April Smith
Founder of Social Ape Marketing. CLTeats.com creator. Lover of Charlotte, dogs, yoga, and awesome food.

Sea Level brings fresh seafood to Uptown — scope out the menu highlights.

I attended the soft opening of Uptown’s newest restaurant, Sea Level, on Tuesday evening, and now I’m so excited to see the potential of this farm-to-fork...

Fūd at Salud is a hidden gem in NoDa

The Charlotte restaurant scene is quickly growing and it seems that people in Charlotte, as well as other cities, are starting to take notice. Long gone are...

Forget Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Support local nonprofits on Giving Tuesday

We’ve all heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Unfortunately, we now consider these shopping “holidays” as part of the holiday season in...

Restaurant Review: Hot Taco opens today in South End, here’s how it tastes

A new Mexican restaurant has joined All American Pub, Oak Room, and Slate Billiards at South End Station. Hot Taco, also owned by the Bottle Cap Group,...

Why you should go to the ‘No Kid Hungry Dinner’ in Charlotte

Fifty-two thousand children in Charlotte alone struggle with hunger, as well as one in five children nationwide. One in five. These numbers are simply...

Thank you Charlotte – Why I’m so grateful for this city

Right after my 23rd birthday, my father passed away of cancer. I watched him morph into a completely different person over the span of just one year as the...

Meet the person behind the @CelebsInCLT Twitter account

If you live in Charlotte and use Twitter, you’ve probably seen tweets from a paparazzi-style Twitter account named @CelebsInCLT that posts sightings of...

10 business tips from Charlotte entrepreneurs

I’ve lived in Charlotte for over 8 years and as a business owner myself; the entrepreneurial spirit of this city consistently amazes me. When I first moved...

Dilworth Neighborhood Grille’s patio got a facelift… and it’s paying off

Dilworth Neighborhood Grille will celebrate their 11th Anniversary this year. Situated at the corner of Morehead and McDowell St. in Dilworth, chances are that...

Meet Charlotte’s only female brewer, Alexa Long

Alexa Long of Heist Brewery isn’t your typical Charlotte brewer. In an industry dominated by males, she’s pursuing her dream career of creating and brewing...

Shop Charlotte: A Charlotte woman’s dream shopping tour

The 3rd Annual Shop Charlotte Tour will be Saturday, April 18th and if you love supporting and shopping at local boutiques as much as I do, you’ll want to...

5 best brunch buffets in Charlotte

Charlotteans are no strangers to brunching. We take our endless mimosas, outdoor patios, and eggs benedict seriously. But for some of us, ordering just one...