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data center to add nation’s largest private fuel cell energy project
"facility will consist of 24 fuel cell modules, [extracting] hydrogen from natural gas supplied by Piedmont Natural Gas"
Norfolk Southern to build freight hub at
airport, relocating from NoDa
costs include $74.3 million for construction, $1 million per year in rent to the airport, and $15.7 million in state & federal funds
center city to be relieved of 500 tractor-trailer trips each day
Pedestrian life, arts
and the future of public
, on the latest
guests this week: Mary Newsom, UNC Charlotte Urban Institute; Manoj Kesavan, que-OS; Chris William, Carolina Business Review
Must see: epic photo of Charlotte’s rainbowed skyline by photographer Chris Austin
photo taken by local photographer Chris Austin this past Saturday
The @bigfleet beat: March’s startup news
events & news include: Startup Weekend, BarCamp 7, Ignite Charlotte 4, POSSCON, Charlotte Venture Challenge, and the relocation of Hackerspace
Watch: local filmmakers mix Gaga
"Bad Romance: Women's Suffrage is a parody music video paying homage to Alice Paul and the generations of brave women who joined together in the fight to pass the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote in 1920."
people donating $
in honor of Hope Stout, who used her Make-A-Wish opportunity to help others #HopesWish
Hope's dying wish was for the 155 ahead of her on the Make-A-Wish list to have their wishes fulfilled
Video: Queen City Forward launches to an enthusiastic crowd of social entrepreneurs
QCF exists "to dramatically increase the creation, scale and impact of social enterprises in Charlotte"
tournament lands in Charlotte for
2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the CIAA Basketball Tournament
$44.3 million dollars into the Charlotte economy in 2011
in 2011, attracted over 190,000 fans
Charlotte Roller Girls, a photo essay—tickets on sale now!
first home game is March 17 at the Grady Cole Center
New mortgage settlement, $
million for the Blue Line, plus what’s up with Charlotte weather, on the latest
our guests: Rebecca Madej, Mortgage Banker; Shawn Flynn, News 14; & Brad Panovich, WCNC
Complete and local producer explore new dubstep territory
two Charlotte producers form dubstep group, call their style "dirty south electro swag"
first big local show at Amos' on Feb. 25
Blog and Packard Place to catalog Charlotte’s startups in new video series
we'll be hosting periodic shoots at WTVI's studios, capturing and indexing our community's startups
sign up to have your startup featured!
Are you all-in? Texas Hold’em tournament this Wednesday to fight cancer!
proceeds benefit Go Jen Go, Presbyterian Cancer Center’s Nurse Navigator Program, and LIVESTRONG
this Wed, 6 PM @ the Comedy Zone
New site launches to help end
Inspired by Char-Meck's 10 year plan to end homelessness
Launched Wednesday, February 15th
Promising Pages, a local charity providing books to children, announces big partnerships
new partnerships announced with Carolinas HealthCare System and Second Harvest Food Bank
The @bigfleet beat: February’s startup news and events
events include: All-In To Fight Cancer, NC IDEA information session, Startups at Packard
headlines: Charlotte Venture Challenge approaches, 3D Systems named finalist at CES, Ignite Charlotte 4, Hackerspace moving, AddShoppers launches
Startup Social at Packard Place, Tues Feb
, and it’s free (as in beer, literally)
meet Charlotte's startup community in person!
A look back at the inaugural Queen City Brewers Festival by founder Nils Weldy
"it took a little over 20 months to assemble nine Charlotte-area breweries, 22 sponsors, two food vendors, 6 artists, two dozen volunteers, the venue and the nonprofit host"
Photos: Not Just Coffee celebrates one year of business
formerly located at Area 15, now relocated Uptown at the 7th Street Public Market
owner James Yoder has quietly built the highest rated coffee shop in Charlotte