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In this issue

THE BOB AWARDS
We celebrate the Best of the Best in Charlotte this year—and 25 years of BOB Awards

PLUS
THE NODA THAT WAS
Painter Jerry Kirk keeps the memory of old, gritty NoDa alive. What’s it say about Charlotte that something so recent feels like ancient history

‘This Is How We're Going to Make Your Child Better'

Pediatric neurosurgery is technically and emotionally complex—and traditionally dominated by men. As Novant’s first female pediatric neurosurgeon, Dr. Erin Kiehna Richardson has had to learn the intricacies of a demanding field and battle sexism along the way

‘This Is How We're Going to Make Your Child Better'

10+ mins

The Dumbledore of CMC

A surgery resident wrote a series of children’s books and created a special kind of medical magic

The Dumbledore of CMC

7 mins

LGBTQ HB2+5

Five years after the furor of House Bill 2, the LGBTQ community—in Charlotte, in North Carolina, and across much of the nation—fights attacks on new fronts

LGBTQ HB2+5

6 mins

Oh, Snap!

New ‘selfie museum’ in Concord celebrates the 1990s

Oh, Snap!

5 mins

ALLISON LATOS

The WSOC anchor on her hard trek from one episode of loss and grief to another—and the meaning of resilience

ALLISON LATOS

7 mins

GOOD HEALTH

For years, Charlotte has been one of the largest American cities that lacked a four-year medical school. The health care professionals who finally made it happen overcame a series of setbacks, false starts, and failures, and they plan to use their clean slate to create a new kind of community asset

GOOD HEALTH

10+ mins

Summer Partee

From woodwork to retail, the kindergarten teacher-turned-designer has learned how to do it herself

Summer Partee

3 mins

Uptown or Downtown?

Archives illuminate how long we’ve argued over the perennial question

Uptown or Downtown?

3 mins

NOW OPEN NOVEL ITALIAN

Paul Verica brings a simpler version of the city’s hottest food trend to NoDa

NOW OPEN NOVEL ITALIAN

3 mins

TOP DOCTORS 2021

The annual list you can't without

TOP DOCTORS 2021

10+ mins

Head First

Guyana native Akash Prasad conceived a crown-inspired jewelry line in his adopted hometown

Head First

2 mins

MORE SIZZLE IN SOUTHPARK

Steak 48 is worth the buzz—and the splurge

MORE SIZZLE IN SOUTHPARK

2 mins

FRESH PICKS

Plan a Charlotte dining day with stops at these recently opened restaurants from our 2021 list of the city’s best (and enjoy a few treats in between)

FRESH PICKS

2 mins

KOUNTER HONORS THE FRIENDSHIP NINE

Chef Rob Masone brings something new to Rock Hill’s culinary scene—without losing sight of the past

KOUNTER HONORS THE FRIENDSHIP NINE

3 mins

FORM AND SUBSTANCE

Three-dimensional public art is forging a new landscape

FORM AND SUBSTANCE

2 mins

Plaza Midwood's Fertile Storefront

Not one but two Fortune 500 companies took root at nondescript 1508-1510 Central Ave.

Plaza Midwood's Fertile Storefront

3 mins

Birder's-Eye View

When the pandemic struck, thousands discovered the physical, mental, and ecological benefits of birding. Spring migration is the perfect time to join the flock

Birder's-Eye View

6 mins

The Case for Charlotte Music, Post-COVID

Just as Charlotte began to lay a foundation for something it’s notoriously lacked over the years—the ability to sustain a vibrant, distinctive local music scene—the pandemic snatched it away, as it did so much else. Was it a lethal blow? This magazine’s longtime editor, now a driver of a local music initiative, grabs the mic to argue: Hell, no

The Case for Charlotte Music, Post-COVID

10+ mins

BUNNY GREGORY

Art changed Bunny Gregory’s life. She hopes it can change her community, too

BUNNY GREGORY

5 mins

Bem-vindo!

The stretch of Monroe Road where you can find little pieces of Brazil

Bem-vindo!

1 min

A DIAGNOSIS OF CHARLOTTE'S COVID ECONOMY

Business Alliance digests data that illustrates how virus has swamped commerce

3 mins

Forbidden Planet, Forgotten History

In 1956, the movie that redefined science fiction cinema premiered in uptown Charlotte

Forbidden Planet, Forgotten History

5 mins

JAMAL HARVEY

The 1985 police killing of his brother still powers his efforts to unite his adopted city

7 mins

Grounded

It was a pilot’s playground for more than 50 years until the housing boom brought it down to earth

1 min

CHARLOTTEANS OF THE YEAR

More than any year before it, 2020 made demands of us. Our nine Charlotteans of the Year responded by breaking through boundaries. A doctor informed a confused, frightened public. A globally recognized superstar stepped out, finally, on racial injustice. Here are their stories, and ours.

CHARLOTTEANS OF THE YEAR

10+ mins

Blessings, Interrupted

Social service agencies struggle to adapt to the disconnected world of COVID

3 mins

A (Socially Distant) Charlotte Guide to Christmas

Take in the holiday cheer, but don’t gather too near

A (Socially Distant) Charlotte Guide to Christmas

4 mins

DINNER AND A SHOW

MOA Korean BBQ & Bar serves an upscale grill-at-your-table experience

DINNER AND A SHOW

3 mins

COMMUNITY DINNER RESERVATIONS

Jim Noble is one of this city’s most successful, innovative, and philanthropic restaurant owners—and a lot of people in ever-changing Charlotte won’t set foot in his eateries

COMMUNITY DINNER RESERVATIONS

10 mins

The Playlist

7 THINGS TO DO AND SEE THIS MONTH

The Playlist

2 mins

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Charlotte Magazine Description:

PublisherMorris Media Network

CategoryLifestyle

LanguageEnglish

FrequencyMonthly

Charlotte magazine is filled with timely, well-written features and resources to help readers satisfy their lifestyle-driven needs. Readers rely on Charlotte magazine for information to enhance their modern lifestyles while getting the best out of what our city has to offer. In every issue, readers find information on the people, places, and trends that define Charlotte.

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