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Life in Matthews, Part Two

Matthews has lots of on-going activities to enjoy!  During the summer months, the Matthews Farmers Market is well attended by residents as well as local chefs purchasing fresh farm-to-table ingredients for their restaurants.  The Red Brick Partnership has established a “First Thursdays”.  This event includes both a “First Thursday Crawl” where you can stroll through

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Myers Park Market Report

Homes Sold Homes for Sale and Other News    Myers Park has been a favorite of Charlotte’s elites for nearly 100 years. Wide, tree lined boulevards are the norm.  The leaves are almost back, (Pic is a coming soon portrait!) and the real estate market is heating up.  For the Myers Park area, I’m going

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Life in Matthews, Part One

I have lived in the Matthews, NC area for over 25 years… and I LOVE my hometown!  Located just 11 miles from Uptown Charlotte, some people consider Matthews to be a “suburb” of Charlotte.  On the contrary, it is actually a historic town with lots of activities and a great quality of life.   Today, the

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Our First Two Years…

Our first two years have involved quite a bit of experimenting.   We have searched for all of our go to stores, restaurants, yoga studios and so much more.  It’s never easy finding your groove in a new area – so I will help you out!  Here are some of our go to spots! Grocery

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It’s a Wonderful Life in Dilworth, Part One

Charlotte’s Original Streetcar Suburb 2019 Hot Off the Press! Niche released its “Best Places to Live” in America rankings.  Out of about 6,000 neighborhoods, Dilworth has been ranked No. 35 best neighborhood to live.  In North Carolina Dilworth has been ranked 9th, 4th and 2nd respectively for best neighborhood for raising a family; best neighborhood

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Moving to Charlotte?

Moving to Charlotte New Job? By Choice? People move to the Charlotte area for lots of reasons.  Recent grads come for the good paying jobs in finance and tech, health and other services.  Execs come to join one of the many corporate headquarters, most recently Honeywell and the combined but unamed BBT and Suntrust merged

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Charlotte Skyline

From NYC to Charlotte

The Search for the Perfect Neighborhood in Charlotte…   When we bought our first house in Charlotte, two years ago, we were newlyweds looking for the perfect area of Charlotte to settle down in.  We were looking for great restaurants, bars, shopping and above all convenience.  Moving to Charlotte from New York City raised our

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Luxury Homes in Charlotte

Charlotte’s luxury homes began in the first suburbs of Charlotte- Elizabeth, Myers Park and the first phase of Dilworth, and have since spread out to include favored country clubs,  lake front villas,  or some combination that made values soar. Venerable Myers Park Country Club sits in the heart of Myers Park.  Charlotte Country Club provided

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