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Memories of Brooklyn

A black man’s search for the “warmth of other suns” leads him back to his Southern roots

The Death of the Southern Accent? (At Least in These Parts)

And the rise of a new way of looking at language

From Rust Belt to Bible Belt

The long shadow of steel country

Is Charlotte Southern?

Jim Szoke: The Voice of the Panthers

Meet the man who has been narrating the team's games since 1995

In the Rearview Mirror: Busing in Charlotte

The Fall of the Lions

When busing ended, West Charlotte High School went from being a model for the nation to a problem the city has yet to solve

The Long Ride

What riding the bus taught me

The Story of Charlotte, Part 5: Blood’s Bedroom

Charlotte avoids becoming a battlefield during the Civil War. But as the South is decimated, the city becomes a place of refuge for the Confederacy—including, in the end, the fleeing president from a nation that never was

Adjustable-Rate Suburbs

Where more for less is becoming more for more

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden's Sculpture Exhibition

ZimSculpt on display at Belmont garden

The Many Faces of Bojangles’ Coliseum

A look back at the venue's history, before it changes again

Herrin Brothers Ice: A Family Legacy

The new light rail won’t destroy a company that has been heating and cooling NoDa for 85 years

Richmond, Revisited

Exploring the cultural transformation of the former capital of the Confederacy

50 Things Every Charlottean Should Do

The Story of Charlotte, Part 4: Whistles to War

Charlotte’s fight for the railroad, and the bigger battles that follow

Period.

The man who writes obituaries, the people who hire him, and what we learn from our last words

Wheels Through Time

From the executive editor

Welcome to the World, Son

A father’s letter to the greatest thing in the world

Around Town: Matthews

Fresh food, fresh faces, and an old way of life preserved

Riding the Waves at the U.S. National Whitewater Center

Despite the center’s ups and downs, Jeff Wise stays steady at the helm

Soccer for the Masses

The Guinness International Champions Cup comes to Charlotte

LYNX Blue Line Extension: What You Need to Know

This spring, the light rail extension began taking shape in NoDa. Here’s what you need to know about the train that will connect uptown to UNC Charlotte

Ahead of Her Time: Pauli Murray at the Levine

A new exhibit highlights groundbreaking activism

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Poking the Hornet's Nest

Greg Lacour on Politics

A Screwing In Three Acts

Three stories illustrate the priorities of our increasingly corporatized public sector.

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Robert Hobgood's Judicial Triumph

The judge's school voucher ruling was a sterling example of clarity, succinctness, and constitutionality.

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The Coal Ash Bill's Three Big Loopholes

The legislature passed a bill to regulate coal ash. Sadly, it's practically toothless.

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Way Out

Dispatches in Inanity from Jeremy Markovich

Why Was This WWII Bomber Circling My House?

No really. I have a picture and everything.

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It Has To Be Everything

The Charlotte Hornets revealed their new uniforms, which are great and terrible, no matter what.

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Patrick Cannon, The Selfie and The Future

Charlotte's recently-convicted ex-mayor is going to federal prison. Can a big smile soften the blow?

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Trade & Tryon

Where Charlotte business, politics, and media intersect

Some Things We Love about the August Issue

How the August 2014 issue became one of our most popular ever

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Editor Beats Publisher in Company Bowling Outing

Related: Magazine people are terrible bowlers

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Nominate the Charlottean of the Year

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