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May 2019 TaroScopes

May 2019 TaroScopes

Taurus (Apr 20 to May 20) – The Tower: You plan; God laughs! Just when you thought you had it all figured out, you realize you don’t. It’s time to reexamine your belief systems and make room for adjustments. Change can be good. Go to Mac Tabby Cat Café to ...

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The Fried Rooster

The Fried Rooster

You‘ve probably driven by The Fried Rooster’s unassuming location across from Food Lion at 3128 The Plaza. Just as the name implies, this establishment’s specialty is a take on the southern staple: fried chicken. And it is cooked masterfully. These crispy, amber-hued pieces are fried to order. Expect a moist, ...

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North Davidson: from 37th to Craighead

North Davidson: from 37th to Craighead

Several small businesses exist beyond NoDa’s historic downtown area. Below is a survey of the businesses along North Davidson between the Johnston Mill and Crown Station. Though parking requires some creative thinking, we encourage you to check out these neighboring businesses that provide services beyond the restaurant, bar, and entertainment ...

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Letter from the Prez

Letter from the Prez

NoDa Neighbors & Businesses, We are already four months into 2019. Winter seems to have finally left, and NoDa patios are bursting with neighbors and visitors enjoying the spring weather. While we are still early into the year, the NoDa Neighborhood and Business Association (NBA) board and volunteers have been ...

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Optimist Park Market

Optimist Park Market

If you have lived in or around the area for any significant amount of time, you are familiar with that famously quiet stretch of land in Optimist Park between Uptown and NoDa. Between high-speed Parkwood Avenue and desolate North Brevard Street, it is typically used as a cut-through for drivers ...

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NoDa Author Writes New Novel

NoDa Author Writes New Novel

“A wonderful tale of lesbian and literary New York in the 1980s, often funny, sometimes raunchy, sometimes romantic, and always real. Paula Martinac has a gift for bringing different pasts to life. Her portrait of the difficult friendship between two women of contrasting generations is both generous and wise.” – ...

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East Sugar Creek Flows Once Again

East Sugar Creek Flows Once Again

On Wednesday, April 17, after nearly three and a half years, East Sugar Creek Road reopened with a soaring new roadway bridge over the LYNX light rail and North Carolina Railroad corridor. Think back to that sad old intersection and railroad crossing: traffic backed up to North Tryon and The ...

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#askingforme – Getting Out of Bed

#askingforme – Getting Out of Bed

#askingforme is an advice column featuring Grace Sanders, a psychotherapist with over 25 years of experience helping people improve their “human-in-process” stuff. Send questions to her by email or use the anonymous form below. Dear Grace, I recently turned 40 and have been struggling a bit with where my life ...

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Everyday Rhythms – Stories of Hope

Everyday Rhythms – Stories of Hope

“Fairy tales do not give the child his first idea of boogey. What fairy tales give the child is his first clear idea of the possible defeat of boogey. The baby has known the dragon intimately ever since he had an imagination. What the fairy tale provides for him is ...

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Charlotte Art League: an introduction

Charlotte Art League: an introduction

The Charlotte Art League, Charlotte’s oldest nonprofit art gallery, reopened in NoDa North at 4100 Raleigh Street in October 2018. Charlotte Art League, or “CAL” as its members refer to it, is the anchor tenant at the Station House, a mixed-use development campus located at the Sugar Creek Lynx Light ...

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What’s All the Hype About CBD?

What’s All the Hype About CBD?

We’d heard of CBD (Cannabidiol) and various claims from friends about its ability to help with pain and inflammation. But we had not really paid much attention to the places close to home that had added CBD products to their business lines until we saw a segment on the local ...

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Spring Buzz: This Open Streets 704 could “B” the Best One Yet

Spring Buzz: This Open Streets 704 could “B” the Best One Yet

Bikes, Beer, and BOOM! are coming to a street near you as Open Streets 704 returns to its most popular route, from NoDa to Plaza Midwood, on Sunday, April 28, 1:00 to 5:00pm. Last spring’s Open Streets 704 event (just east and north of uptown) brought out more than 30,000 ...

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