Exclusive: Charlotte FC’s Christian Fuchs explains why soccer jerseys matter so much

Christian Fuchs loves the memories associated with shirts.  Spanning his 17-year career as a professional soccer player, the Charlotte FC defender estimates...

Omicron shows signs of relenting in Charlotte

COVID-19 cases in Mecklenburg County are starting to plateau. What’s happening: The Charlotte area hasn’t “turned a corner like some parts...

What it’s like to wait four hours for a COVID test

“Has anyone ever told you, you have a good nose for this?” That’s what the man at StarMed’s Tuckaseegee Road location told me as he...

12 Charlotte races to run in 2022

This guide is proudly presented by OrthoCarolina – our partners in healthy living. If you want more outdoor itinerary inspiration, check out...

Guide to 23 Beatties Ford Road corridor murals

Beatties Ford Road corridor murals tell stories. They aren’t just pretty public art. They’re pieces with purpose. Ask artists Marcus Kiser and...

Men and manicures: the joke that turned into a business

What started as a joke for Andrico Thompson became a calling. After 20 years as a songwriter and producer, Thompson traded in his stage name “Big...

10 vegan pizza options in Charlotte

What is pizza without cheese? For those who can’t, or choose not to, eat cheese it, can mean looking on in envy as others celebrate National Pizza Week....

8 things to know about Charlotte FC’s No. 1 overall draft pick

Charlotte FC selected Ben Bender, a sophomore midfielder from the University of Maryland, No. 1 overall in the MLS SuperDraft. Here are eight things to know...

How to plan for student loan payments

Federal student loan borrowers have a little breathing room heading into 2022. But it’s never too soon to start planning for payments. Driving the news:...

10 fitness deals to start 2022

Jump into January with a new fitness routine. Traditionally, the fitness industry sees a rush of new members in January due to New Year’s resolutions,...

A new vision for Beatties Ford Road and LaSalle Street

Christopher Dennis came to Charlotte from a small town for opportunities. Now he’s creating them. What’s happening: Change is underway at Beatties...

Switching careers during the pandemic

Switching careers can be daunting, especially during a global pandemic. Why it matters: 10% of readers responded to our recent work-life balance survey...