Most folks considering a move to Charlotte have heard of Ballantyne. Once out in the “country,” Charlottes favorite ring city (think Tyson Corners VA 25 years ago) is strategically located at the intersection of Johnston Road and Interstate 485.
At the center is the Ballantyne Village shopping center, surrounded by Ballantyne Country Club…
Dilworth is named after one of Charlotte’s early boosters, Edward Dilworth Latta. He arrived as a young man in 1876, an early transplant from New York, and went into the clothing business. But before long he was in real estate development.
He could see the future and created the first suburb outside of the uptown core, and named it humbly Dilworth. Today, Dilworth stands…
12 miles or just 25 minutes Southeast of Uptown, Matthews is one of Charlotte favorite suburbs. Known for its small town feel (think Pawnee) this one time farming community has been turned into an extended Charlotte suburb, with a revitalized downtown that includes a farmers market, and also a 100+ year old hardware store. At Christmas…
Myers Park, just outside the (277) inner loop, is today known for its tall trees, wide boulevards and beautiful homes with easy access to the city. It has been home to Charlotte’s elites for more than a century.
Today, physicians love its easy access to the largest hospitals in the state, Atrium (formerly Carolinas Medical) on Kings drive, and Novant, where Myers Park meets…
Plaza Midwood (often called simply “Midwood”) runs along 10th St and Central Ave close to both Uptown. It’s also right next to NoDa, short for the North Davidson Arts District.
The area has developed quickly over the past 10 years as the city of Charlotte has grown and it has become especially popular among young people, artists of all ages, and with the light rail, more students as well…
At the corner of Sharon Road and Fairview road sits Charlotte’s one and only Southpark mall. Home to Neiman Marcus and designer brands alike, Southpark, named it was south of Myers Park- Southpark started as a subdivision, added a terrific shopping mall, and was once thought to be our future “downtown.”
Today, it is a distinct area, known for its fine restaurants…
Historic South End is located adjacent to Uptown Charlotte and the neighborhood of Dilworth as you head south out of town on South Blvd. The entire South Blvd area has developed quickly over the past 10 years or so since the launch of the Blue Line.
The Blue Line was the first light rail line in Charlotte, and it has truly transformed that side
Uptown Charlotte is our vibrant city center with a wide variety of art, culture, dining, sports events and night life for everyone! If you’re visiting Charlotte for the first time, you will be surprised by how clean and new the city feels compared to other big cities.
Uptown Charlotte has always been a business-center
When we moved to Charlotte we always heard people mentioning Greenways. We didn’t quite understand what they were talking about. We are familiar with parks, bike paths, but… Greenways? This term was completely new to us. With a little research and exploring – we quickly fell in love with one of Charlotte’s best attributes –
A trip to the Charlotte Regional Farmers Market! Back in NYC, famers markets are very seasonal. During the spring/summer/fall months, numerous farmers markets were steps from my apartment. When open, I would go almost every weekend on my morning walk with the dog and grab some staples. Therefore, I was very excited to check out
Charlotte loves pups! Your furry friends are welcome at SO many different Charlotte staples with you! We have a Mini Golden Doodle that loves to tags along with us wherever we go. He has made countless pup friends in Charlotte. We were lucky to learn about the Facebook group called “Charlotte Doodle Romp” which has over
Sedgefields Tree Lined Streets Continue to Shine There are currently 9 Homes for sale in Sedgefield, priced from a low of 325,000 (on Park Road) to a high of $1,299,000. (NewConstruction on Sunset) 10 Homes Sold in Sedgfield in March (7 in March 2018) from 340,000 to $955,000. In almost every case, the house sold
Who doesn’t love to shop?! There are so many great shops, all catering to different specialities. I try to shop local whenever possible, so here are some of my favorites in our area! The BEST Baby Store – Shower Me With Love, located right next to Whole Foods in South Park. Our recent
We are so lucky to live close to South End where there are so awesome restaurants, and even more keep popping up weekly. From the best BBQ, Tapas, Wine Bars to top notch Mexican, we have it all! One of our all time favorite date nights is starting at Dilworth Tasting Room for a glass