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John Mayer's Not Over Katy Perry!

In fact, John Mayer wrote 'Still Feel Like Your Man' about Katy...as he admits during an interview in the New York Times. In an interview called "John Mayer Knows He Messed Up - He Wants Another Chance,"John, now 32, dated his way through a bevvy of women - beautiful, talented women - like water. He's had mega…

Grateful Dead Movie Back For 40th Anniversary

Dead Heads - grab the tie-dye! On 4/20 (of course!) there's a nationwide 'meet up' for fans and friends and fellow Dead Heads in cinemas nationwide, as they/you/we all celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original Grateful Dead documentary, 'The Grateful Dead Movie.'     It's a classic concert film featuring live performances from the October…

Huntersville First Responders Are Battling For Your Blood Saturday!

The good guys are, that is! This Saturday marks the 3rd Annual 'Battle Of The Badges' Blood Drive at Birkdale Village in Huntersville! Help our first responders make a difference, by donating through the Community Blood Centers of the Carolinas!     Huntersville Fire Department, the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office, the North Mecklenburg Volunteer Rescue Squad and Huntersville Police Departments are…

Is This BBQ Making My Butt Look Fat?

Roh roh! Too much BBQ, Cheerwine, mac and cheese, livermush and craft beer is making the Carolinas - well, fat!  So, who says?     WCNC.com reports on the WalletHub.com study, saying "four of America’s 20 fattest cities call the Carolinas home. The list includes Triad city Winston-Salem and South Carolina’s capital, Columbia, which is No.…

Mommy Needs Wine - Half Price Wine Everyday In The QC !

Whatever your excuse is to delay going home - mine's cute but screeching, biting, peeing 7-week old puppy - you may need a glass of vino before you hit the nightly routine at your house - or on the weekend - or just because. Our friends at Scoop Charlotte have put together a comprehensive list…

How Charlotte Streets Got Their Names:

When I first came to Charlotte 6 1/2 years ago, I was warned about the streets.  You know – all of those ‘Sharon Roads,’ Sharon Road West, Sharon Amity, Sharon Lane, and how Tyvola becomes Fairview, then Sardis, then Rama, then Idlewild Road. What the??? But what about those names? Where did they come from?…

Fancy Pirates? Follow 'Blackbeard's Blog' Daily

Arrrrghh, matey!  Pass me ye rum! Per a press release from the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, "North Carolina's expert marine archaeologists, conservators, and researchers are taking North Carolinians back in time to an age when pirates like Blackbeard, terrorized the Carolina coastline.

Brenda’s New Puppy!

I took a 'Paw-ternity' day yesterday - because - finally - Finn is here! And ...is he so incredibly cute! We picked up Finnian Quincy II Vom Dornenberg, Sunday at noon - and fell in love with the little guy right away! A new puppy - what's not to love?   My hubby and I lost…