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Happy haunting Halloween party at SouthPark

SouthPark will offer Charlotte-area children a safe place to take part in Halloween activities as the Simon Kidgits Club® presents its annual Halloween event on Friday, October 31 from 5-8 p.m. Check out our delightfully frightful Halloween Guide “SouthPark is the perfect place for families looking for Halloween entertainment in ...

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Taco Bell beats fast food giants to online ordering

There's no need to wait for that order of grande nachos or the double-decker supreme taco as Taco Bell has joined the ranks of Pizza Hut and Domino's and is now offering an app for your late-night taco fix, taking their app further than both Burger King and McDonald's. Taco ...

It’s a happy Halloween birthday bash

Grab your broom sticks and party hats! In addition to being Halloween, October 31 is also Discovery Place's birthday. You can join the celebration with a fun-filled afternoon of spooky science activities, animal encounters with resident creepy critters, candy-free trick-or-treating and a showing of “Haunted House” in the 3D Theatre. ...

N.C. riverfront voted best in America

Wilmington, N.C. has been voted America’s Best Riverfront in the 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest sponsored by USA Today. It was a close battle between Wilmington and Spokane, Washington’s scenic riverfront, but the West Coast flare was no match for Wilmington’s southern charm. The stunning N.C. riverfront also beat ...

Top 20 BBQ Joints in the South

Discussing barbecue in the South can cause a lot of tension, even between friends. Southerners love their barbecue almost as much as their favorite college football team. Arguments over which region has the best base, seasoning or smoking technique can get pretty heated. Savory in the South: 100 Best Restaurants ...

Escape to Black Mountain

When we were researching Black Mountain, N.C. to decide if we would make the trip or not, we couldn’t find very specific information. So, we went with our gut and decided to wing it! And boy, are we glad that we did! This little town packs a big punch. WHAT ...

2014's 'Most Ridiculous Excuses For Skipping Work' list

We've all done it: called the boss prepared with a fake cough and sniffle, and came up with some excuse so we can enjoy a relaxing day off. But some excuses are just so far-fetched it's a surprise these workers had a job to go back to. For the 10th ...

Your birth season might determine your temperament

According to a new study, temperatures affect temperament: The season you're born in can determine what kind of general mood you have. But you might be a little surprised by which season indicates which mood.  We think summer lovin' ... well, that's only sort of true, according to this. The study says people born in ...

Gantt Center opens new exhibit highlighting African-American icons

On Wednesday, October 15, The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture will open “A Love Supreme: Robert Mars featuring Jay West.” The exhibit highlights a series of portraits of African-American icons that include Martin Luther King, Jr., Muhammad Ali, Lena Horne - Mars and West collaborated on ...

It's worth a detour: Salisbury

Less than an hour drive from Charlotte sits Salisbury, N.C., a quaint town that is totally worth taking a detour. Rich in history and home to the famous Cheerwine soda, Historic Salisbury makes you feel as though you’ve taken a step back in time. WHERE TO EAT: Local favorite, Hap’s ...

Kids admitted free at Sea Life Charlotte-Concord on Tuesdays

Sea Life Charlotte-Concord Aquarium is offering parents with young children a great deal each Tuesday this fall. One child will be admitted free with the purchase of an adult ticket. Additional children ages 3-12 cost only $5 each (up to 5 additional children). Adult tickets are also discounted at $14. ...

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