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The Melting Pot: Southern & Not-Southern Food

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 Long Ride

What riding the bus taught me

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 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

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Poking the Hornet's Nest

Greg Lacour on Politics

A Twist of Duke Energy's Arm

Duke this week announced a massive series of solar projects. They didn't mention the law required it.

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Grass Roots

Some 'fracking supporters' show up at a hearing in Cullowhee. Turns out they were bused in from a homeless shelter in Winston-Salem.

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Duke Energy Gets It Right

We've had a lot of reason to complain about Duke Energy this year. We ought to note when the company gets it right.

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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

Now Hiring: Senior Editor, Charlotte magazine

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Jerry Richardson's Tears

The Echo Foundation’s Award Against Indifference, the Panthers’ owner, and a statement on domestic violence

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West Charlotte Lions Speak Out

Alumni respond to story on the end of desegregation

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