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Matthews doughnut shop offers farm-to-table food

Posted at 4:02pm on Sep. 26, 2014

There are dairy and eggs in the yeast doughnuts, which are fried in leaf lard from pasture-raised hogs.

Rama Swim & Racquet Club going strong after 49 years

Posted at 2:11pm on Sep. 19, 2014

The club will host a fall festival Oct.25 that will be open to the public.

Charlotte SouthPark restaurant AZN marks 2 years of Asian cuisine

Posted at 1:45pm on Sep. 19, 2014

SouthPark’s AZN is celebrating its two-year anniversary at Piedmont Town Center throughout September.

Matthews Kids in Nature Day gives children fish tales to remember

Posted at 1:30pm on Sep. 17, 2014

Some 300 or so children and adults came to Matthews Squirrel Lake Park recently for Kids in Nature Day.

For Charlotte bird lovers, it’s time to put out food

Posted at 2:06pm on Sep. 16, 2014

According to the National Bird-Feeding Society, more than 55million Americans feed birds, making it our second-most popular hobby, behind gardening.

Providence UMC casts ‘The Net’

Posted at 12:55pm on Sep. 12, 2014

Providence United Methodist Church’s new worship service, called “The Net,” is named after a Bible story in which Jesus instructs his disciples to throw their net on the other side of the boat.

Waxhaw’s Storefront Theatre set to kick off season

Posted at 2:29pm on Sep. 12, 2014

The Storefront Theatre of Waxhaw will present the first production of the 2014-15 season 7:30p.m. Sept.27 and 2:30p.m. Sept.28 at Waxhaw Presbyterian Church.

Charlotte Actor’s Theatre producer is glad backup plan wasn’t necessary

Posted at 2:12pm on Sep. 9, 2014

Martin Wilkins still remembers what his parents told him in 2002 when he graduated from Duke University and decided to pursue a career in theater: ‘If you get down the road and it doesn’t work out, at least you’ll know you tried.’

Catholic musician Matt Maher headlines Pregnancy Resource Center of Charlotte fundraiser

Posted at 9:30am on Sep. 11, 2014

Internationally known singer-songwriter Matt Maher, who has performed for two popes and has had more than 20 songs on Christian radio, will headline the Pregnancy Resource Center of Charlotte’s annual fundraising event Sept.18.

Nan and Byron’s in Southend has new executive chef

Posted at 10:23am on Sep. 10, 2014

A graduate of Southern Illinois University–Edwardsville, Kyle Rhodes moved to Charlotte, attending Johnson and Wales University and working at Barrington’s. The past two years he has worked as chef de cuisine at 5 Church under Chef Jamie Lynch, reinforcing his kitchen techniques.