Top 10 Winter Games Events That Don't Exist...Yet

There are just a few more days of the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea where we've seen a lot of amazing performances by the athletes on skis, skates, and skeletons. And who knew curling would be so captivating? But I think there's room for growth in winter sports. Here are some ideas for events…

Top 10 Foods To Try In Minnesota

Super Bowl LII will be played at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, where the high temperature on Sunday will be 6 degrees. Let me repeat that: the HIGH will be 6. That's why the Minnesota Vikings play indoors. Nevertheless, thousands of football fans will trek to the tundra this week to see the Eagles and…

Top 10 Annoying Gym Habits

As a longtime member of the YMCA, I have mixed feelings about all of the "New Year's Resolutionaries" who join the gym every January. On one hand, it's great to see so many new members supporting the Y. On the other hand, parking and finding a treadmill become a challenge this time of year. On…

Top 10 Ways To Enjoy A Snow Day

It's a banner winter in Charlotte. We've already had snow once with a chance for more tomorrow. You know what that means: snow day. And all the children say, "Amen!" Some people think that snow makes a great visual and that's it. Pretty to look at, no need to be in it. But other folks…

Top 10 Family-Friendly Flicks Coming In 2018

The new year brings with it a slew of family-friendly films to the multiplex. You'll be seeing a lot of familiar characters and storylines, but they might all be new to your little ones. Half the fun of taking your kids to the movies is rediscovering a little magic for yourself. Click on the titles…

Top 10 Last-Minute Christmas Presents

Less than a week to go! Are you still scrambling for gift ideas? Gift cards are usually a safe bet but if you want to find something a little more personal, we're here to help with the Top 10 Last-Minute Christmas Presents: Book: If you have a reader on your list, scan the best-seller list…

Top 10 Most Searched Christmas Gifts

Wondering what the hot presents are this holiday season? Look no further than Google. These are the top ten most searched Christmas gifts for 2017: 10. Hermes Birkin Bag 9. MVMT Watches 8. JCPenney Family PJs 7. Air Jordan Sneakers 6. Rihanna Makeup 5. Canada Goose Parka 4. Vans Sneakers and Clothing 3. Call of…

Top 10 Christmas Movies With An Edge

Not all Christmas movies are warm and fuzzy. Well, not until the very end anyway. Some of them can be pretty edgy. If you're looking for something perhaps a little more guy-friendly, check out these titles: 10. Reindeer Games (2000) 9. The Ref  (1994) 8. Batman Returns (1992) 7. Bad Santa (2003) 6. Lethal Weapon…

Top 10 Holiday Specials To Catch This Christmas Season

One of the best ways to relax this time of year is by filling your favorite mug with hot cocoa or soup and sitting by a crackling fire. If you don't have a working fireplace, a high-definition flat screen TV is the next best thing, and there's no shortage of holiday specials to watch between…

Top 10 Stores For Black Friday Shopping

If you think of Black Friday shopping as a sport and you'd rather go to a real brick-and-mortar store than sit in front of Amazon on your computer, then you need a battle plan to help you maximize your savings this holiday season. Financial services website Wallethub has done the work for us. They looked…