Guides
@mattshdr
The Weekender: Restaurant Week, Peruvian Festival + More
Our curated list of the best things to do the weekend of July 19 - 22. You've worked hard this week, go have a little fun!
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3 days
@exploreclt
The Weekender: Carolinas Art Contest Kickoff, Plenty of Parties + More
Our curated list of the best things to do in Charlotte the weekend of July 12-July 15!
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10 days
@cltmarriottcc
The Weekender: More 4th Fun, Jazzy Evenings + More
Our curated list of the best things to do in Charlotte the weekend of July 5-July 8!
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17 days
@elisrichardson
The Weekender: 4th of July Festivities Begin, Puppy Talent Show + More
Our curated list of the best things to do in Charlotte the weekend of June 28–July 1!
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24 days
@takeoverclt
The Best Things to Do In Charlotte in July
You know the drill—our complete guide to the best of July in Charlotte. Take your pick between can't-miss events, new places to explore and old favorites that are just too good to pass up this time of year! Don't just think about it, go do it!
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24 days
@Daniel Coston
with Mint Museum
9 Things Didn't Know You Could Do at Mint Museum Randolph
Mint Museum Uptown may be closed for renovations this summer but don't—we repeat—DON'T PANIC. You now have the perfect the excuse to get reacquainted with their Randolph location! Between its scenic, sprawling grounds on the outside and mind-blowing masterpieces on the inside, it's sure to satisf...
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about 1 month
@usnwc
Your Complete Guide to June in Charlotte
You know the drill—our complete guide to the best of June in Charlotte. Take your pick between can't-miss events, new places to explore and old favorites that are just too good to pass up this time of year! Don't just think about it, go do it!
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about 1 month
@sycamorebrewing
Your Guide to May in Charlotte: 10 Events Not to Miss
You know the drill! Our complete guide the best of May—awesome events, new places to explore and more!
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3 months
@Adam Kuehl
with Mint Museum
May at The Mint: Oscar de la Renta, Derby Days, Free Gallery Crawls + More
The Mint Museum has an incredible lineup of events planned for May. They're continuing their Year of Fashion with "The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta," curated by none other than André Leon Talley (former editor-at-large for American Vogue magazine and total fashion icon himself) and br...
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3 months
@openstreets704
The 10 Best Events Happening in Charlotte This April
April showers bring May flowers (hopefully some much-needed sunshine) AND a whole lotta fun in Charlotte! From free festivals and block parties to pop up picnics and Pet Palooza, the warmer weather isn't the only reason to be excited about April.
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4 months
@tasteofqueencity
Charlotte's 10 Best New Openings of 2018
Check out the 10 best new openings of 2018 and get acquainted with the most buzzworthy spots to come!
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4 months
@tradeandloreclt
The Complete Guide to the Best Coffee Shops in Charlotte
If you're a caffeine fiend, Charlotte is booming with coffee shops and roasters to try. Whether it’s a silky smooth latte or a carefully crafted pour over, the baristas of the Queen City have you covered. Here are 15 amazing Charlotte coffee shops that every coffee lover should check out.
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4 months
@usnwc
Your Guide To The Best St. Patrick's Day Fests in Charlotte
From Shamrock trivia to beer bashes, Charlotte knows how to throw a St. Paddy's Day party! Take your pick to celebrate everyone's favorite Irish holiday! Check back for even more events as we get closer to the big day!
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5 months
@usnwc
Our 10 Favorite Things Happening In Charlotte This March
March Madness, St. Patrick's Day, the first days of spring—these are just a few reasons to get excited for March, but there's so much more happening in Charlotte! Get ready to add beer bashes, oyster roasts, 5Ks, brewery openings and more to your calendar!
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5 months
@fahrenheitclt
10 Of The Most Romantic Restaurants in Charlotte
Love is in the air! It’s the time of year for candy hearts, long-stem roses and romantic date nights. Whether it’s your first Valentine’s Day together or your fifteenth, finding the perfect spot to gaze into each other’s eyes over a meal can be daunting. If you’re struggling with where to take yo...
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6 months
@barkandbrewclt
Top 10 Events Happening in Charlotte This February
February isn't just reserved for candy hearts and romance, there's also plenty of opportunities to bar crawl, learn something new or dig into something delicious. You'll find all that and more on our February Must-Dos!
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6 months
@paigewilhog
with The Redbud Group
7 Spots to Score an Amazing Meal for Under $10 in Elizabeth
Most people know the Elizabeth neighborhood is home to the popular proposal spot, Fig Tree. While dinner there will cost you a pretty penny and your first born child, it’s easier than you think to snag an amazing meal in Elizabeth even if you’re ballin’ on a budget. There’s plenty of great spots ...
