Abugida Ethiopian Cafe & Restaurant based in Charlotte, NC specialize in delicious and reasonably priced Ethiopian cuisine, including our house specialties and other customer favorites. Our cuisine entrees are served in a relaxed and welcoming setting that you and your friends and family are sure to enjoy. Whether you are in the mood to indulge in something new or just want to enjoy some old favorites, we promise that our inventive menu and attentive service will leave you truly satisfied. No matter what your occasion calls for or your appetite demands, the friendly staff promise to make your next dining experience a pleasant one. Come and see why we are the best Ethiopian cuisine in Charlotte, NC .
Welcomemat Services of Charlotte is dedicated to connecting local business owners to the new movers in the Charlotte Community from Southend to Southpark, Midwood to Montford, Center City to Cotswold, Ballantyne to Birkdale. The Welcomemat platform combines technology, direct mail and social media to introduce local Charlotte businesses to the perfect prospect – The New Mover. The Welcomemat strategy supports the community by assisting new families in their transition by introducing them to great local businesses that can help to fulfill their daily service and product needs.
Welcome Home RECEIVE TWO MONTHS FREE ON SELECT UNITS + WAIVED APP & ADMIN WHEN YOU LOOK AND LEASE * Restrictions apply – contact the office for details! Welcome to Village at Commonwealth, a residential apartment community offering two luxurious phases within Plaza Midwood. Our ideal Charlotte location sets residents in the center of it all. Take an adventure with your furry friend to one of the surrounding parks near the Village at Commonwealth, like Veteran’s Park or Chantilly Park. Residents also have easy access to Central Avenue and Plaza Midwood, giving them a plethora of activities and options to choose from. The Village at Commonwealth is truly a community of its own, with your choice of studio, one-, two-, and three- bedroom apartment homes. Read more [...]
Beers Brewed With Neighborhood Funk At Resident Culture, we brew what we like to drink – hop forward IPAs and pale ales, lagers, barrel aged beers, and wild and spontaneously fermented ales. We work with local partners whenever possible to help grow and support our community of artists, creatives, and farmers in Charlotte and throughout the Carolinas.
Pediatric Housecalls is the Charlotte area’s first at-home, on-demand mobile acute care for children. Pediatrician-owned, our providers bring the doctor’s office to you. Who? Children ages 6 months and up with basic childhood illnesses are appropriate for a Pediatric Housecalls home visit. How? Request an appointment through our simple, secure online appointment request portal or via text to 704-992-7337. You can view our providers’ availability in real-time, 24 hours a day, by clicking Schedule a Visit.
Okra – that weird and beautiful underdog of the vegetable kingdom, that odd and gummy and delicious staple of southern cuisine that has, in its time, become a symbol of home for so many across the world, especially for Southerners. We envision this space and all of the components of Okra as a refreshing change from your standard fare of yoga and wellness centers, one that is uniquely representative of and involved with the community that supports it.
The Nova*s Bakery story begins when the Novakovic family made the decision to permanently leave their home and loved ones and move to the United States in search of a brighter future for them and their young children. Originally from Belgrade Serbia, Vlado and Sladjana Novakovic first settled in Boston MA where they both quickly earned management positions in a small local bakery. Atracted by the charm of starting their own business and seeking warmer weather, the Novakovics originally planned to relocate to the “Sunshine” state of Florida. It was only after a friend living in Charlotte complained that there were no good local bakeries in the city that the Novakovics decided to make Charlotte their new home. In October 1996 they hung A tiny Read more [...]
BURGERS & BEER It’s pretty simple. We’re a burger joint with a passion for great beer and good times. We love rock and roll, backyard BBQs and good people. We are the perfect spot to eat, drink, unwind or throw down. Moo & Brew combines our love of it all in an awesome neighborhood joint. Come grab a burger, raise your glass and high five your neighbors. This is the place you’ve been waiting for.
Good beer will get you far, but the right environment is everything. That’s why we’ve created a coffee shop for beer in one of Charlotte’s funkiest neighborhoods. Bring your book, your friends, your dog (bring all three) and come hang out. We’re your local craft beer haven. Grab and go or stay and play. It’s up to you.
Since 2007, groundworks studio has crafted imaginative landscapes that emerge from the culture and nature of place. We believe in the transformative power of design to regenerate deteriorated places into engaging environments for people. We see each project as an opportunity to restore environmental health.Our body of work spans a wide range of landscape typologies including college campuses, parks, public art environments, civil rights walkways, historic courtyards and residential gardens. Although our work spans the rural to urban spectrum, we are committed to restoring vitality back to cities. Groundworks is a woman-owned firm and is a certified SBE with the City of Charlotte.
gracie who? Hi, I’m Beth Booker and gracie is named for my great grandmother, Grace. In fact, many women in my family also claim that name (it’s my middle name). I wanted to create a PR & marketing company that would be impactful on businesses of all shapes and sizes, and I especially wanted to focus on supporting those brands that are owned and operated by women. Who else to better represent a company that supports women than my family’s own matriarch?
