Monday, March 21, 2005

Rezoning denied

Word from the Charlotte City Council meeting tonight is that council voted unanimously to deny the petition to rezone the property at Laurel and Randolph. This has been a fascinating example of how things work in our neighborhood and our city. I can't wait to see what happens next.

Sunday, March 20, 2005

Progressive dinner moves

In case you haven't heard, the progressive dinner -- one of the best neighborhood events in Elizabeth -- has been moved from the fall to the spring. April 30 to be exact. According to Maya Packard, this year's dinner will have "an as-yet-unamed Greek theme." If you want to go, just email her at She's always looking for host houses too.

Tuesday, March 15, 2005

The Big E

Elvis gets ready to drop the flag at the start of the 19th annual Big E 8K race on Mar. 12. Who won? Check out the results here.

The annual Easter egg hunt got under way just before 10 a.m. on Saturday morning. It didn't take long for the cleverly-hidden eggs to get snatched up.

Monday, March 14, 2005

Real estate rumors

Rumor has it that the vacant lots on East 7th Street -- the Roy White property -- are for sale. It will be interesting to see who buys the property and what they plan to do with it. Some of you will remember that the last time the Whites tried to develop the property,they were taken to court. For more on that, look here and here..

Thursday, March 03, 2005

ECA Meetings

Monthly Elizabeth Community Association meetings are held the second Tuesday of every month at the Hawthorne Recreation Center on Hawthorne Lane. The meeting time is 6:30 prompt. Everyone is welcome.