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RECIPE: Chef Drew Ward's Pasta Carbonara

As executive chef at Brewers at 4001 Yancey and corporate executive chef of Artisinal Brewing Ventures, Drew Ward writes menus for nine taprooms including Southern Tier, Victory, and Bold Rock. At home, his sons Jared, 12, and Ryan, 10, request…

ADVICE: Why Does My Kid Struggle with Anxiety?

Our children’s fear and anxiety can often lead to behaviors that leave us scratching our heads and asking ourselves, “Why is my kid doing that?” Anxiety is easier to spot and diagnose, but sensory issues can get overlooked. That’s why…

ROOM WE LOVE: A Little Girl's Dream House

It was a dream job for designer Melissa Lee and her team at New South Home: A single dad had two empty rooms in his Ballantyne Tudor that he wanted to transform into something special for his 7-year-old daughter. “He…

Parent to Know: Roxy Te

If you don’t already follow her furniture brand Society Social on instagram, you need to. Founder and creative director Roxy Te’s collection of sorbet-colored accent chairs, grasscloth dressers, rattan bookcases, and Scalamandre pillows will make you want to add pops…

Where to Find Easter Brunch in Charlotte

Haymaker Enjoy a special three-course, prix fixe menu on Easter Sunday with mains like steak and eggs, pan roasted crab cakes, and more. Make a reservation online for one of three seatings: 10 a.m., noon, and 2 p.m. Brunch is…

In Step with… Jay and Miketa Davis

Jay and Miketa Davis are spouses and co-owners of the wildly popular LuLu’s Maryland Style Chicken and Seafood that opened on Tuckaseegee Road in 2019. We caught up with the couple to chat about plans to expand their family and…

In Step With...Jon Beyerle

Jon Beyerle, owner of Soccer Shots of Greater Charlotte, began playing soccer at age 6. Today the father of two teaches fundamental skills to children ages 2 to 8, with an emphasis on character development and fun, engaging curriculum. Soccer…

Parents to Know: Andrew and Alyssa Wilen

Andrew and Alyssa Wilen are the team behind Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen, the Lower South End spot where you can take a cooking class, pick up a prepared family meal, or come for Saturday brunch. The Wilens, married for five years,…

New South End & Uptown Public Art to Discover

In Partnership with Charlotte Center City Partners In Charlotte, public art is for the people, and the vibrancy of the people shines through in the art. Case in point: In 2005, Charlotte artist Tom Thoune collected old plates, glass and…

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