Spring is returning! Finally! With it comes the change to get out in the garden, clean out the house or put it on the market. qnotes has you covered! Best [...]
It started with a blog post from Charles Tyler, pastor of Roanoke Island Baptist Church in Manteo, the birthplace of Virginia Dare and home of actor Andy Griffith. When Tyler caught wind that David Miller, who lives less than a mile from his church, was planning the areaâ€™s first-ever gay Pride celebration this summer, he took to the blogosphere.
Led by Hunx (a.k.a. Seth Bogart), formerly of queer dance unit Gravy Train!!!!, Hunx & His Punx puts the gay back into garage on â€śToo Young To Be In Loveâ€ť (Hardly Art). Described as the first â€śproperâ€ť studio album by the band, the 10 songs smell like black leather motorcycle jackets and boots, Brylcreem and Final Net, cigarettes and Dentyne.
Thereâ€™s an old Aborigine saying that reads, â€śThe more you know, the less you need.â€ť Concepts of simplicity like this are difficult to process in the midst of a greed-driven economy like that in the U.S. But, despite all the constant hype of needing bigger, shinier, newer things, could it be that perhaps less really is more?
After enduring an unusually long and snowy winter, my heart has never been so eager for the fresh warmth and sunshine of spring. If you too find yourself daydreaming of finer weather and renewed energy, then what better way to fight off these last dreary days of clouds and drizzle than by bringing all the crisp new colors and styles of spring into your home? Hold on tight for a crash course in all the new dĂ©cor trends this season has to offer.
After years of little-to-no progress on LGBT issues in the Queen City, Iâ€™m starting to think we might be seeing the very early light of a bright spot in Charlotte. Or, at the least, thatâ€™s what I hope Iâ€™ve observed as small pieces toward progress fall into place here and there across the city.
Ever heard of the Lingerie Football League? Itâ€™s a womenâ€™s football league where the women wear helmets, shoulder pads, bras, panties and garters. Billed as â€śtrue fantasy football,â€ť the teams have names like the Los Angeles Temptation and the Dallas Desire.
Spring is a time of renewal with flowers and trees blooming, grass greening and warmer temperatures bringing us back to the outdoors. But before you can begin to truly enjoy the fresh air, there are many updates needed to help your patio areas recover from the harsh effects of old man winter.
Without a doubt, 2011 is the best time in years for LGBT homeowners to successfully market their property. Follow these tips and it is possible to not only attract qualified buyers but also enjoy a quicker sale â€” with potentially higher profits â€” while overcoming many of the aggravating hurdles faced by other sellers.
Five home improvements â€” from budget-friendly to big budget â€” that provide noteworthy return on investment (ROI) in terms of increased value and improved enjoyment.
After provoking ire from LGBT activists and bloggers over their donations to anti-gay groups and causes, restaurant chain Chick-fil-A might soon find itself without at home at two North Carolina universities.
An Elon University Poll released on Feb. 28 showed that a majority of North Carolinians support marriage or civil unions for same-sex couples and oppose a constitutional amendment to prevent same-sex couples from marrying. The poll also revealed significant increases in public support for LGBT equality in just the last two years.
Teens say school not supportive CONCORD â€” FOX Charlotte reported on March 8 that a group of students who formed a gay-straight alliance (GSA) at Central Cabarrus High School were [...]
Not Your Mamaâ€™s BINGO will hold a fundraiser for High Country Pride and ALFA on April 2 at High Country United Church of Christ, 8235 U.S. Hwy. 421 N in Vilas, N.C. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m.
Winston-Salem’s Adam Foundation opens their grant season. Greensboro’s Guilford Green Foundation raises thousands at their Women’s Party. Plus, the 13th annual RiverRun International Film Festival returns to Winston-Salem April 8-17.
In 1967, the Beatles came out with their wonderful album (yes, I mean LP, vinyl disk), â€śSgt. Pepperâ€™s Lonely Heart Club Band.â€ť I was 12 years old, on the edge of entering my teenage years, in Maplewood, N.J., and I saved my money for this album with an incredibly intricate, psychedelically colorful cover. While my parents tolerated (barely) parts of the album, the one song they enjoyed was the honky-tonk â€śWhen Iâ€™m 64!â€ť In many ways, it was a musical bridge for my parents and me, in which our generations met each other.