Posted at 11:12am on Mar. 20, 2014
5 Church and SouthPark’s Baku have been named to the OpenTable’s Top 100 Hot Spot Restaurants in America. OpenTable bases the award on roughly 5 million reviews in 50 states with over 19,000 restaurants participating.
Posted at 12:16pm on Mar. 19, 2014
Fort Mill High School’s Studio E Theater Department channels its inner blonde with the spring production of “Legally Blonde: The Musical.” Audiences will be tickled pink with the acting, dancing and hit songs from the original Broadway show.
Posted at 11:40am on Mar. 14, 2014
The best part of writing about the great people of our area is how much I learn and the new friendships that are forged through this column.
Posted at 3:54pm on Mar. 14, 2014
Harper’s at Carolina Place offers a two-for-$29 deal through the end of March.
Posted at 4:41pm on Mar. 13, 2014
Cancer survivor Katya Lezin writes about speaking at the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition’s annual conference.
Posted at 10:20pm on Mar. 15, 2014
Charlotte churches are banding together this month to package 1million meals to be sent overseas to needy people.
Posted at 2:17pm on Mar. 6, 2014
Food Network star Rocco Whalen has opened his second Fahrenheit restaurant on the 21st floor of the Skye Condominiums uptown. The spot is Charlotte’s first and only rooftop eatery.
Posted at 6:26pm on Mar. 5, 2014
Susan Mobley still remembers a conversation she had with a man who was taking care of his father, who was in his 90s.
Posted at 11:39am on Feb. 25, 2014
The Ritz-Carlton uptown has named Nathan Volz the new executive sous chef.
Posted at 4:45pm on Feb. 27, 2014
Kendall Carrick has a very special story that will warm your heart.
Posted at 4:26pm on Feb. 21, 2014
Take a peek at some of Charlotte’s finest food offerings.
Posted at 11:16am on Feb. 20, 2014
Duncan Gray sees his role as director of bands for West Charlotte High School as going beyond music.
Posted at 2:53pm on Feb. 19, 2014
Robert Nesbit, a musician and social worker with Charlotte’s Urban Ministry Center, hopes the new HousingFest concert series will inspire others to help the homeless.
Posted at 1:25pm on Feb. 13, 2014
Bridge is quite a popular game in south Charlotte. Hundreds of enthusiasts can be found testing their skills daily at the Charlotte Bridge Association and in churches, country clubs, restaurants, recreation centers and private homes.
Posted at 11:50am on Feb. 14, 2014
Last year, Jen Pagani used her love of sports to create a race that would benefit her foundation, GoJenGo, which raises funds for people fighting breast cancer. The inaugural 5K event included over 1,000 runners and raised more than $65,000.
Posted at 1:34pm on Feb. 11, 2014
A major source of pride in the Charlotte area is the many talented and generous students our schools and families produce.
Posted at 9:21am on Feb. 14, 2014
Abong Fankam lives in the Charlotte area and each year travels back to her homeland, Cameroon, West Africa, for mission trips.
Posted at 2:27pm on Feb. 7, 2014
Cooks, foodies and aspiring chefs can look forward to expanded offerings in the cooking store Sur La Table. The SouthPark mall store plans to relocate to a 6,000-square-foot space, employing more than 20 full- and part-time employees, on May7.
Posted at 10:55am on Feb. 10, 2014
‘We’re in the midst of a paradigm shift in how we think about disease,’ says Sean McDonald, founder and CEO of Precision Therapeutics.
Posted at 10:06am on Feb. 6, 2014
The 2014 Justice Conference will be Feb. 21-22 at Northside Baptist Church. Speakers will address topics such as racial unity with the church, education and poverty, children’s rights within the orphan-care movement and homeless children.
Posted at 4:32pm on Jan. 29, 2014
Bailey Hill is a very mature 9-year-old.
Posted at 3:18pm on Jan. 21, 2014
Somehow, exercising in public is always embarrassing
Posted at 11:15pm on Jan. 21, 2014
Marylouise Calcanes is a competitor.
Posted at 10:14am on Jan. 22, 2014
Not a chameleon, the Carolina anole turns only green or brown.
Posted at 2:17pm on Jan. 21, 2014
On Aug. 11, 1904, water from a swollen Long Creek, estimated at 100 million gallons in just five minutes, flooded the Barringer gold mine in Stanly County, killing eight workers. A film about it was shot at Reed Gold Mine Historic Site.
Posted at 2:52pm on Jan. 16, 2014
If the prospect of working out in a crowded January gym keeps you on the couch, realize that there are other ways to get fit. Females in Action provides a free, peer led workout group for women in Fort Mill, Charlotte, Matthews and Davidson.
Posted at 10:44am on Jan. 9, 2014
Amalia Tucker knows a lot about time management.
Posted at 10:34am on Dec. 27, 2013
As the New Year begins, readers may consider a resolution to expand their knowledge about the region along with the more familiar litany of “memos to self” to end bad habits and lose weight.
Posted at 2:58pm on Dec. 23, 2013
BLT Steak will begin serving brunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays in January.
Posted at 11:32am on Dec. 26, 2013
The Vajradhara Buddhist Center is inviting the community to welcome the New Year in a quiet, gentle way.
Posted at 11:57am on Dec. 26, 2013
Are you ever curious about the stories behind the Adopt-A-Highway signs you see?
Posted at 9:07am on Dec. 23, 2013
Laura Busch was in the Christmas spirit when I met her shopping with her two daughters, Leah Mell, 17, and Bella Busch, 1.
Posted at 5:57pm on Dec. 12, 2013
Butler High School family and consumer science teacher Janet Prevatte recently crossed two items off her bucket list: she visited the White House and shook the hand of President Barack Obama. Getting to decorate the president’s house for Christmas was icing on the cake.
Posted at 12:28pm on Nov. 27, 2013
The interior of Jason’s Deli in Pineville has undergone a refresh to better serve their guests. The new look includes LED lighting, updated bathrooms, new guest seating arrangements and furniture, VOC (volatile organic compounds) free paint, local photographs on the walls and a mural depicting Jason’s early history.
Posted at 1:34pm on Nov. 27, 2013
Book signings, storytime, samples and a trunk show are all features to look for at GOODNEWS’ annual Holiday Bazaar Dec. 7. Pick up something from Collard Greens’ Trunk Show for the special person in your life; sample sweets from Chapel Hill Toffee and shop holiday goodies in-between.
Posted at 11:34am on Nov. 20, 2013
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Posted at 12:31pm on Nov. 21, 2013
Kim Hombs is a knowledgeable, compassionate and extremely talented veterinarian.
Posted at 3:52pm on Nov. 15, 2013
In early November, I watched my 24-year old daughter, Mary Mac Williams, run her first marathon in New York City.
Posted at 3:34pm on Nov. 15, 2013
The holidays are almost upon us. But before you jump into the shopping melee, The Storefront Theatre will offer an opportunity to ground yourself on what really makes Christmas meaningful.
Posted at 2:53pm on Nov. 7, 2013
Nov. 14 event set for Levine Cancer Institute