August 2015

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Marc Jacksina: A Chef and His Kitchen

The Earl's Grocery chef shares some of his favorite things

Modern. Southern. Baptists.

Park Road Baptist Church sits just one mile from where the world’s most famous Southern Baptist grew up. But this isn’t your usual Baptist church, and husband-and-wife duo Russ and Amy Jacks Dean aren’t your usual Baptist ministers

Beyond the Banks

Charlotte is sometimes criticized for being too corporate. But those critics haven't taken the time to get to know the people who work in our largest industry. Meet eight Charlotte-area residents who are people first and bankers second

Playing Chef: Aaron Rivera

His transformation from kid in chef’s whites to restaurateur

School Ties: Back-to-School Shopping

The New American Banker: Andree Taylor

He was a fast-rising young businessman when he moved to Charlotte in 2005. Over the past 10 years, he’s changed alongside the banking industry

Man of the World: Joël Gallegos

As assistant provost of UNCC’s international programs, he sports a classic style

Breaking the Rules at Futo Buta

South End ramen house mixes authenticity with creativity

Dog Heaven: Day Care for Canines

A guide to local services

The Mythology of Place

A father learns that even after moving to the South, the next generation’s regional identity is somewhere inside its electronic devices

Around Towns: Shelby

Here in a little town west of Charlotte, you can still hear the sounds of Earl Scruggs and Don Gibson, you can eat some of the best barbecue in the South, and you can read the stories of people who built North Carolina. And a funny thing is happening: These classics are giving the town all the energy of youth

Last Land on 485: The Oehler Family Farm

One farming family watched Interstate 485 creep closer to them from both sides for nearly three decades, until their land was the last link in the loop. They never protested. They never tried to stop it. But when they saw the road open in early June, a piece of their family was lost

Bursting With Pride

How Charlotte created the third-largest LGBTQ pride event in the South

Yoga for the Rest of Us

One woman’s search for Charlotte’s laziest yoga class

Cool Bites: Best Salads in Charlotte

The best salads to sate our parched palates