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Craving BBQ in Charlotte? You’re in the Right Spot!
Seem’s everyone has their own favorite go-to BBQ joint in Charlotte, Midwood, Mac’s, Sweet Lew’s BBQ, Noble Smoke and Sauceman’s always top the favorite lists. There is always a debate between vinegar BBQ sauce and mustard based BBQ sauce. Luckily, Charlotte has it all! Midwood Smoke House seems to always rank high for locals and
South End’s Transformation
SouthEnd, a quickly evolving area with countless, must visit, hot spots. Every week there is a new announcement of an awesome restaurant, corporate office, or apartment complex coming to South End. From Lending Tree to Snooze an A.M. Eatery, there is so much to look forward to. SouthEnd, being only a few light rail stops
It’s Time – Opening of Optimist Hall!
Optimist Hall! One of the most anticipated openings of 2019 is finally here! August 1st, six tenants open in the large food hall of Optimist Hall. Optimist Hall is an old textile mill turned into a food hall, complete with noteworthy Charlotte names. Located right outside uptown, the location is convenient! A must for not
Doubling Your Money in Charlotte Real Estate
Charlotte is an appreciating real estate market! A wealthy physician living outside Washington DC told me more than 30 years ago, “Terry I’ve always made a good living, but all of my real money has come from my houses.” I listened. Zillow reports a 7.3% year over year increase in price. And this is an
Hidden Gems in Charlotte
What is your favorite hidden gem in Charlotte?? We have SO many! A few ‘go to’ spots are… Zack’s Hamburgers – a South Blvd Staple – must have is ‘Zacks Special’ Brooks’ Sandwich House – a longtime NODA establishment – ask for a burger ‘all the way’ Mr K’s Soft Ice Cream –
Charlotte’s Top High Schools
Charlotte’s Best Public High Schools Before we look at Charlotte’s Top High Schools, a little background could be helpful here. I wrote my first education essay almost 30 years ago. My wife is a life long educator, 20 years a teacher and 10 years a professor of education teaching teachers- we , as a
Summer Time Means – ICE CREAM TIME!
What better way to break the heat than with ICE CREAM! Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams Everyones talking about Jeni’s these days! First, their South End location creating quite the buzz, and long lines. Then their newly opened NoDa location, and lastly, their Park Rd Shopping Center location. Everyone can’t wait for all of these
What’s Your Favorite Beach Destination from Charlotte NC?
Surfs Up! This is the Folly Beach pier in SC from June 2019- plus surf school! Folly is known for its long waves and… surf lessons @islasurf! Whats your favorite Beach? Vist our FB page, Like it, enter to win $100 gift certificate to Watermans in Southend? Beach cams below! We have two large coastlines