Rising Spotlights

Rising Spotlight: Charlotte Home + Remodeling Show

The Charlotte Home + Remodeling Show is happening this weekend at The Park Expo and Conference Center. Our Rising Spotlight reporter, Alex Elich tells us all you need to know about the show and what to expect!

Rising Spotlight: Piada Italian Street Food

In this Rising Spotlight, Alexandra Elich talks with Chef James Lustig, a partner of Piada Italian Street Food, about the different types of food offered at the restaurant and their various locations.

Rising Spotlight: Holiday Electrical Safety with Mister Sparky

'Tis the season for all things holiday and festive including Christmas lights and colder temperatures. In this Rising Spotlight, Rusty Wise of Mister Sparky by Wise Electric Control, Inc. gives tips on holiday electrical safety and how you can protect your home.

Rising Spotlight: Charlotte Auto Show

The Charlotte Auto Show revs its engines for the 29th year at the Charlotte Convention Center starting this Thursday, November 17th - November 20th. The Charlotte Auto Show's executive director, Jenn Jackson, joins Rising to give more insight on what to expect at this year's show.

Rising Spotlight: Handbags, Heels & Horsepower

Dozens of designer handbags & heels will be up for raffle throughout the showroom floor of the Charlotte Auto Show at the Handbags, Heels & Horsepower charity event to help raise funds for the Isabella Santos Foundation.

Rising Spotlight: Fahrenheit

In Charlotte, we know how to do "game day" and Uptown is the place to be on Sundays. This morning, we talked with Chef Rocco Whalen about what you can expect at Fahrenheit as the Cleveland Browns take on the Carolina Panthers.

Rising Spotlight: Hydrate Medical Educates About Hydration

So far Charlotte has seen 51 days of 90-degree heat and there’s more to come. In this Rising Spotlight, Dr. Jonathan Leake, co-owner of Hydrate Medical, discusses how you can stay hydrated in the summer heat beyond just drinking water.

Cake U: Creating A Cupcake Bar

WCCB Rising's Joe Duncan visited BW Sweets Bakery's South End location for the relaunching of Cake U. Owner of BW Sweets Bakery, Frankie White, tells us more about creating a cupcake bar.

Rising Spotlight: ArchWell Health

Helping seniors live life to the fullest, that's the mission of ArchWell Health. In this Rising Spotlight, Dr. Jay Jani and Dr. Haven Knight tell us about the high-quality senior care that Archwell Health offers.

Rising Spotlight: Queens Of The City Concert

ReeCee Raps and TuKool Tiff join Rising to tell us about the upcoming "Queens of the City" concert. A live hip-hop and R&B concert featuring Charlotte’s most acclaimed recording artists happening on March 11th at Knight Theater.

Hali Anastopoulo: 21-Year-Old Making Waves in Hollywood

At just 21-years-old, she has already sold her first reality series, Men of West Hollywood to Crackle. The show debuted January 20. In this week's Rising Spotlight, WCCB's Joe Duncan had the opportunity to talk with Anastopoulo about the work she's doing, her next project and her experience in the television industry as a young woman.

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