May 2008

 Best of the Best 2008

Best of the Best

The 2008 BOB Awards - your essential, indespensable guide to the best Charlotte has to offer 

 Of Kings and Kids

Of Kings and Kids

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools fosters one of the strongest chess programs in the country. And these kids are good 



Reminiscent of Charleston, but with more shopping and international flair, Washington D.C.’s little brother, Georgetown, makes for a great getaway 

Behind the NFC championships and Panthers blue, Mike Minter wants you to know he means business

In Every Issue

The Buzz

Spotlight Joey Logano likes to drive fast
Update Children step up and get involved in The Foundation for Tomorrow Toon In A handy guide to the primary
Money & Power Meet an Obamaniac. Plus, the Power Meter
Reality Check Breaking down the forgotten gubernatorial race
Play Get your bowl on. Plus, five ways to burn calories sans treadmills and barbells
QC Culture Compared to what our banks went through nearly 150 years ago, this economy is nothing. Also, meet the group commemorating Charlotte’s very own declaration of independence


To Die For Eight reasons Mom will love you this Mother's Day
In Search Of Four great auction houses to check out on your way to the beach Shopping Scene Reinventing the jewelry-meets-home-furnishings concept in SouthPark Shoptalk Jeffre Scott teams up with Mario Bedescu and opens a third boutique plus bridal galore at
Stylemaker One cool clutch morphs into a designer line of four chic handbags Obsession So long stretch marks? You gotta try this Shopping At INTERMIX debuts this month in SouthPark. Here’s what we're dying to buy
Fashion Seven ways to solve your cubicle-to-cocktail woes
City Seen Looking good at M5 plus Chef’s Best and Calvin Brock

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Charlotte Guides

Spotlight More than 100 artists in one place
Best Bets
One folk rocker, a Carolina staple, food and wine, and a Broadway hit
Calendar What to do this month
Conversation John Boy speaks out about being forever known as a Walton

Eat, Drink
Revisit Don't be fooled: 131 Main isn't your ordinary chain
Wine of the Month Argentenian wines continue to rock
Quick Bite No place to buy a decent salad? Look no further
The Dish Zink gets revamped, City Tavern closes, and Dean & DeLuca does catering
Global Table Peruvian eats in a most unassuming atmosphere
In Season Four tips and one recipe for all those strawberries 
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