Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

It's time to hit the reset button after a month of peppermint bark-filled Christmas parties and sugar cookie bake-offs. Start the new year off right with this delicious and refreshing smoothie that will energize your body with essential vitamins and nutrients. The vitamin C in the orange will support a healthy immune system, the protein from the Greek yogurt will keep you…

Beyond the Spa

‘Tis the season of resolutions…the yearly ritual of taking stock and vowing to make better life choices. Most of the time these include goals of weight loss, fitness training and meditation, but rarely do we promise to be more indulgent or treat ourselves better.

Make Your Dreams a Reality

With over 30 years of experience, Fireplace & Granite Distributors has installed all types of fireplaces, granite fireplace surrounds and granite countertops for home builders and homeowners in the Charlotte, NC, and Columbia, SC, area. They set themselves apart from the pack by being family-owned and operated for over 22 years. They are also a one-stop home improvement shop and showroom that offers everything you could possibly need…

Healthy Holidays

It’s official! We’re in the thick of it–the holiday season that is, and with it comes an overabundance of food and the hope for the gift of willpower. We find ourselves in food situations unlike the rest of the year–potlucks, special events, cookie swaps and more. While getting together with friends and family are some of the joys of the season, the food…

Lifestyle Letter

As the saying goes, time flies when you’re having fun. And time sure has flown by this year as we can’t believe we’ve put together the final issue of South Charlotte Lifestyle in 2018! It seems like just yesterday we were sitting down to write our January letter to all of you—talking about resolutions and … Continued

December 2018 Around Town

Speedway Christmas Open now until December 31, 2018 (with the exception of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day) is the ninth annual Speedway Christmas at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The holiday event has more than three million lights, an infield Christmas Village, drive-in movies on the gigantic Speedway TV and the once-in-a-lifetime chance to drive along the race track.  Kannapolis … Continued

Hammers & Ales 2018

The Charlotte Community ToolBank held its 6th annual Hammers & Ales fundraiser on September 8, at C3 Lab in South End. Attendees enjoyed music from Coconut Grove Band, food from Noble Smoke and beer tastings provided by Kit's Trackside Crafts and Tryon Distributing. All proceeds from the event benefitted the Charlotte Community ToolBank. 

Grand Opening Saladbration at Verde

Dozens gathered to enjoy $5 Signature Creation Bowls + Wraps and free samples at Verde's Grand Opening Saladbration on September 26. Guests were given scratch off cards with prizes such as free Verde for a year, a discount off their next salad, free seasonal toppings and more. 

30th Annual Great Gatsby Gala

The 30th Annual Great Gatsby Gala brought in more than $200,000 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. In late August, guests danced the night away at the Hilton Charlotte Center City in their finest Roaring 20s attire to help raise awareness and funds for research, resources and services for people living with MS. Photography provided by Brad … Continued

Patriots Path Art Gala Fundraiser for Veterans

On September 7, Patriots Path hosted Drinks & Drawings, an event to benefit veterans who are navigating their transitions from military to civilian careers. Local artist and veteran, Sean Johnson, and his wife welcomed over 80 guests to their lovely Plaza Midwood home and gallery. Sean’s service-inspired art was featured in silent and live auctions.