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Fourth of July in Charlotte
Find out what's going on to celebrate the 4th of July 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
North Carolina Fireworks Laws
North Carolina does have some fairly strict fireworks laws. Find out all you need to know here, including what's legal and illegal, and how to obtain a permit.
How to Get Discounts on Carowinds Tickets
Looking for discounts on Carowinds tickets? The parks offers plenty of ways to save monry on admission.
What Fireworks Are Legal and Illegal in South...
South Carolina does have fairly loose fireworks laws. Find out all you need to know here, including what's legal and illegal, and how to obtain a permit.
Restaurant and Store Directory for Charlotte-Do...
A directory of restaurants and stores in Charlotte-Douglas International Airport to try some local flavor and traditional favorites.
Public Pools and Water Fun in Charlotte
Looking to cool off in Charlotte? There are free spraygrounds at several parks, a pair of $1 public outdoor pools, the Aquatic Center Uptown, an indoor water park, and even YMCA water parks.
North Carolina's Historic Drive-In Theaters
While the drive-in movie theater may seem like a relic from days gone by, there are still a few standing around North Carolina.
Uptown Charlotte's Il Grande Disco: What You...
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Which Cities and Towns Surround Charlotte,...
Here is an overview of the cities and towns near Charlotte in Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Iredell, Union, Gaston, and York counties.
What Are the Best Free Things to Do in Charlotte?
Whether you're living in Charlotte or visiting the Queen City, there are many things to do in and around town without busting your budget.
How did Charlotte, NC Get Its Name? What About...
Take a look at how Charlotte, NC got its name and earned the nickname
How to Quickly Get a Marriage License in North...
Information on how to get a North Carolina marriage license, including fees, applications, restrictions, and other frequently asked questions.
How to Apply for Unemployment Benefits in North...
Looking to apply for unemployment benefits in North Carolina? Here's what you'll need to know.
Charlotte Symphony Summer Pops Concerts
There is no better way to spend weekends in the summer than listening to the Charlotte Symphony's Summer
Zoos in Charlotte: Where to See Live Animals in...
While there may not be a zoo in Charlotte, there are still plenty of places around to see live animals, and several zoos within driving distance.
Ready, Set, Chow: Your Guide to Charlotte...
Charlotte Restaurant Week, also known as Queen's Feast, is your chance to sample some of the best food Charlotte has to offer, with special menus and pricing. Over 100 restaurants are participating this year, so it's bigger than ever! Want to know what restaurants near you are participating? Check out the complete list of participants for January 2014.
Fourth of July Closings in Charlotte
A list of closings in the Charlotte area in observance of Independence Day 2013.
Lost and Found Information for Charlotte-Dougla...
Lose something in the Charlotte airport? Leave something in a plane coming from or going to Charlotte? Here's who to call to track it down.
The Most Romantic Restaurants in Charlotte
A look at some of Charlotte's most romantic restaurants
Where Kids Eat Free in Charlotte on Tuesday
Charlotte has plenty of restaurants that offer free (or very cheap) food for kids on Tuesdays. McAlister's Deli, Moe's Southwest Grill, Delancey Street Diner and Quips Cafe are just a few. Check out the complete list of Charlotte restaurants with free food for children on Tuesday.
Indoor skydiving in North Carolina? Here's...
Looking to try some indoor skydiving in North Carolina? Here's where you can try it out.
Charlotte's 11 Freshest Farmers Markets
Charlotte is home to fantastic farmers markets offering produce and homemade goods from local growers and merchants. Here's where you'll find the best.
The Wealthiest People in North Carolina for 2014
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Radio Stations in Charlotte (FM)
A listing of FM radio stations in Charlotte, organized by dial number and by genre. Looking for all the country stations in Charlotte? All the hip hop stations? We've got you covered.
Helpful Tips for Relocating to Charlotte
Charlotte is one of the fastest growing cities in the country. Here are some helpful tips to getting settled in this growing part of North Carolina.
Where Kids Eat Free in Charlotte on Wednesday
Charlotte has plenty of restaurants that offer free (or very cheap) food for kids on Wednesdays. Firehouse Subs, MaMa Fu's, Loco Lime, Bear Rock Cafe and Tryon House Restaurant are just a few. Check out the complete list of Charlotte restaurants with free food for children on Wednesday.
Where to Donate in Charlotte
Here's a guide to donate household items, clothing, furniture and more to help local charities throughout Charlotte, North Carolina.
