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Movin' on down to the QC. All your Charlotte advice goes here

Neighborhood? Specific building? Gyms? Any and all of your advice on these or other Charlotte related life-things. [more inside]
posted by atomicstone on Aug 11, 2014 - 7 answers

Ok, I need a car, but should I buy it before or after I move

I live in DC. Sometime soon after Labor Day, I'll be relocating to Charlotte, NC. I'm sure I'll have plenty of wailing detailed questions about this as the time approaches [and after!], but it's happening [and it's very good for my career. I'm calling it a new adventure]. Should I buy a car here in DC or once I'm in Charlotte? [more inside]
posted by atomicstone on May 12, 2014 - 14 answers

Kid-Friendly Breakfast Spots & Activities in Charlotte, North Carolina

I am meeting up with some friends in Charlotte who have a long layover there Saturday morning. I live just a couple of hours away but have not spent much time there. Can you recommend a good breakfast spot and/or places we could hang out for a few hours that would occupy the kids (ages 7-9) and also give us adults some time to chat?
posted by something something on Feb 3, 2014 - 6 answers

Anything fun to do in Charlotte, NC from 6 tonight til about midnight?

My connecting flight from Charlotte to NYC has been canceled until 6 am tomorrow. I have a sweet airport hotel room, but want to get out and explore a little. Suggestions? [more inside]
posted by functionequalsform on May 23, 2013 - 5 answers

How to Spend a Weekend in Charlotte?

I'm going to be in Charlotte, NC for the weekend of April 21-22 in preparation for a conference. What fun things can I do there? [more inside]
posted by chatongriffes on Apr 3, 2013 - 12 answers

Building a new (church) family in Charlotte

My family is nuts. The church I grew up in is nuts. My husband suffers from post-Southern Baptist stress disorder. Help us find a new (liberal) church home! [more inside]
posted by tigerjade on Jan 7, 2013 - 28 answers

Where can I find m83's Setlist?

Anyone know where I can find a setlist for m83's 10/7/2012 Charlotte concert? [more inside]
posted by Heliochrome85 on Nov 25, 2012 - 6 answers

Killing Time in Charlotte

How do I kill a few hours in Charlotte, NC on Sunday? [more inside]
posted by Dorinda on Nov 2, 2012 - 6 answers

Where to sit at a Nascar race

I'm going to my first Nascar race in October. The Bank of America 500 in Charlotte. What are the general principals involved in picking somewhere to sit? High/low/corner/straight. My instinct says somewhere high so we can see as much action as possible. Also, any specific recommendations for this track?
posted by Keith Talent on Jul 19, 2012 - 11 answers

North Carolina Exploration for Dummies

Places to stay and things to do with two small children near Raleigh, NC. [more inside]
posted by takoukla on Feb 9, 2012 - 14 answers

Desperately seeking therapist in Charlotte.

Sliding scale therapist in Charlotte, NC? [more inside]
posted by chaiminda on Feb 6, 2012 - 0 answers

What to do [next] Friday night in Charlotte, NC?

How do I paint Charlotte, NC, red next Friday night? [more inside]
posted by Sunburnt on Jan 27, 2012 - 5 answers

Moving to Charlotte NC

New Englander moving to Charlotte, NC for boyfriend's new job. Tell me why I will love it. [more inside]
posted by chaiminda on Oct 3, 2011 - 23 answers

Where are the Gyms/Health Clubs with Saltwater Pools in Charlotte, NC?

Do you know of any health clubs or any other organization that offer memberships to their saltwater swimming pools in the Charlotte, NC area? Preferably the NE side. [more inside]
posted by feeshbitZ on May 11, 2011 - 1 answer

Woman's Professional Laptop Sleeve/ Case

Need to find a cool laptop sleeve / bag for a professional Mom in Charlotte, NC. [more inside]
posted by unccivil on Dec 21, 2010 - 8 answers

Where can I buy Miss Vickie's potato chips in the Charlotte, NC area?

Where can I buy Miss Vickie's potato chips in the Charlotte, NC area? [more inside]
posted by Golfhaus on Dec 11, 2010 - 8 answers

Fine dining in Charlotte, NC

Where in Charlotte, NC, should I take my mom for her 70th birthday? [more inside]
posted by MrMoonPie on Oct 19, 2010 - 4 answers

Quintessential Charlotte NC in 2 hours?

How should I spend a few hours on Monday afternoon in downtown Charlotte, NC? [more inside]
posted by QuantumMeruit on Sep 18, 2010 - 7 answers

Atlanta to Outer Banks via Charlotte and Greensboro - where would you sleep, eat, play?

ATL to Outer Banks (by way of Charlotte and Greensboro) with 2 adults & 3 small kids. Help me find places to stay, eat and get the wiggles out! I'm a writer, so bonus points if these are places I could write about, but really I just want to survive the trip. [more inside]
posted by mdiskin on Aug 24, 2010 - 12 answers

Charlotte's Web of boredom

My meeting got flooded out of Nashville and moved to Charlotte, NC. Help me salvage my disappointment? [more inside]
posted by acrasis on May 19, 2010 - 20 answers

Help me rage in Charlotte!

Driving to Charlotte from Philadelphia this weekend, looking for things to do en route, and while in Charlotte. [more inside]
posted by fonzie on May 3, 2010 - 4 answers

Got a job, need everything else.

Can we be happy in Charlotte, NC? [more inside]
posted by toadliquor on Apr 28, 2010 - 9 answers

Skipping a leg of a flight - TSA issues?

