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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.
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.
The Most Romantic Restaurants in Charlotte
A look at some of Charlotte's most romantic restaurants, including Barrington's
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.
Best Mother's Day Ideas for Charlotte
Find out what the Mother's Day Events in Charlotte are with your guide to spending Mother's Day in Charlotte.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Celebrate Earth Day in Charlotte
Celebrate Earth Day in Charlotte and surrounding communities with many Earth Day festivals and Earth Day events planned.
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.
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.
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.
How did Charlotte, NC Get Its Name? What About...
Take a look at how Charlotte, NC got its name and earned the nickname
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.
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 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 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 Setting up Utilities in Charlotte
Your guide to setting up utility service, including power, gas, sanitation, phone, cable and internet, in Charlotte.
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.
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.
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 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 Wealthiest People in North Carolina for 2014
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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
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.
"Pick Your Own" Strawberry Farms in North...
There's nothing like a fresh batch of strawberry jam, a salad covered in strawberries, or any number
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 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 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.
Spooky Charlotte: The Queen City's Most...
A history of Charlotte's most haunted sites, from the 1700s to today.
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.
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
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 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.
April Events in Charlotte
April events and things to do in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.
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.
Uptown Charlotte for Free
Visit Uptown Charlotte for free by taking advantage of some of these free Charlotte activities.
North Carolina Fun Facts
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Charlotte's Best Southern Food
As one of the largest cities in the New South, Charlotte offers many authentic southern dining options.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
May Events in Charlotte
May events and things to do in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.
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
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 Ballantyne
Ballantyne Hotel and Lodge sits in the heart of South Charlotte's new and continually improving Ballantyne neighborhood.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
2014 CIAA Basketball Tournament Scheule
Looking for a schedule of games for the 2014 CIAA basketball tournament? Here's how each day looks.
Where to Get Kid's Haircuts in Charlotte
Doolittle's is one of several places for kid's haircuts in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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!
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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!
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.
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.
Fourth of July in Charlotte
Find out what's going on to celebrate the 4th of July 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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.
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.
Monthly Calendar of Festivals in Charlotte
From Queen's Feast (Charlotte Restaurant Week) in January to Christmas festivals in December, the Charlotte festival calendar is packed with diverse celebrations. Check out a month by month breakdown of Charlotte festivals.
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.
A Day Away from Charlotte: Great trips under an...
While there's always plenty to do in Charlotte, here's a look at some of the best day trip from the city. All of these are less than 60 minutes away.
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.
"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!
Myers Park Walking Tour
Enjoy a walk through the tree-lined streets of Myers Park, one of Charlotte's oldest and most distinguished neighborhoods. Page 2.
Readers' Choice Awards 2013 - The Best Barbecue...
Vote for your favorite barbecue in Charlotte in this year's About.com Readers' Choice Awards.
The State Tree of North Carolina
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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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
Where to Get Charlotte's Best Chocolate
Where to find the best chocolate in Charlotte, NC.
"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!
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.
Getting to Know Matthews, N.C.
The town of Matthews NC neighbors Charlotte to the southeast and is also Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.
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.
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.
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.
The Best Italian Restaurants in Charlotte
A look at some of Charlotte's top restaurants for Italian food
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.
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.
Downtown Matthews Photo Gallery
The downtown Matthews area is a charming, family friendly area in the heart of Matthews and just minutes from Charlotte.
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.
A Walk Through NoDa
NoDa Charlotte, North Davidson is Charlotte's Historic Arts District and is home to many eclectic art galleries on 36th Street, live music venues and local eateries. Page 4.
Store Directory: A Look at What You'll Find at...
A store directory for Charlotte's Northlake Mall.
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.
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.
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.
Halloween in Charlotte
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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" 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!
Where to Find the Perfect Prom Dress in Charlotte
Looking for the perfect prom dress in Charlotte? Here are the best places to shop.
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.
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.
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 6.
Charlotte Restaurants on Diners, Drive-Ins and...
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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.
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.
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.
SouthPark Mall
Address, hours, store listing, hours and more for Charlotte's SouthPark mall.
Craft beer fan? Several breweries in Charlotte...
Several craft beer breweries in Charlotte offer free tours of their facilities and process. Here's a look at which ones.
AM Radio Stations in Charlotte
A listing of AM radio stations in Charlotte, organized by dial number and by genre. Looking for all the country stations in Charlotte? All the gospel or sports stations? Find what you're looking for here.
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.
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.
Concord Mills Mall
Address, hours, store listing and more for Concord Mills Mall in Charlotte.
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.
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.
Skydiving in North Carolina: Where to jump out...
Looking for skydiving facilities near Charlotte or other spots in North Carolina? Here are the best.
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.
The Best Japanese Restaurants in Charlotte
Sushi lovers, rejoice. The Charlotte area is filled with plenty of excellent options to satisfy your craving. Since sushi is a Japanese staple, any location on this list has a good offering. Most restaurants here also have good sake options.
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.
2013 Readers' Choice Awards
You voted, and the winner for "Best Wings in Charlotte" for 2013 is: Flip'n Chicken! ! "It is thrilling
The State Bird of North Carolina
North Carolina's state bird was adopted in 1943, after an unfortunate nickname led to the first one being repealed.
NASCAR Hall of Fame
Opened in May of 2010, the NASCAR Hall of Fame honors drivers, crew chiefs, owners and other major contributors to the sport.
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.
Carolina Panthers Year by Year Draft History
Over the course of their history, the Carolina Panthers have an extremely varied history when it comes to their NFL draft choices. Plenty selections would go on to have long careers with the Panthers, plenty would never even see the field. Carolina has had their share of draft steals (Steve Smith in the third round of the 2001 NFL Draft) and several high round busts. Ever wonder what happened to Tshimanga Biakabutuka? What about Frank Garcia? Chad Cota? Check out year-by-year info on each draft.

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