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2014 A Big Year for Charlotte NC

January 2nd, 2015 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Charlotte News, Living Here

Charlotte_ south view

Charlotte's Three Big Gets for 2014 Charlotte is brimming with excitement as growth, employment and investment accelerated through the year.   Lets look at the biggest of the big, the three top stories for Charlotte in 2014. Recession Over, Recovery Over, Table Set for an Amazing 2015  The cranes are back in Uptown, Southend is exploding, employment has passed pre- recession levels and 2014 saw the biggest declared investments in over 8 years, more than $500 Million.   Charlotte is a pro-business town...Continue Reading!

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The BUZZ is Back! Hornets Win in Overtime! #Hornets

October 30th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Charlotte Sports, Living Here, Things To Do Charlotte

charlotte hornets opening game

The return of the much loved Hornet's was a success in every way. A sell out crowd met the team, amidst lots of crazyness. Check out the start of the introductions. Then they looked perfectly lousy for the next 90 minutes. Down 11 at the half, their offense sputtered on poor shooting, and their defense was defense-less.  It grew worse in the third quarter, where they fell further behind, all the way to 24 points down with about 7 minutes to...Continue Reading!

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Great Charlotte Pictures

October 17th, 2014 Comments Off on Great Charlotte Pictures Listed Under: Living Here, Things To Do Charlotte

Bearden Park and Charlotte skyline

I took all of these, most of them with my DSLR but there are some great ones from the i-Phone. All from the summer or fall of 2014 Enjoy! If you like these please share with your friends. Lake Norman had lots of fine sailing weather this summer. A great view of the city from the south, standing at South Blvd and E Morehead We had an incredibly colorful spring! Enjoying evening music at the new Romare Bearden Park at 2nd st, next to...Continue Reading!

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Embracing the Change of Seasons

October 6th, 2014 Comments Off on Embracing the Change of Seasons Listed Under: Living Here

a Dilworth street Charlotte NC

      Five Fall Tips For Decorating Your House Our leaves haven't changed yet, but it is right around the corner! 1. Outdoor plants:  Tis the season to change out summer temperate plants in pots and flower beds.  They may be replaced with pansies.  They are winter friendly and thrive in the spring.  They are available in a variety of colors and will be beautiful until the temperatures become steadily warm which typically begins in May.  This is also the time of...Continue Reading!

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Moving to Charlotte? Where?

September 24th, 2014 Comments Off on Moving to Charlotte? Where? Listed Under: Living Here, Real Estate

BofA bank of america building

From 2000 to 2010, some 400,000 people moved to Charlotte. That is a city about the size of Cincinnati!   I've explored a bit on "Why people move to Charlotte"  in a number of posts, and how about half come by choice , and half via corporate transfer. For more, see Introduction to Charlotte video (over 77,000 views on You Tube), Last week, AvidXChange announced it was adding over 600 jobs to their automated invoice company. A month ago, it was announced...Continue Reading!

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Charlotte 9th in US for Culture According to Business Insider

September 3rd, 2014 Comments Off on Charlotte 9th in US for Culture According to Business Insider Listed Under: Arts & Culture, Living Here

the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

For those of you who didn't know (most of us) Charlotte NC is the 20th largest metropolitan area in the US. Our Arts and Science council has been enormously successful funding the arts in Charlotte, even if they've run into a little post-recession headwind the last few years. We write frequently on Things to Do in Charlotte so we know there is Lots Of Things to Do here, but it is nice to get some outside recognition. A friend posted this to...Continue Reading!

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