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Live your best life and explore the best Charlotte has to offer.

Bojangles’ | Locations throughout Charlotte
Delicious biscuits since 1977

City Barbeque | Ballantyne, Matthews, University, Huntersville
Slow-smoked, award-winning barbeque

Dilworth Tasting Room | Dilworth
Neighborhood wine and cocktail bar with tapas-style plates

Foxcroft Wine Co. | Dilworth + SouthPark
Perfect date spot with a small plates menu

Hawthorne’s NY Pizza & Bar | 8 Charlotte-area locations
Authentic pizzas that bring NYC to CLT, plus wings, salads and pasta

Ink N Ivy | Uptown
Eclectic American cuisine in a stylish space, also open late night

Mama Ricotta’s | Midtown
Authentic Italian famous for their Penne alla Vodka

Midwood Smokehouse | Plaza Midwood, Park Road, Ballantyne, Birkdale and Columbia, SC
Authentic NC and Texas-style barbecue joint burning hickory wood 24/7

The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery | Lower South End
Drink a stein of Copper in the largest biergarten in the Southeast

Paco’s Tacos & Tequila | SouthPark
Authentic Tex-Mex dining and one of the largest tequila selections in the region

Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week | July 20-29, 2018 + Jan 18-27, 2019
Enjoy 3 courses for $30 or $35 at 130+ fine restaurants in 9 counties

RuRu’s Tacos & Tequila | Myers Park
Mexican-inspired street tacos and 100+ tequilas with a fab patio

Ruth’s Chris Steak House | Uptown + SouthPark
USDA Prime beef cooked to perfection and served sizzling on a 500-degree plate

Sea Level | Uptown
Serving up fresh Carolinas seafood and Southern staples

Shelton Vineyards | Dobson, NC
Wine country is closer than you think – perfect for day-tripping

South End Station | South End
Head here from the light rail for All-American Pub, Slate, Hot Taco and Oak Room

Yafo Kitchen | SouthPark
Fast casual Mediterranean fare with Middle Eastern inspiration

TRY THIS.

Presented by UNC Charlotte

Hop on the new light rail extension to cheer on your 49ers or catch a show on campus. It’s just a 22-minute ride from Uptown to the University area.

The Ballantyne, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte | Ballantyne
Staycation spot with spa, golf, tennis, indoor/outdoor pool and notable Gallery Restaurant

Blumenthal Performing Arts
Organization bringing the top shows and concerts to the city via 6 venues, most notably Uptown’s Belk Theater

Carolina Thread Trail
Connecting NC and SC residents to the outdoors via 260 miles of trails and 170 miles of blueway

Charlotte Visitor Info Center | Uptown
Start your stay in Charlotte right with a one-stop-shop for all things celebrating the QC

Discovery Place Science | Uptown
Charlotte’s most popular museum, fun for kids of all ages

Levine Museum of the New South | Uptown
Best place in CLT to learn about Southern culture and history

The Mint Museum | Uptown + Randolph Road
Collecting and conserving international art and design

Opera Carolina
Serving the region with excellence in Grand Opera for 69 years

Wells Fargo Championship | April 29 – May 5, 2019
A CLT tradition at Quail Hollow Club

LIVE HERE.

Presented by Allen Tate

The best moments happen at home.

Allen Tate Realtors
Work with the pros to find your dream home

Arlo | Minutes from Uptown
A different take on apartments that gives you the things you want and the things you didn’t even know you wanted

Marsh Properties
Deeply rooted Charlotte company developing and managing apartments you can come home to

McLean on Lake Wylie | Belmont, NC
New waterfront homes boasting proximity to Uptown and 5 miles of shoreline

My Niche Apartments
Innovative, boutique apartments in unique neighborhoods designed to actually feel like home

Northwood Ravin
Luxury living with impeccably designed communities, unbeatable amenities and six premier locations to choose from

GET INVOLVED.

