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…

Burtons Grill & Bar

The South Charlotte restaurant scene shouldn’t be ignored, and the residents living here have no shortage of choices. From fine dining to roadside diners, there are handfuls of eateries frequented and enjoyed day in and day out in the Charlotte area. Among the varied selection of cuisine, located in the oldest shopping center in Charlotte, Burtons Grill & Bar brings something…

Dude, Let’s Go to Denver

 The Foodie  You must begin your day exploring the Denver Union Station. This 100-year-old historic landmark serves as a watering hole for locals and visitors alike. It has more than a dozen shops and places to dine, as well as a luxury hotel, and, of course, Amtrak trains and Denver's transit system.  One of Union Station's most recognizable diners is Snooze: An A.M. Eatery. The vibrant orange…

Marital Bliss

As America approaches its 250th year of existence, Americans are choosing to be more selective about who they marry, when and how.

Meet Andy Pittman

ShelfGenie CEO Andy Pittman has a long history with the organization, having first joined the company as a franchisee in 2009. Seven years later, Andy became the chief operating officer and last year, he took the helm of the organization as CEO. Andy continues as a franchisee owner and explains that being a franchise partner makes him a better CEO because there…

True to Their Roots

Over the last few years, South Charlottean sisters Ellen Rucker Sellers and Ione Rucker Jamison have gracefully climbed into the forefront of the hair care industry with their organic and vegan product line, Rucker Roots. The duo first made headlines on the WE tv show Love Thy Sister, and after fans professed a love for their Southern charm and style,…

Girlfriend Getaway

There is nothing like spending some time away from the stress and routine of home and work with your most favorite people. And sometimes, those people are not your immediate family but instead, the best friends in your life. A girlfriend getaway is almost a guaranteed good time, whether it’s days full of belly laughs or quiet time with people who know you…

Women Empowering Women

Carol Hardison wanted to become a social worker while still in high school, but because of her SAT scores and high aptitude for math, she was encouraged to pursue a career as a computer programmer instead. She did this successfully, working for Duke Energy Corporation as a leader in its Information Technology Department for 18 years.

Matthews Community Farmers Market

Matthews Community Farmers Market is run by farmers for farmers. The guiding mission for the organization has always emphasized support for local agriculture and the revitalization of the city’s downtown area. With these twin goals firmly in focus since its inception in 1991, the Matthews Community Farmers Market has fulfilled the important role of providing Matthews and the surrounding area with…