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for Charlotte Magazine Vol. 18 Issue 7, Jul 2013
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In the 1990s, the nonprofit Charlotte Trolley began offering rides in the South End on refurbished, vintage trolley cars in order to attract tourists and prompt economic development.
After a nine year struggle to build goodwill, the Charlotte Bobcats will be returned to the Charlotte Hornets, beginning with the 2014 season.
At the Men's Shelter on North Tryon in Charlotte, the Relapse Prevention Program at Jail Central, the Detox Center on Billingsley Road and the Salvation Army's Rehab Program, Laura McCarthy helps those battling addiction through yoga.
Under the direction of Foundation for the Carolinas, the Charlotte area's preeminent philanthropic organization, large-scale civic issues such as historic preservation are starting to get the attention they deserve.
Since Charlotte can no longer grow out, city leaders and project developers are pouring millions of dollars into the heart of the city, providing more than just concrete. New projects include stadiums and sports venues, parks, and apartments.