SUMMER IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

 Article Roni Fishkin  Roni Fishkin is the Marketing Director of Mann Travels, which, with local ownership in Charlotte, has been serving travelers with personalized service for more than 35 years.   800-343-MANN (6266) | MannTravels.com

Your Guide to Summer

 Article Emily Glaser  There are 92 days of summer, and we want to make sure you use them wisely.   Whether you're satisfying your sweet tooth (you'll sweat out those extra calories, anyways), hitting the water, or watching the big game (soccer, that is), this list is sure to keep you—and the little ones—busy all summer long. 

A Veteran’s Affair

 Photography Discover Love Studios  There are 76 Northwestern Mutual managing partners; one of them is a veteran. Meet Richard Worrell.   As a member of the United States Marine Corps, Worrell was based in North Carolina’s Camp Lejeune, a quick trip from his hometown of Charlotte. When Worrell left the service, he knew he wanted to return to the Queen City,…

Lifestyle Letter

It’s finally everyone’s favorite season: summer. Now, that may seem a bold statement, but in Charlotte it simply has to be true. It’s the season of fireflies and lake days, of sprinklers and sunshine, of long days and warm nights. It’s the season when our city sings with the sounds crickets and fireworks and happily squealing … Continued

Annual “We Speak Hope” Volunteer Event, National Salvation Army Week

The "We Speak Hope" Volunteer Event kicked off this year's National Salvation Army Week. Nearly 200 volunteers we packed 300 toiletry kits, 300 school supply bags, 600 snack packs for first responders (this year, the Charlotte Fire Department will receive those packs), and 600 packs for the USO. Photography Courtesy The Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte

The Mint Museum Annual Spring Gala, Coveted Couture

More than 450 fashionistas and arts supporters gathered at The Mint Museum's Annual Spring Gala. This year's event, Coveted Couture, also celebrated the VIP opening of the new exhibition, The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta. Photography by Chris Edwards, Andy McMillan & Daniel Coston  

July 2018 Around Town

Daughters of the American Revolution Daughters of the American Revolution is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women’s service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America’s future through better education for children. The Halifax Conventions Chapter in Charlotte volunteers thousands of service hours annually in their local communities, including supporting active duty military … Continued

Summer Sippers

 Article Emily Glaser | Photography Destiny Lara Photography  All About 'Buch  Kombucha, a fizzy, fermented tea, is gaining lots of nods on the gut health circuit these days. Combine that with our love for local products, and SUM Bucha is our new favorite refreshment. Sarah North tells us about her venture: 

Al Fresco

Article Patrice Hawkins & Valery Huffenus of Decorating Den | Photography Decorating Den Interiors

Guy’s Night Out

 Article Wesley Brown  Sometimes, you just need a guy's night out, a time to catch up with your buds over a couple of brews and a good meal. Now, we recognize that Charlotte is teeming with cool bars and eateries perfect for such a night, but the best outing requires a specific set of elements: a rustic brewery to ring…