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 email@example.com 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 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 10:55am on May. 20, 2014
Restaurant news from south Charlotte communities.
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.
Posted at 1:44pm on Apr. 8, 2014
Scott Carlisle is a native Charlottean and proud of it.
Posted at 4:30pm on Apr. 9, 2014
Charlotte cancer victim Paula Takacs says her choice to stop fighting her diagnosis and call in hospice has been a ‘gift.’
Posted at 1:54pm on Apr. 2, 2014
Several south Charlotte restaurants are now taking reservations for Easter Sunday.
Posted at 1:56pm on Mar. 28, 2014
South Charlotte restaurants are putting out the welcome mat for the Easter bunny April 20 with special menus.
Posted at 2:49pm on Mar. 28, 2014
Siler Presbyterian Church in Wesley Chapel was the site of a special recognition event March23 for local Scout leaders and Scouts who had completed service projects at the Museum of the Waxhaws and Pleasant Grove Campground.
Posted at 2:34pm on Mar. 27, 2014
Gail Warner and Teresa Rench of Fort Mill will be featured on the runway at the ecoFAB Trash Couture Fashion Event April 12 at UNC Charlotte Center City’s Recycled Runway.
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 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 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 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.