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How to Get Discounts on Carowinds Tickets
Looking for discounts on Carowinds tickets? The parks offers plenty of ways to save monry on admission.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Easter 2013 Events in Charlotte
Looking for Easter egg hunts in Charlotte? There are plenty this year! From an underwater egg hunt to eggs being dropped from a helicopter to more traditional hunts, check out all of Charlotte's egg hunts for 2013.
Time Warner Cable Arena
Opened in 2005, this is the home of the NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats and the AHL’s Charlotte Checkers. Time Warner Cable Arena also hosts the biggest concerts in the city, as well as many other events.
Zoos in Charlotte
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.
Hotels Near Time Warner Cable Arena
Looking for a place to stay near Time Warner Cable Arena? Formerly called Bobcats Arena, it's right Uptown, so there are plenty of hotels nearby. Here are hotels within walking distance from the arena (closer than half of a mile).
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.
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.
April Events in Charlotte
April events and things to do in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.
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.
Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre
Opened in June of 2009, the Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre is a 5,000 capacity outdoor concert venue located in the Uptown area at the North Carolina Music Factory.
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 Most Romantic Restaurants in Charlotte
A look at some of Charlotte's most romantic restaurants, including Barrington's
How did Charlotte, NC Get Its Name? What About...
Take a look at how Charlotte, NC got its name and earned the nickname
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Indoor skydiving in North Carolina? Here's...
Looking to try some indoor skydiving in North Carolina? Here's where you can try it out.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
The Wealthiest People in North Carolina for 2014
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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.
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.
March Events in Charlotte
March events and things to do in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.
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.
Where to Get the Best Pizza in Charlotte
Giacomo's is an authentic NY style place where you'll find some of Charlotte's best pizza, among other favorites!
Uptown Charlotte for Free
Visit Uptown Charlotte for free by taking advantage of some of these free Charlotte activities.
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.
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.
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.
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'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.
How to Get a Driver's License in North Carolina
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.
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.
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
Getting to Know Ballantyne
Ballantyne Hotel and Lodge sits in the heart of South Charlotte's new and continually improving Ballantyne 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.
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.
Sea Life Aquarium at Concord Mills Mall
Here's everything you'll need to know to visit the Sea Life Aquarium at Concord Mills Mall.
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
Charlotte's Best Southern Food
As one of the largest cities in the New South, Charlotte offers many authentic southern dining options.
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.
Finding an Apartment in Charlotte
If you're considering a move to Charlotte and you don't know too much about the area, it might be wise to consider renting an apartment for a while until you get your bearings and find that perfect house and location. And you might have no interest in buying a home and renting is the perfect solution for you!
North Carolina Fun Facts
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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 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.
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.
2014 CIAA Basketball Tournament Scheule
Looking for a schedule of games for the 2014 CIAA basketball tournament? Here's how each day looks.
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.
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.
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.
Getting to Know Matthews, N.C.
The town of Matthews NC neighbors Charlotte to the southeast and is also Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Spooky Charlotte: The Queen City's Most...
A history of Charlotte's most haunted sites, from the 1700s to today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Hotels Near Charlotte Motor Speedway and zMax...
Looking for a place to stay near Charlotte Motor Speedway and zMax Dragway? Maybe you're headed to Concord Mills Mall? Here's a list of the closest hotels to the track - one of which is within walking distance.
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.
Store Listing for Charlotte's Premium Outlet Mall
Headed to Charlotte's Premium Outlet Mall? Here's a list of all the stores.
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.
Matthews for Free
Visit Matthews for free by taking advantage of some of these free Matthews activities.
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.
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.
Downtown Matthews Photo Gallery
The downtown Matthews area is a charming, family friendly area in the heart of Matthews and just minutes from Charlotte.
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.
Concord Mills Mall
Address, hours, store listing and more for Concord Mills Mall in Charlotte.
Readers' Choice Awards 2013 - The Best Barbecue...
Vote for your favorite barbecue in Charlotte in this year's About.com Readers' Choice Awards.
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.
Where to Get Kid's Haircuts in Charlotte
Doolittle's is one of several places for kid's haircuts in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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.
Store Directory for Charlotte's Birkdale Village
What You'll Find at Charlotte's Birkdale Village
The State Tree of North Carolina
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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.
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.
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.
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.
A Walk Through NoDa
NoDa Charlotte, North Davidson is Charlotte's Historic Arts District and is home to many eclectic art galleries and shops like Sunshine Daydreams, live music venues and local eateries. Page 2.
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.
Halloween in Charlotte
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A Look at Little Known "Must Visits" in Charlotte
A look at some of Charlotte's best hidden gems.
