Charlotte Hornets plan fan festivities to mark upcoming anniversary

Charlotte Hornets plan fan festivities to mark upcoming anniversary
Charlotte Hornets plan fan festivities to mark upcoming anniversary
Charlotte Mayor Harvey Gantt and Hornets principal owner George Shinn recieve a hero’s welcome during a parade in uptown Charlotte celebrating the new NBA team in April 1987. The team celebrates its 30th anniversary this upcoming season. DAVIE HINSHAW

Charlotte Hornets plan fan festivities to mark upcoming anniversary
Charlotte Hornets plan fan festivities to mark upcoming anniversary
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Looking to attract tenants builders are adding coffee shops, grocery stores or bars on the ground floor. A Whole Foods Market is one such amenity going in at the Novel Stonewall Station in uptown Charlotte.

Capping off the season-long anniversary will be the 2019 NBA All-Star Game, which will be held at the Spectrum Center uptown on the 56th birthday of owner Michael Jordan, who was, incidentally, the leading scorer of the All-Star Game in 1991 in Charlotte.

Charlotte Hornets plan fan festivities to mark upcoming anniversary
Charlotte Hornets plan fan festivities to mark upcoming anniversary
To celebrate the anniversary, the Hornets’ 2018-19 season will include a number of festivities, including several appearances at games by former big-name players and several ’80s and ’90s-themed nights. It’ll also include a 30th anniversary team, which will be selected via fan voting and revealed during a series of “Classic Nights” throughout the season.

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