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Farmers markets, roadside stands, pick-your-own fields, community-supported agriculture subscriptions – they’re all part of the business that keeps farming alive in this area. Not many people just plant and harvest anymore.

Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend is actually several days of events, with wine dinners, educational classes and a couple of rocking parties.

A couple of weeks ago, I violated a basic rule of the kitchen. I didn’t bring my most important tool: my undivided attention.

This UNC Charlotte professor has become a notable figure in both Shakespearean scholarship and speculative fiction. UNCC’s “The Shrew Project” starts Thursday.

Members of Charlotte’s Holy Trinity Lutheran Church say this Easter’s promise of resurrection will have special significance as they fill a sanctuary that was once half-empty. It happened when St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church closed and many of its members found Holy Trinity as a welcome refuge.

The event raised money for two nonprofits that benefit veterans


  • Looking for culinary adventure? We pulled together a sampling of international cuisines around town. Get packing.

Use the Observer's annual database to search details of more than 800 summer camps in the region.

Acclaimed interior designer Katie Ridder was extremely interesting to interview, but not everythi...

Olivia Fortson

The James Beard Foundation has a new thing: It's partnered with IfOnly, a remarkable operation th...

On Dining

Charlotte's spring gardening season is in full swing. That means you'll find plenty of opportuni...


If you don’t plan to put down roots in Charlotte, here’s some advice: Get out quick. Before too long you’ll find yourself settled in and calling this place home.

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