"Pick Your Own" Blueberry Farms in North Carolina
Looking for a place to pick your own blueberries in North Carolina? You're in luck, because there are plenty of spots!
Where to Get the Best After Hours Food in...
Night owls, you're in luck! Charlotte has some great places that serve delicious food late or even 24
Lake Wylie Visitor's Guide
Visiting Lake Wylie? Here's everything you'll need to know, including regulations, access points, a fishing guide and even a little history.
Carowinds 2015 Operating Schedule: Daily Hours...
Wondering what time Carowinds opens and closes each day (or if they're open at all)? Check out the 2015 schedule here.
Guide to Setting up Utilities in Charlotte
Your guide to setting up utility service, including power, gas, sanitation, phone, cable and internet, in Charlotte.
How to Get A North Carolina Fishing License
Looking for information on how to get your fishing license in North Carolina? Here's everything you'll need to know.
Television Stations in Charlotte
Need to contact your local news station? Maybe you're wondering just how long WBTV or WSOC have been around. We've got contact information and history for all of Charlotte's local television stations, including WBTV (Channel 3), WSOC (Channel 9), WCNC (Channel 36), WCCB (Channel 18), WJZY (Channel 46), WAXN (Channel 64), WTVI (PBS) and News 14 Carolina.
The Best Places to Volunteer Your Time in...
This is just one of the places on our list of the best organizations in Charlotte to donate your time to.
Guide to the Charlotte Airport
One of the busiest airports in the South, the Charlotte airport, Charlotte Douglas International Airport, is just minutes from Charlotte's downtown area. Check airport parking information, CLT flight status, arrivals, departures, terminals, and driving directions before heading to the airport.
Spooky Charlotte: The Queen City's Most...
A history of Charlotte's most haunted sites, from the 1700s to today.
NASCAR Teams in Charlotte
How can you get up close with your favorite team? Many of them offer shop tours or have museums, and plenty of them also have gift shops.
North Carolina Hurricanes
In its position on the Eastern seaboard of the United States, North Carolina sits directly in the path of many hurricanes that form in that Atlantic. Dozens of storms have hit the state, many reaching far inland. The following is a brief history of some of the largest hurricanes to hit North Carolina.
"Pick Your Own" Blackberry Farms in North...
Looking for places in North Carolina to pick your own blackberries? You're in luck, because there are plenty!
Weather History in Charlotte - Weather Records
As with most any city, planning for Charlotte weather can get pretty tricky. The weather is mild most times of the year, with not a lot of change. Winter months will see temperatures in the 30 to 60 degree range, while summer brings 60 to 90 degrees. But, Charlotte has seen its share of extremes, from -5 all the way up to 104.
"Pick Your Own" Peach Farms in North Carolina
Looking for a place in North Carolina to pick your own peaches? There aren't many, but you will find a few!
How to Apply for Food Stamp Benefits (FNS) in...
Everything you need to apply for food stamps in North Carolina, including how much you will get and how soon.
Where to Get the Best Pizza in Charlotte
Think you can't find good pizza in Charlotte? Think again! Here's where it is.
Uptown Charlotte for Free
Visit Uptown Charlotte for free by taking advantage of some of these free Charlotte activities.
The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence or...
The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence is a controversial document. If authentic, the document signed in Charlotte is the first declaration of independence in the U.S. - predating the country's official declaration by a year.
Thrift Stores in Charlotte
From second hand couture items to fix-me-up trinkets, Charlotte offers an array of thrift stores to save you money. Check out the city's best.
Where Kids Eat Free in Charlotte on Thursday
Charlotte has plenty of restaurants that offer free (or very cheap) food for kids on Thursdays. Charlotte Cafe, Quips Cafe, and Dilworth Neighborhood Grille are just a few. Check out the complete list of Charlotte restaurants with free food for children on Thursday.
Charlotte's Underwater Adventure: Sea Life...
Charlotte doesn't officially aquarium, but the Sea Life Aquarium is the next best thing. With thousands of animals, it's a dazzling underwater world.
Charlotte's Zestiest Mexican Food Restaurants
Let's be honest -- North Carolina isn't exactly known for Mexican food. This is barbecue country, and we're proud of it. But that doesn't mean that south of the border fare isn't well represented. Travelers have been known to criticize Charlotte as having boring, bland Mexican dining options, but even the most seasoned taco aficionado would have to give Charlotte credit after taking in a meal from one of these places.
What You Need to Know to Get Your North...
