Even in North Carolina’s biggest city, there’s nothing like a breezy afternoon filled with fresh air and sunshine.
Members of garden clubs across the state know that the secret to a beautiful backyard is hard work, patience, and a passion for plants.
Made in the Shade: Charlotte’s Al Fresco Dining Scene
In our biggest city, shining skyscrapers form a glass-and-concrete jungle. But there’s plenty of fresh air here, too: in breezy beer gardens, at elevated rooftop restaurants, and on pretty streetside patios.
This Week at the Farmers Market
Ready to fill your basket with the season’s goodies? Check in weekly to find out which just-picked produce is available at farmers markets from mountains to coast — and mark your calendar for special market events and festivals.
On-Stage Magic in Charlotte
At the ballet, the symphony, theaters, and sports arenas, the Queen City puts on a show.
7 Places to Indulge in Charlotte’s Culinary Scene
In our state’s largest city, a demand for culinary diversity inspires an incredible and creative food scene that can satisfy anyone — no matter your taste or budget.
Queen City Neon
For a Mecklenburg County photographer, a high school project became an adult passion: documenting nostalgic signs and billboards across Charlotte.
7 Ways to Appreciate Art in the Queen City
Long known for business and banking, our state’s biggest city is increasingly a destination for art enthusiasts.
Year of the Trail: 3 Paved Greenways in the Piedmont
Each month, we’re celebrating North Carolina’s official Year of the Trail by exploring amazing places to hike, bike, walk, and play across the state.