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Thursday, July 27, 2017

The Perfect Picnic is Not Far Away

Hanging in my dining room is one of my most favorite pieces of artwork. An artist's easel is setup in a field of colorful flowers. Next to it is...

Gastonia Was Just Ranked As One Of The Worst Cities In America

A new report has named Gastonia, NC as one of the worst cities to live in the United States. The financial analyst website 24/7 Wall St. just released their listing of the...

Charlotte Douglas Airport Looking For Local Artists To Design New Artwork In Concourses

The Charlotte Douglas Airport has partnered with the Arts & Science Council to find local artists to design artwork for several concourses. Over the last 20 years, the presence and...

Top 10 Places To Go Kayaking Around The Charlotte Region

Now that are starting to see more sunny days in the 80s, it's the perfect time to get out there on the water. With dozens of lakes, rivers, and man-made...

America’s First Packaging Research Center Is Being Built In Charlotte

We are quickly becoming a nation of e-commerce, with an estimated 1 million packages per day shipped in the US alone. Now with the growth of Amazon Now's 1-hour...

Study Reveals Which Day Of The Week You Should Buy Gas

If you normally wait until you're in South Carolina before you fill up, this article is for you! The price tracking website and app company 'GasBuddy' recently released the results from their...

Minorities Can Drive Entrepreneurship in the Charlotte Business Community

More than ever before, minorities are seeing entrepreneurship as the path to financial independence. Between 1997 to 2002, the total number of U.S. businesses grew by 10%, while...

Duke Energy Planning A Rate Hike To Pay For Coal Ash Pond Cleanups

Duke Energy is now trying to increase the power bills for Charlotte area residents to pay to clean up their coal ash ponds. In February 2014, up to 39,000 tons...

Top 10 Things To Do in Charlotte This Weekend

The weekend is almost here! There will be tons of concerts, shows, baseball, and festivals! Here are the top 10 things happening around the Charlotte region this weekend: #1 2017 Homegrown Tomato Festival  The Homegrown Tomato Festival: An...

Charlotte Was Just Named The #2 Metro In America For Economic Growth Potential

Business Facilities’ 13th Annual Rankings Report was just released yesterday and Charlotte was named the #2 metro in the country for Economic Growth Potential (cities with 300,000+ residents). The announcement...

Free Ice Cream Scoops Given Out Today At Trade and Tryon w/ 10,000 Scoop Goal

Do you love ice cream? Do you love free stuff? Do you love helping people? If you said yes to any or all of those questions, then you're going...

Here’s Why The Streets in Charlotte Don’t Run North/South or East/West

The streets of most newer American cities follow very clear East-West and North-South grid patterns, but not here. The streets of Charlotte have some of the most unusual patterns in the world. Our...

The Charlotte Knights Are About To Change Their Name To The Charlotte Caballeros

The Charlotte Knights are about to honor the Latin community in Charlotte by replacing their jerseys, merchandise, and social media accounts with a new name. From August 18th to...

Thousands Evacuated From Blue Ridge Mountains As Manhunt For Armed Felon Continues

Thousands of people have been evacuated and tens of thousands more have been blocked from entering the Pisgah National Forest over the past 3 days as the manhunt for...

This Charlotte-Area Town Ranked Among The 10 Least Educated Cities In America

Financial advice website 'Wallethub' has just released their 2017 ranking of the most & least educated cities in America. Hickory, NC made the list as the 8th least educated...

Charlotte’s City Council Just Unanimously Voted To Approve The New ‘Brunch Bill’

The Charlotte City Council just unanimously voted to approved North Carolina's new 'Brunch Bill' yesterday, following Governor Cooper's signing of the bill about 2 weeks ago. Senate Bill 155 will essentially allows...

Charlotte’s Best Kept Secret Is Hiding In The Woods

Blocks away from the wildly popular NoDa lies one of Charlotte's best kept secrets - an true antebellum plantation that was built in the 1800s and features some of...

Charlotte Resident Might Win $1 Million With His Fried Green Tomato Flavored Potato Chip Idea

Charlotte's very own Gregory Pope is now a finalist in Lay's potato chip contest for their newest flavor. He's now in the running to win $1 million if his Fried...

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