Need assistance driving in Charlotte? Here are all the things you need to know to obtain a North Carolina Driver's License, including testing requirements, fees and required documents.
U.S. National Whitewater Center
Home of the world's largest man-made recirculating river, the U.S. National Whitewater Center is a non-profit outdoor recreation facility situated on the outskirts of Charlotte. Since its opening in 2006, it's quickly become one of the premier rafting training facilities in the country. But it's open to the rest of us as well.
Registering Your Vehicle in North Carolina
Here is a guide to registering your vehicle with the state of North Carolina including fees and required documents.
Things to Do in Concord
About.com's listing of fun things to do in Concord NC including Great Wolf Lodge, Concord Mills, NASCAR SpeedPark, Lowe's Motor Speedway and the Lego Store.
North Carolina State Parks Near Charlotte
If you're looking for a break from city life, check out one of the several North Carolina state parks less than two hours from Charlotte.
2014 CIAA Basketball Tournament Scheule
Looking for a schedule of games for the 2014 CIAA basketball tournament? Here's how each day looks.
Fish Species of Lake Norman - What Kind of Fish...
Many different species of fish inhabit Lake Norman. Find out more about the lake's residents here.
Zip Codes for Charlotte Neighborhoods
Looking for a list of Charlotte, North Carolina zip codes? Here's a list of all 75 different zip codes alphabetized by neighborhood.
Getting to Know NoDa
NoDa Charlotte or North Davidson is Charlotte's Historic Arts District and is home to many eclectic art galleries, live music venues and local eateries.
Where Kids Eat Free in Charlotte on Sunday
Charlotte has plenty of restaurants that offer free (or very cheap) food for kids on Sundays. Shane's Rib Shack, T1 Tapas, Providence Road Sundries and WAM Asian Grill are just a few. Check out the complete list of Charlotte restaurants with free food for children on Sunday.
Getting to Know Ballantyne
Ballantyne Hotel and Lodge sits in the heart of South Charlotte's new and continually improving Ballantyne neighborhood.
Pet Boarding and Doggy Day Care Facilities in...
Whether it's for the day or over a week, the best places to board your dog in Charlotte.
How to Find A Lost Pet in Mecklenburg County
Is your family pet missing? Here's what to do when your pet runs away in Charlotte.
Charlotte's Yiasou Greek Festival 2014
The Yiasou Greek Festival is one of Charlotte's largest festivals, and an annual favorite for many locals. Here's a look at the 2015 schedule.
Getting to Know SouthPark
Charlotte's SouthPark neighborhood sits about 6 miles south of Uptown and is centered around the SouthPark Mall which opened in 1970 and is the heart and soul of the area's businesses, restaurants and shopping.
Beat the Heat in the Queen City
Looking for some ways to get out of the sweltering summer heat in Charlotte? There are plenty of indoor options to stay cool.
Livermush: What exactly is this North Carolina...
Livermush. The mention of the word brings to mind pretty much one of two things - a versatile meat, served
2013 Free and Cheap Summer Movies
A complete list of free summer movies for kids around Charlotte for summer 2013.
Lake Norman: North Carolina's Largest Man-Made...
Here's everything you'll need to know to visit Lake Norman, including boat access points, lake rules, a fishing guide and more.
Community Resources in Charlotte
Charlotte is fortunate to have a wealth of organizations dedicated to improving the lives of area residents. From those that are homeless or unemployed to others living in transitional housing or with family and friends, the agencies listed below help by providing our community with much-needed resources and services
Where to Get Kid's Haircuts in Charlotte
Doolittle's is one of several places for kid's haircuts in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Charlotte's Best Southern Food
As one of the largest cities in the New South, Charlotte offers many authentic southern dining options.
Real Life Locations of Towns in Jan Karon's...
Unfortunately, Mitford, North Carolina exists only in Jan Karon's books. But Mitford and it's neighboring towns were inspired by real life locations.
A Guide to Charlotte Restaurants
A guide to Charlotte restaurants, including a look at the variety of Charlotte restaurants and reviews of Charlotte restaurants.
Uptown Festival Brings Some of "World's Best...
The Uptown Charlotte Jazz Festival returns in 2013 for its 4th year. Here's everything you'll need to know about this year's event.
Top Five Restaurants in the South End
Charlotte's South End is known for it's eclectic mix of retail, dining and housing. Here are five of the best.
