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12 local fall drinks that aren’t a pumpkin spice latte (and are probably better)

‘OMG. It tastes exactly like pumpkin pie.’ Each year, droves of scarf-wearing Charlotteans line up to grab this artificial concoction that is the pumpkin spice latte. I find it to be a weird, fascinating phenomenon: millions of people, driving to work, drinking a coffee-vegetable smoothie with enough sugar to challenge Bojangles’ syrupy sweet tea to a cavity-creating contest (16-oz. versions both…

What lies beneath: 3 questions for one of the nation’s top boudoir photographers

No longer just a risqué present for a groom-to-be, boudoir photography is now a gift that women of all ages and sizes are giving themselves—as a means of empowerment.   We talked with Charlotte-based photographer Critsey Rowe, owner of Couture Boudoir and one of the premier boudoir photographers on the East Coast, about the growing trend. Her packages start at…

Hear from 5 insightful speakers (and enjoy food trucks, wine, beer and music) at the CLT Boomer Spring Expo 2018

This content is brought to you by The Charlotte Observer. Mark your calendars for the CLT Boomer Spring Expo next Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Queen Sports Complex (2229 Tyvola Road). The entertainment (and the giveaway prizes) Attendees can look forward to enjoying handcrafted fare from local food trucks, as well as wine, beer…