January 2012

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Loretta Swit Talks about Love, Loss, and What I Wore

An intimate look at women’s wardrobes and the memories associated with them

3 Days of Thunder at the NASCAR Hall of Fame

The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony moves to January, and NASCAR will celebrate for three days

Best Bets January 2012

Your best bets of what to see and do this month

Hackerspace Charlotte: A Tinkerer’s Paradise and Haven for Intellectual Curiosity

In NoDa, the most dangerous question you can ask is, "What's that?" It's also the most fun

Shop Talk with Cigi Guzman

Talking shop with designer Cigi Guzman about her new "speak-easy" boutique

Bernardin’s: An Uptown Surprise

Uptown's newest eatery is the city’s latest destination for preshow dining

Go Camel Couture

Ditch the dark trenches and scarves in favor of these camel-hair coats and accessories

Charlotte Buses Beat the System

Some Charlotte buses now have a fancy gizmo that allows them to change red lights to green lights on the busiest routes

Bullies Beware of Karate Kids

One local sensei is promoting karate to combat bullies, but is that wise?

Drinks with Augusto Conte

The Italian owner of Luce, MezzaNotte, Coco Osteria, and Toscana toasts to sixteen years in the business

The Professor and the President

Carol Quillen is both. She’s also Davidson’s first female president and the first non-Davidson alum to hold the office since 1957. The college she takes over has a budding national reputation, but it remains curiously apart from Charlotte. She aims to grow the former and fix the latter

Local Flavor: Savory Spice

Getting spicy in South End

Skiing a Slippery Slope

It’s the time of year when talented skiers hit the slopes. Occasionally, I’m out there too

Gnocchi: You Say Potato

January is the perfect month for gnocchi, and these five restaurants do it right

Veg Out on Upscale Vegan

No longer relegated to the markets, vegans now have some fine-dining choices

Color Coded Technology

Angela Benton, a former Charlotte dot-com entrepreneur turned Silicon Valley exec, is introducing minorities to the world of tech startups

Mane Squeeze: Hudson E. Hudson Salon

Welcome Charlotte's swanky new chop shop

What's Next for the GOP?

Are Mecklenburg County Republicans really an endangered species?

2012 Spring Arts Preview

Warning: our Spring Arts Preview may induce the best kind of déjà vu

A Guide to Private Schools

Application season is here, and with that in mind we have com- piled a comprehensive, detailed guide to most of the area private schools

Cracked Crowns: 2011's Top Stupid/Crazy Moments

When someone buys a block of wood thinking it's an iPad and someone else shoots himself in the leg on a date, you know it's been a good year for stupid