River Jam

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The U.S. National Whitewater River Center’s popular Whitewater River Jams are free concerts take place every Thursday and Saturday evening through the end of September. On both Thursdays and Saturdays, the music will go from 7p.m. to 10 p.m.

Christmas in July … in Uptown this weekend

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Christmas in July seems to be the scene this weekend in Uptown Charlotte. It’s so hot, why not? Here are our picks for cooling off: Christmas in July at Romare Bearden Park: Celebrate Christmas in July at this family friendly food truck rally and movie screening put on by Charlotte Center City Partners and the Charlotte Ballet. Event will feature … Read More

Metro Series opens at Brightwalk

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Check out the newest collection of homes at Brightwalk— the Metro three-story townhomes with garages offering stunning views of Uptown Charlotte. These beauties offer 2,190-2,306 square feet of living space and are available in 2 or 3 bedrooms (plus garages) and up to 3-5 baths. All from the mid $200s. The Metro model home is now open—take a look and … Read More

Brightwalk offerings

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Brightwalk continues to grow! Our Metro Product is from the $290s (three level town homes with 2 car garage) Single Family from the $270s Town Homes both 2 & 3 bedroom from the $170s To reach a sales consultant, please see below: Donice Blanton Cell:  704-400-1018 DBlanton@stanpac.com John George Cell:  704-309-6173 JGeorge@stanpac.com

Queen City Summer Cocktail Tour

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A new handcrafted cocktail promotional tour debuts in Charlotte in a few weeks, with a slew of local hot spots involved.  The Cheers to the Queen City Summer Cocktail Tour is a curated tour of the season’s handcrafted cocktails from Charlotte’s best restaurants and bars. To take part in the “self-guided tour” you just buy a pocket sized passbook giving you … Read More

Beat the heat at McColl Center

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Beat the heat this Saturday by joining the McColl Center for Art + Innovation for Open Studio Saturday, July 11 from noon to 4 p.m. Drop in and meet the artists-in-residence as they open their studio doors to you and your family talk about their work and creative process. Everybody is welcome and admission is free.

SkyShow 2015 4th Of July

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SkyShow 2015 returns to Uptown Charlotte with the largest Fourth of July fireworks display in the Southeast Saturday, July 4th at BB&T Ballpark. Team USA takes on Team Cuba, gates open at 5:00 PM. Baseball, fireworks and fun come together for SkyShow Charlotte! The SkyShow Street Party kicks of the celebration with live music, food, local vendors, a beer garden, inflatables, kid … Read More

XCLT — Proposed 26-mile trail across the county

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There’s a plan to build a trail that will lead from Pineville to uptown to Cabarrus County. The Cross Charlotte Trail, XCLT, is a proposed 26-mile trail stretching diagonally across the county. The details (from our friends at CharlotteFive): – The trail would stretch from Pineville in southwest Mecklenburg County to the Cabarrus County line, winding through uptown and areas like Park Road … Read More

Keeping Fido Cool

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It’s hot out there and while we’re all trying to keep cool, we need to remember Man’s Best Friend needs to stay cool too. Here are a few safety tips when taking your dog out in warm weather: Stay off Hot Pavement One major thing that many dog owners overlook when it’s sunny out is their dog’s feet. Paw pads … Read More

Think cool thoughts

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With the hot weather continuing this week and the official start of summer only this last Sunday, I’m dreaming of fall already: First regular season Charlotte Panthers football game at home is September 20. Cool breezes.