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for Charlotte Magazine Vol. 20 Issue 4, April 2015
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Part 12 of the Story of Charlotte series, \"Blotting Out the Sun,\" covers 1980s through early present day Charlotte. From politics and the expansion of roads, to the coming of professional sports and Bank of America, author Chuck McShane brings the reader to present-day Charlotte and looks toward future development.
The Mandrake, located on Trade Street in uptown Charlotte, is a constantly evolving restaurant. Plans are in motion to change the indoor atmosphere and the small plate menu, all in an effort to establish a lasting presence at the current location.
Taste of Europe, a Polish restaurant in Matthews, opened in 2013 and serves traditional Polish cuisine. The husband and wife team, Michal and Agata Przyk are both originally from Poland and opened the restaurant to share their home-country's food with Charlotteans.
In just the first two years as City Manager of Charlotte, North Carolina, Ron Carlee has had to deal with an arrested mayor, a conflicted transit project, and control of the airport. But Carlee has handled the contentious situations with hard work and a supportive community.
In public education, arts funding cuts is an accepted reality. But in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, the arts provide many children with a purpose. Therefore, a Comprehensive Arts Education Plan for North Carolina Department of Public Instruction is forming to integrate arts across appropriate curricula.