Dining with Chef Kardea Brown and her New Gullah Supper Club

Brown, a Charleston native, has been crisscrossing the country serving Gullah-Geechie-inspired meals since 2015. She recently stopped in Charlotte.

In honor of the sweet, delicious cake

I knew at an early age that baking cakes was not in my future, but eating them was something I […]

The 3 best things I ate last week

During a busy week of eating out, our food writer Desiree Rew tries quail & waffles, apple pie topped with cheddar cheese and a Spanish corn that was crazy delicious.

5 ways to have big fun during an airport layover

I love airports. There, I said it. When going on a trip, even if it’s just a 1-hour-15-minute jaunt to […]

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‘God first, Livingstone second’

Founder’s Day speaker Judge J. Carlton Cole spoke through tears as he told how Livingstone College influenced his life.


A peek inside Firehouse Bar & Lounge, soon to be Charlotte’s newest hot spot

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I can’t keep rolling my eyes at today’s headlines; it’s starting to hurt

Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?


Why women should weight train

As a fitness professional, I enjoy seeing others reach their fitness goals — weight loss, gaining strength, revving up their...


Churches must do more to promote health and healing, says World Council of Churches official

Dr. Mwai Makoka, in Charlotte to study Mecklenburg County's Village HeartBEAT program, said the church must “embrace a new paradigm”...


Hometown dancer soars with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

On Feb. 27 and 28, Jacquelin Harris and the esteemed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater perform in the city where...


5K Foam Fest Charlotte NC 2018
24th Annual Brotherhood/Sisterhood Celebration – Charlotte Section National Council of Negro Women, Inc.
R&B Ladies Extravaganza
Community Forum on Charlotte Sheriff Race
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