September 2009

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From Dusk Till Dawn

From Dusk Till Dawn

The days may be getting cooler, but the nightlife in Charlotte is definitely heating up. From charming spots to sip your first cocktail of the evening to a do-it-yourself Bloody Mary bar perfect for the next morning, this is your total guide to a night out in the city.

Edited by Sarah Crosland

Neon Nights

Neon Nights

This fall's fashions leave little doubt about one thing: like it or not, the 1980s are back. Stylish dresses, dark denim, and dramatic jewels fit right in at the hip new Fillmore Charlotte and Halo nightclub at the North Carolina Music Factory.

Produced by Sarah Crosland with Melissa Lamkin

Choose Your Own Adventure

Choose Your Own Adventure

When it comes to adventure travel, everyone is different -- some like it easy and some like adrenaline-packed vacations. Here are eleven trips, from kite surfing to dog sledding to snorkeling, each one appropriate for even the most (un)adventurous types. So choose your own and have the time of your life doing it.

Edited by Blake Miller


What happens after we die? Your religion may have one idea. Controversial Bishop John Spong, a Charlotte native, has another Web Only Content
By Miriam Durkin

Trust us: you do not want to see one of these nurses. Because if you do, it's probably the worst day of your life Web Only Content
By Jeremy Markovich


Behind the McColl Center's artists-in-residence Web Only Content

Governor Perdue makes good on (some) promises

Americana musician Bill Noonan makes a comeback Web Only Content

Living without the country club. Plus, a summer reading list gets political

An inside look at Duke Energy's Power Tower

Fall preview
The definitive guide to this fall's best and brightest events

One-shoulder dresses are cool this fall

Stylish kicks for men

Locally made soaps and scrubs for your summer-worn skin

Self-serve your pet at these doggie wash spots

Yogawear gets hip. Plus, Madewell opens its doors

Best Bets
This month's hottest events

What to do and see in September


Local Flavor
How one Charlotte family is creating an Asian-fusion cuisine empire

A la Carte
News and gossip from the city's restaurant scene. Plus, fresh side ideas for your next tailgate

Now Open
Fran Scibelli is back to baking in her new Dilworth restaurant

Brown bagging your lunch just got cool—and healthful Web Only Content

The city's savviest restaurant listings