When the guy in New York's Carnegie Deli yells at you to "Come back" he means COME BACK...somethin's up - you forgot to pay or heaven forbid TIP and there's no fuggedaboutit in a New York deli! It's a very different story when one of the lovely ladies at Myers Park's venerable ButtercupGift & Stationery Store asks you to "Come Back" as you walk out [...]
It's kind of amazing when you think about it... A couple of weeks ago I was here in Isle of Palms, SC just outside of Charleston shooting photos of seashells and sunrises on the beach ....and then this weekend I was taking pictures of glorious waterfalls and hiking with friends through old growth forests at South Mountains State Park outside Cherryville. ....a couple of weeks [...]
I just love it when the Savvy+Co eNews give me reason to post a great (Carrie Underwood) crank it up music video (see below)! The theme this week is Home Sweet Home. Don't ya love living in Charlotte - Happy Friday! Carrie Underwood belts out Motley Crue's great Home Sweet Home!
*OK so it's not forchildren...haha no cageless daycare is for our best friends of the four legged persuasion... but one of the great services provided by the Barker Lounge...and with our Explore the Hood coupons you'll get your first day free ~ Hot Dog (we couldn't resist)! There are als0 coupons for bicycles @ Queen City Bicycles, $150 off invisible fencing, discounts off good eats [...]
Now we're usually pretty neighborly and all here in Charlotte...we even like (some) Yankees...you know Bless their hearts and all that! We like Nordstrom, Apple, Trader Joes, Whole Foods, Lily Pulitzer and yes even Walmart! BUT when you start messing with the hometown peeps well... Wikipedia says Arkansas is a a land of lakes and rivers, thick forests and fertile soil. Tell you what you [...]
Nuclear fission reactions are chain reactions, in which the splitting of an atomic nucleus releases neutrons that penetrate other nuclei, causing them to split. OK South Charlotte / Ballantyne hasn't gone 'nuclear' yet ...but it's getting closer. Nuclear as in a chain reaction causing South Charlotte to split into a city of it's own. Providence, NC (at least they get rid of the CH problem...although [...]
No longer that confused "CH" city or Atlanta's read haired stepchild, Charlotte has arrived! The US census (yeah the big one) reports that Charlotte was the fastest growing metropolitan area by far up 64.6% since 2000...the wonderfully weird (we love) Austin TX came in a distant second at 51% - take that TEXAS! The Charlotte Observer reports ... No urban area with 1 [...]
Charlotte Cash Mobs What will those crazy kids think of next! How cool is this for local Charlotte businesses...a new take on flash mobs where a group of Charlotteans meets up and proceeds to take over a local business...to spend money! I can see this expanding to restaurants and other venues like the Whitewater Park, the NASCAR Museum and other great Charlotte area businesses that [...]