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PHOTOS: Behind the scenes at Studio Movie Grill in north Charlotte, plans for uptown

Studio Movie Grill has doubled down on the Charlotte market with a second theater.  The 52,000-plus square-foot location delivers an elevated movie-going experience in its quest to capture a share of people’s entertainment spending, says Jenelle.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 14th, 2020

Uptown movie theater closes. Here’s why

Studio Movie Grill has closed its location in uptown Charlotte on Monday. That theater dining chain had been part of the at the EpiCentre entertainment complex for the past seven years. SMG took over the former EpiCentre Theaters and Mez Space in 2013. T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 2nd, 2020

How Studio Movie Grill is letting conscious capitalism lead

This story is part of the Dallas Business Journal's coverage for the Middle Market 50 Awards, a program that honors the fastest-growing middle-market companies in North Texas. Rankings for the 2019 winners will be revealed at an event on Thursday, June .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 20th, 2019

CBJ Morning Buzz: Brewery, other new tenants headed to Camp North End; Charlotte"s most dangerous spots for pedestrians

In local news: A second location for a local craft brewery reportedly is the latest tenant headed to the massive Camp North End redevelopment that's coming together near uptown. The Charlotte Observer reports Free Range Brewing plans to open an outpost t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 14th, 2019

Manufacturer to close another eastern NC site, impacting 80-plus workers

Nearly a year after announcing plans to close one of its eastern North Carolina manufacturing sites, a Charlotte-based company is shuttering a second plant, a move that means 83 layoffs......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals21 hr. 0 min. ago

Trump cancels Republican National Convention in Jacksonville

After blowing up the initial plans for the Republican National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, President Donald Trump withdrew his plans for a rally-style version in Jacksonville.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 23rd, 2020

Law firm Parker Poe makes move to Legacy Union uptown

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein’s 270-odd Charlotte employees are moving into their new offices on three floors of the Bank of America Center at Legacy Union this week. Parker Poe announced plans a little more than a year ago to leave three .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 16th, 2020

PHOTOS: Artists paint Black Lives Matter street mural in uptown Charlotte

As protests against systemic racism and police brutality continue in Charlotte and in cities worldwide, artists took to the heart of uptown on Tuesday to paint a large Black Lives Matter street mural. The colorful mural can be seen on South Try.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 9th, 2020

PolyOne Corp. to shutter two Mecklenburg County facilities due to Covid-19 pandemic

PolyOne Corp. expects to permanently close its facilities in Pineville and Charlotte by the end of the year due to a downturn in business tied to the Covid-19 pandemic. PolyOne (NYSE: POL) disclosed those plans to the North Carolina Departmen.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 27th, 2020

Scenes from opening night of drive-in theater at Ballpark Commons

Pivoting to a type of entertainment that is allowed during the coronavirus pandemic, Ballpark Commons on Friday held its first drive-in movie showing. Check out the attached slideshow to see photos from opening night at the new venture. Ballpar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 23rd, 2020

Here’s when Belk will reopen its North Carolina stores

Charlotte-based Belk plans to reopen its North Carolina stores on Monday. The retailer is in the midst of a multi-phase reopening across its 16-state footprint following temporary closures tied to the pandemic. Belk has 64 stores in the Tar Heel .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 8th, 2020

Studio Movie Grill CEO is "gnawing at the bit" to reopen – just not yet

The decision is tied to the company's conscious capitalism approach. Studio Movie Grill CEO Brian Schultz spoke more about the choice to stay closed for now......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 30th, 2020

Does Charlotte"s intermodal hub stack up as a major economic development tool?

Norfolk Southern Corp.’s $92 million intermodal yard between runways at Charlotte Douglas International Airport began operation in 2014, moving the facility from an awkward location off North Tryon Street near uptown......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 19th, 2020

A photographer recreates iconic movie scenes with perfectly placed pictures

Courtesy of Thomas Duke Thomas Duke is a photographer and film student based in the UK. On his Instagram, @steppingthroughfilm, he recreates famous movie and TV scenes by lining up photos of the characters with the real-life loca.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 4th, 2020

Video game giant Atari plans branded hotels in San Francisco, 7 other cities

Entertainment and video game giant Atari announced Jan. 24 it finalized a licensing agreement with Phoenix-based True North Studio and GSD Group to build eight Atari-branded hotels in the U.S., including in San Francisco. According to a statement rele.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 29th, 2020

North Carolina-based fitness franchise to open second Texas location in SA

Two local sisters-in-law will bring the first MADabolic fitness studio and strength training program to San Antonio. The Charlotte, North Carolina-based fitness franchise signed a deal with Texas A&M University alumni Dimple and Hetal Patel to ope.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 7th, 2020

PHOTOS: The Charlotte region"s priciest home sales of 2019

There was no shortage of million-dollar residential real estate transactions across the Charlotte region in 2019. The area's priciest home sale came in April on the shores of Lake Norman, about 35 miles north of center city. That 12,000-plus-square-f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 30th, 2019

PHOTOS: Multimillion-dollar renovation planned at uptown boutique hotel

This historic boutique hotel in uptown Charlotte is undergoing a multimillion-dollar facelift. The Dunhill Hotel is refreshing its 60 guest rooms and celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. It is located at 237 N. Tryon St. “The owner is ad.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 23rd, 2019

PHOTOS: CLT unveils $39M expansion, with burgers and brews on the menu

The latest arrival at Charlotte Douglas International Airport includes burgers, biscuits and a bar anchored by North Carolina-based Wicked Weed Brewing. On Thursday, airport staffers took reporters through a preview of a new area, known as The Plaza.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2019

CBJ Morning Buzz: How Charlotte rates for veterans; Longtime Dilworth restaurant calling it quits; Big crowd likely uptown as famed activist arrives

With the Veterans Day holiday coming up on Monday, WalletHub is out with a list of "2019's Best and Worst Places for Veterans to Live." And, perhaps not surprisingly given the massive military presence in North Carolina as well as the frequency of.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2019

PHOTOS: Honeywell CEO says new HQ building is hopefully first of many in Charlotte

Fortune 100 Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) ceremonially broke ground on its new Charlotte headquarters in uptown on Thursday, a move that the company's top executive hopes will be the first of many buildings for the company in the Queen Ci.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 3rd, 2019