PLANTED IN A STRIP MALL on Monroe Road in Matthews is a patch of businesses that, together, are as Brazilian as Charlotte gets.
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Guyana native Akash Prasad conceived a crown-inspired jewelry line in his adopted hometown
MORE SIZZLE IN SOUTHPARK
Steak 48 is worth the buzz—and the splurge
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)
KOUNTER HONORS THE FRIENDSHIP NINE
Chef Rob Masone brings something new to Rock Hill’s culinary scene—without losing sight of the past
FORM AND SUBSTANCE
Three-dimensional public art is forging a new landscape
Plaza Midwood's Fertile Storefront
Not one but two Fortune 500 companies took root at nondescript 1508-1510 Central Ave.
When the pandemic struck, thousands discovered the physical, mental, and ecological benefits of birding. Spring migration is the perfect time to join the flock
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
Art changed Bunny Gregory’s life. She hopes it can change her community, too
The stretch of Monroe Road where you can find little pieces of Brazil
BUFFY & HER PUPPY!
The Akita to Happiness Los Angeles, April 21
Belinda Carlisle on the Best (and Worst) of The Go-Go's
IN 1982, the Go-Go’s became the first and only (yes, still) all-women band who wrote their own songs and played their own instruments to have a No. 1 album on the Billboard charts with 1981’s Beauty and the Beat.
RANDOM THOUGHTS WITH RICKSON GRACIE
RICKSON GRACIE IS WIDELY REGARDED AS THE BEST OF THE BEST IN BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU, BUT HE’S SO MUCH MORE THAN THAT. HE’S A WARRIOR, A PHILOSOPHER, A THINKER, AN INSPIRATION AND A ROLE MODEL. WHICH IS WHY WE’RE PRESENTING THESE GLIMPSES OF THE MAN THAT NOT MANY BLACK BELT READERS HAVE SEEN.
HOW BRAZILIAN GUITARIST PRIKA AMARAL REBUILT HER THRIVING THRASH-METAL JUGGERNAUT FROM THE GROUND UP AND JUMPED HEAD FIRST INTO PERPETUAL CHAOS
Memories of Gold Dollars for the Holidays
Consumer companies must take leaps, not steps
As shoppers show how quickly they can adapt to external shocks, retailers will need to radically reconfigure their business models.
Are There Benefits to Going Nuts with Your Diet?
As long as you aren’t allergic or don’t binge on them, these nutrient-packed morsels are some of the best foods you can eat.
Look to new luxury properties opening soon for your 2021 travel inspiration.
Suly Bornstein Wolff
BETWEEN TRADITION AND THE FUTURE
Was Charlotte Dod the Greatest Athlete Ever?
The remarkable career of a Victorian athletic phenom—and the legacy that wasn’t