At Clayworks, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting the ceramic arts, instructor Karla Clay Chambers says "clay is a living material, an element you really have to have a relationship with."
At the Kamit Wellness Center in west Charlotte, Ama Bey offers natural medicines and advocates healthy eating to treat a wide range of maladies.
Nestled in a NoDa shopping center, Peek-A-Boutique stocks vintage and one-of-a-kind items with a wallet-friendly price point.
In a large parking lot near the the NC Music Factory, lovers of vintage cars gather on the first Saturday of each month to show off their paint jobs, sporty wheels and horsepower.
If you’re looking for some classic music on vinyl, chances are good that Chris Beachley will have it at The Wax Museum on Monroe Road.
Less than two months old, The Jazz Room at Stage Door Theater has given Charlotte something it has long been missing -- a "listening room" for those who love the mellow sounds of America's home-grown music.
Each weekend until Labor Day, visitors to Birkdale village in Huntersville can enjoy a diverse lineup of musicians, from samba bands like Soul Brazil to eclectic party bands like Hipshack.
A visit to Berrybrook Farm Natural Food Pantry is much like taking a trip back in time. Located on East Boulevard, it boasts of being the Qcity’s oldest natural food pantry.
The Wine Vault in northeast Charlotte is a popular destination for those who enjoy wine and fellowship in a cozy environment.
Spend the day in Center City and experience the city’s many treasures — while leaving the car behind.
Every month on the second and fourth Saturdays, a small farmers market sets up in an empty parking lot at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church on Beatties Ford Road in west Charlotte.
Got a hankering to visit an acquarium? Fintastic, a fish store in south Charlotte, offers thousands of species. You can even go there and feed the sharks.
In the arts district of NoDa sits a place that bills itself as “Charlotte’s 1st Multicultural Literary Lounge” -- a combination bar, library and hookah lounge, all rolled into one.
At a former slave plantation on north Tryon Street, glimpses of a bygone era unfold in fascinating detail.
At the Piano Passion music studio, Nyshia Cook wants all her students -- from youngest to oldest -- to do their best and develop a life-long appreciation for music.
Each summer, students flock to the Sugaw Creek Junior Tennis Program, where Coach William Brown teaches fundaments of the game while emphasizing academics as well.
Not far from the glistening towers of center city, 14 wooden planter boxes mark the Eighth Street Farm, which is part of the Charlotte Urban Farm Project.
With temperatures unseasonably warm, shoppers have been flocking to the specialty retailer since March preparing to go camping, climbing, cycling, hiking, paddling, traveling and more.
Take a peek inside Social Status, an apparel store located in Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood neighborhood — for the man with an "affinity for fashion"
Meet Kelvin Wright, owner of an upscale sneaker boutique that carries unique kicks — most of which will not be available at other retail stores for months to come
Owned by Charlotte native Verbena Wilson, this South End-based spa is the place to be when you want to get away and relax.
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