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Is Charlotte the Heart of the New South?

August 4th, 2014 Comments Off on Is Charlotte the Heart of the New South? Listed Under: Living Here, Moving to Charlotte


The Queen City is the Heart of the New South So I’ve heard that Atlanta calls itself the capitol of the New South. Ok, I’ll give them that, but if they are the capitol,then Charlotte NC is the Heart of the New South. We may be a smaller big city, but Charlotte has big city amenities, without most of the big city problems!  What's new in Charlotte? How about Bearden Park (above), the Charlotte Knights stadium and record summer attendance, and the buzz surrounding the...Continue Reading!

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It’s Back to School Time!

August 1st, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Living Here, Schools

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools 2014-15 It is that time of year again, just a short month until school starts back up, a time to look back and forward to the coming year.   If you are not from around here, how do you go about choosing a Charlotte school for your child? Few parenting decisions loom larger for your child's future than finding the right school for your child or children. I've tried to assemble the links and background information you'll need to help you find that fit. My...Continue Reading!

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South End Neighborhoods Booming! A Market Update

July 30th, 2014 Comments Off on South End Neighborhoods Booming! A Market Update Listed Under: Real Estate, Sedgefield, South End

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South End is Growing! Comparing Communities- A Market Update The Lynx light rail, and all of the development associated with it, have transformed the South End area over the past 6 years.  With the announcement of a $190M mixed-use development project on South Blvd at Sedgefield, we thought it was time for another South End/South Blvd Market Update. The neighborhoods researched for this market update include Sedgefield, Colonial Village, Montclaire, Madison Park and Starmount.  Placed on a map, these neighborhoods are located between Ideal...Continue Reading!

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Charlotte Premium Outlets

July 28th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Things To Do Charlotte


Charlotte, NC UPDATED! There were big crowds too! This weekend, Charlotte Premium Outlets will be celebrating a grand opening with huge discounts, live entertainment, giveaways and more. The Grand Opening The Grand Opening will last from Thursday, July 31st - Sunday, August 3rd. On Saturday, reality star, New York Times best-selling author and founder of Skinnygirl Bethenny Frankel will be attending the grand opening from 12:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. She will be mingling with shoppers and providing style advice. Attendees can also sign up for the...Continue Reading!

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Still King of the Hill in Union County| The Club at Longview

July 28th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Luxury Homes, Real Estate, Terrys Top Ten Communities

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Community Matters ! Longview the Winner in Union County Luxury Homes for Sale Showing the power and resilience of great communities, The Club at Longview has far outperformed other luxury home communities in Union County, as measured both in return to pre -recession prices, and volume of sales. This is not counting the  substantial success of the Toll Brothers just below $1M in Longview. This review is about the  $1 Million plus market, the luxury and super luxury ($2M+)homes of Union...Continue Reading!

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Charlotte Summer Sounds at Bearden

July 15th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Arts & Culture, Featured Articles, Things To Do Charlotte

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Charlotte Free Summer Concerts in the Park at Bearden Summer Lunch Series Local artists play 12-1:30,  Tuesdays and Fridays through September 23 Wednesday Night Party  5:30-9 pm From July 2nd through September 3rd , live bands perform, food trucks are here, lawn chairs and picnic baskets Jazz Comes to Bearden on the 3rd Saturday of June, July and August Country Folk on the Last Saturday of Every Month through September Photos came from the first well attended jazz concert. Bringing a highback chair? Please stay to the outside...Continue Reading!

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Charlotte Hornets Welcome Vonleh and Hairston in 2014 NBA Draft

June 27th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Charlotte Sports, Everything Else, Featured Articles

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Charlotte, NC 2014 NBA Draft Last night the Charlotte Hornets added two new all-star basketball players to their roster with the no. 9 pick and no. 26 pick. The two players are Noah Vonleh, a power forward for Indiana, and P.J. Hairston, a former UNC-CH shooting guard. Noah Vonleh Noah Vonleh was a great no. 9 pick for the Hornets as he was projected to go as high as no. 4 or 5. Vonleh played only one college season at Indiana, but with a...Continue Reading!

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