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Essay: Who Rules This City?

There is no singular story of women. The women leading the Queen City are not just the individuals elected to public office. They’re the farmers, the community organizers, the doctors, chefs, and inventors. And they’re calling the shots
January 2019

Watch Them Run: More Women Than Ever Are in Office. What's Next?

In 2017, women filled the streets of uptown carrying neon posters and wearing pink knit hats. Two years later, more women than ever before ran for and won positions in public office, and now they’re settling into their roles as representatives, senators, council members, and commissioners. After the so-called Year of the Woman, will the shift yield change?
January 2019

ICE’s Charlotte Clampdown

Federal immigration officials arrested two undocumented immigrants at the Mecklenburg County courthouse Wednesday, leading to outrage from Charlotte’s immigrant community.
January 2019

An Excerpt from Tommy Tomlinson's THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM

At almost 50 years old, he weighed 460 pounds. In his debut book, the local writer examines his enduring love affair with fast food and attempts to break his addiction
January 2019

Charlotteans Recount 'The Miracle on the Hudson'

Our strongest connection with New York was once our shared pain from the banking collapse. But on a cold afternoon in January 2009, an airplane that took off from LaGuardia hit a flock of geese, and landed in the Hudson River
January 2019

A Night Out in … Wesley Heights

January 2019

Direct Flight: A Trip to the Bahamas, Where the Atlantic and Caribbean Meet

A remote island there is now reachable via direct flight
January 2019

Q&A: Ty Pennington on Charlotte, Design Trends, and the Southern Spring Home & Garden Show

January 2019

Who Marked Up the Cross Charlotte Trail When We Weren’t Looking?

Charlotte City Council members were stunned this week to learn that a critical community development project needs three times the money they thought it would.
January 2019

Hello, 2019. You Look a Lot Like 2018.

Traffic, criminal justice, and housing issues won’t leave Charlotte with the new year.
January 2019