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Top 10 Ways To Enjoy May Race Week

It's the most exciting time of the year for fans of motorsports. This week is packed with fun events in Charlotte, Indianapolis, and even Monte Carlo. Here's what you should have on your list: 10. Check out the Little 600 Future Stars Race (5/23 @ GoPro Motorplex, Mooresville) 9. Tour one of the many Race…

Top 10 Fake 'Downton Abbey' Movie Titles

We have plenty of fake news these days. Why not fake movie titles? Downton Abbey fans are ecstatic over the announcement that a full-length feature film is officially in the works. Many of the cast members from the television series are expected to be part of the project; as will the show's creator, executive producer,…

Top 10 Reasons We Love Mom

Mother's Day is this Sunday (5/14) so I hope you have big plans to celebrate mom. After all, there are countless reasons to cherish the woman who brought you into the world. How about all of the times she told you that she loved you, even when you weren't so loveable? Here are some more:…

Top 10 Creative Racehorse Names

The 143rd "Run for the Roses" is this Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY. Some of the thoroughbreds entered in this year's Kentucky Derby have been given interesting monikers, as is the longstanding tradition with naming horses, but none of them is all that outrageous. In the past, there have been some true head…

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…

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…

Top 10 Easter Candies

With Easter coming this Sunday, moms and dads everywhere are getting ready to undertake the herculean task of filling and hiding dozens, maybe even hundreds of plastic eggs so their children will having something to occupy themselves with for a few minutes before church. Some well-meaning parents will try to sneak Cheerios, Goldfish, or even…

Top 10 Ways To Prepare Eggs

With Easter just days away, millions of Americans are stocking up on eggs and PAAS dyeing kits. But hard boiling is just one way to cook that incredible, edible source of protein. Here are ten other ways to prepare your eggs for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner: 10. Egg Salad 9. Frittata 8. Poached (Eggs…

Top 10 Family-Friendly Spring Break Destinations

Do you have your Spring Break travel plans pinned down yet? There's still time to put together a memorable vacation for your family, and you don't even need passports for these exciting destinations: 10. Puerto Rico (It's a U.S. commonwealth) 9. Colonial Williamsburg (Living history) 8. Vermont (Spring skiing and maple syrup) 7. San Diego…

Top 10 Stores In The USA

The hits just keep on coming for department stores. Not long after Macy's closed its Carolina Place location as part of a significant reduction in stores, JCPenney has announced that it will be shutting down 138 of its locations, including six in North Carolina.