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Our guide for navigating the N.C. State Fair

Ferris wheels, farm animals and fried food — we’re giving you the rundown of the N.C. State Fair. Going to the State Fair is a treat no matter how old...

How to spend 48 hours in Charlotte with Katy and Joe Kindred

This story is proudly presented by Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority – our partner in exploring the Queen City. Snag some itinerary inspiration for...

Weekday planner: 28 fun things to do this week, including the State Fair

This Weekday Planner is proudly presented by EchoPark Automotive. Don’t plan your day around car shopping – with EchoPark, you can find your new car in...

9 upcoming drag shows in Charlotte — including a Hocus Pocus-themed dinner

From celebrity impressions to murder mysteries, there’s a wide range of upcoming drag shows to choose from. Here are 9 performances from now through...

Weekender: 27 fun things to do in Charlotte this weekend

The Weekender is proudly presented by Charlotte Motor Speedway, hosting the free monthly cruise-in, Cars And Coffee, this Saturday from 7-10am. Car...

6 cool new plant shops in Charlotte

Since the start of the pandemic, a number of new plant shops have sprouted up around town. And the good news is you don’t have to have a green thumb in...

Spooky season guide: 13 haunted attractions within driving distance of Charlotte

For many Halloween enthusiasts, myself included, October is synonymous with spooky season. If you enjoy the adrenaline rush from getting scared, this is the...

Hispanic heritage is celebrated every day at Salud, a Dominican-owned brewery in NoDa

The “Best Beer Bar in the U.S.” is in NoDa, and it’s owned by a Dominican woman. As soon as you walk into Salud Cerveceria, you can feel the...

Weekday planner: 25 things to do in Charlotte this week

This Weekday Planner is proudly presented by Bud Light. Get ready to cheer on the Panthers this Sunday with a case of Bud Light in the cooler. This...

Outdoor guide: 11 best hikes for fall foliage this year, all within 3 hours of Charlotte

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

Bitty & Beau’s Coffee opens this week in South End

Bitty & Beau’s, a coffee shop that employs individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, opens October 9 in South End’s Design...

Weekender: 20 things to do this weekend, including concerts and a hot sauce expo

The Weekender is proudly presented by Charlotte Motor Speedway, home of the Bank of America ROVAL™ 400 this Sunday. Adult tickets are $49+ and kids’...