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15 Summer Weekends, Trip #10: Time to Beat the Heat

While this summer hasn't been as hot and humid as summers past, temperatures are rising and the Carolina heat is setting in. If 90+ degree heat isn't your cup of tea, you're in luck - cooling off in the...

Frozen Cocktails & Drinks around the QC

It's HOT outside, and when temps reach 90 or above, we don't need just a cold drink, we need a frozen one. From boozy shaved ice to spiked milkshakes, we did the research for you and found 20+ places...

15 Summer Weekends Trip #9: Low Fare Flight Deals For 3 Luxe Destination Getaways

We’re back with the scoop on how to maximize your summer fun with easy escapes for a quick getaway. This week for Trip #9 of our 15 Summer Weekend Trips series we’re cashing in on Charlotte's current low-fare bonanza. That's...

New Food & Wine Festival from Leah & Louise Owners in October

Husband-and-wife team chef Gregory “Greg” Collier and Subrina Collier launched the inaugural BayHaven Food & Wine Festival on Juneteenth this year, selling tickets to the three-day festival happening Oct. 22-24 in Charlotte.  The festival will be a celebration of Black foodways,...

15 Summer Weekends, 15 Summer Trips. This Week We Find Your July Travel Deals.

We’re back with our exclusive monthly scoop on the hottest travel deals this month, departing from Charlotte, North Carolina. Because this edition's 8 trips are such a steal, you’ll be able to squeeze more fun out of your 15...

15 Summer Weekends, Trip #7: Hit the Hills and Head for Wine Country.

So far in our 15 Summer Trips to fill 15 of your summer weekends we've been to: music festivals in Charleston and Savannah, the "Little Grand Canyon," beaches along the East Coast with June travel deals, an island with...

15 Summer Weekends, Trip #6: A Stateside Taste of Spain.

Spain reopened to vaccinated US travelers on June 7. Amazing, right?! Yes, though getting to Spain from Charlotte isn't as easy as it used to be. Pre-pandemic, we Charlotteans enjoyed access to a regularly held direct flight from our...

Charlotte Chef Lisa Brooks Leads an All Women Multi-City Culinary Tour with Exclusive Pop-ups

Chef Lisa Brooks is taking her Lowcountry Soul Dining Experience on tour this summer, with the Joy of the Feast tour where she and a team of nationally known and rising women chefs will share her signature coastal cuisine...

Best Charlotte Food Instagrams to Follow These Days

The Queen City's Instagram is at its most delicious when showing off the glorious stomach-growling plethora of food-pic joy that Charlotte has to offer. Who's drool-worthy? Served up below are some of the must-follows. As Charlotte moves to rally the...

15 Summer Weekends, Trip #5: Escape the Heat and Hit the This Lesser Known Mountain Town.

For our fifth of fifteen summer trips to fill your 15 Summer Weekends, we're headed up (in elevation that is) and off of the beaten path. There's something about the increasing humidity and temperatures of Charlotte summers that make...

Openings, Closings, Coming Soon and More Charlotte Restaurant News for June

Now Open Fran Scibelli has converted her Dilworth / Park Road restaurant Frans Filling Station to a fun & casual, family-friendly spot in for food, beer and fresh-baked favorites. Fat Cat Burgers & Bakeshop features some of the old Fran's...

15 Summer Weekends, Trip #4: Beautiful Landscapes, Rich History, and Wild Ponies.

We're back with the scoop on how to maximize your summer fun with nearby escapes for an easy getaway. This week for Trip #4 of our 15 Summer Weekends, 15 Summer Trips series we're headed to a gem that's...

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