August 2009

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Brilliant!

Brilliant!

30 Geniuses. 25 Big Ideas. Citizen journalists,
locavores, reluctant environmentalists, a sustainability guru, smart-growth activists, and other big thinkers. Charlotte will never be the same Web Only Content

Edited by Richard Thurmond

Lost and Found

Lost and Found

When Luz Ma and Graham Beasley decided to start a family, they never dreamed they'd go to Russia and back. But that was nothing compared to the journey that awaited them when Luz Ma decided to find her son's birth parents

By Jenny Deam

departments

Life Lines
Our daughters are getting implants and going commando. Maybe they're just following our lead
By Laurie Prince

Education
Charter school KIPP Charlotte is using unorthodox methods to help students with poor academic backgrounds prepare for high school and college. It's working, and CMS is taking notes
By Sarah Crosland

 

buzz

Music
Singer-songwriter Jocelyn Ellis Web Only Content

Living
Long-distance love may not conquer all in a recession

Power
Charlotte's toughest cops

Chatter
Making money via multilevel marketing

Marketplace
The city's newest (and coolest) inventions

Fitness
The definitive guide to yoga in Charlotte Web Only Content
Fashion
Hot for hobo bags

Celebrity
Hollywood celebs don jewelry designer Laura James's goods

Travel
Paper Skyscraper co-owner's must-have travel accessories

Spotted
The city’s best party pics

Best Bets
This month’s hottest events

Agenda
What to do and see in August

dish

Local Flavor
Crave Dessert Bar offers sweet treats late night

Revisit
Ratcliffe on the Green goes French but stays local

A la Carte
News and gossip from the city's restaurant scene. Plus, Charlotte's restaurants are tweeting cool deals for diners

Nightlife
Web Only Content
Cosmos hits the 'burbs

Uncorked
Great (cheap!) wines for late summer

Guide
An extensive guide to Charlotte's dining scene