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Ritual Connection

A century’s old Jewish tradition of ritual bathing is renewed at south Charlotte’s Ohr HaTorah’s new mikvah. South Charlotte’s Congregation Ohr HaTorah, the area’s Orthodox Jewish synagogue, recently opened a new mikvah, an…
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NORTH CAROLINA FIELD & FAMILY - Butterfields: A Sweet Taste of Nostalgia

Candy maker blends tradition, big flavor into sweet treats. For Dena Manning, President of Butterfields Candy Company, the decision to breathe life back into the years’ shuttered confectionary was a result of both diligent market research…
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LAKE NORMAN NEWS - Senior Sailor Returns to the Open Water

Though Janet Dushane hasn’t been aboard a sailboat for more than five years, her enthusiasm for navigating wind-powered crafts on the open water has never waned. She’s loved sailing her entire life. Brookdale Senior Living Center…
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Wine, Swine & Dine: Lexington is Pure Americana

This delightful small town has much more than barbecue to enchant intrepid day-trippers and weekenders alike. If variety is the spice of life, Lexington, North Carolina offers visitors an entire kitchen cabinet’s worth. The tiny…
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Jackie & Me - A Long Fly Ball Into the Gap

I don’t recall experiencing live theater before my 13th birthday, though certainly I must have. Whatever I saw as a youngster growing up in Minneapolis wasn’t performed on as grand a stage as what Charlotte-area youth find at Children’s…