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5 Charlotte Festivals to Visit in June

Charlotte Black Film Festival Hilton Charlotte University Place Hotel and online June 23-26, Tickets $20-129, charlotteblackfilmfestival.com Tommy Nichols created the festival in 2010 after attending a presentation by Ronnie Bryant, then-CEO…

To the Bitter South End: A Night Out in Charlotte

I moved here from Minneapolis in January and had not yet experienced the delights of Charlotte nightlife. What follows is an account of my baptism by mozzarella sticks, soccer hooligans, Korean liquor, karaoke, and tennis shoes that I swear were white when the evening began

Here Are the 2022 BOB Awards: The Best of the Best in Charlotte

We’ve made it through the last couple of years semi-intact, at least; the torrent of mask requirements, variants, and guidelines that seemed to change with the winds recalibrated our lifestyles and habits, not to mention where we desperately sought diversion. Yet business owners and proprietors made do, and we celebrate them with the 2022 BOBs, our annual compendium of the Best of the Best in food, entertainment, shopping, and just plain living. That we can still do, and good luck to whatever might keep us from trying.

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