We provide healthy, affordable & ready to go meals that are made fresh daily. Free of preservatives or antibiotics Containing low sodium, high protein, nutritionally balanced, & gluten free, they’re perfect for busy schedules, athletes, diets, families & anyone looking to make sure healthy isn’t hard.
Born in Australia, F45 Training is a team-based, functional training facility emphasizing motivation, innovation, and results. Merging three leading-edge fitness training styles (High-Intensity Internal Training [HIIT], Circuit Training, and Functional Training) into one consummate and compelling group training experience for its members. The fusion of these three training concepts has lead to the development of 31 different 45 minute workout experiences combining our database of 4,500 exercises to ensure you’ll never do the same workout twice. This combination of interval, cardiovascular, and strength training has been proven to be the most effective workout method for burning fat and building lean muscle. The variation of our workout programming keeps our members challenged, engaged, and ready to have fun. Ready to join the movement? For more information Read more [...]
Take a road trip down the East Coast, between northeastern shore food and southeastern staples, where Golden Age Americana is steeped in lobster rolls, hoppin’ John, and fried food wrapped in checkered paper. Order a cold Narragansett and buckle up.
1213 Studio is a co-operative Salon & Barber Shop. Each professional is an independent agent acting on his/her own behalf. Services, pricing, scheduling, products and hours of operation are likely to be different between each provider. From international celebrity to everyday local, our diversity accommodates EVERYONE. Please explore our directory to find the perfect service provider for your individual needs.
Apples2Oranges Photography and Designs is photography and craft company run by a husband and wife team, Chris and Shawn Leis. Chris can be found behind the camera while Shawn’s creativity produces the products. We are experienced and interested in all aspects of photography; from real estate photos to family portraits. But, we particularly love travel and urban photography focusing on the Queen City. Our craft company produces an extensive line of hand poured soy wax candles and a variety of hand crafted goods; including coasters with our original images.
Buying and selling real estate doesn’t have to be scary or difficult. With 22 years of real estate experience and knowledge, we’ll help guide you through the process and help prevent any of those ‘oh shit’ moments that your friends might have told you horror stories about! As Charlotte and Plaza Midwood natives, we know our neighborhood inside and out.
City Supply Co. opened in 2000 in the historic Plaza Midwood business district. We were founded with a desire to fill a missing niche of unique, classic, modern home furnishings. We believe that well designed, and well made products should be timeless and affordable. We strive to maintain a consistently fresh inventory of unique products scoured from around the world. We are dedicated to providing our customers with an outstanding level of knowledge and service. From in home design services, to help finding the perfect gift, we strive to exceed your expectations.
***Starting in January 2018, we will be CLOSED for dinner for the winter months beginning now. We do apologize for in the inconvenience!*** Breakfast is our forte as we serve it all day. Our lunch menu focuses on soups, salads, and sandwiches. Even better, our menu is half vegetarian and half meaty. Yes, ye nay sayers, we are doing it right by having, count ‘em, two separate grills for the meats and veggies. Imagine the aromas of fresh coffee, baked goods, and fine vittles. Located in the heart of Plaza Midwood in Charlotte, North Carolina sits a quaint little turquoise-painted building with a shuffleboard court out front. Zada Jane’s has been in the area around a decade or so (as of this year) and remains Read more [...]
Music is the Healing Force of the Universe Snug Harbor is a live venue in Charlotte, NC dedicated to nurturing and celebrating all manner of wild and wonderful folks from across the full spectrum of humanity, diving deep into the inspiring art & music they create. Let’s do something awesome.
We’re Passionate… We fell in love with this neighborhood from the first time we visited Charlotte in 2012, even when there were still a lot of areas that looked like fenced-up war zones. In the last few years we’ve seen her really come into her own and now she’s become the most interesting & diverse neighborhood in Charlotte full of wacky history, street art, funky hangouts, & kitsch. Lots of kitsch! Check out the website to learn more about the tour and our passion for this neighborhood. http://tourplazamidwood.com/ See you on the tour!
Soul is a tapas lounge serving a variety of small plates, sushi, and cocktails. After 10pm every evening one of our local DJs spins everything from classic R&B and soul, from shoegaze to house. We also offer patio dining with a great view of uptown Charlotte.
Originally the Diamond Soda Grill, our snug brick diner on Commonwealth was conceived in 1945 by founders Flonnie and W.A. James. Mrs. James was the beating heart of the Diamond, a Marshville, NC native who loved to cook & serve and had a personality for hospitality. “We had people who came and ate with us every day,” said son Ralph. “My mother made it a point to learn everyone who came by name. It was just like one big, happy family.” Twin brothers Ralph and Robert took over the restaurant in 1964, displaying the James family flair for success. “My mom taught us how to cook and how to plan a menu,” James said. “We kept her influence in the restaurant & tried to keep Read more [...]
