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6 Charlotte area comic book shops showed me their most expensive item

Comic enthusiasts drop some serious bank on their paneled passion. It got me thinking: what’s the most expensive item at some Charlotte area comic book...

10 best places to buy art in Charlotte

Whether you’re a curious novice or ready to acquire a serious collection, these are the top 10 spots for shopping — or just perusing — for art in...

7 fall fashion trends and where to buy them now at Charlotte boutiques

Temperatures have finally dropped to a tolerable level in Charlotte, which means it’s time to retire your sweat-stained summer clothes and break out new...

EchoPark, the “Trader Joe’s of used cars,” sells 19 cars in first day open — here’s how it works

EchoPark, a new dealership concept focused on 1- to 4-year-old used cars, is now open in Charlotte. And it’s off to a hot start, selling 19 cars on its...

The 5 items first-time homebuyers should splurge on, according to interior designer Charlotte Lucas

If you’re upgrading from your two-bedroom apartment to your first house, chances are you have more rooms to fill than you can afford right away. I talked...

Does Charlotte need its own version of Pike Place Market?

You rarely just happen past a farmers market in Charlotte. While nearly two dozen of them are scattered across Mecklenburg County, most are seasonal, suburban...

GW, Goodwill’s mall-style boutique and community cafe, opens tomorrow on South Boulevard

Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont is opening a second location for GW, its curated, millennial-focused, mall-style boutique concept stocked with the...

4 styles to wear this wedding season, including a $176 midi dress and $1,600 wallet

“Uh-oh. It’s wedding season.” – You, looking into your closet. With invitations stacking up from friends, family, and co-workers, it can be daunting to...

7 all-white looks that’ll heat up your wardrobe this summer, including a $219 maxi dress and $438 woven bag

Move aside LBD, there’s a new dress in town. That’s right, it’s the return of the LWD — little white dress — season. From a chic eyelet dress to a...

Charlotte-based POLICY Handbags, created for female NFL fans, finds its footing as an everyday accessory

Jen Ugland, owner and designer of POLICY Handbags, is the ultimate Charlotte boss babe. When she launched her NFL regulation-friendly, cruelty-free line of...

9 summer-approved outfits for the unofficial start of the season — with local boutique finds from $26 to $550

This weekend kicks off the unofficial start of summer. If you need last-minute ideas for Memorial Day celebrations through the rest of the season, I’ve...

Could hotels, office towers and high-end food halls be in SouthPark mall’s future?

Even though malls across the country are hurting, SouthPark sure doesn’t seem to be. Charlotte’s preeminent shopping mall is the largest between...