Ted Williams
Publisher, golfer, dad and magician (seriously).

The 15 best patios in Charlotte, right now

Need some fresh fall air? Here’s a list of the 15 best patios in Charlotte. It took a while to get fall weather, but perfect patio season has finally...

View 19 photos: Gyu-Kaku, a Japanese BBQ restaurant with tableside grilling, now open in Uptown

Get your tongs out. Gyu-Kaku is now open Uptown. Today is currently the start of their “soft opening” stage, so they may not have alcohol and...

Agenda Mailbag: 60 quick feedback letters on cash confessional, $300,000 in debt, tacos and mac and cheese

This is part of an ongoing series titled Mailbag featuring items readers submit via email or our feedback form. We get a ton of feedback; this is not close...

New bakery named Batch House opens Saturday — menu includes dirty Oreo truffles, s’mores brownies and Snickers cheesecake

Batch House, a new bakery and coffee shop, opens on Saturday in the space formerly occupied by Basal Coffee near Uptown. The cute, new spot is owned by...

Lincoln Street Kitchen & Cocktails opens Friday in South End — see food, drinks, full menus and the rooftop patio

Lincoln Street Kitchen & Cocktails, a new sister concept from the owners of Craft Tasting Room & Growler Shop, will open Friday, Oct. 18 in South End....

The 10 most beautiful luxury streets in Charlotte, ranked

Luxury house hunting? Here’s a quick list of the 10 most beautiful streets in Charlotte, ranked. After conversations with real estate agents and...

17 best mac and cheese dishes in Charlotte

Love the creamy goodness of mac and cheese? Of course you do. Here are the 17 best spots in Charlotte for mac and cheese, just in time for cool weather and...

Funky taco joint named Velvet Taco opening in December inside Optimist Hall — view menu and 13 taco photos

Velvet Taco, a funky fast-casual restaurant chain based out of Dallas, is opening a 500-square-foot stall next to Village Juice Co. inside Optimist Hall this...

Go inside: Sonic opens new state-of-the-art guest experience and marketing office

This content was created in partnership with Sonic Automotive.   Sonic Automotive opened a new state-of-the-art guest experience and marketing office in...

Agenda Mailbag: 40 top feedback letters on Dish, millionaires, tacos, MLS soccer and arts tax

In response to: The proposed tax hike for the arts (and, yes, other things) is the dominant issue facing voters in the upcoming local elections “I...

What’s taking the space of The Packhouse?

What once was The Packhouse will soon become an upscale Mexican concept named Boga Mexicana. The Packhouse and Joe & Nosh both sold a few weeks ago. The...

Pins Mechanical Company and 16-Bit Bar+Arcade opening in South End this fall — here’s what to expect

Signage is up at Pins Mechanical Company and 16-Bit Bar+Arcade. The massive 22,000-square-foot facility will open within the next 90 days. Expect two indoor...