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There’s an old song you’re probably familiar with: "You can always go downtown." Well, in the Queen City, you really can’t go downtown—or at least, you shouldn’t refer to it that way. Charlotte, North Carolina doesn’t have an official "downtown" area, you see, but rather an Uptown—the very name of which signifies that the area is ever-expanding, constantly improving, and ultimately thriving, making it a perfect central hub and cultural focal point for a city that remains always on the up-and-up.
A large part of discovering the culture of a city is experiencing its cuisine. Charlotte, North Carolina is home to one of the most diverse and delicious restaurant scenes in the South, and the Taste of Charlotte festival allows residents and visitors alike the opportunity to try the various culinary arts represented by the many restaurants in the area.
Published: 08/24/2011 by Hannah Portsman in Neighborhoods
Talk about brilliant planning. Charlotte’s Ballantyne neighborhood was the brainchild of a land developer by the name of Howard Bissell, who launched the neighborhood based entirely on the conjecture that Charlotte’s sprawl would continue to expand deeper and deeper south, eventually encroaching on the South Carolina border. And boy was he right: Charlotte has reached so far south that many non-natives are not even clear on which state it truly belongs to...
Published: 08/25/2011 by John Gibson in Neighborhoods
It’s probably fair to say that Ballantyne is one of Charlotte, North Carolina’s most affluent areas—and in a thriving, prosperous banking city that’s ever on the grow, that’s really saying something! Still, Ballantyne is known as one of the Queen City’s true centers of luxury. Locals hold it in high esteem as an area where simple elegance is prized, and where life is lived at a pace where frequent golf outings and trips to the spa are always in the cards.