April 2018 Lifestyle Letter

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

Mint Oyster Roast

Hosted by the YAMs and Founders' Circle, the Mint Oyster Roast is held the first Saturday in February each year. The event raises funds for CMS students to tour the Mint and support exhibits at the Mint Museum of Craft and Design.   

Queen City Brewers Festival

Queen City Brewers Festival is ACEing Autism-Charlotte's annual winter fundraiser, spotlighting the Charlotte area’s breweries and select restaurants to support ACEing Autism’s mission to serve more families in the Charlotte community affected by autism. The goal of QCBF 2018 is to help launch a new program location at UNCC.

April 2018 Around Town

Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend recently announced that the 2018 Wells Fargo Kickoff Dinner was a resounding success, raising over $140,000! As an opening to Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend’s thirtieth year of fundraising, the Wells Fargo Kickoff Dinner has become a cherished tradition in the Charlotte community and a true jewel in the crown of the Queen City. The featured guest…

Blue Ridge Mountain High

Like all good views, Max Patch sits at the apex of an almost unnavigable gravel drive. The treaded tires of your four-wheel-drive will scrabble to gain traction among the divets and gullies of Max Patch Road; your knuckles will whiten against the black leather of your steering wheel; the narrow stretch of gravel will seem to stretch on endlessly into…

Get Dirty

Spring has officially sprung, and that means the garden gurus at Blackhawk Hardware's Garden Center are busy helping folks plant, preen and prune all season long. We tapped Lawn & Garden manager Wade Goode and Garden Center assistant manager Emily Galloway to share their picks for the growing season ahead.  

Sustainable Tourism

Like many modern industries, tourism impacts the world we inhabit. Most of us would rather be responsible tourists and work toward logical, sustainable practices as we travel the world—and that’s perfectly possible with the right tools and knowledge. 

The Wonder of Mother Nature

One of today’s hottest design trends is a return to nature. From fabrics to wall coverings to accessories, our living spaces can easily reflect an embrace of Mother Nature.

The Players Championship

This May—as in every May for more than 35 years—tens of thousands of guests will flock to Florida’s shores, not just for the warm press of early summer sun or the cool wash of ocean waves, but for the pinnacle of golf tournaments: The Players Championship.

Beet It!

Beets get a bad rep’. The colorful roots maintain notoriety as earthily piquant, but that’s not necessarily the case, according to Burtons Grill & Bar chef Ray Girman and reformed tastebuds across the city.