Month: November 2022

We have much to be thankful for

John Quinney, Publisher and President What a difference a year makes in the life of a community newspaper. Just 12 months ago, deep in year two of the pandemic, we learned that our editor was leaving. After working with six editors in nine years, we knew that the position wasn’t a part-time gig, despite being

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Three precepts which guide school

Naomi Strada, (Condensed by Tom Scatchard) For the broader Charlotte community, it may be useful to understand the precepts which guide their local school. Simply stated, the core beliefs at Charlotte are: We take care of ourselves; we take care of others; we take care of this place. We take care of ourselves. Throughout the

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EV trip proves to be EZ

Tom Scatchard, Contributor We never knew there was a southern section of the Outer Banks, but last year Ebeth and I visited Beaufort, N.C., a beautiful town located a ferry ride away from Cape Lookout National Seashore. This year, we decided to escape November stick season by driving our Hyundai Ioniq 5 electric vehicle (EV)

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How to Get Your Skin Holiday Ready

It’s that time of year again! Outshine the lights this holiday season by giving your skin some tender love and care! Here at The Skin Center, we offer an extensive selection of non-surgical procedures that will have your skin healthy, radiant and glowing just in time for the holiday season! As a Charlotte magazine BOB Winner for “Best

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DESIGN: A Spa-Like Retreat in a Mint Hill Home

Inna Kovalinskiy designs a contemporary space in grand style Photos by Katherine Elena Photography Inna Kovalinskiy spent almost a year working on her clients’ new French country-inspired estate in Mint Hill. Her team at Kovalinskiy Design, led by her husband and general contractor Vitaliy, built the 4,000-square-foot home along the neoclassical lines Kovalinskiy is known

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Charlotte Magazine’s Holiday Gift Guide: 2022

Cheryse TerryArchive2023 Beatties Ford Road, Ste. D  “I like to call Archive a culture shop,” owner Cheryse Terry said a few days after she opened Archive in August. “It’s a place that welcomes all but is a celebration of the Black experience.” Terry has collected Black memorabilia—vintage magazines, books, records, action figures, toys, and more—for

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Plan Your Post-Holidays Renewal at Montage Palmetto Bluff

A stay at Montage Palmetto Bluff can bring many things: There’s certainly recreation on the 20,000-acre property, whether you’re on the water, the golf course, or seeking wildlife sightings. Elsewhere, you’ll find boutique shopping and diverse dining experiences, with regional and international flavors. For some, though, the main aim is relaxation and renewal—especially after a

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