Blue Line Extension Updates Slated for an August 2017 opening, the development of Charlotte’s Blue Line Extension is really starting to take shape in NoDa and the University City area. In total, eleven new stations will help define these neighborhoods - spanning from 9th street in Uptown to the final northern terminus at UNC Charlotte. With a little more than a year left before the first passengers take ride, the Lynx [...]
This Sunday, May 1st, Charlotte will participate in a nationwide trend that aspires to foster community building through a simple idea - close streets to cars, and open them up to people. Open Streets 704 will see a three mile stretch of roads across several neighborhoods transform into corridors of recreation, public health, and active transportation. This novel ideas has taken place in over 100 cities across the United [...]
If you want to talk shop with other passionate cyclists, stop by these bike shops around town, and you’ll learn all about riding in Charlotte. So check out these Savvy 7 - Charlotte Bicycle Shops.
While just about the entire Queen City is focused on the game, this might be a good time to highlight some off the field contributions these players make towards their fans and communities.
Welcome to Mecklenburg County and the exquisite Ballantyne neighborhood of Highgrove. If you are looking for the lifestyle of luxury, you’ve found it! This neighborhood has a pristine look including homes built in the 1990’s to early 2000’s offering a variety of styles ranging from French Colonial to English Cottage to English Tudor with price points from the $750’s to over $1M. A small neighborhood with just over 100 homes, [...]
Thornhill is located near I-485 in the heart of Ballantyne. The Thornhill clubhouse sits next to a picturesque stream with a pool, grilling area with a fireplace, a playground, and a tennis court. Thornhill amenities are plentiful with entertainment for children after school in this top rated Charlotte-Mecklenburg school district. Big Rock Nature Preserve is an exceptional plus to Thornhill with history dating back a thousand years. Big Rock nature preserve [...]
Kensington at Ballantyne is a luxury residential community located in South Charlotte. Homes selling upwards of $500,000 include luscious landscaping throughout on lots as much as 0.5 acres. These custom built homes are accredited to such builders as The Dowd Company, Harrington and Associates, Gordon Builders, and Dwight Hunter Homes. Kensington at Ballantyne is located in the South Charlotte-Mecklenburg school district. These Mecklenburgh county schools include Hawk Ridge Elementary, Community House Middle school, and Audrey Kell [...]
The beautiful neighborhood of Essex Falls is close to many shopping adventures including The Shops at Blakeney, Stonecrest at Piper Glen, Ballantyne Village, and Carolina Place mall. Also, enjoy the experience of the local farmers market at Village at Robinson Farm every Wednesday and Saturday from 9am to 3pm. Essex Falls is a private, quaint neighborhood in South Charlotte. Located off Ballantyne Commons Pkwy, sidewalks are plentiful and lead to everything you [...]
Find Your Perfect Home in Charlotte Are you looking to Find Your Perfect Home in Charlotte North Carolina? The Charlotte area offers some of the most desirable real estate in the country and finding your perfect home in the Charlotte can include choices of communities with beautiful waterfront homes, to relaxing golf course communities, to family oriented suburbs. Charlotte truly boasts something for everyone! If you are trying to figure out [...]
Moving From Queens (or any of the other 5 Boroughs) to the Queen City Reasons why you should hire a transplanted New Yorker (that would be me, btw) to help you find your new home when moving from NY to NC: I will tell you where the best pizza places are – and of course, they are all owned by transplants as well. You can understand my accent. (Although after [...]