“Holy sh*t”: Charlotte receives 3 nominations on James Beard Awards’ semifinalist list

Charlotte’s bound to have another big year at the James Beard Awards this June, following chef Greg Collier‘s historic run last year. What’s...

Scoop: Blumenthal to build large new space for immersive art and entertainment in Charlotte

Millions of dollars worth of projectors and other digital equipment from Charlotte’s popular Immersive Van Gogh exhibit sit in a humidity-controlled...

A rural town 40 minutes from Charlotte wanted margaritas, so they passed a new law

In the tiny Rowan County town of Rockwell, you can now order a cocktail thanks to a voter referendum and one Mexican restaurant’s determination to serve...

Sycamore Brewing now open in Charlotte airport

A new Sycamore Brewing location is now open inside Charlotte Douglas International Airport, according to a statement Friday from hospitality operator HMS Host....

Hidden bar from top Charlotte mixologist to open in South End

An intimate, 450-square-foot cocktail bar called Green Room will open in the former Magnolia Emporium space in South End on Nov. 11. What to expect: The cozy,...

Two-night Halloween rave Queen’s Carnival brings 30 DJs to Charlotte

Charlotte’s getting wild this weekend with dozens of Halloween parties across the city. The big picture: In Halloween’s past Charlotte’s biggest parties...

12 must-visit mountain towns within four hours of Charlotte

It’s leaf peeping season, y’all. Time to make the trip from Charlotte up to the mountains. Get oriented: Both the Blue Ridge Mountains and the...

5 bizarre new foods at the N.C. State Fair we can’t wait to try

Pickle pizza? Churro tots? Rattlesnake corn dog? Only at the North Carolina State Fair can you have these all in one place. The big picture: The N.C. State...

Everything you need to know about the North Carolina State Fair

Ferris wheels, farm animals and fried food — we’re giving you the rundown of the N.C. State Fair. Need to know: The N.C. State Fair is open October...

8 must-try Mexican and Tex-Mex restaurants in Charlotte

After some intense debate and a whole lot of tacos  — here are eight of the best Mexican and Tex-Mex restaurants in Charlotte. Of note: These restaurants...

Fast-casual Nashville-style hot chicken chain opens first Charlotte location

LA-based Dave’s Hot Chicken, which will expand into Charlotte with 12 locations over the next five years, has its grand opening Friday in Plaza Midwood....

Now open: Summit Seltzer expands into new Uptown outpost with Queen City Grounds

Charlotte’s first seltzery is teaming up with local coffee shop, Queen City Grounds, to open its second taproom. The combo space, called The Landing at...