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Arrr ye ready to talk like a pirate for a free Krispy Kreme doughnut?

Friday, September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day and any swashbucklers with a sweet tooth may want to head to Krispy Kreme Doughnuts.  The chain is offering one free glazed doughnut to any lad or lass who dares to talk like a pirate or wear an eye patch. Even ...

Your pumpkin spice latte probably doesn't include pumpkin

Ahhhh, the token drink of fall ... the pumpkin spice latte. The smell of pumpkin and cinnamon fill your nostrils ... until you read reports that it's not actually pumpkin.  McDonald's pumpkin spice syrup contains all sorts of hard-to-pronounce things like annatto extract, which it lists as a color, preservative potassium sorbate ...

New brewery taps ‘Olde’ space for its location

Sugar Creek Brewing Company is set to open its doors for business this weekend in the space left vacant by Olde Mecklenburg Brewery when it moved to a new and bigger facility.  Founded by Joe Vogelbacher, Eric Flanigan, and Todd Franklin, Sugar Creek Brewing is Charlotte’s first Belgian-inspired brewery. It ...

A taste of Italy in the Yadkin Valley

Join Raffaldini Vineyards for their 9th annual Festa Italiana on Saturday, September 20, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. The event will celebrate Italian culture, food, art and music. Local food vendors will be selling authentic Italian pastas, sandwiches and brick oven pizzas. North Carolina celebrates Wine and Grape Month ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Cupertino, Calif. The iPhone 6 will have a screen measuring 4.7 inches, while the iPhone 6 Plus will be 5.5 inches. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Six Smartphones That Cost Less Than the iPhone 6

If you’re anything like me, well, seek therapy. Seriously, though, if you’re anything like me, you were pretty excited to see Apple unveil two new iPhones a couple days ago: Big and Bigger, otherwise known as the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. You were less excited, though, about the pricing: ...

Ditch Your Pricey Gym Membership for These Top Alternatives

Is there a way to tone your arms and legs without it costing an arm and a leg? Can you trim the fat while trimming your budget? Could this wordplay get any worse? The answers to these questions are yes, yes, and God I hope not. Here are a handful ...

North Carolina celebrates Wine and Grape Month

Whether it’s sipping a favorite N.C. wine or enjoying grapes directly off the vine, there are plenty of ways for people to celebrate N.C. Wine and Grape Month in September. “Many people know about North Carolina’s history of grape production, but they may not realize there is also a vibrant ...

Get chills and thrills at SCarowinds

Each fall, Carowinds ups the thrills and chills when it transforms into the terrifying SCarowinds, the premiere Halloween event in the Carolinas.   Fears come alive as you enter the darkest of dwellings of haunted mazes or walk through terrifying scare zones and come face to face with monsters, creatures and ...

Fans will be buzzin' about the Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets will host a two-day, jam session-style fan fest October 24-25 at the Charlotte Convention Center, to commemorate the return of the Hornets and the beginning of the team’s 2014-15 season. Buzz Fest will be a highly interactive jam session atmosphere that will feature live music and performances ...

Local Eats: Round Bistro is well worth the trip

OK, everyone!  Close your books and pack your things, it’s time for a field trip!  This week, we’re going west, out to the unexplored wilds of Gaston County, to discover a chef-driven restaurant where some of the most creative cooking in the region is taking place. Of course, if the ...

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