Marble Slab Creamery and Great American Cookie Co.

Marble Slab Creamery & Great American Cookie Co is opening in the old Novas Bakery Space. This ice cream and cookie sweet shop is targeting an opening in May. 🍦🍪

Menu: Ice cream, sorbet, ice cream cakes, cookies, cookie cakes, ice cream cookie sandwiches all made fresh daily in store!

Exciting feature: Walk up window. Bypass the line inside and walk on up!!! 

Location: 1511 Central Ave.

Emmy Squared will open this summer in Plaza Midwood

The restaurant will be in a renovated 4,800-square-foot space at 1508 Central Ave., which was formerly home to a vintage and consignment store. It’s on the same stretch as Soul Gastrolounge and KiKi.

Details: Emmy Squared, started in Brooklyn in 2016, is known for its square-shaped, crispy-bottomed Detroit-style pizza and its signature burgers, one of which was named ‘#1 Best Burger in Nashville’ by The Tennessean.

Read More here: From Charlotte Agenda 

A guide to local favorites in Plaza Midwood

One of the city’s most pedestrian-friendly areas, Plaza Midwood is packed with things to do. Take a walk down The Plaza (actually a street) or Thomas Avenue to see some of the neighborhood’s historical homes, pick up some handmade gifts at a local shop and grab a bite on a patio or rooftop while watching passersby. The community members of this area are as diverse as its retail landscape. 

See more from the Washington Post 

Photo: Travis Dove

Supperland, from the Haberdish team, to open in Plaza Midwood in February

After two years of renovations, the highly anticipated Supperland is planning a mid-February opening in a historic church in Plaza Midwood.

See the Full Article from the Charlotte Agenda here.

Photo: The Charlotte Agenda 

Kilted Buffalo snags Plaza Midwood space

The Kilted Buffalo will open a neighborhood pub in Plaza Midwood next year. Plans call for that 6,900-square-foot location to open in the spring, with timing dependent on the pandemic, says Shawn Shrader, owner. See the Full Article from the Charlotte Business Journal here.

Photo: The Kilted Buffalo

25 Things to do, eat, and drink in Plaza Midwood

The rebellious east side neighborhood balances Uptown’s buttoned-up banker vibe with casual bars and eclectic shops. Here are the 25 best things to do in Plaza Midwood from the Charlotte Agenda. 

Photo: Charlotte Agenda

New Restaurant Opening

New Restaurant coming to the neighborhood The Warmack: See the details here from the Charlotte Agenda. 

Photo: Charlotte Agenda 

Big Changes are Coming

Thank you to the Charlotte Observer for this overview! Check out these five projects that are changing up the neighborhood here.  

Photo: Selywn Property Group 

Dish Now Serving Breakfast

Did you hear the news!!! Sammy’s Deli team members are now serving breakfast at Dish. You will find some of the key breakfast items such as the hash browns along with your favorite Sammy’s team members. 

Charlotte's Plaza Midwood: A Neighborhood In Flux

Photo: Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

Plaza Midwood’s “Downtown” – Self Guided Walk

Urbanists call this a “stroll district” – a walkable area of small shops. It grew up over time where the streetcar turned from Central Avenue onto The Plaza (some of the rails are still there, exposed briefly when street crews scrape and repave). Nobody planned it, but lots of people have had a hand in shaping and re-shaping it over the years. 

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