Presented by McLean

A true community now under construction along 5 miles of pristine shoreline on Lake Wylie

Apparo, Epic program
Empowering local nonprofits with connections to volunteer managers and consultants

Arts & Science Council
Research hub and cultural advocate ensuring a vibrant community

Charlotte Country Day School | SouthPark
One of the top independent schools in Charlotte for 75 years

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library | Locations throughout Charlotte
Leading urban public library with 20 locations, free for county residents

Church at Charlotte | Matthews + SouthPark
An authentic community of Christ followers

Digi-Bridge
Empowering kids to be tomorrow’s leaders through coding

St. John’s Baptist Church | Elizabeth
A theologically progressive, intergenerational church community

UNC Charlotte | Uptown + University City
University with 28K+ students and 71K+ alumni in greater Charlotte

SHOP HERE.

704 Shop | South End
Lifestyle clothing brand with tons of hometown pride – and it’s just cool

Capitol | SouthPark
Fashion haven drawing designers and shoppers internationally

Diamonds Direct SouthPark | SouthPark
Large selection of bridal and lifestyle jewelry with the option to design your own piece

Onward Reserve | Park Road Shopping Center
Men’s clothing store complete with an actual bar inside

Queen City Home Store | Pineville
Appliances, mattresses and TVs sold by highly experienced specialists

SouthPark | SouthPark
Charlotte’s luxury mall with top designers and the flagship Belk

WORK HERE.

Presented by LendingTree

A high-growth employer with a different approach

Barings
Global financial services firm that values their associates as much as their clients

Belk
Their new HQ has great amenities and a fast-paced, inclusive environment

CCG
Tech-enabled service company with a brand new (and growing) HQ in Uptown and great employee perks

Charlotte Works
Non-profit dedicated to preparing the workforce and connecting businesses to potential employees

Hygge Coworking
Coworking space with three locations that helps people work better by working together

LendingTree
Always-hiring company connecting consumers with lenders, banks and credit partners

Lowe’s
Global HQ of this Fortune 50 company is just down the road in Mooresville

Red Ventures
High-growth marketing and tech company known for Google-esque company culture

WeWork
Coworking space with incredible design, convenient Uptown location and unbeatable perks

LIVE WELL.

Presented by Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates

Providing expert care so you can take in all the sights and sounds of the Carolinas

Atrium Health (formerly Carolinas HealthCare System) | Locations throughout Charlotte
The region’s largest primary care network — download the app and find your new doctor

Baby+Co. | Myers Park
A modern birth center with homey amenities

Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates | Locations throughout Charlotte
Expert care for 95 years – 130 health care providers and 19 locations

Charlotte Plastic Surgery | Uptown + Ballantyne
Providing a range of services from 6 award-winning plastic surgeons

Criswell & Criswell Plastic Surgery | SouthPark + Ballantyne
Go-to pros for injectables, non-invasive lasers and cosmetic surgery

OrthoCarolina | Locations throughout Charlotte
Top orthopedic practice and community innovator

Pearl. Dentistry Reimagined | Two locations Uptown
Reinventing the dentist’s office with swanky waiting rooms and Netflix during your cleaning

PRO SERVICES.

Presented by CPI Security

Providing innovative security and smart home solutions so you can relax while you’re at home or away

Bank of America | Locations throughout Charlotte
Convenient financial centers and tons of free budgeting resources

CPI Security
Providing innovative security and Smart Home solutions whether you’re home or away

House of Nomad Interior Design
Full-service interior design firm dedicated to creating inspired homes

Lucky Dog Bark & Brew | Charlotte and Cornelius
Boarding, day care, baths, indoor/outdoor dog park and sports bar

Lyft
It matters how you get there. Use code LYFTWITHAGENDA for $5 off your first two rides.

Morningstar Storage | Locations throughout Charlotte
A hometown storage brand with big-brand perks, for both commercial and individual needs

NewDominion Bank | Metropolitan + Lake Norman
Local community bank committed to helping clients succeed

Sonic Automotive | Locations throughout Charlotte
Reinventing the car buying experience from start to finish

State Farm Insurance: Jeremy Fulkerson | Uptown + South Charlotte
State Farm is the largest insurer of cars and homes in N.C. and the U.S.

Truliant Federal Credit Union | Locations throughout Charlotte
Founded in NC with 14 Charlotte locations; welcome to life without fees

 

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