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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


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

Top Doctors 2014

The Story of Charlotte, Part 3: The Corrupting Treasure

Two hundred years before Charlotte becomes a banking hub, a gold rush gives the city its first taste of wealth

The Story of Charlotte

Joe DeLamielleure Wants to Live

But will his brain let him?

Friend of a Friend: Project Life

About 23 million people are on the bone marrow donor registry. But to those who can’t find a match, that’s not enough. Now, some of Charlotte’s most influential people are rallying around one of their own to build the list of a lifetime

A Year and Change

From the executive editor

Anthony Foxx: All Roads Lead to Washington

A year ago, he was still Charlotte's mayor. Now settled into his job as U.S. Secretary of Transportation, the West Charlotte graduate has the task of addressing perhaps the most important question for America’s future: How are we going to get around?

Bank of America Stadium By the Numbers

Just in time for an international soccer game, the Panthers’ stadium gets a facelift

The Writing Life: Morri Creech

How a Queens University professor fell in love with words

Time Capsules

Fifty years ago, the mayor wrote a letter to the people of 2014. It makes us wonder: What would we say to the people of the future?

Coulwood: Home on the Ranch

A neighborhood that reminds us how Charlotte used to be

Queen City Forward: Where Business Meets Art

Charles Thomas's group supports startups that have a social conscience. He’s also a professional photographer and arts educator. Here, he discusses how his varied passions intersect

Are We Burger-Obsessed?

12 burgers, two bloggers, twin brothers, a look at where our beef comes from, and something for the vegetarians

This Fair Land: Pinehurst

Reflections of Pinehurst, and the Grace of Golf

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Poking the Hornet's Nest

Greg Lacour on Politics

The First Step Toward Same-Sex Marriage in North Carolina

A Very Large Array of political stories, including a step toward same-sex marriage and a Republican mayor's march on Washington against his own party.


Roundup: President Pat (Ha!), Immigration, Hagan's Strategy, Bill James' 'Tell'

A grab bag: McCrory, Hagan, sales taxes, and drilling, baby, drilling


Hooray, Beer!

The Charlotte City Council opens the door for a new craft brewery wave. When will the beer bubble burst?


Way Out

Dispatches in Inanity from Jeremy Markovich

Why Was This WWII Bomber Circling My House?

No really. I have a picture and everything.


It Has To Be Everything

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


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?


Trade & Tryon

Where Charlotte business, politics, and media intersect

Rooted: Charlotte magazine essay to be included in new book

Virginia Brown among list of writers in 27 Views of Charlotte: The Queen City in Prose & Poetry


Poll: The Kenan Gay Trial


Heroin: Behind the Headlines

Before Philip Seymour Hoffman died, it was a taboo topic. Now it's making national headlines


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