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    Camp North End

    By Craig LePage | July 8, 2021

    Camp North End – Charlotte’s Newest Hangout Camp North End, located just north of Uptown Charlotte off of I-77 has become one of the Queen City’s most popular attractions for innovation, creativity, and culture. Originally the site of a Model-T Factory the city has transformed this historical 76-acre property into a fun and eclectic space... Read More

    The Green at Uptown Charlotte

    By Craig LePage | August 25, 2020

    The Green at Uptown Charlotte – A Unique Park Environment The Green is a “Poetry” themed Park/Common Area on the south side of Uptown Charlotte that offers a great place to relax, have a peaceful lunch or just hang out and read a book. It’s not uncommon to see kids playing in the grass, professionals... Read More

    Performing Arts Theaters in Charlotte

    By Craig LePage | August 16, 2020

    Performing Arts Theaters in Charlotte Although the Queen City is filled with fast-paced shopping, dining, clubs, bars, and exciting nightlife, the fine art of performance and theater is not lost on Charlotte. In fact, the performance arts have a very strong presence in the city. There are well over twenty venues of dance, opera, and... Read More

    Charlotte Museums and Galleries

    By Craig LePage | August 15, 2020

    Visitors and locals alike seem to love exploring the Queen City every chance they get. Visitors often find it difficult to do and see everything on their list during their time here – there’s not enough days in the week to see Charlotte for all it has to offer! Weather you’re a fan of art,... Read More

    The Story of Lake Norman and The Underwater City

    By Craig LePage | August 27, 2019

    The story of Lake Norman is a fascinating one, and seems to be a topic of interest among visitors and locals alike. When you think about Lake Norman, what comes to mind? Exciting summers on a boat, fishing, swimming, and sunning on the shore? Chasing the warm yellows and deep crimsons of a Summer sunset... Read More

    Childress Vineyards

    By Craig LePage | August 19, 2019

    Some people know of Richard Childress from his NASCAR team, Richard Childress Racing (RCR), which began in his garage in 1969 and grew into a wildly successful business over five decades. In addition to his successes in the NASCAR industry, he’s also got quite the success story in the wine industry. Childress Vineyards opened in... Read More

    Plaza Midwood – The Queen’s Eccentric Neighborhood | Charlotte

    By Craig LePage | August 17, 2019

    Many locals have come to know the city of Charlotte as “The Queen City”, named after Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Charlotte upholds its reputation for being an exciting, always alive and vibrant city with plenty of things to do. There are two specific areas of the city that differ quite a bit from the widely... Read More

    When in NoDa…

    By Craig LePage | August 14, 2019

    NoDa, short for North Davidson, is a small district within Charlotte with big statements of art and entertainment. You won’t get a taste of NoDa anywhere else in Charlotte…with its unique shops and restaurants, walls eclectically decorated with local artists’ paintings and murals, art galleries and studios, plus live music, theatre, and comedy, NoDa is... Read More

    The Carolina Renaissance Festival

    By Craig LePage | October 2, 2018

    Welcome to Fairhaven! You’ve no doubt heard of a renaissance festival, and I’m sure the name alone gives you at least an idea of what it entails, if you’ve never been to one before. If you’re lucky enough to be visiting or living in the Charlotte area during early Fall, you should strongly consider checking... Read More

    Charlotte Loves Dogs!

    By Craig LePage | August 26, 2018

    “It’s just a dog…it’s not like it’s your kid”. “You don’t have to touch every dog you walk by, you know”. “Are you really bringing your dog with us?” …The type of (ridiculous) questions you are used to being asked when you’re head over paws in love with your wagging, slobbering, adorable fur child. Like me. My... Read More