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Fruity Cocktails To Beat The Summer Heat

Lemonade may be a great thirst quencher in the hot, hot heat of summer time, but get creative this year with some drinks that are a bit more fun.

07/01/2014

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The World’s Best Classic Cocktails In The Bars That Invented Them

There’s nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink’s storied “history”. Unless you’re the blowhard, and you’re sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.

04/04/2014

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Honesty Bars: The Bars Where You Pay Whatever You Want

If you’ve ever stayed at a boutique hotel abroad, odds are you’ve come across a “Seriously, where on earth did the bartender go — oh wait, there is no bartender?” honesty bar.

03/26/2014

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What Do We Eat? New Food Map Will Tell Us

Until now, the only way to find out what people in the United States eat and how many calories they consume has been government data, which can lag behind the rapidly expanding and changing food marketplace. Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are trying to change that by creating a gargantuan map of what foods Americans are buying and eating.

05/20/2013

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Best Hotel Bars In Charlotte

Charlotte has a plethora of bars and an exciting nightlife to offer residents and out of town visitors. Less known about perhaps, is the great selection of hotel bars. Some offer the best views, drinks, and appetizers in the entire city.

08/30/2012

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Best Open Mic Venues In Charlotte

Charlotte is known for being a very musically inclined city, with live performances and music shows taking place nearly everyday. But for the unknown artist, lining up a gig can be challenging. Open mic nights are a great way for local artists to gain increased exposure, while also getting to show-case their talents.

07/19/2012

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Best Piano Bars In Charlotte

Charlotte nightlife is not just limited to nightclubs. Less known about perhaps, are two amazing piano bars located in our city. Piano bars appeal to customers who want to spend time with their friends while enjoying a few drinks, and the sound of a live piano.

06/21/2012

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Best Clubs With Valet Parking In Charlotte

Take advantage of valet parking available at Charlotte nightclubs to smooth your entry into a great night out.

06/07/2012

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Best Hipster Hangout Spots In Charlotte

The hipster vibe is especially strong in the Plaza-Midwood neighborhood, where you’ll find cool nightspots, vegetarian-friendly restaurants, thrift stores, and the iconic Common Market.

05/24/2012

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North Carolina Soldier Missing After Karaoke Night

Kelli Bordeaux took a break from life as a soldier at North Carolina’s Fort Bragg to do what many 20-somethings do on a Friday night: Maybe have a few drinks, play pool and belt out some songs at a local karaoke night.

05/06/2012

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