Take Home A Piece Historic Rosedale Plantation Saturday

The Historic Rosedale Plantation is one of the oldest homes in Charlotte, and as of this Saturday, August 5th, you can own a piece of its history! Rosedale is hosting its annual Rosedale Benefit Yard Sale from 10a-4pm at the plantation just outside of NoDa  at 3427 North Tryon Street in Charlotte.

Protect Your Peepers For The Solar Eclipse

It has been ninety-nine years since a total eclipse of the sun was visible across the entire contiguous United States. We won't see another major solar eclipse until April 8, 2024. You need to make the Great American Eclipse on August 21st count and that means being prepared with the right kind of protective eyeglasses.…

Life At The Top Of America

I sometimes wonder, usually while I'm stuck in Charlotte traffic, what it would be like to live in a more remote place. The thought of doing so is both appealing and appalling. On the one hand, I'd probably be surrounded by natural beauty with ample room to breathe. On the other hand, I can't imagine…

Panthers Preparing For A Productive 2017

Football season is fast approaching. The Carolina Panthers are in Spartanburg, SC for training camp at Wofford College, alma mater of team owner Jerry Richardson. Before we know it, the team will be back in Charlotte for Fan Fest and their pre-season games. There are lots of reasons to feel optimistic about the upcoming season.…

Aziz Ansari's Weird Charlotte Story

Actor and comedian Aziz Ansari (Parks and Recreation) recently appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers to promote the second season of his Netflix series Master of None. Aziz told a story about his brother, who is one of the show's writers, and what can be best be described as a bizarre interaction with a…

Charlotte Soccer Fans Ready To Rally

Marcus Smith, president and chief operating officer of Speedway Motorsports (Charlotte Motor Speedway), is leading the charge to bring a Major League Soccer team to Charlotte. You've probably heard or read something about the proposal to build a new soccer facility on the site of Memorial Stadium next to CPCC's Central Campus. While that plan…

Save The Date For Free Ice Cream!

I think we can all agree that the three most beautiful words in the English language are "I love you," but a close second is "free ice cream." Mayfield Dairy is donating 10,000 scoops of free Denali Moose Tracks Ice Cream and I'll be helping to dish it out in uptown Charlotte. It's a delicious…