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Inside The Crunkleton, Charlotte’s most buzzed-about private club, with cocktails and live-fire cooking

Live fire cooking, upscale libations, and Southern hospitality come together for an unmatched experience at long-awaited The Crunkleton Charlotte in historic Elizabeth. More than just UNC Chapel Hill graduates had been anxiously awaiting the opening of The Crunkleton Charlotte. More than 1,200 people had already paid the $10 annual fee to be a member of the private, members-only club—before it…

3 businesses that are offering the latest in holiday fashion 

Specialty Shops SouthPark has been a local staple for a sophisticated and refined shopping experience in Charlotte since 1979. The privately-owned boutiques, national retailers and acclaimed restaurants at Specialty Shops SouthPark offer a Palm Beach, Worth Avenue-inspired atmosphere, providing an intimate shopping and dining experience in this upscale community. Holiday fashion is one of the best times of the year…

3 businesses that are all about gift giving this holiday season

This content was produced in partnership with Specialty Shops SouthPark. Specialty Shops SouthPark has been a local staple for a sophisticated and refined shopping experience in Charlotte since 1979. The privately owned boutiques, national retailers and acclaimed restaurants at Specialty Shops SouthPark offer a Palm Beach/Worth Avenue-inspired atmosphere, providing an intimate shopping and dining experience in an upscale community. Although…

The ultimate guide to every holiday activity and event happening in Charlotte this season

Pause Netflix and live a real-life Hallmark movie around Charlotte. Outdoor ice rinks, glittering trees and Christmas markets speckle the city with holiday cheer. Catch a show or sip a hot cocoa to get into the spirit of the season. Outdoor activities Winter Wonderland An outdoor ice rink, Santa’s Pub, and Broomball add fun to holiday shopping at SouthPark Mall.…

‘Tis the season: 20 gorgeous holiday light displays you can find in Charlotte

In search of the greatest Christmas light displays around Charlotte to get into the holiday spirit? There are so many lights to see, between private residences, professional exhibitions and even town-sponsored events. Many families put so much time, creativity, money and Christmas spirit into their creations — some of them even synchronize holiday music with their light displays. Hear the…

Where to find the best hot chocolate in Charlotte, whether you prefer traditional or spiked

There is nothing like a cup of hot chocolate to warm you up as the winter weather rolls in. Whether you prefer a mug that’s bittersweet or indulgently rich, you can find delicious hot chocolate orders at the following spots this season: Amelie’s Various locations. $3.50 for a 12 oz. cup.  Listed in French as “Chaud Chocolat,” this hot chocolate…