Where Kids Eat Free in Charlotte on Monday
Charlotte has plenty of restaurants that offer free (or very cheap) food for kids on Mondays. Quips Cafe, Providence Road Sundries, Mezzanotte Brick Oven Pizzeria and Kabuto Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar are just a few. Check out the complete list of Charlotte restaurants with free food for children on Monday.
Maps of Charlotte
Here are some Charlotte area maps, including Uptown maps, Charlotte neighborhood maps and Charlotte transportation maps, that will help you navigate the confusing Queen-City streets.
Charlotte Restaurants on Diners, Drive-Ins and...
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Where Kids Eat Free in Charlotte on Saturday
Charlotte has plenty of restaurants that offer free (or very cheap) food for kids on Saturday. Texas Land & Cattle Steak House, Amazing Wok, Mama Fu's, Steak 'n Shake and Bear Rock Cafe are just a few. Check out the complete list of Charlotte restaurants with free food for children on Saturday.
Getting to Know Dilworth
Charlotte's Historic Dilworth neighborhood sits just a few miles from the heart of Uptown. Dilworth in Charlotte is a mix of young professionals, families, new condos and historic bungalows.
The Best Hot Dog in Charlotte
Looking for Charlotte's best hot dog? We've scoured the city and found the best Charlotte has to offer. Check out our list of the very best hot dogs in Charlotte.
Getting to Know Huntersville and Cornelius
Huntersville, N.C., and Cornelius, N.C. are two towns north of Charlotte that border Lake Norman's eastern shoreline.
Fish Species of Lake Lure
Wondering what kind of fish can be found in Lake Lure? A number of species call the lake home. Find out more about them here.
Best Burgers in Charlotte
naming a single burger the best in Charlotte would be like picking the best car or the best wine. It's subject to taste. But if you're craving a burger and don't feel like rolling the dice, here's some of Charlotte's best bets for a tasty burger.
Cooking Classes in Charlotte
Charlotte has quickly become a culinary destination, and local experts are willing to share their knowledge. Here are the best cooking classes in Charlotte.
The Best Italian Restaurants in Charlotte
A look at some of Charlotte's top restaurants for Italian food
Is Charlotte the Capital of North Carolina? Has...
Likely because of its size and prominence, many people wonder if Charlotte is North Carolina's capital, or if it ever was. Find out here.
Myers Park Walking Tour
Enjoy a walk through the tree-lined streets of Myers Park, one of Charlotte's oldest and most distinguished neighborhoods.
Where Kids Eat Free in Charlotte on Friday
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Getting to Know Matthews, N.C.
The town of Matthews NC neighbors Charlotte to the southeast and is also Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.
Matthews for Free
Visit Matthews for free by taking advantage of some of these free Matthews activities.
Wachovia Corporation Timeline
Wachovia Corporation began in Winston-Salem and became one of the largest banks in the nation. Follow this Wachovia timeline to see how the company began.
Schools in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic...
Wondering what schools make up the CIAA conference? Find out each school's location, enrollment, foundation date and mascot here.
Buying a House in Charlotte
Many people moving to the Charlotte area are coming from larger markets like New York City, Boston, Los Angeles or San Francisco and the amount of house and land you can get compared to the aforementioned cities is quite impressive. Charlotte's booming population growth has kept the real estate market ahead of the national curve and while there's been some recent slowing, it's not stopped or reversed. Here is a guide to what you need to know to buy a home in the Charlotte area.
Charlotte Sting (WNBA)
The Charlotte Sting was the WNBA's counterpart to Charlotte's NBA team at the time, the Hornets. As one of the WNBA's founding members, the team began in 1997, and would play until 2007, when they would fold after an unsuccessful attempt to move to Kansas City
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools: Academic Calendar
If you're planning holiday travel, vacation time or just want to be in the know, here is the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools 2013-14 Academic Calendar complete with all the important dates to make your planning family vacations and arranging childcare easier.
The State Butterfly of North Carolina
The state butterfly of North Carolina is one of the most common and most easily recognized species in the Eastern United states - but it has a special connection to North Carolina.
Profile of Queens University of Charlotte
This profile of Queens University of Charlotte contains information on the school's location, size, cost, financial aid, and admissions data such as average SAT scores, ACT scores, and the percentage of students admitted.
North Carolina Fun Facts
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Everything You'll Need to Know About Charlotte'...
Heading to Charlotte's Premium Outlet Mall? Here are hours, directions, contact info and more.
