The Most Iconic Restaurants In Each State

BBQ, seafood, steakhouses - they all have their places in American gastro-history, and hearts and stomachs. Which restaurants 'made the cut,' and are listed as the 'most iconic,' by those epic listers, Thrillist.com?

Top 10 Summer Live Music Experiences

This was a hard list to write. There's no shortage of great concerts coming to the Carolinas this summer. The problem was whittling the list down to just ten. In order to make it easier on myself, I had to exclude any show before June 21st or after September 21st. Otherwise, Paul Simon (6/6) would…

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…

Bernie Madoff Scandal Revisited In 'Wizard Of Lies'

He committed the largest financial fraud in American history and, as Bernie Madoff lives out his remaining years at the Federal Correctional Complex in Butner, NC, his shocking story is being revisited in the compelling new HBO film The Wizard of Lies. The screenplay was based on the best-selling book of the same name by…

Best Food City In Each State

....and guess what?  North Carolina's 'best food city' ISN'T in the Triangle.  But then, it's not Charlotte, either, and we have some 'mighty fine' culinary experiences here, too!  What the?? The list people, Thrillist.com, have put together this list.  Their criteria?  "Using our roster of nationwide editors and writers and probably a couple of hobos, we…

Channing Tatum Takes A Lap At Charlotte Motor Speedway

NASCAR is clearly reaching out to the ladies with this move. Magic Mike star Channing Tatum will be the Grand Marshal at this year's Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday, May 28th. And you thought Lynyrd Skynyrd would be the biggest stars at the track that weekend. Channing Tatum has spent a lot of time in Concord…

2017's 'Most Fun' States:

Sadly...North Carolina didn't even make the top 20... Sniff...we're fun here - whaaa??? Who put together this list, anyway?  WalletHub.com, that's who.     Their "number crunchers compared the 50 states across 22 key indicators of a jolly good time that won’t break the bank. They range from movie costs to accessibility of national parks…

Beat A Drum To Beat Cancer At drumSTRONG

This week I received a text from my friend, Scott, reminding me that the 11th annual drumSTRONG is almost here. Scott doesn't work for drumSTRONG. He sells cars. But Scott is deeply and very personally invested in spreading the word far and wide about this powerful event. Scott and I met at St. John's Baptist…

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…