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Road Trip: Spring Music Festivals

You can't spell "spring" without s-i-n-g. There will be lots of singing... and strumming... and picking across the Carolinas this spring at some very fun festivals showcasing music you might not hear every day, like Americana, funk, blues, jazz, folk, and bluegrass. Some of these events might require an overnight stay, but you've been dreaming…

Will We Finally Get Flying Cars This Year?

How many times have you been stuck in Charlotte traffic that wasn't moving at all and wished you had a flying car which would lift you over all the others so that you could go on your merry way? We've all been there. And I think most of us expected to have flying cars by…

Supercentenarian's Secrets To A Good Long Life

Richard Overton knows how to live. After all, he's been doing it for over 110 years. Make no mistake, the oldest living World War II veteran and Austin, TX resident isn't exactly the paragon of clean living. His whiskey, cigar, and ice cream habits make him a bit of an anomaly. But Mr. Overton still…

Top 10 Gift Ideas For Administrative Professionals Day

What would you do without the people who help you succeed each and every day at work? If you have one person in particular whose job it is to provide you with office support, you need to show them how much you appreciate their efforts. Tomorrow (Wed., 4/26) is Administrative Professionals Day. Don't drop the…

How Many Wins For The Panthers This Season?

The NFL has released the 2017 regular season schedule and, despite a lackluster 2016 season, the Carolina Panthers did get a couple of primetime national games on their calendar. They'll also be "home for the holidays" with a game on Christmas Eve at Bank of America Stadium. A surgically-repaired Cam Newton and the return of…

Free Trees For Charlotte Residents Today

Where would be without trees? We wouldn't be anywhere. Trees are a vital part of our ecosystem, so the more we have, the better off we'll be. As part of this year's Earth Day observance, you can add a tree to your life at no cost. TreesCharlotte, an organization dedicated to increasing Charlotte’s tree canopy,…

John Grisham Book Signing In Charlotte

The undisputed master of the legal thriller, John Grisham, is coming to Charlotte on his first book tour in twenty-five years. Grisham will be at Park Road Books in the Park Road Shopping Center (4139 Park Road) on Wednesday, June 14th from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM to sign copies and host a discussion of…

'Brick Fest Live' Welcomes LEGO Maniacs

Do you remember the TV commercials from the '80s featuring "Zack the LEGO Maniac?" He's probably in his 40s now but Zack might still be obsessed with those building blocks of so many of our childhoods. If you have your own LEGO maniacs at home, you'll have to make plans to be at Brick Fest…

Charlotte's Top 10 Outdoor Hangout Spots

Spring might be the best time of year in Charlotte. Well, unless you're allergic to pollen. In that case, it's the worst time of year to be in Charlotte. But for the rest of us, the sunshine and mild temperatures have us seeking fun outdoor places to meet up with friends. Here are some of…

What To Do With Leftover Easter Candy

Most of the plastic Easter eggs in your yard have been found. The rest will meet their fate underneath your lawnmower. Now the question is what to do with all of the leftover Easter candy. Don't worry, you can still eat it. Here are some fun, easy, and tasty ways to repurpose it: