Even with a population of over 1.5 million, you’d be hard pressed to find a native Charlottean in the entire metropolitan area. It seems that most everyone has been transplanted here from other parts of the country for one reason or another and after the settling in at the new job and new house [...]
Chef Jim Noble, well-known for his fine restaurants across the state of North Carolina, opened The King’s Kitchen with the goal to help feed those in need. All profits are used to feed the hungry in Charlotte and surrounding areas. The King’s Kitchen works together with local businesses, ministries and non-profits to employ and [...]
Cidesco is a European beauty therapy association, founded in Switzerland. To receive their coveted diploma is the most prestigious qualification in the field of esthetics. Charlotte is fortunate to have two Cidesco graduates at Palestra in Myers Park. I have been a client for many years and have enjoyed the professional services owners Hanneke [...]
Founder Carrie Kester, Photo provided by Charlotte Summer Pass
Summer’s almost here. So what are you going to do with the kids while they are out of school? Stay at home mother of three, Carrie Kester, was wondering the same thing over Spring Break. When she couldn’t find a place [...]
Photo courtesy of the Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte
Where will you be sleeping on Friday, May 20, 2011? Will you be at home? Perhaps on vacation in a dreamy hotel room complete with a scenic view? Unfortunately for many Charlotte residents, the answer to this question is not a simple one.
AfterWorkCLT.com is a brand new website launched with the scope of revolutionizing after work networking events in the Charlotte area. The simplistic format of the website makes it easy to access information about events happening between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. There is no reason why cocktail hour should not be the [...]
Last week, when Real Housewives of NYC, Jill Zarin and her sister, radio host Lisa Wexler came to Charlotte, they had the riveted audience (of mostly Jewish women) take a quiz from their book, Secrets of a Jewish Mother. By the time they reached question 16; “Do sports mean nothing to you?”, I knew [...]
Truth be told, I was an art major & have visited many of the world’s finest museums. Suffering from a severe case of fine art burn-out though, after completing my BFA thirty years ago, I did not see the need to ever go to another art museum again.
The New Mint Museum Uptown
Summer is fast approaching and if you are like me, you are on the hunt for creative plans to keep your children active this summer. It is all too easy for them to spend an entire day in front of the television or computer. The pool is always a great solution, but we as [...]