Erin Maddrey
| @ErinMaddrey |
Marketing professional and freelance writer who strives to live, to love, and to work fearlessly.

Digi-Bridge working to bridge the gap in access to technology

I remember the last time the Internet went out at my apartment. I was so annoyed and felt completely inconvenienced. It was around that same time I met someone...

Roots in the Community Market Foundation fighting to end food deserts in Charlotte

I remember when I first learned about food deserts. It was at a Junior League of Charlotte meeting and the guest speaker informed all in attendance that food...

Prozac for dogs and other adventures with Smitty

I remember the first time I met “Enos,” a timid puppy rescued by Project Halo, a local animal rescue group. A small little puffball only three months old,...

Trilogy Lake Norman appealing to boomers and zoomers

A lot has been written lately about why Charlotte appeals to millennials. Reasons include career opportunities, active lifestyle, etc., but these aren’t...

Behind the curtain: My day as a runway model

When I was younger, I loved fashion magazines that showcased elaborate shoots with models. The makeup. The hair. The glamour. As an overly dramatic child, I...

Live the life you want: Meet kādifit

Live. Work. Create. This mantra was on the wall that greeted me at kādifit on a recent Saturday. Inspiration and perspiration are what you can expect when...

Enemy to Fashion partners with Susan G. Komen Charlotte for new product launch

Charlotte-based brand Enemy to Fashion is known for pushing the boundaries of fashion and the status quo. In an effort to continue to think outside of the box...

Learning the art of saying no

Last week, I almost lost my mind. Between working, writing, starting my own business, training for a half marathon, being social and dating, I left no time for...

What I love most about my neighborhood of Myers Park

When I tell people I live in Myers Park, I prepare myself for what inevitably comes next. My residential disclosure is usually met with a nod, a half smile and...

What I’ve learned while training for my first half marathon

Every year for my birthday, I like to end one year and welcome the next with either a trip or some sort of challenge to celebrate. This year, I’ve decided to...

Shopping outside the box

I’ve always dressed to the beat of my own drummer. I still remember my favorite outfit when I was 6 years old. Rocking a pixie cut that I begged my mom for...

That time I saw Sam Smith and gave 15 year olds life advice

On Saturday, July 18, Sam Smith brought his falsetto to Time Warner Cable Arena. I was fortunate enough to be there, on the floor no less, with my musical...