Passion for Fashion

Charlotteans are well acquainted with Barbara McKay thanks to her 40-plus-year broadcasting career with local television station WBTV. Viewers have watched Barbara host a variety of segments including interviews with celebrities and cooking demonstrations as recently as this July when she was featured on the channel’s 70th-anniversary celebration programming. Barbara has further emerged as a lifestyle influencer with her blog,…

48 Hours in the Fashion Capital of the U.S.

New York City is the place to go for all things fashion. It's been long deemed one of the big four fashion pillars in the world, along with Paris, Milan and London. Being that it's the only fashion mecca in the United States and direct flights are easy to come by (and typically decently priced), visiting the Concrete Jungle is a no-brainer—especially…

The Cultural Heart of Charlotte

Located in south Tryon’s prominent corridor, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art is home to more than 1,600 pieces by some of the most renowned mid-20th-century artists. Ranging from pop art to expressionism, Bechtler features pieces by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Alberto Giacornetti, Le Corbusier and many more.

Make or Break

Selling your home doesn't have to be a headache. But more often than not, it is. Why? One reason may be the plethora of misinformation that's floating around on the web. Lucky for us, we recently had the opportunity to put all of that misinformation to rest when we sat down with Charlotte native and local real estate professional Hanes Walker. Hanes shared…

Young Ambition

This month we are taking the opportunity to highlight two recent graduates from Charlotte-area high schools who have already achieved significant goals while making important contributions to the community.

Everyone Deserves the Opportunity to Own a Pet

Cary Bernstein, executive director of Stand for Animals, formerly Spay Neuter Charlotte, believes that everyone deserves the opportunity to own a pet regardless of financial status. Cary founded Spay Neuter Charlotte in 2011 to make an impact on the issue of animal euthanasia in the community. At the time, thousands of healthy but homeless dogs and cats were being killed…

A Day With Jimmie Johnson

When Anita Stirewalt was asked what her ultimate sports dream would be, she did not hesitate. She enthusiastically shouted, “I want to meet Jimmie Johnson, the driver of the No. 48 car!” 

Education Built on Biblical Truth

Carmel Christian School is a Christian, college-preparatory school serving more than 940 students in grades K through 12 in the greater Charlotte area. The school offers an excellent education built upon biblical truth, which equips students to impact the world for Jesus Christ. Students participate in a challenging and rigorous college-preparatory curriculum taught through the lens of a biblical worldview…

Stronger Together

Open 365 days a year, the U.S. National Whitewater Center offers an appealing assortment of activities for all ages and interests. This summer, the USNWC presents a blend of fun in the sun water sports, community-based yoga, exciting and educational summer camps and a one-of-a-kind concert experience.

Windsor Run

When deciding to change living arrangements, seniors should consider an option that helps them thrive in retirement. For those who are age 62 or older, Windsor Run retirement community offers many elegant amenities and activities seniors can enjoy if they want to live a healthy lifestyle that supports physical, mental and emotional needs. Any senior considering world-class living services that…