Open Audition For National Anthem Singers

O say can you sing? The Charlotte Knights are looking for individuals and groups to perform the National Anthem before their baseball games this season. For the fifth consecutive year, Queen City Q in uptown Charlotte (225 E. 6th Street) will be the site of the National Anthem auditions on Monday, February 19th from 5:00…

It's Time To Apply For Summer Jobs

Are you looking for a new job, either full- or part-time? Are your kids ready to take on the responsibility of a summer job and earn their own gas money? You might want to check out these fun opportunities: 1. Pro Sports Catering and the Charlotte Knights are holding a Food Service Job Fair on Saturday,…

Most Romantic Restaurants In The Carolinas

If you haven't made restaurant reservations for Valentine's Day yet, you had better get on it. And why would you settle for anything less than one of the most romantic restaurants in America? Restaurant reservation app OpenTable has released its 2018 list of the most romantic restaurants. You don't have to go far for great…

Do You Have 'Real ID' Yet?

If you fly for business or pleasure within the United States, you need to know about Real ID. The Real ID Act, passed by Congress in 2005, requires that you present an “enhanced ID” at TSA airport security checkpoints. Beginning January 22nd, your current driver’s license may no longer be a sufficient form of identification…

North Carolina Has Two Of 2018's Hottest Housing Markets

If you had told me twenty years ago that TV shows about people shopping for homes would be popular, I would have said you needed to be put in a home. HGTV proved me wrong. House Hunters is good stuff. Here in North Carolina, house hunting is practically a sport. Real estate website Zillow has…

Top 10: Where Are Americans Moving To And From?

The U.S. is still very much a nation of people seeking opportunities for success, and sometimes that means we have to move to find them. According to United Van Lines' National Movers Study, which tracks Americans' moving patterns over the past year, those opportunities must be in the South and West. The one anomaly is…

NC Hot Spot Lands On 'Coolest Places' List

Is one of your New Year's resolutions to do more traveling? Forbes has released its list of "The 15 Coolest Places to Visit in 2018" and it includes some very exotic and exciting locales. I mean, who wouldn't want to explore Chile, Chad, Malawi, Milan, Tanzania, and Tasmania? And then there's Asheville, NC. Yup, the…

S'Mores And More At DSBG's Holidays At The Garden

I don't know how they to do it but, every year, the hardworking horticultural elves at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden in Belmont create a bigger, better, and more beautiful "Holidays at the Garden." If a visit to DSBG is an annual holiday tradition for your family, you'll recognize some of the classic elements of this unique event…