Posted at 2:13pm on Aug. 15, 2014
Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers continues to grow in the Charlotte area, recently opening a store in Rock Hill at Manchester Village.
Posted at 3:52pm on Aug. 12, 2014
I may not want to browse the school-supply aisles at Walmart just yet, but I do feel a bit like lying down.
Posted at 1:06pm on Aug. 8, 2014
I’ve heard from three more readers with steak-seller stories to share. They responded to a column I wrote last month recounting my scamlike experience with a young man who pulled in my driveway to sell frozen steaks from the back of his dark brown pickup truck.
Posted at 12:23pm on Aug. 8, 2014
Sam Diminich, 37, took on the executive chef position at Vine American Kitchen this past spring, motivated by the restaurant’s chef-driven approach and its commitment to ‘a great restaurant experience.’
Posted at 11:42am on Aug. 8, 2014
Wolfgang Heise competed as a decathlete in Germany before moving to the United States.
Posted at 12:09pm on Aug. 8, 2014
It’s a commonly accepted belief that businesses grow in one of two ways: They either develop through internally created ideas and expansions or they merge with an existing business.
Posted at 2:17pm on Jul. 29, 2014
This column attempts to answer some of the questions posed by our readers. Here are a few that might be of interest to everyone.
Posted at 9:13am on Jul. 31, 2014
A yellow school bus will be parked outside the Billy Graham Library this week, and library staff hope that by Aug.9 it will be filled with school supplies.
Posted at 12:48pm on Jul. 24, 2014
When I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in May 2011, I learned that the pathologist who found my cancer also saw markings consistent with the BRCA genetic mutation that is prevalent among people with Ashkenazi Jewish lineage.
Posted at 1:59pm on Jul. 22, 2014
Part of my educational philosophy is that atmosphere is crucial. What we read, watch and listen to will become the gallery of our minds. Now Pandora is gumming up the works.
Posted at 1:15pm on Jul. 22, 2014
August is good for sunfish, white perch and channel catfish – which bite throughout the day.
Posted at 1:30pm on Jul. 15, 2014
SouthPark Eats Alternative hosts Food Truck Wednesdays each week in SouthPark’s Fairview Plaza.
Posted at 2:00pm on Jul. 18, 2014
Late blight, the dreaded disease that wiped out the East Coast tomato crop in 2009, has shown up again in North Carolina.
Posted at 3:05pm on Jul. 11, 2014
Lisa Todd knows how to embrace change.
Posted at 11:38am on Jul. 11, 2014
Something seemed shady about the guy who recently pulled his dark brown pickup into our driveway, but I put my blinders on.
Posted at 10:53am on Jul. 11, 2014
Visit the Waxhaw Farmers market any Saturday until autumn and your eyes will dance from the plethora of colors, and its only going to get brighter and more varied.
Posted at 2:37pm on Jul. 2, 2014
Restaurant news from south Charlotte.
Posted at 4:07pm on Jun. 24, 2014
We can learn so much from other people and how they have handled obstacles.
Posted at 8:43am on Jun. 11, 2014
Kids seem to cause more chaos when they’re not doing chores, and they have plenty of time for play even if they do help around the house.
Posted at 1:23pm on Jun. 12, 2014
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church will show a series of documentaries this summer to spark conversations about reconciliation.
Posted at 10:01am on Jun. 12, 2014
J.P. Morgan was 22 years old before he started driving race cars. Now, he possesses 13 Pro Cup Series victories, two series championships and is planning his entrance into NASCAR’s K&N Pro Series East.
Posted at 11:36am on Jun. 6, 2014
Uptown’s Aria Tuscan Grill hosts a wine dinner on June 11. The six-course dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. with host and winemaker Alessandro Cellai. Included on the menu are salt-crusted whole striped bass, house-made pappardelle with lamb Bolognese and sheep’s milk ricotta, as well as roasted pheasant. Dessert selection is an olive oil cake with honey rosemary drizzle. Cost for the evening is $100 per person. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
Posted at 2:19pm on Jun. 4, 2014
To catch a fish, think like a fish; that means catch each species by luring it with bait according to how they catch their food.
Posted at 12:23pm on Jun. 5, 2014
The BB&T life insurance division is using a Lighthouse Project grant, which is funded by the bank’s corporate office, as well as its sizable volunteer force to help the YWCA Central Carolinas.
Posted at 1:29pm on May. 30, 2014
Chris Saâde has experienced the destructive nature of war and dedicated his life to peace. After enduring the Lebanese Civil War, Saâde founded the Institute for Life-Leadership and Coaching, a nonprofit organization.
Posted at 10:52am on May. 27, 2014
Ever wonder why bass fishermen move around so much? The answer is simple: They’re attempting to catch as many fish as they can in a very short period of time. To do so, they target aggressive bass, the ones that hit as soon as the bait touches the water, and then they move on.
Posted at 10:55am on May. 20, 2014
Restaurant news from south Charlotte communities.
Posted at 2:44pm on May. 23, 2014
Matthews Department of Parks and Recreation is offering an ample variety of summer camps that focus on sports and fitness.
Posted at 11:01am on May. 14, 2014
Charlotte’s Alla Ostrovsky has a passion for painting.
Posted at 3:38pm on May. 15, 2014
The inaugural award for Volunteer Fire Fighter of the Year went to Chris Cangemi and Volunteer Emergency Medical Technician of the Year to Scott Carpentier.
Posted at 2:35pm on May. 9, 2014
Chef Alyssa Gorelick has announced a May cooking class lineup featuring healthy, sustainable cooking.
Posted at 4:29pm on May. 6, 2014
Matthews’ Kristan Seaford
Posted at 1:57pm on May. 2, 2014
Julie Sharpe, a Redfin real estate agent, said houses in the Ardrey Kell and Providence High School districts stayed on the market an average of 77 days in the first quarter of 2014.
Posted at 2:16pm on Apr. 29, 2014
Some people are able to do more with the 24 hours in a day than others. Shirley Nelson Kersey is one of those people.
Posted at 12:18pm on Apr. 25, 2014
The 6,000-square-foot sister restaurant to Brio in SouthPark boasts plenty of seating inside and on the patio, as well as a private dining room and full bar.
Posted at 1:01pm on Apr. 22, 2014
Mention ‘nuclear power plant’ in polite conversation and there probably will be more questions than answers. Charlotte resident Dr. Eumelia R. Bautista de Garcia has a doctorate in nuclear chemistry and would be the one with the answers.
Posted at 10:27am on Apr. 16, 2014
Restaurant news from south Charlotte.
Posted at 3:54pm on Apr. 22, 2014
Providence Produce Market at the corner of Ballantyne Commons Parkway and Providence Road in south Charlotte, adjacent to the Shell station, is a must-see for produce lovers.
Posted at 12:52pm on Apr. 16, 2014
The Siskey YMCA, where Stephanie McCall has cultivated a dedicated group of instructors and class members, is the only YMCA in Charlotte where one can take a step class every day of the week.
Posted at 1:08pm on Apr. 8, 2014
Charlotte’s WatersEdge Church in Steele Creek will host a spring festival to benefit Southwest Middle School.