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6 months
@beardbeerbard
with The Redbud Group
6 Secret Spots to Discover in West Charlotte This Weekend
It’s time to break out of your weekend rut. Forget your neighborhood haunt and skip your rotation of South End bars and late-night food joints this weekend and explore a new side of town instead. The neighborhoods of Wesley Heights, Biddleville, Seversville and Smallwood are exploding in populari...
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6 months
@kim_hyeoun
Charlotte's 25 Most Popular Spots of 2017, Ranked by You
We know 2017 was a bit of a hot garbage fire, but you Offline users made the best of it—just like we knew you would. Y’all got out there in 2017: you nerded out over Cat Cafés, shopped the pop-ups ’till you dropped and got boozy early thanks to Brunch Bill.But now you need some inspo to get start...
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7 months
@katie_loveluck
with The Redbud Group
From Free to Fancy: Dates to Celebrate Any Occasion in Elizabeth
Whether you're planning to propose, prepping for date numero uno or you're somewhere in between, Elizabeth has a date option to fit your need. Home to one of the most popular spots to propose (also Oprah's preferred spot in the QC), a booming food scene and one of the most creative concepts in to...
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7 months
@fahrenheitclt
with The Redbud Group
6 Drool-worthy Dishes in Uptown Charlotte
Uptown Charlotte is known for many things, including breathtaking views, Carolina Panther tailgates and an unrivaled bar scene. Now add to that list delicious and drool-worthy dishes fit for an appetite of epic proportions. Whether you’re looking for a bite at lunch or a dinner-time delight, thes...
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8 months
@fahrenheitclt
with The Redbud Group
From Secret to Sky High: These 9 Hidden & Rooftop Bars in Uptown Will Impress
Whether you're seeking epic skyline views or a cozy, speakeasy vibe, Uptown Charlotte is bringing bars of all flavors. Test out these nine spots and you'll find one of Charlotte's (and the nation's!) most acclaimed mixologists, spectacular cityscapes and good vibes all around.
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8 months
@fo.odtrip
7 Badass Breakfast Spots in Charlotte
Whether you think it’s the most important meal of the day, or choose to count coffee as your main food group before noon, everyone has an opinion about breakfast. For breakfast lovers, Charlotte offers up some majorly mouthwatering options. For those who usually skip out on morning meals in favor...
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9 months
@cltfive
with The Redbud Group
From Epic Burgers to Phenomenal Fried Chicken: 8 Best Bites in West Charlotte
While everyone’s eyes have been glued to the explosive growth in neighborhoods like NoDa and Plaza Midwood over the past few years, West Charlotte has been quietly expanding in the background. With the addition of exciting new spots like Lucky Dog Bark & Brew and Blue Blaze Brewing, and new resid...
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9 months
@mattshdr
11 Photo-Worthy Murals in Plaza Midwood
Charlotte’s neighborhoods all have such different vibes. Driving from South End to Dilworth to Uptown can feel like you’re passing through three totally different cities! NoDa and Plaza Midwood have secured their spots as the “artsy” neighborhoods of the Queen City—both are bursting with murals p...
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9 months
@goodfoodclt
with The Redbud Group
From $5 to Fine Dining: Madison Park Eats at Any Price Point
Instead of defaulting to Uptowns's hub of eateries the next time you're looking to grab a bite, venture a bit South and check out Madison Park's charming array of dining options. Whether you're looking to go casual over a shared basket of cheese fries or opt for a high-class meal, the area presen...
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9 months
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9 Awesome Ways to Make the Queen City Your Classroom
Now that the excitement of back-to-school season has died down, you may have found yourself feeling a little left out. If you’ve been missing the classroom, itching to learn something new, or just looking for a new hobby, don’t worry—Charlotte has plenty of educational options to choose from.
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10 months
@bestfoodcharlotte
9 Fall Desserts to Ditch Your Diet For
Cue the memes of the dancing pumpkin head man and grab your pumpkin pie! Fall is hands down my favorite season of the year—cooler temperatures, college football, Halloween and my favorite fall menus. Here are nine fall desserts that you have to try! 'Tis the season after all!
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10 months
@ameliesfrenchbakery
with The Redbud Group
Your Guide to the Perfect Saturday in Madison Park
Untarnished by work or Sunday blues, Saturday is by far our favorite day of the week and Madison Park is a perfect place to spend it. From a quaint French breakfast to traversing the greenway, bowling and everything in between, there's no shortage of enticing activities fill up your day. Check ou...
