For nearly 150 years, the YMCA of Greater Charlotte has had a prominent voice in our community. Their focus on youth development, social responsibility, and healthy living has supported countless people in their efforts to improve the world around them. That being said, the YMCA of Greater Charlotte is in a unique position, as their community is in greater need of support now, yet they have had to temporarily close all 19 of their locations. Because of this predicament, they have channeled their creativity to build new opportunities for community support, social-distancing-style.
On June 2, 2020, the Cain Center for the Arts Released its final design renderings for the future space. This highly-anticipated news has spurred excitement in the community, as the excitement to welcome the Cain Center for the Arts to the OTC Scene grows.
A fun mix of modern and vintage home decor just landed in the Oak Street Mill, called The Bungalow Market. The shop is locally owned by husband and wife team, Brett and Greta McCoy from the LKN area.
Drive-In Movies in Old Town Cornelius is the event summer series of 2020. This social-distancing friendly event is bringing a classic idea to the streets of Cornelius…and now at a bigger venue — The Lake Norman YMCA!
Coming together to celebrate our community is one of the most important core values of Old Town Cornelius. The Drive-In Movies at the Mill is bringing a timeless favorite to our community as a response to social distancing guidelines. We are pumped to bring this recurring event to the streets of OTC!
Cool Fish LKN aims to create a casual social space for community members to come together to enjoy good food and creative drinks, making unforgettable memories. This mission presented a great obstacle for the owner, Alex Atkins, during the age of COVID-19. How could he continue to bring together the community during a time when we are supposed to be apart? The answer — Live DJ Streaming all month long!
In an effort to shed the light on the positivity in our community — that is oftentimes overlooked — we have compiled a list of all the different ways that some of our favorite small businesses and organizations are doing their part to help others during COVID-19.
We all know that Old Town Cornelius has earned its title as the budding center for the arts in North Charlotte. With the area’s breadth of local talent, the opportunities available at the Cornelius Arts Center, and the anticipation for the opening of the Cain Center for the Arts, there is a lot to be… Continue reading Meet the Curator: Marisa Pascucci
With Veteran’s Day just around the corner, we here at OTC wanted to take a moment to highlight one of the hard-working veterans right here in our community, Eric Rice. Eric Rice was first ranger battalion at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, GA until 2000 when he left the service to finish his college degree.… Continue reading Myrüka Chocolate Is the Sweetest Example of Veteran Entrepreneurship in Our Community