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40652
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Now a bustling part of Charlotte, the South End’s robustness is attributed to factors such as the construction of condos and establishment of businesses in industries such as hospitality and the arts. The story of this section’s success is also told in statistics and recollections by local business owners.
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28499
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173 people have drowned in Charlotte-area lakes, rivers, ponds, and pools since 2005. Six times between 2005 and 2015, Mecklenburg County led the state in annual drowning deaths. Most drowning deaths are of men and boys and most are preventable. Knowing risks and prevention measures may save lives in the future.
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28567
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Charlotte Magazine presents the twelve best suburbs to live and visit around Charlotte. The suburbs were ranked using a statistical formula based on housing and employment, quality of life, diversity and vitality, and school outcomes. Residents share stories of how they identify with their towns.
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Charlotte Magazine (NoCar F 264.C4), Vol. 22 Issue 4, April 2017, p50-65, il, por, map Periodical Website
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28596
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A photoessay depicts four families at different stages in their transition from refugee to American citizen or resident. Hari Dhimal from Bhutan, Muwafak and his family from Syria, the A. Family from Syria, and the K. Family from Iraq all describe their transition and their lives in America.
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28875
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Charlotte Native and sportswriter Ron Green Jr. reflects on the grow3th of Charlotte as a sports town. Green discusses the lack of sports in the area when he was a child in the 1960s besides the occasional golf tournament which would come to town. Green discusses the city’s baseball team, the Charlotte Hornets, the Carolina Cougars of the American Basketball Association, Charlotte’s World Football League team that arrived in the 1970s, the Charlotte Motor Speedway, and the major sports events up to the present day. The history sports in Charlotte, the city’s atmosphere, and a timeline of major sporting events in the city are all detailed.
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30943
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Geoff Deller is a financial advisor who organizes "luxury experiences" attended by the wealthiest of Charlotte. While most of the participants attend these events for the networking benefits, one of Deller's goals is to foster lasting friendships through shared experience. These relationships, social at first, often lead to charitable partnerships with non-profit initiatives.
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31441
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In an article spotlighting the October 2015 TEDx Charlotte talk, author Martin Rickmen Explores why people are going offline to participate in public conversations.
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23941
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The U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte offers a variety of outdoor activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Whitewater rafting is not the only activity, for visitors can participate in ropes courses, ziplines, mountain biking, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, and hiking.
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North Carolina Field and Family (NoCar S 1 N672), Vol. 2 Issue 3, Fall 2015, p10-13, il, por
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As the two largest cities in North Carolina, Charlotte and Raleigh seemingly compete against each other. Author and journalist Scott Huler, insists that the cities do not actually compete, but rather learn from each other's triumphs and mistakes.
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The U.S National Whitewater Center offers many different outdoor sports from whitewater rafting to zip lining. When the company first started off, it had some financial struggles, but today it is a thriving business making plenty to survive.
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24948
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At Heirloom restaurant, the menu changes daily. Everything served on that menu comes from North Carolina. It provides a casual atmosphere mixed with foods not found in other restaurants in the area making it a prime eating spot.
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24947
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The mayobird is a chicken salad centered restaurant that offers various types of chicken salad whether on a sandwich or a salad. The restaurant supports Behailu Academy, an afterschool program started by the owner, Deedee Mills.
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24957
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Texicali Taco & Tequila Bar is a restaurant with a museum like aspect in the funky décor it contains. In addition to the colorful decorations, the food also has people talking about its flair and taste.