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10 months
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The 45+ Best Things To Do In Charlotte This October
Cooler temps, tailgating, fall-flavored desserts—these are just a few reasons to get excited for October and, lucky for us, there are also a ton of awesome events happening in Charlotte! Get ready to flesh out your calendar with international food festivals, pumpkin carving competitions, Uptown c...
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10 months
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with The Redbud Group
16 Insta-Worthy Murals in NoDa
Some of Charlotte's most beautiful and awe-inspiring works of art have permanent residence in the Queen City, but you won't find them in an art gallery or a museum. Local street artists have created inspiring murals that adorn NoDa's historic buildings on every block of the neighborhood. Set off ...
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10 months
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Puppies & Patios: 10 Best Spots to Bring Your Dog
As you’re likely already aware, Charlotte is an incredibly dog-friendly city! It’s hard to go just about anywhere without seeing pups and their owners, especially since so many businesses in the Queen City have dog-friendly patios. But as a new dog owner, I’m starting to learn that all patios...
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10 months
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7 Spots to Get Your Southern Food Fix
I grew up in an extremely Southern household in a quaint neighborhood in North Raleigh. If you need help imagining this, the decorations in the house include pictures of cowboys, tack (saddles, bridles, stirrups), boots, and family pictures. Family gatherings were something to look forward to, be...
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11 months
@brookssandwichhouse
with The Redbud Group
10 For $10: The Best Ways To Do NoDa on a Budget
We've come to love NoDa as a hot spot for some of the best restaurants, craft breweries, cafes and hangouts. Just because it's trending, doesn't mean you have to shell out the big bucks. We've pulled together a list of the best deals in the area to keep you (and your wallet) happy! All you need i...
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11 months
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with The Redbud Group
5 Under $5: The Best Cheap Eats in South End
When you're too lazy to cook but too broke to eat out, what to do? Hit up one of our five favorite spots in South End to score a meal for just a few bucks. And just because you're curing your cravings at an unbeatable price doesn't mean you're skimping on flavor—the best fried chicken in the city...
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11 months
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with The Redbud Group
10 Best Brunches In South End
Not that you needed another excuse to make brunch plans, but Charlotte (and much of North Carolina) passing the Brunch Bill, makes brunch that much more enticing. Check out our roundup of the best places to get your bacon and Bloody Mary fix in the booming South End neighborhood.
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12 months
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14 Top Coffee Shops to Grab a Cup of Java in Charlotte
Coffee, coffee, coffee! We couldn't make it through a single day without a fresh cup to get us going. Luckily, Charlotte’s coffee scene offers a great selection of cafes to help transform you from dead asleep to wide awake! In honor of August being National Coffee Month, we've rounded up a list o...
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12 months
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with Muse
10 Ways To Live Your Healthiest Life In Charlotte
When life is go-go-go you have to remember to take a moment for YOU. To keep crushing it at work and maintaining that slammed social schedule, you've got to have the energy and the peace of mind to keep on keepin' on. Here are 10 easy ways to keep your mind and body in peak performance, so you ca...
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about 1 year
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with The Redbud Group
The 14 Best Places that are Perfectly Plaza Midwood
Plaza Midwood is quickly changing, but there are a few staples that aren't going anywhere! Here are the 14 Best Places that are Perfectly Plaza Midwood according to Offline! From our favorite dive bar to a peaceful escape to the best hangover spot—Plaza really does have it all!
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about 1 year
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12 Charlotte Farmers Markets to Shop Local & Eat Fresh
Whether you're searching for produce, meat, dairy or any other locally harvested item, chances are you can find it at one of these 12 great farmers markets. Divided out by neighborhood, stick to your hood or explore a new one. Either way, you're going to find the freshest foods from locally ow...
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about 1 year
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10 Ways to Twerk, Lift & Spin For (Mostly) Free Around Charlotte
Let's face it—fitness is not always fun. Especially if you are out of your routine. Luckily for us, Charlotte has a TON of group fitness classes that are free (or super duper inexpensive) that will get you back in your groove. And since most of them are at Breweries, you can hydrate after!
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about 1 year
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with The Redbud Group
14 Ways to Brunch So Hard in Plaza
Brunch (n): The socially acceptable reason to start day drinking. Get your brunch on in Plaza Midwood at one of these 14 amazing spots!
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about 1 year
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18 (Mostly) Free Ways to Sprint & Stretch Throughout Your Week
Summer is here and it is time to get your fitness on! Lucky for us, Charlotte is full of amazing (mostly) free fitness classes at our favorite spots—breweries and bars! Sprint, stretch and sip your way through the week this summer!
