August 2010

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Back in the Day with the Avett Brothers: The Video

Photographer Daniel Coston discusses his years of photographing the Avett Brothers in this exclusive video

Soccer Spot

Get your fill of football (both American and international) at uptown's new pub

Bon Appétit at Georges Brasserie

Georges Brasserie, SouthPark's newest restaurant, offers traditional French fare in an inviting venue

Cheater, Cheater

An online dating site for the unfaithful is thriving in Charlotte

Stylish Seats

Shawna Robinson's Happy Chairs feature vibrant fabrics on vintage chairs

Brand New Boutique

Get yourselves To SouthPark mall, style mavens, because Tory Burch has come to town.

In the Bag

Tired of toting around your nighttime necessities in a bulky day bag? Roomy enough to hold anything you may need, these evening bags and clutches will have you waving farewell to your hulk of a hobo and enjoying the evening’s festivities with free arms.

The Last Night at Sir Edmond Halley's - a Eulogy

Fulfilling Food

Fran Scibelli's Dilworth restaurant offers flavorful comfort food in a charming, neighborhood atmosphere

Where are They Now?

Rasslers, rogues, and rapscallions. The original Hornets and Panthers. A guy in a Speedo, a serial killer, and The Group who built modernday Charlotte. We tracked down 70 newsmakers from the past few decades, and their stories spill over the following 24 pages

I Can See the Future

Or I can just make stuff up, which is much more fun


Darryl and Ricky Childers were hometown heroes, football stars at Davidson, and friends. One was in the Peace Corps, the other a banker thinking about seminary. Then came the tragedy of October 22, 2009

Leave 'Em Laughing

This issue marks a changing of the guard of sorts.

Best Bets


In the 1970s and 1980s, under the leadership of promoter Jim Crockett Sr., Charlotte was a hot spot for professional wrestling, just as the "sport" was beginning to take off. Even after Ted Turner bought Crockett's company and moved it to Atlanta, many "rasslers" stuck around.

Vacation Therapy

It takes work to keep families strong. Work, and a good old-fashioned family vacation

Almost Famous

How a local band is trying to go from busking to the big time