May 2012

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Has Charlotte Gone Bananas?

As business leaders celebrate the arrival of Chiquita’s headquarters and continue to lionize Dole Food Company’s David Murdock, a new documentary raises questions about the history of each corporation

A Taste of the Exotic: Levant Mediterranean Cuisine

Levant Mediterranean Cuisine brings upscale Middle Eastern cuisine to uptown—in a setting that feels worlds away

2012 BOB Awards: The Best of the Best

Back for Thirds: Blackthorne Restaurant & Bar

Chef Mark Hibbs returns to the city’s culinary scene

CMPD Gets a Handle on Twitter

It's a brave new world with social media

The Art of Fashion

Art meets fashion in this stylish interpreta- tion of Sam Francis’s 1956 abstract Composition: Yellow and Red, on exhibit at the Bechtler

Drinks with Birdie Yang

The owner and sake sommelier of Yama Asian Fusion tells us about his most recent accolade—Advanced Sake Professional—over a bottle of Pride of the Village Junami Ginjo.

Faces of the Denied

For forty-five years ending in 1974, the state of North Carolina sterilized 7,600 men and women it deemed unfit to bear children. Some were labeled “feeble-minded” or “easy prey.” Others were designated as poor. At least one had been raped at age thirteen and was sterilized when her baby was delivered. In May, the state legislature could vote on whether or not to compensate victims. Up to 2,000 are still alive. Meet eight of them

Worst of the Worst

From a mechanical bull to a ridiculous unsolved robbery, here are a few things that didn’t make into this month’s cover feature

Lacrosse, the Next Big Thing?

A pro sports franchise ushers in a new era of lacrosse in Charlotte

Battleground for Volunteers

Charlotte’s home to both the Democratic National Convention and a strong Obama presidential campaign. Separately, they’re competing for your support

Real Estate's Silver Lining: Decreases in Sales Prices and Interest Rates

With home prices still down, opportunities abound close to uptown

Barrows on Sports: Tom Sorensen and Us

As Charlotte has grown up as a sports city, Tom Sorensen has been there for the sports fan, chronicling, interpreting, and making us laugh