February 2013

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Pieces of You

In Dilworth, history becomes art

Meet Milwaukee, Charlotte's Midwestern Twin

This spring, escape to Milwaukee, which, as it turns out, is a lot like Charlotte

50 Best Places to Drink Craft and Local Beer in Charlotte

From bars to breweries, brewpubs to bottle shops, your complete guide to best places to drink and buy craft and local beer in Charlotte

Charlotte's Hidden History

Revealing little-known historical facts about the Queen City

Clearing the Air

June Blotnick is waging an anti-smog crusade

Justice Deferred

A grand jury indicted Jerry Lee Brooks on charges that he committed a series of rapes in Charlotte—more than 30 years ago. If a conviction follows, it will be the highest profile—and most bizarre—victory for CMPD’s groundbreaking sexual assault cold case

Taking Flight

With crayons and tissue paper, kids wade into the immigration debate

Emerald City

How to wear emerald, the Pantone the color of the year

Housemade Charcuterie

Here's where to find the hottest food trend--house-cured and -smoked meats

Cheers! A Guide to the Local and Craft Beer Scene in Charlotte

Local beer is the toast of the town right now, and the craze shows no signs of slowing. Can the Queen City become Craft Beer City?

Best Bets February 2013

Your best bets of what to see and do this month

Captivating in Cap Toe

For this season's hottest footwear trend, look to the toe

Blank Canvas: Fashion by Design

A former architect and interior designer open Blank Canvas, a new men’s and women’s clothing boutique in Charlotte's South End

Carnival-Inspired Fare At Whisky River

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s bar unveils a new menu with—surprise!—a carnival theme

Vine American Kitchen

New Ballantyne concept Vine American Kitchen takes on the traditional steakhouse

Myth Busters

A Plaza Midwood firm debunks myths about the Maya calendar

Chasing Queen Charlotte

I wanted to believe our groundhog was different, that she meant something

Get Pickled

Sour, spicy, or sweet, pickled veggies taste fresh and bright--even in the depths of winter

Tapping In: Wine from a Keg

Two local restaurants tap into a new trend--wine from a keg

Meet Tom Hanchett: Charlotte's Dr. History

Tom Hanchett, staff historian at Levine Museum of the New South and interpreter of Charlotte’s last 100 years, says the city’s history “is begging to be told.” Got time for a story?

My Favorite Things: Charlotte's Collectors of Kitsch

They are Charlotte’s premier collectors of kitsch (except for the guy with the custom bikes—that's just boss). Lava lamps, Frankenstein figurines, velvet paintings, Simpsons memorabilia—the collections are fun, weird, and not even especially valuable. But every single action figure and poster is a piece of the collector’s childhood—gone, but not forgotten