Cozy Up Your Home

Take a cue from the Scandinavian concept of hygge and welcome the transition of summer to autumn with a relaxing refresh Pumpkin spice, apple cinnamon and a hot cup of cocoa. Fall is all about getting warm and comfy as a chill hits the air—preparing yourself for winter, and cherishing those final moments of summer.  … Continued

Adventure in South Africa

Earlier this year, long-time South Charlotte resident Carol Long visited South Africa for a vacation that included one week in the coastal city of Cape Town and another week in and around Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest city. One day was spent on safari with participants engaging in up-close interaction with a wide variety of animals ranging from elephants to the…

Barbara McKay Gives Thanks

On Jan. 11, 2018, Barbara was power walking at night and tripped on a broken sidewalk. She lacerated her face and broke her jaw on both sides. Barbara spent six hours in an emergency room receiving stitches and was told nothing more could be done to address her broken facial bones until the swelling went down in approximately six days.

The Best in Banking

 Hometown Banking  Clients seem to feel smaller as banks become larger. Customer support teams are all too often located in a different state or even a different country from the client, and account officers are difficult to get in touch with.  But TowneBank is different. They are a relationship- and friendship-driven local bank focused on basic human values. They serve to create a warm sense…

Cruise with South Charlotte Lifestyle

Join South Charlotte Lifestyle and Mann Travels on the experience of a lifetime as we embark on an eight-day journey from Nuremberg, Germany, to Budapest, Hungary. We are thrilled to extend the exclusive South Charlotte Lifestyle offer of either free airfare or a $1,200-per-person group discount when you book. 

Many Thanks to Our Community

As November rolls around, we’re eagerly awaiting the approach of Thanksgiving, the holiday season and time spent with our loved ones. The winding down of the year always brings about a time of reflection for us—remembering everything we’ve done or accomplished in months past; looking back on turkey disaster stories, mornings watching the Thanksgiving Day parade … Continued

November 2019 Around Town

Jazz-Focused Music Venue Opens in Uptown In late October, Middle C Jazz, a new music venue serving up jazz, cocktails and a wide variety of flavorful small plates, opened its doors in Uptown Charlotte. It’s located at 300 South Brevard St. and features a 200-seat venue space, two patio areas and an adjoining full-service restaurant. When it comes … Continued

Humane Society of Charlotte Launched Campaign for New Animal Center

In September, the Humane Society of Charlotte launched a $15 million fundraising campaign to support the construction of its new animal center. To celebrate the launch, a party was held at the Panthers Den in the Bank of America Stadium. Carolina Panthers coach, Ron Rivera, and his wife, Stephanie, will serve as honorary co-chairs of the fundraising campaign.

Shopping for a Cause

Apricot Lane Boutique at Stonecrest Shopping Center recently held their Shopping for a Cause event and donated proceeds from sales to KW Cares, a nonprofit organization that provides emergency financial assistance to members of the Keller Williams family. Cantina 1511, also located in Stonecrest Shopping Center, provided delicious Mexican cuisine at the event for shoppers to enjoy.

Queen City Audio Video Appliances and JennAir Products:

Since 1952, Queen City Audio Video Appliances has built a sterling reputation as the Charlotte area’s industry leader in audio video and appliance sales. As the business has continued to expand, Queen City Audio Video Appliances has been recognized by numerous organizations including the National Association of Remodeling Industry, the Lake Norman Home Builders Association and the Interior Design Society. Queen…