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PARENT TO KNOW: James Kopecky

James Kopecky recently completed his seventh season with Charlotte Ballet. In honor of Father’s Day this month, we caught up with the dancing dad to 3-year-old daughter, Hazel. James shares how he and wife Kate creatively avoid the word “no,”…

Where to See Fireworks in Charlotte: 2022

  June 22 Charlotte Symphony Concert and Fireworks Celebrate early this year and see the Charlotte Symphony perform this patriotic, mid-week concert, then stick around to see the fireworks. Free. 8:30 p.m. Truist Field, 324 S. Mint St.   July…

Yes, I Am a Stay-At-Home Dad

  Shannon Carpenter has been a stay-at-home dad for 14 years. "Initially, I was joking when I suggested to my wife that I stay home with our then 15-month-old son,” he says. “But the more we talked about it, the more…

WEEKENDER: North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands

North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands encompass five barrier islands—Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle Beach, Holden Beach, Oak Island, and Bald Head Island—along the southernmost stretch of North Carolina’s coast. It’s roughly three-and-a-half hours from Charlotte; from Ocean Isle Beach, you’re about halfway…

ROOM WE LOVE: The Pink Side

Alexis Warren’s client was pregnant with her second child when she hired the designer to transform a space above the attic into a bedroom for her 2-year-old daughter. She wanted it to be fun and youthful, but it also needed…

Consignment Shopping Charlotte in Summer 2022

(©Cottonbro/Pexels) Consignment Sales While most consignment sales take place in spring and fall, there are still a few you should know about this season. Tar Heel Kids Consignment returns to the Cabarrus Arena & Events Center July 27-31, and for…

THE PINT-SIZED FOODIE: An introduction to Calle Sol

Each month, our 8-year-old resident foodie visits a different Charlotte-area restaurant that’s kid-friendly—but not a kid-topia. He orders something he’s never tried before and reports back with his recommendations for kids and their parents. Here is his review of Calle…

THE MOM’S SPACE: Anxiety

We all get anxious. For some of us, it feels like a natural nervousness—think first day of school jitters. For others, it feels overwhelming and might be associated with diagnosable anxiety. Anxiety can be genetic and/or due to a significant…

Don't Miss These Summer 2022 Charlotte Festivals

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival May 21 More than 60 beer, 40 bourbon, and countless barbecue purveyors descend upon Ballantyne's Backyard for this 15th annual affair. All participants receive a souvenir glass, plus access to seminars with brew masters, master…

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