Artist Monique Luck called on area residents to help her create a mixed media collage officially titled ""Dreams of the Past, Present and Future"" and unofficially, "Welcome Back", for the Renaissance community, a new mixed-income community on West Boulevard, former site of Boulevard homes.
John D. SimmonsThe Charlotte Observer
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Before international influences reached Charlotte, a previous wave of immigrants made their way to Queen City from the mountains and rural farms of the Carolinas and Appalachia. As textile mills sprung up across Gaston and Mecklenburg counties, so too did did new communities of textile mill workers and their families.
On Friday, 16 campers, ages 7-13, wrapped up a week of culinary camp by preparing a meal for family members at Chef Alyssa's Kitchen. The menu included roasted chicken with BBQ sauce and the fixing's including a watermelon popsicle for dessert.
Scott Brooks makes a cheeseburger, all the way, at Brooks Sandwich House on N. Brevard St. in NoDa. Brooks says the chili, made with a secret family recipe, is one ingredient which makes the sandwiches at Brooks Sandwich Shop special. Kevin Alexander's "The 100 Best Burgers in America" project for Thrillist recently ranked this burger as the 8th best in the country.