On Being Thankful

November marks the beginning of my favorite time of year. After a day of candy-filled laughs and a costume held together by duck tape and a faulty safety pin, I dawn my Santa hat as soon as the clock strikes midnight on October 31. Don’t get me wrong, I love Halloween. But Thanksgiving and Christmas are … Continued

Lifestyle Letter

I sincerely hope you brought your appetite for this issue. From foodie getaways to a contemporary sushi bar right in our very backyard, this issue brings the heat (to the kitchen). Jokes aside, the October issue is dedicated to the delicious tastes–savory, sweet and everything in between–in our wonderful community. It has been such a joy … Continued

Lifestyle Letter

“Autumn, the year’s last, loveliest smile.” – William Cullen Byrant This eloquent quote from the great American poet and journalist, Mr. William Cullen Bryant, leaves my sun-kissed skin wrapped in a cloak of goose bumps. As I write this, sitting at my cluttered glass top desk, it is July. The leaves of the poplar treat … Continued

Lifestyle Letter

Allow me to introduce myself, as I am an unfamiliar face. My name is Emily Shea and I am the new editor of South Charlotte Lifestyle Magazine. My first issue with you is all about kids and pets. The sun hasn’t set on summer just quite yet, but will soon bid us farewell, making those days spent paddle … Continued

Lifestyle Letter

It’s finally everyone’s favorite season: summer. Now, that may seem a bold statement, but in Charlotte it simply has to be true. It’s the season of fireflies and lake days, of sprinklers and sunshine, of long days and warm nights. It’s the season when our city sings with the sounds crickets and fireworks and happily squealing … Continued

Publisher’s Letter

As we welcome you to our June Men’s Issue, we wanted to take a moment to thank our readers for your wonderful and inspiring comments about our May Ladies Movers & Shakers feature. It is our honor to recognize true contributors to South Charlotte Lifestyle, and the South Charlotte lifestyle. It was a joy to … Continued

April 2018 Lifestyle Letter

This issue marks our third year of publishing South Charlotte Lifestyle.  

Lifestyle Letter

Like so many strong women, I am but a product of the strong women before me, the ones who saw my spark and tended it to a flame. There was the middle school English teacher who saw past my test scores and shepherded me through her advanced course work. There were the internship mentors, who … Continued

March 2018 Lifestyle Letter

 What is home?  
It's a question we contemplated often as we prepared this month's Home Issue. It's a place, certainly, but it's also a feeling—that cozy contentment that's evoked when you turn the corner and things look and feel familiar.   "Home," to us, begins the moment we enter our neighborhood and cruise our own street. They say "it takes a village,"…

February 2018 Lifestyle Letter

Designed by you, our readers, we present our Inaugural Reader's Choice issue!