Halloween in Charlotte
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Charlotte's Real Estate Area Map
All classified listings and real estate listing websites for Charlotte have the market broken down by areas. But, if you haven't lived here your whole life, are new to the area, or looking from afar, it's not necessarily easy to determine the boundaries of these areas. Here is a map and boundary information that will help with your Charlotte house-hunting adventure.
The State Colors of North Carolina
Although no specific meaning is attached to the colors, two colors were chosen in 1945 to represent the state of North Carolina.
June Events in Charlotte
June events and things to do in the Charlotte, North Carolina area including Taste of Charlotte, concerts at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater and the Charlotte Symphony Summer Pops concerts. Page 2.
Store Listing for Charlotte's Premium Outlet Mall
Headed to Charlotte's Premium Outlet Mall? Here's a list of all the stores.
Finding a Job in Charlotte
If you're not sure where to begin finding a job in Charlotte, let me point out some of Charlotte's largest companies, its Fortune 500 companies and some great places to look to begin your Charlotte job search in earnest.
Best Garden Centers in Charlotte
There is no shortage of nurseries and garden centers in Charlotte to help get your garden and landscaping looking spectacular. Here is a list of the best garden centers in Charlotte.
Charlotte Restaurant Inspection Scores - The...
Wondering how the restaurants near you scored in their most recent inspection? Each week, we'll have restaurant inspection scores from the previous week for the city of Charlotte. At the bottom of the page, you'll find links to previous week's scores.
Movie Theaters in Charlotte
Looking for movie theaters in Charlotte? We've got standard theaters, an IMAX dome, a small arthouse, a second-run dollar theater, and even a drive-in.
Getting to Know Fourth Ward
Historic Fourth Ward sits in the heart of Uptown and features a mix of young professionals, families, new condos and historic Victorian homes.
The Best Chinese Restaurants in Charlotte
Looking for Charlotte’s best Dim Sun? Several restaurants in town have excellent Chinese offerings. Here are the best.
Hotels Near Carowinds Amusement Park
Looking for a place to stay near Carowinds amusement park, the Thrill Capital of the Southeast? Find the closest hotels to Carowinds here.
Readers' Choice Awards 2013 - The Best Barbecue...
Vote for your favorite barbecue in Charlotte in this year's About.com Readers' Choice Awards.
What is Charlotte's Plant Zone?
If you're planting in Charlotte, you'll need to take into account our USDA Plant Hardiness Zone and Sunset Climate Zone. Find out what our are and what exactly that means here.
Charlotte Symphony 2015 Summer Pops Schedule
A look at the Charlotte Symphony's 2015 Summer Pops concert series schedule
Concord Mills Mall
Address, hours, store listing and more for Concord Mills Mall in Charlotte.
The Best Greek Restaurants in Charlotte
Got a craving for souvlaki or falafel? Here are the best places to satisfy your Greek cravings in Charlotte.
GED Prep Classes in Charlotte
There are several organizations in and around Charlotte that help educate people looking to earn their GED. Here's where to find GED prep classes in Charlotte.
Downtown Matthews Photo Gallery
The downtown Matthews area is a charming, family friendly area in the heart of Matthews and just minutes from Charlotte.
Readers' Choice Awards 2013 - The Best Wings in...
Vote for your favorite wings in Charlotte in this year's About.com Readers' Choice Awards.
Getting to Know the Arboretum Area
Charlotte's Arboretum area is named after a huge outdoor shopping center anchored by Charlotte's first Wal-Mart and one of the largest Harris Teeter grocery stores in the area. The Arboretum Charlotte area also gets its name from the vast amount of trees in the area.
Sculptures on the Square: Commerce, Industry,...
Just what exactly are the four statues in the middle of Uptown Charlotte, and what do they represent?
Events at Charlotte's Upcoming Speed Street...
The Speed Street 600 Festival takes place in Uptown Charlotte for three days prior to NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600. 2015 will be the 21st edition of the festival, and it gets bigger each year. For this one weekend, Charlotte's buttoned-up downtown area become one of the Southeast's biggest festivals, featuring music, food, activities, interactive exhibits, appearances by NASCAR drivers and other celebrities, and of course, cars.
Firebird Sculpture
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"Pick Your Own" Apple Orchards in North Carolina
Looking for a place in North Carolina to pick your own apples? You're in luck, because there are plenty!
Brunch Buffets to Mimosa to Red Velvet...
If you're looking for Charlotte's best brunch locations, look no further! Here's a list of the city's best.
Latta Arcade Photo Gallery
The historic Latta Arcade building in Uptown Charlotte was built in 1914 and remains active today housing restaurants, shops and offices.
