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  • Got To Be NC dining competition kicks off In Charlotte
    Got To Be NC dining competition kicks off In Charlotte
    Got To Be NC, North Carolina’s state-wide dining competition, sponsored by the NC Dept. of Agriculture and & Consumer Services, begins its second phase in Charlotte with 22 “cook-off” dinners taking place between March 22 ...
  • Eight Sushi completes a dining trifecta at the NC Music Factory
    Eight Sushi completes a dining trifecta at the NC Music Factory
    They’ve done it again. Charlotte restaurateur Alex Myrick and his executive chef Gene Briggs have created yet another standout restaurant, this time with an Asian theme. Already operating Blue in the Center City, and Osso and Texicali in the...
  • MSC Cruises partners with Lego
    MSC Cruises partners with LEGO Group to bring children’s favorite to high seas
    MSC Cruises is implementing a special program across its fleet where passengers can compete in LEGO themed competitions and games on a designated day during a sailing. Children who participate in the LEGO Experience Day will receive an official...
  • Charlotte's greenways
    Charlotte's greenways lead to nature, active lifestyles
    Come rain or shine, Charlotte’s greenways – linear parks established along creek and river corridors – abound with activity from residents and travelers who favor the great outdoors.Hosts of walkers, some with leashed dogs,...
  • Celebrate Mardi Gras Nawlins style at e2
    Celebrate Mardi Gras Nawlins style at e2
    The United States has a lot of cool cities, as anyone who has traveled a bit can tell you, but New Orleans is something special. The city has its own cuisine, its own music, its own special traditions. And a lot of those traditions revolve around...
  • 100 Black Men of Charlotte honored by Mayor for mentoring
    100 Black Men of Charlotte honored by Mayor for mentoring
    The Mayor’s Mentoring Alliance, begun under the administration of current NC Governor Pat McCrory, and currently convened by Charlotte Mayor Daniel Clodfelter, marked 20 years of community mentoring support at a celebration on January 22,...
  • New menu at Red Lobster: ‘It′s all about the lobster!′
    New menu at Red Lobster: ‘It′s all about the lobster!′
    There′s something festive about a lobster. Maybe that′s why it′s a favorite choice for special occasion meals. Some people may opt for a birthday steak, but for seafood lovers, there′s nothing like lobster.Which is one...
  • Improve your chances of having an unforgettable summer.
    Discover summer adventure in Charlotte North Carolina
    Improve your chances of having an unforgettable experience.. Visit the U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC) in Charlotte, North Carolina. Their motto is PLAY - RELAX & LEARN and their 700 acre facility is dedicated to the promotion of the...
  • Knock rose (M)
    Plant bare root roses to add color and shape to your yard
    Winter is a great time to plan your garden. It's too cold to do more than basic maintenance and most plants are dormant. This provides a good opportunity to walk around and plan changes to your garden for this year. If you are looking to add...
  • Viddlz app helps you find restaurants
    Viddlz app helps you find restaurants
    The most dreaded question in the English language may well be, “What do you want to eat?” followed closely by “Where do you want to eat?” Now, a new app for iPhone is available to help out.The brain child of local...
  • Fabulous holiday decorations at the Ritz-Carlton Charlotte
    Fabulous holiday decorations at the Ritz-Carlton Charlotte
    This is one in an occasional series on some of the most fabulous holiday decorations in Charlotte for 2014. These will include my favorites and would make a great tour, especially for the little ones and the young of all ages..The list begins with...
  • turnkey leg
    Last chance to get a turkey leg before Thanksgiving at the Renaissance Festival!
    Don’t miss your last chance to chomp a turkey leg before Turkey Day! The 21st annual Carolina Renaissance Festival season ends at dusk this Sunday providing just two more days to enjoy the region’s great fall revel. The wildly popular...
  • Q Tavern opens at Fairfield Inn and Suites Charlotte Uptown
    Q Tavern opens at Fairfield Inn and Suites Charlotte Uptown
    Charlotte’s Uptown Fairfield Inn & Suites, located in the former Crowne Plaza building, debuted its new restaurant, Q Tavern, with a sizzling send-off on Nov. 6, 2014. Guests were invited to enjoy a wide range of entertainment, food and...
  • Now is an excellent time to start or feed your compost pile
    Now is an excellent time to start or feed your compost pile
    Autumn has arrived in Charlotte with plenty of wind and rain, and leaves have been turning and dropping all over the city. The leaves made a lovely show of color a few weeks ago, and now they can be used to make excellent compost.Compost piles are...
  • Wing Haven
    Wing Haven: Charlotte's hidden gardens
    Ridgewood Avenue in Charlotte, N.C., home to Wing Haven, is one of the most famous addresses in Southern horticultural history and long a notable destination for garden aficionados.The two gardens that comprise Wing Haven are rather modest in size...