Any reason I can't skip the first leg of a flight and board in a connecting city? [more inside]
posted by docpops on Mar 13, 2010 - 13 answers

To Write is to write is to write.

Charlotte, NC, transplant writer (involuntarily amateur) looking for a writing circle/critique group/community of writers. [more inside]
posted by Scattercat on Feb 28, 2010 - 1 answer

Home Sweet Charlotte

Show us around Charlotte. My wife and I are going to Charlotte from Thursday - Sunday. Our mission is to determine if Charlotte is a place we want to live. I am a I.T. project manager. My wife is a corporate accountant. We both work in banking. We have one young daughter and another on the way. You could consider us yuppies with a hippie / island twist. We love food, books, and shopping. We want to get a feel for what family life would be like in Charlotte. [more inside]
posted by jasondigitized on Feb 22, 2010 - 15 answers

I've been wearing my pink prescription sunglasses for two months now since my regular glasses are scratched up.

I'm looking for an eye doctor in the Charlotte or Concord, NC area. I don't want to go to a chain, but am looking for a private practice. [more inside]
posted by All.star on Jan 11, 2010 - 5 answers

Affordable therapist in Charlotte

Asking for a family member. We're looking for affordable counseling in Charlotte, North Carolina. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 18, 2009 - 2 answers

CharlotteNC filter: What to do next weekend?

Charlotte, NC filter: Boyfriend is visiting. What should we do? [more inside]
posted by unlucky.lisp on Sep 8, 2009 - 3 answers

Restaurant Gems in Charlotte

Foodiefilter: Looking for restaurant blitzkrieg advice in Charlotte, NC [more inside]
posted by Phineas Rhyne on Aug 16, 2009 - 10 answers

Charlotte Filter: Best Mid-Upscale Restaurants

Give me your best mid range to upscale restaurant in Charlotte, either Uptown or accessible by the new Light rail. Atmosphere (three late 20s professionals going, so not romantic), crowd, great, interesting food are the criteria. Probably looking something 'hip' and loud.
posted by sandmanwv on Dec 25, 2008 - 4 answers

Public transportation options from Charlotte or Knoxville airports?

What type of public transportation is available in rural Tennessee and North Carolina? [more inside]
posted by woodblock100 on Dec 8, 2008 - 6 answers

Where Can I Find Gelato

Looking for a place that has gelato in or near Charlotte, NC. And a restaurant for real food to go with it. [more inside]
posted by theichibun on Sep 18, 2008 - 4 answers

Help me make Charlotte more like home

Moving to Charlotte, NC. I want recommendations on finding some local businesses/services. [more inside]
posted by All.star on Jun 25, 2008 - 8 answers

I'm going to need a roof over my head.

My husband and I are moving to Charlotte, NC in August. Any tips on finding a (rental) house? [more inside]
posted by All.star on May 29, 2008 - 5 answers

I've never had a ticket before, and now I'm Evel Knevel!

Last night I was stopped for "Reckless Driving" in Charlotte, NC. The officer stated that I was going 55 in a 35, that I was weaving, and that I hit the curb when she pulled me over. She had me take a breathalyzer test, which I passed. I know you're not my lawyer, but I've never even had a speeding ticket before! What do I need to do? [more inside]
posted by aristan on Apr 16, 2008 - 19 answers

CharlotteNC to HoldenBeachNC

Driving from Charlotte, NC, to Holden Beach, this July: warnings, advice, cool places to show the kids en route, anecdotal musings all appreciated... [more inside]
posted by docpops on Jan 27, 2008 - 7 answers

Swimming Pools in Charlotte, NC

Outdoor swimming pools in Charlotte, NC? [more inside]
posted by sotalia on Oct 6, 2007 - 5 answers

Charlotte?

Should I visit Charlotte, NC? [more inside]
posted by A189Nut on Jul 27, 2007 - 11 answers

Charlotte, NC to Asheville, NC

What's it like driving between Charlotte, NC and Asheville, NC? [more inside]
posted by jvilter on Jul 18, 2007 - 12 answers

Be my guide to Charlotte, NC

What's a family of four to do in Charlotte, NC? [more inside]
posted by Terminal Verbosity on Jun 4, 2007 - 9 answers

Knock, Knock Thelma... where'd ya get those sexy support hose?

I'm a reasonably active 28 year old male who has long suffered from a couple of disorders normally seen in the elderly: venous insufficiency and leg ulcers. Now the nurse practitioner I see has suggested I find a surgeon in Charlotte, NC as the only vein surgeon in Albemarle doesn't take my insurance. I'll have to find and evaluate a vein surgeon on my own... how do I go about doing that? [more inside]
posted by aristan on Feb 14, 2007 - 6 answers

What's so good about Charlotte, anyway?

I'll be moving to Charlotte, North Carolina in three months - and I have no clue what to expect. How do I find good online resources, specific to Charlotte, to help me figure out how to survive? [more inside]
posted by itchi23 on Apr 22, 2006 - 7 answers

Fun things to do in the Charlotte Douglas Airport (or nearby)?

Fun things to do in the Charlotte Douglas Airport (or nearby)? [more inside]
posted by artifarce on Dec 4, 2005 - 3 answers

Fish restaurants in Charlotte

Charlotte, NC -- We'll be there for a long weekend and need recommendations for restaurants serving fresh/healthy grilled fish (or even fish tacos). Want someplace casual (not necessarily cheap, but where jeans are OK). Not interested in shrimp, crab or lobster. Thanks.
posted by nancoix on Mar 3, 2005 - 6 answers

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