With rent on the rise and luxury apartment homes one-upping each other with doggie spas, co-working spaces and 24-hour concierge services, it’s obvious the cost of living in Charlotte is escalating — an average of $300 more per month since 2013. For some, it’s worth the constant increase to be near the social scene and

This kids’ cooking studio is expanding its footprint in the Charlotte market. Flour Power Cooking Studios has signed a lease for 1,800-square-foot studio in Antiquity Town Center in Cornelius. Franchisees Nathan and Sha Bolling of Huntersville will operate the location. Flour Power Cooking Studios offers a setting where kids can have fun while learning to

CONCORD, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) – Highland Creek neighbors are getting results as they rally around the two families who lost everything in a devastating fire on Wilburn Park Lane. All that’s left is bare bones of a structure Jim and Vicki Houghtaling used to call home. “We’ve been living in Ohio for the last

Hit the trails in Western North Carolina any day of the week and you’ll find hikers, runners and mountain bikers enjoying a workout. But exercising outdoors may have benefits that extend beyond burning calories. “Think about how we evolved for hundreds of thousands of years versus how we live now for a very short period

Charlotte loves promoting itself as a “world-class city.” At times, the boast is hyperbolic. But not when it comes to top artistic talent. To wit, Maestro Christopher Warren-Green of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra (and the London Chamber Orchestra!) will soon conduct the music at a wedding you may have heard about. When Prince Harry weds Meghan

I’ve been to Uptown’s four wards dozens of times. I’m not always sure which ward I’m in or what’s in each one. Until Dr. Tom Hanchett, community historian, filled me in on what the word, “ward” meant, I had no idea of its significance. “’Ward’ is just another name for election district,” Hanchett said. “Charlotte

Raleigh, Durham and Charlotte are home to many charter schools, but a new national report says those three areas are filled with places where lower-income families don’t have access to these non-traditional public schools. A new report from the conservative Thomas B. Fordham Institute says there are hundreds of “charter school deserts” in the U.S.,