In the Neighborhood

We all recognize, and many of us love, the Charlotte skyline: peaked skyscrapers that stand in silhouette against a Carolina blue sky. 

Events Made Easy

With the weather warming up and weddings, spring flings, and tea parties on the horizon, we like to refer to spring by another name: event season.


I know: You’re tired of looking at that same furniture arrangement. Or perhaps the wallcovering in the guest bathroom has seen better days. Maybe now is the very best time to give your space a fresh new lift! Here are a few decorating ideas that you should consider.

Readers’ Choice 2018

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Choice Destinations of 2018

While the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu top many travelers’ bucket lists, it sometimes eclipses the entire country of Peru as a “must-see” destination. This South American nation has so many fascinating treasures, both natural and cultural, outside of that famed mountain.

Four Fitness Trends for 2018

Ready to kickstart your fitness routine? We tapped Shabaka Amen, Charlotte’s premier wellness performance trainer and speaker, to share the four fitness trends he thinks will define 2018—and define your muscles, too.
As Charlotte’s first plant-based or vegan personal trainer, Amen has long been the go-to guru on health and fitness in the Queen City, specifically SouthPark. He founded Charlotte’s first…

A Carolina Heirloom

Heirloom: a valuable object that has belonged to a family for several generations; denoting a traditional variety of plant or breed of animal that is not associated with large-scale commercial agriculture.

An Active Approach

For some of us, the perfect vacation involves finding a beach chair in the sun, endless buffets and bottomless drinks with umbrellas. But if that’s not your idea of a good time, there are plenty of healthy and active vacations to consider.

It’s All About YOU

Whether you’re about to begin a decorating project or are in the midst of one, it’s a good idea to take stock and consider the following questions:

Your Guide to Giving Back

With our hearts and bellies full, this season is the perfect time to share that plenty with others—but it can be difficult to choose who, how, or where. That’s why we’ve compiled our Giving Back Guide. These nonprofits, all locally-based, work directly in our own community, improving the lives of those who need it most, especially during this season. Thanks…