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. 

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…

Adventures Off the Beaten Path

 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) |

Take the Wheel

 Photography Destiny Lara Photography  Me + My Jeep  2009 Jeep Wrangler X

Kings of the Queen City

 Article Emily Glaser | Photography Destiny Lara Photography  Steve Onxley, Owner, Onxley Architecture  Charlotte is a beautiful city, and the architectural creations of Steve Onxley sit like perfect puzzle pieces in our skyline. His firm, Onxley Architecture, has garnered laudations for projects like Sovereign Grace Church and a preservation award for Central Elementary School in Albemarle. “I really enjoy helping…

Movers & Shakers

 Article Emily Glaser | Photography Destiny Johnson  THE MENTOR  Kandi W. Deitemeyer, Ed.D., President, Central Piedmont Community College

Ladies Trip to Charleston

 Article Wesley Brown  When you imagine getting away with your girls, one destination comes to mind: the beach. Add to that culture, nightlife, and one of the best food scenes in the country, and you get the best lady getaway around: Charleston.  Charleston’s draw has long been multi-faceted. Picturesque scenery, including sweeping beaches and streets dotted with structured palmettos, sets…

DIY Duotone Statement Earrings

Shake up your jewelry box with these handmade geometric earrings— perfect for yourself or as a gift for your best ladies Article and Photography Nicolette Martin Piece by Piece Use both your bent nose forceps and needle nose pliers to secure each end of the jump ring. Gently twist the jump ring to open the … Continued