In a time when arts budgets are on the chopping block and we struggle to disconnect from our devices, public art is more important than ever. So much more than a beautiful addition to our urban landscape, public art unites, strengthens and grows communities. ArtPop ensures those communities always have access to art by supporting the artists that create it, giving them huge public canvases on which to create. How does ArtPop help? We are quite literally a street gallery: We promote the work of local artists on available media space — billboards, buses, news racks, airports — and turn roads, highways and thoroughfares into opportunities for artistic appreciation and discovery. Why does our work matter? Because art matters. It’s good for your brain, your children, Read more [...]
Our Story One sunny day in the Spring of 2007, I delivered ten tiny arrangements to ten local businesses throughout the Plaza Midwood area, leaving business cards along the way. A few days later, Serendipity stepped in and we had a home at the historic, beautiful McGill Rose Garden. We’ve been growing here ever since! We love that we can step out our back door and go for a lazy garden stroll on our breaks. The rose garden itself is quite magical, tucked in just so that you’d surely miss it if you didn’t know it was here. It’s our own little secret garden. While we don’t tend the garden, we do oversee rentals and events here and are so deeply invested in sharing it’s spirit with Read more [...]
For as long as we’ve known coffee, we’ve loved it. This beverage, and the places and people that brewed it, colored the landscape of our lives for decades. The coffee shops we frequented had a unique way of bringing a familiar kind of comfort into the daily hustle of our lives, and it is that same respite we’d like to offer to our neighbors. A place to sit and relax, meet and discuss, taste and explore. We are proud of our neighborhood and the partnerships we’ve created with Undercurrent, and we are honored to serve you. Thank you, neighbors.
-Est. 1999 -Located between Nova’s bakery and Clark’s Antiques in Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood neighborhood -Appointments welcome, but not required -We do require a valid, state-issued ID card or driver’s license for EVERY piercing. -Open 7 days a week -Questions? Feel free to send us a message or give us a phone call. We’d love to talk with you! Tattoo & Piercing Shop · Accessories · Beauty Store
If you’ve been to a hip piercing studio in Plaza Midwood, you probably already know who we are. The girl with the purple hair, the big blue eyes, and the unicorn business card? That’s us– just a little less purple, but still just as magical. Simply put, The Renegade Pearl Body Arts LLC is the dream of Charlotte’s most trusted body piercer, Dianna Brown. Dianna started her career in 2008, in a rural town in the foothills of North Carolina. While completing her senior year in high school, Dianna balanced school, a teenage social life, and the most important thing she could have been doing at that time– learning the craft that would become her career. After a lengthy apprenticeship, a period of managing the Read more [...]
An Open Door to Movement and Creativity Located in the heart of historic Plaza Midwood, Open Door Studios provides a unique offering of adult and youth dance and fitness classes. Classes are taught by professionals with extensive backgrounds in education and performance. Experience a refreshing approach to dance instruction in a non-intimidating atmosphere sure to challenge, inspire and move you. Please take some time to visit our online schedule! browse our class description pages and instructor bios. Find a class that interests you and sign up today!
Coaltrane’s Char Grill is a South American inspired rotisserie and char grill, with a focus on healthy. Offering local, antibiotic and hormone free chicken, and locally made chorizo. We cook everything in house, from scratch, and #neverfry.
Working since 1981 to build an inclusive community in which all people feel welcome and have the tools necessary to succeed. International House has helped thousands of Charlotte’s foreign-born residents successfully integrate into our community over the years by providing low-cost English classes, personalized tutoring to help people prepare to become U.S. citizens, affordable legal assistance to help people obtain U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status, and critical summer learning opportunities for young English-language learners. At the same time, we help promote the development of a more tolerant community that recognizes the value and contributions of immigrants to Charlotte’s economy, culture and lifestyle, and that offers these newcomers the space and support network needed to be successful in their new home. Our international visitors program Read more [...]
At Plaza Midwood Dentistry, we offer comprehensive dental care in a warm, friendly, and caring environment conveniently located minutes from Uptown Charlotte, NC. Our state-of-the-art office is designed with a focus on offering our patients the most comfortable experience and allowing our team to provide you with the highest quality dental care. Michael C. Farmer, DMD and all of our dental team are highly trained to offer you comprehensive dentistry – from children’s dentistry to dentures – we are here for our patients throughout a lifetime of care. We offer digital x-rays, tooth colored fillings, teeth whitening, nitrous oxide (laughing gas, a mild type of sedation dentistry), and dental implant restorations, among other services. We love our family of patients and encourage them to maintain Read more [...]