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"FAQ City" is an online, broadcast and podcast series that invites the community to help shape our news coverage. Send us your question, and we may answer it on an upcoming episode. Claire Donnelly is the new host of "FAQ City." The series was previously hosted by Nick de la Canal.What do you wonder about Charlotte, its people and culture? Click here to submit your question! We might just answer it on an upcoming episode of FAQ City.

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    • 4.8 • 68 Ratings

"FAQ City" is an online, broadcast and podcast series that invites the community to help shape our news coverage. Send us your question, and we may answer it on an upcoming episode. Claire Donnelly is the new host of "FAQ City." The series was previously hosted by Nick de la Canal.What do you wonder about Charlotte, its people and culture? Click here to submit your question! We might just answer it on an upcoming episode of FAQ City.

    The Best Spots For Charlotte Skyline Photos

    The Best Spots For Charlotte Skyline Photos

    Charlotte’s skyline is a hit on Instagram. Where are the best spots to get panoramic pictures of the city?

    • 9 min
    How Can You Request To Have A Charlotte Street Renamed?

    How Can You Request To Have A Charlotte Street Renamed?

    Lately, there’s been a lot of focus on whose names are in history books and on monuments, streets and buildings, especially after the recent protests over racial injustice. So how can you request to have a Charlotte street renamed?

    • 10 min
    Shhhh! Where Is The Quietest Spot In Mecklenburg County?

    Shhhh! Where Is The Quietest Spot In Mecklenburg County?

    It’s been a noisy election season. You might be looking for some peace and quiet—a place to get away for a few calm moments amid all of the Election Day news. Or you may just want an escape from the constant racket that can come from living near the city. That might be why WFAE listener Katrina Lee wrote to FAQ City asking where she might find Mecklenburg County's quietest outdoor spot.

    • 11 min
    Why Do CMS High Schools Start So Early?

    Why Do CMS High Schools Start So Early?

    School looks different for most students these days because of the coronavirus pandemic. But whether classes are in person or online, a lot of Charlotte-area high schools start very early in the morning.

    • 10 min
    Inside Charlotte’s Food Truck Scene

    Inside Charlotte’s Food Truck Scene

    Carolyn Osberger's desire to support Black-owned businesses lead her to food trucks. Charlotte has at least 125 food trucks and they serve all kinds of cuisine: dumplings, tacos, barbecue, empanadas, curry, wings, ice cream.

    • 11 min
    FAQ City: Fact Or Fiction? Local Legend Says Concord, NC, Is Built Atop Volcano

    FAQ City: Fact Or Fiction? Local Legend Says Concord, NC, Is Built Atop Volcano

    Editor's note: A version of this story was originally published in January 2020.

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
68 Ratings

68 Ratings

Maganda3002 ,

Love this!

I moved to CLT 4yrs ago and this show has answered many of the burning questions I’ve had. Love the “to the point” reporting. Great podcast. I’m from Raleigh and would love if Raleigh had one too.

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