THINGS TO DO

The Neighborhood Scoop on Plaza Midwood

Situated a few miles outside of center city, ethnically diverse, hip, gritty, urban cool and a little bit of "I don't care" attitude is Plaza Midwood. The Home of The Diamond, The Penguin, Fuel Pizza,  Thirsty Beaver and The Loose Lug...

How to turn a Camping trip into a Glamping trip

Most of us know how to pack for a camping trip.  And if we don't, there's always Dick's. But Glamping is taking it to an entirely different level. (Here's our feature from last week on Where To Go Glamping Near...

We got the Scoop on Ace & TJ’s New “Girl” Lindsay Before Her First Fashion Hosting Gig

The minute I read in the Observer that Lindsay Gladden, also known as "the girl" from the Ace & TJ Morning radio show, would be hosting this Sunday's  LIGHTS! CAMERA! FASHION! runway fashion show by Belk for the Junior...

What is Glamping and How To Do It near Charlotte.

After a bad camping experience this summer, I vowed that from now on, I would only use my precious vacation days for a getaway that included a bed, a shower, and air conditioning. Luckily, glamping (glamorous camping) is a...

Corny and Amazing. Check out one or more of these Corn Mazes near Charlotte this month.

Not just for the kids, people, corn mazes are fun for all and all for fun.  Here are several near Charlotte open throughout October - we cribbed this list from our good friends at South Charlotte Macaroni Kid, where...

Autumn’s Bounty: Where to Pick Your Own Apples, Pumpkins & More near Charlotte (redirected)

For an updated version of this post, check out: Where to pick your own apples and pumpkins this fall near Charlotte NC Fall is finally arriving.   We can soon enjoy the breezy weather, color-changing leaves, pumpkin spice lattes and warm...

Sophisticated Tailgating for The Queen’s Cup Steeplechase.

It's tailgating at the next level. A picnic "Downton Abbey" style. Lady's in hats, gentlemen in seer sucker bow ties , elaborate table settings and upscale dining. The Queens Cup Steeplechase is a signal to most Charlotteans that Spring...

Where to snack, sip and shop in Savannah

Believe it or not, Savannah's not all ghost tours and girl scouts. The quaint Georgian town is as charming and beautiful as it is vibrant. With yesteryear appeal and a cultural pulse, it's a must-visit destination for any Charlottean looking for a quick getaway....

Emily Maynard’s new fashion & beauty blog

The Queen City's sweetheart, Emily Maynard, recently launched her own fashion & beauty blog, simply and aptly named www.emilymaynard.com.  According to her "about" page, Emily decided to create this blog so she could have a place to write down...

How to Throw an Oscar Party that is Oscar Worthy

By Beverly Perkins I am so not interested in throwing an Academy Awards party with cheese ball decorations from the local party store.   This awards ceremony is the most glamorous of them all. So why not have a party...

The Belk Southern Designers Showcase.

Belk is looking to partner with Southern designers again this year in their Showcase competition.  Winning designs will be featured in Spring 2014 advertising campaigns and sold at Belk and Belk.com. This was a wonderful event for many aspiring and...

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