Charlotte Area Gyms and Health Clubs
There are many ways to stay fit in Charlotte. Here is a guide to the more traditional Charlotte-area gyms and health clubs.
Historic Latta Arcade
The historic Latta Arcade building in Uptown Charlotte was built in 1914 and remains active today housing restaurants, shops and offices. Page 5.
Charlotte Nature Museum
The Charlotte Nature Museum is also a science museum, but it's dedicated to the natural world (mainly animals). Exhibits like the Nature Nook, Insect Alley and Dragonfly Theatre among others house many North Carolina species, and various shows, events and workshops further teach kids about the animal kingdom.
North Carolina Zoo
Everything you'll need to know to visit the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro, including hours, admission and more.
Pick Your Own Muscadine Grapes in North Carolina
Looking for a place to pick your own Muscadine Grapes in North Carolina? You're in luck, because there are plenty of spots!
The Billy Graham Library and Museum
Located on the grounds of the international headquarters of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, the Billy Graham Library and Museum is devoted to the life and legacy of a man that many people consider one of the greatest Christian evangelists in history.
Fish Species of Lake Wylie
Wondering what kind of fish are native to Lake Wylie? Several species of fish call the lake home. Find out more about them here.
Grocery Shopping in Charlotte
Visit About.com for a listing of Charlotte grocery stores, where to do your grocery shopping in Charlotte and a look at Charlotte's grocery store chains.
Getting to Know Concord, N.C.
Concord NC, is northeast of Charlotte and home to Lowe's Motor Speedway, Concord Mills Mall and the new Great Wolf Lodge. With a population of just over 70,000, Concord is the largest city in Cabarrus County.
A Walk Through NoDa
NoDa Charlotte, North Davidson is Charlotte's Historic Arts District and is home to many eclectic art galleries, live music venues and local eateries.
Hurricanes in North Carolina
September is the middle of hurricane season and the Carolinas have historically taken the brunt of many a storms' landfall. While Charlotte is approximately 200 miles northwest of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Charleston, S.C. and Wilmington N.C., the Queen City does sit in the path of many of the storms that make landfall in the coastal communities. Charlotte also serves as an evacuation point for residents in those communities.
The Population of Mecklenburg County
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina is a growing county composed of the cities of Charlotte, Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Matthews, Mint Hill and Pineville. In 2010, new census data was released showing just how many people live here and just how much it has grown.
Charlotte Holiday Mall Hours - 2013 Thanksgivin...
Charlotte's mall holiday hours begin the day after Thanksgiving and run through the new year, as each mall offers extended hours for shopping and dining. Here's how the 2013 Christmas shopping season shapes up.
Charlotte's Best Places to Watch a Game
It doesn't matter what your sport of choice is to follow, Charlotte is sure to have a place for you to go and cheer on your favorite team while sharing a drink (or several) with some friends. Whether you follow the Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Bobcats or Tar Heels basketball you're sure to find a spot with great food and cold beer.
Charlotte Cleanest and Dirtiest Restaurants for...
Charlotte restaurant inspection scores for the week of April 20, 2015.
Phillips Place Stadium 10
The Phillips Place Stadium 10, formerly Phillips Place Cinemas, offers stadium seating. Page 9.
Who Won the 2013 Readers' Choice Awards for...
The 2013 About.com Charlotte Readers’ Choice Awards will showcase some of the best places, businesses, things to do and events in the Queen City. Nominations will be accepted starting January 21, 2013. Voting will take place from February 19 through March 19 with winners announced March 27, 2012. There’s no prize to the winner - just the bragging rights that come with getting kudos from the readers About.com Charlotte.
Hotels Near Charlotte Douglas International...
Looking for a hotel near Charlotte Douglas International Airport? Whether you're staying for a trip, trying to make travel easier, or just need a place to rest because you missed a flight, here are the best hotels - in a variety of price ranges.
Charlotte Knights Schedule
2014 game by game home and away schedule for the Charlotte Knights.
Getting to Know Myers Park
Myers Park is one of Charlotte's oldest and most prestigious neighborhoods. Home to many upscale mansions, the section of the city is known for its tree lined avenues.
The Wealthiest People in North Carolina in 2013
Take a look at some of the richest people in North Carolina. Did you know NC has three billionaires?
2013 Readers' Choice Awards
You voted, and the "Best Pet Boarding or Doggy Day Care Facility in Charlotte" for 2013 is: Puptown Charlotte!

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