All the things I had to do before I left Charlotte

What would you do if you were leaving Charlotte, and had just a few weeks left to do everything you love in the Queen City? Where would you eat, what beer...

Take it down: The Confederate flag debate

Columbia, only a short hour and a half drive from Charlotte, is making national news this week. Unfortunately, the circumstances are less than ideal. A week...

How Moore Place is ending homelessness in Charlotte

How do you help the homeless population? Do you give them warm meals, and temporary shelter? Do you organize second-hand coat drives for the winter? Do you...

Being cool in Eastover

This weekend, I stayed at my parents’ home in Eastover and realized something: Eastover is secretly cool. I say “secretly” cause it’s not like, on the...

3 things you should know about O.N.E. Charlotte

(1) This isn’t new work. O.N.E. Charlotte is bringing new energy to tackle a long-standing problem in CMS schools. The Public Action event at the...

Sycamore’s Serendipity Vanilla Beer on fleek

This is a public service announcement: quickly evacuate your home, and go try some vanilla beer. If you’ve never said good riddance to a rough Monday with...

$5 Karma kicked my butt

From time to time, my roommate comes home drenched in sweat, a carton of coconut water in hand. I usually greet her from the couch, a carton of Cheez-Its in...

7 things you missed at Science on the Rocks

If you missed Science on the Rocks: Geek Out Freak Out, you missed a lot. Whatever else you might have been doing between the hours of 5 and 9 pm on a Friday,...

Throwback Thursday: Charlotte edition

Remember what Charlotte was like in 2003? Probably not. If you’re like most of the young people living here, you grew up somewhere else and (wisely) decided...

Best grits in Charlotte

If you’re from the South, you’ve probably grown up on grits – cheese grits, shrimp and grits, plain grits with a dash of salt and a tablespoon of...