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about 1 year
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with The Redbud Group
Your Guide to Dating in NoDa: 17 Spots for Any Occasion
Once Charlotte's arts district, NoDa (short for North Davidson) is now a hot spot for some of the city's best restaurants, bars, hangouts, list goes on. Whether you're planning a casual date night, something fancy, a girls' night or dinner and drinks with friends—NoDa has something for every taste.
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about 1 year
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with The Redbud Group
20+ Ways to Drink Like a Local in South End
Whether you live in South End or you're just visiting, this is your complete guide to drink like a local. We know the best spots for craft beer, craft coffee and craft cocktails!
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about 1 year
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Top 16 Outdoor Summer Concerts in Charlotte
Summer is great for getting outside, haning out with friends and listening to great live music. Here are the top free outdoor summer concerts in Charlotte.
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about 1 year
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with The Redbud Group
12 Hottest Date Spots In Plaza Midwood
Looking for the perfect date spot in Plaza Midwood? Look no further! Whether you want to dazzle your date at palate pleasing swanky dinner, a casual drink, or treat your sweet tooth with a double scoop of ice cream with bae, we know the best spot for that.
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about 1 year
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Top 16 Local Spots for Frozen Treats
As the temperature continues to rise we're turning to Charlotte's best frozen treats to keep us cool. From gourmet popsicles to massive macaroon ice cream sandwiches to classic homemade flavors, we've rounded up the 16 top places to score a frozen sweet treat in Charlotte.
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about 1 year
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10 Outdoor Dates Not To Miss This Spring
There's no denying springtime is a gorgeous time in the Queen City—that is if you can stand the pollen. Get out and enjoy the warmer weather with these 10 outdoor spring date ideas!
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over 1 year
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10 Alcohol-Free Activities in Charlotte
As Charlotte’s craft beer scene continues to boom, when you don’t indulge in something sudsy and hoppy, it can feel like you’re out of place. Regardless of the reason—whether it's health, Whole 30, you're preggers or you're just not feeling it—the Queen City actually has plenty to do even if you ...
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over 1 year
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Ridin' Solo: Exploring CLT On Your Own
Whether you’ve moved to the Queen City recently and are still trying to get your bearings (and your friend group) situated, or you just need alone time to recharge after a long work week, Charlotte has plenty of activities that are perfect for flying solo. Get out, get active and get involved wit...
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almost 2 years
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Charlotte's 9 Best Boozy Brunches
A side of bacon and a perfectly timed cup of coffee enhance any brunch, but the right beverage choice can also have the power to take your experience to the next level. When you're searching for something a little stronger to accompany your late-morning feasting session, these nine spots deliver ...
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almost 2 years
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Best Bang For Your Brunch
Whether you’re looking to wipe away the remnants of a rough night or need some sustenance to power you pre or post-workout, Charlotte is packed with brunch options. If you’re in the market for eggs, bacon, serious amounts of coffee and maybe a brunch bev without a hefty check at the end of the me...
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almost 2 years
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Charlotte's Best Openings of Summer
Charlotte's eating and drinking scene is booming! With opening after opening, it's hard to keep tabs on every new spot. Take a look at 11 of the city's most buzzed-about new eating and drinking options, and get ready to sip and sample the summer away!
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about 2 years
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Top 11 Outdoor Summer Dates in CLT
It’s summertime and the livin' is easy! Take advantage of the warm weather and longer days with these 11 ideas for outdoor summer dates in the Queen City. This summer date series is brought to you by Lauren Levine, a freelance writer who knows a thing or two about dating in Charlotte. Lauren co-...
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about 2 years
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Not Your Typical Date Ideas
Sick of the classic dinner and a movie date night? We're here to help you break your normal routine and elevate your dating game. Go make 'em swoon!
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over 2 years
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Brews with Views
It already felt like summer, but now it's official and it's time to beat the heat with a cool bev in hand! To celebrate, we collected some kickass places to enjoy a beer—or whatever your drink of choice may be—and a view of the Queen City. Cheers, y'all!
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about 3 years
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Free Summer Fun
All we wanna do is have some sweet summertime fun and not break the bank. We thought you might like that too, so we rounded up a list of our favorite Free – $5 summer activities. Now go out and seize the summer!
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about 3 years
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Spring Date Ideas
It's spring and love is in the air—it's mixed in there with all that pollen! If you're in pinch for date ideas, we've got 12! You're welcome :)
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over 3 years