Welcome to the inaugural edition of qnotes’ Queen City Restaurant Guide. With the help of our readers, qnotes staff chose some of the hippest and favorite eateries in the Charlotte area to feature this issue.
Charlotte Pride will host the first-ever Canine Couture fundraising event on June 29, 2-5 p.m., at Triple C Brewing Company, 2900 Griffith St., who will sell craft beers, along with food truck vendors “slinging some grub,” organizers said.
On June 13, qnotes publisher Jim Yarbrough and editor Matt Comer attended President Barack Obama’s LGBT Pride Month Reception at The White House in Washington, D.C.
At the end of May, The Charlotte Observer and PNC Bank hosted an historic gathering of several former Charlotte mayors. There, former mayors Richard Vinroot and Gov. Pat McCrory bemoaned what seemed to them to be the death of “The Charlotte Way.”
Are you a fan of “The Charlotte Way” and do you think it is useful? Or, do you think it is just another good ol’ boy system that
benefits and provides access for the privileged few over the many?
Our readers share their views on LGBT inaction in Charlotte, ENDA importance and what Pride mean.
The LGBT Center of Raleigh has announced that its Gay & Gray Initiative has received national affilation with SAGE (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders) and will change names to SAGE Raleigh.
Different Stokes! Performing Arts Collective is presenting “Incongruence” through June 29, 7:30 p.m., at ACT/35below, 35 Walnut St. to benefit Blue Ridge Pride.
The Durham County Library, in celebration of LGBT Pride Month, will bring author LaToya Hankins in on June 24, 7 p.m., 300 Roxboro St., to read from her book “SBF Seeking.”