JJ’s Red Hots this coming Wednesday (May 6th) from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. No speeches. Nothing formal. Just hangout and talk with our team about Charlotte. We want your feedback because we exist to serve you. So, come eat our custom Agenda Dog and drink some discounted NoDa beers. View the details. We’re grateful for your support and we can’t wait to meet you.


Today’s Weather: 73. Partly cloudy. 20% chance of afternoon showers.
Today’s Stat: $600,000. Expansion price tag for Triple C.
Today’s Job: Associate Recruiter at Lowe’s. Go.
Today’s Charlottean: John DeMario, Founder of Charlotte Food Fight, for raising tens of thousands of dollars for cancer research over the past 9 years.


Why you are eating wrong in Uptown and how to fix it
This is so, so true. Why are you eating at a mediocre chain instead of a local spot? Eat here, not there – Uptown style. Story made me LOL (for real) 3.5 times.

Muddy River Distillery’s handcrafted Carolina rum crushes Captain Morgan
Do you realize we had a rum making operation just 30 minutes from Uptown? Katie talks with Robbie and Caroline Delaney about building the business. Amazing story and photos that will make you thirsty for rum like a crazy Charlotte pirate.

Have you heard of Charlotte Food Fight or Purses with a Purpose? Meet John & Kelly
Inspiring. Miller sits down with this couple and learns how sports bar friendships turned into years of building community and fundraising in our city. Important.

$5 Karma Kicked my Butt
Emily does hot yoga at Yoga One for the first time. She lived to write about it and still enjoys Cheez-Its.

The Weekender: May 1-3
Derby party at Leroy Fox to fancy fight night party at Nan & Byron’s. View Chris’s picks for the weekend.

What drives Pat Morrell of FitzGerald Morrell?
Pat lives in Plaza Midwood and works at an Uptown technology company during the day. I respect his passion for making leather gloves and love his comment, “The best way to make something may just be the way it was made 100 years ago.”

Spotted at #StarWarsKnight
6 things that Danny saw at the baseball game including an extremely cute photo of two kids dressed as Star Wars characters waiting for concessions.


Trendy wine bar called Corkbuzz will open up next to Whole Foods in SouthPark. The Observer reports that this NYC concept will likely open in early June.

Red Ventures is backing (maybe incubating) a startup that streamlines the process to land scholarships for college students. It’s called Goodcall.com and we already like it because the founder Eppie Vojt tweeted about how he loves the Agenda.

Jeb Bush is meeting with some big donors in Charlotte on Friday. TheObserver reports he has some meetings scheduled in our city as he drives to a GOP convention in SC.

Tiger Woods will not play in the Wells Fargo Golf Tournament. He announced his schedule via a tweet yesterday. But, we have Phil and I love Phil.

Invitation: Diana from B-Cycles invites you to learn about Bike! Charlotte at theActive Charlotte Alliance Quarterly Luncheon.

Have a tasty Thursday and it’s important that you know how to do 7th Street Mart like a pro.


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