Passion for Fashion

Charlotteans are well acquainted with Barbara McKay thanks to her 40-plus-year broadcasting career with local television station WBTV. Viewers have watched Barbara host a variety of segments including interviews with celebrities and cooking demonstrations as recently as this July when she was featured on the channel’s 70th-anniversary celebration programming. Barbara has further emerged as a lifestyle influencer with her blog,…

Lifestyle Letter

In the magazine world, the September issue is the most anticipated arrival of the year. It’s the unofficial first look at this season’s fashion trends and predictions for the upcoming year. It’s the issue fashionistas can’t wait to get their hands on. So it is with much excitement that we present you, dear reader, with … Continued

September 2019 Around Town

Disney’s Aladdin Comes to Charlotte The hit Broadway musical Disney’s Aladdin will come to theatrical life at the Belk Theater Sept. 10-29. The show is produced by Disney Theatrical Productions and features music by Tony Award and eight-time Oscar winner Alan Menken, lyrics by two-time Oscar winner Howard Ashmant, three-time Tony Award and three-time Oscar winner Tim Rice and four-time Tony Award nominee … Continued

Rucker Roots Pop-Up Event With Mainstream Boutique

This past summer, Mainstream Boutique teamed up with the nationally recognized natural hair care company Rucker Roots and South Charlotte Lifestyle to offer locals a luxury shopping experience. The event offered guests free valet parking, exclusive deals, complimentary drinks and giveaways. 

Carolinas Natural Health Center Hosts Events for Patients

Dr. Michael Smith and his team at Carolinas Natural Health Center host various events to help patients learn more about nutrition while dining out and shopping for foods to help them achieve good health and overcome positive health challenges. Visit to learn more about their care. 

48 Hours in the Fashion Capital of the U.S.

New York City is the place to go for all things fashion. It's been long deemed one of the big four fashion pillars in the world, along with Paris, Milan and London. Being that it's the only fashion mecca in the United States and direct flights are easy to come by (and typically decently priced), visiting the Concrete Jungle is a no-brainer—especially…

The Cultural Heart of Charlotte

Located in south Tryon’s prominent corridor, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art is home to more than 1,600 pieces by some of the most renowned mid-20th-century artists. Ranging from pop art to expressionism, Bechtler features pieces by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Alberto Giacornetti, Le Corbusier and many more.

Make or Break

Selling your home doesn't have to be a headache. But more often than not, it is. Why? One reason may be the plethora of misinformation that's floating around on the web. Lucky for us, we recently had the opportunity to put all of that misinformation to rest when we sat down with Charlotte native and local real estate professional Hanes Walker. Hanes shared…