June 2009

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Eat Cheap!

Eat Cheap!

Yes, you can eat well for less. From (great) burgers and fries to banh mi to dolmades to frog legs to a smoked duck wrap, here are 58 places with big flavors and tiny prices. Plus, a guide to great taquerias and how to drink cheap wine every night of the week

Edited by Richard Thurmond

Total Kid

Total Kid

Not every kid likes the same things. So we set out to find the very best stuff around for a whole spectrum of youngsters. From what to eat and where to shop to where to take them on a Saturday afternoon, we’ve got you (and your kid) covered

By Jen Pilla Taylor

Lenny McAllister

Get Right With Lenny

Self-professed "hip-hop Republican" Lenny McAllister finds himself at the center of a gathering political storm. But it's nothing compared to the tempests that he’s had to overcome in his personal life

By Melissa Hankins

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First Person
As an aunt, I’ve learned some lessons about hosting nieces and nephews. Here are five ideas for how to enjoy time with the youngest generation
By Laurie Prince

People
Pioneering gallery owner Christie Taylor wants to make Charlotte more curious
By Richard Maschal

Listen to Christie Taylor discuss her ideas on how to make Charlotte more curious. Web Only Content

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Sports
The millionaire bull rider Web Only Content

Power
Twitter power players you should be following Web Only Content

Living
Strange bedfellows: moving home in the recession

Music
Local bands for everyone. Plus, open-mic nights

Fitness
Ultimate guide to tennis Web Only Content

Travel
Revisiting Nashville

Spotted
The city's best party pics

Fashion
Hot looks for everything outdoors

Trends
Shop dogs are everywhere

Shopping
Baby stuff gets a makeover

Beauty
This summer’s must-have beauty products

Best Bets
This month's hottest events

Agenda
What to do and see in June

dish

Now Open
Basil Thai Cuisine brings new flavor uptown

Uncorked
The mysterious petite sirah

Quick Bite
Jake's Good Eats offers just that

Nightlife
Two clubs for the price of one

Alfresco Dining
Dine (for less!) outside this summer

Guide
An extensive guide to Charlotte's dining scene