‘Historic landmarks’ pay 50% of their local property tax. Does your home qualify?

Charlotte can have a reputation for being a “new” city, a city that likes to tear down old stuff in favor of better, sleeker, versions. Who and what is...

It’s cuffing season. Is Charlotte taking part?

The impending threat of snow in Charlotte may mean that winter is here, but it also signifies the start of “cuffing season.” No, it has nothing to do with...

What is tower running and how did a Charlottean become the women’s national champion?

Stair climbing is a national sport, and the U.S. women’s national champion, Stephanie Hucko, lives in Charlotte. What is Tower Running? Imagine: Sweating...

FIRST LOOK: Two Scoops Creamery is opening early next week

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. Just in time to beat the August heat, Two Scoops Creamery is set to open early next week. They are located...

What’s it like to be a world champion at 18 years old? Meet Charlotte’s Anna Cockrell

“It was surreal. I can barely describe it. It’s the feeling that all of my hard work paid off.” That’s how 18-year-old Anna Cockrell...

How to celebrate the release of the new Harry Potter in Charlotte

Harry Potter represents my childhood. I remember that at the release of each addition to the series, I would stay up to try and read the entire book (only...

30 places that make south Charlotte cool

Last fall, When I left Charlotte for college, I had no regrets. To me, Charlotte was yes, home, but also kind of boring. But when I came home this summer,...

A guide to Charlotte boutique shopping, by neighborhood

The alternative to shopping at SouthPark or Carolina Place Mall is boutique shopping. However, whenever I attempt to boutique hop, I either waste a tank of...

Where to sing karaoke in Charlotte each night of the week

If you love karaoke or if you just love a good time, here are the places that you can go to belt it out every night of the week. This is Charlotte’s...

First Look: Behind the scenes aquarium tour at Discovery Place

I’m not sure if it’s the premiere of “Finding Dory,” or just my growing desire to take a trip to the beach, but when I heard that...

How to play Pokémon Go in Charlotte

By now, you’ve probably heard something about Pokémon Go. People are addicted — and Charlotteans are no exception. I’ve never seen any video...

Complaints about driving in Charlotte, according to Charlotte Reddit users

I’m not an active Reddit user. But I do scroll through the page occasionally, and I’ve noticed that more than anything else, Charlotte Reddit users...