Store Directory: A Look at What You'll Find at...
A store directory for Charlotte's Northlake Mall.
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. Page 15.
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. 2014 will be the 20th 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.
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.
Charlotte Disc Golf
Charlotte is home to some of the nation's top disc golf courses, from a nationally renowned one that will challenge experts to courses for beginners.
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.
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.
Celebrate Earth Day in Charlotte
Celebrate Earth Day in Charlotte and surrounding communities with many Earth Day festivals and Earth Day events planned.
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.
North Carolina Zoo
Everything you'll need to know to visit the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro, including hours, admission and more.
Where Kids Eat Free in Charlotte on Friday
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Downtown Matthews: First Baptist Church
The downtown Matthews area is a charming, family friendly area in the heart of Matthews and just minutes from Charlotte. Page 13.
The State Fish of North Carolina
Two species of fish have been chosen to represent the state of North Carolina, one adopted in 1971, the other in 2005. One is the only freshwater fish native to North Carolina, while the other could actually be illegal to sell.
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.
"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!
The Best Italian Restaurants in Charlotte
A look at some of Charlotte's top restaurants for Italian food
Themed 5K and 10K Running Races in Charlotte
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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.
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.
Downtown Matthews: Matthews Women's Club
The downtown Matthews area is a charming, family friendly area in the heart of Matthews and just minutes from Charlotte. The Matthews Womens Club Service League's clubhouse is available for rental right in downtown Matthews. Page 10.
Charlotte Restaurants on Diners, Drive-Ins and...
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SouthPark Mall
Address, hours, store listing, hours and more for Charlotte's SouthPark mall.
Fourth of July in Charlotte
Find out what's going on to celebrate the 4th of July 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Rural Hill Scottish Festival and Loch Norman...
2014 marks the 21st year of the Rural Hill Scottish Festival and Loch Norman Highland Games, Charlotte's largest celebration of all things Scottish and Scots-Irish. Find out everything you need to know about this year's festival.
Charlotte Mecklenburg School Inclement Weather...
Wondering if Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools are closed because of weather? Click here to find out.
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.
Concord Mills' NASCAR Speedpark Closes Its Doors
Thanks to a reader tip, I found out that the NASCAR Speedpark closed its doors over the weekend. Their official website indicates that the attraction was
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.
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.
Skiing in North Carolina
Charlotte is very close to the best skiing in North Carolina. Find out more about these resorts and how far they are from the Queen City.
Downtown Matthews: Matthews Community Center
The downtown Matthews area, including the Matthews Community Center, is a charming, family friendly area in the heart of Matthews and just minutes from Charlotte. Page 12.
Downtown Matthews: Matthews Elementary School
The downtown Matthews area, including Matthews Elementary School, is a charming, family friendly area in the heart of Matthews and just minutes from Charlotte. Page 11.
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?
The Best Sushi Restaurants in Charlotte
If you're looking for sushi in Charlotte, there are plenty of spots! From upscale to casual, you'll find plenty of options.
Good Friday - What's Open and Closed in Charlotte
While it's not a federal holiday, there are plenty of local closings on Good Friday - March 29, 2013. Here's how local government, banks and school look:
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.
"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!
Hotels Near the Billy Graham Library
The Billy Graham Library is one of the top-rated attractions in Charlotte. Here's where to stay if you want to be near the museum.
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.
The State Military Academy of North Carolina
North Carolina is home to the third oldest military academy in the nation. Over 150 years old, it was the first one in the nation to accept female cadets.
Lazy 5 Ranch
Everything you'll need to know to visit Lazy 5 Ranch, just outside of Charlotte.
Charlotte's Festival in the Park 2014
Festival in the Park in one of Charlotte's biggest annual festivals, and attracts over 100,000 people annually. The event highlights Charlotte's vibrant and diverse local arts scene, and gives visitors the chance to browse the works of hundreds of area artists. Area musicians and other performance groups will provide entertainment on seven stages. The best part? It's all free.
Memorial Day in Charlotte: Where to Celebrate...
Whether it's the NASCAR race and all the festivities surrounding it, family cookouts, local pools opening, or just a three day weekend to kick off summer, Memorial Day weekend is busy in Charlotte. Of course, with all the happenings, don't forget to reflect on the true reason for the day: miltary men and women who gave their lives fighting for our freedom.
Charlotte Lynx: Charlotte's Light Rail
The much-debated, much-awaited Charlotte Lynx, Charlotte's light rail service, began operation of its South Corridor Blue Line on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007. The Blue Line runs from I-485 at South Blvd. in Pineville to Uptown servicing 15 stations.
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.
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.

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