The growing skyline of Charlotte, NC provides a backdrop as spectators listen to the band Flashback at Romare Bearden Park on July 6, 2016. Visitor spending hit record highs in the Charlotte region last year, according to a new study.
The growing skyline of Charlotte, NC provides a backdrop as spectators listen to the band Flashback at Romare Bearden Park on July 6, 2016. Visitor spending hit record highs in the Charlotte region last year, according to a new study. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
The growing skyline of Charlotte, NC provides a backdrop as spectators listen to the band Flashback at Romare Bearden Park on July 6, 2016. Visitor spending hit record highs in the Charlotte region last year, according to a new study. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com

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