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Timeless Pride

A two-part history timeline of the LGBT Carolinas

The history of the LGBT community is a tough subject to study. The community has been oppressed and maligned for so long, that much of the history is forgotten. In most schools, LGBT youth never learn about the legendary events and people who helped to shape the queer community, the entire nation and its political …

Eat Charlotte

Eatery owners unite to promote local dining scene

The general manager of a popular Uptown Charlotte casual dining restaurant has launched a new local dining alliance and hopes to “ignite the local dining scene” in the Queen City. Briana Cohen, general manager of Sonoma Modern American Cuisine on N. Tryon St., says that will serve to promote locally- and independently-owned restaurants and …

Now’s the time for Summer


Like most Americans, I love a good comeback. When Rocky pummels Ivan Drago in the last round, I’m throwing haymakers right there with him. When Jimmy Chitwood sinks the last-second jumper to defeat South Bend Central, I’m swishing the net from my La-Z-Boy. In similar fashion, for the last few weeks I’ve been enjoying the …

Ankle injuries most common ailment

Ankle injuries most common ailment

As the weather warms, amateur Michael Jordans, Alex Rodriguezes and Maria Sharapovas hit the courts, fields and driveways nationwide, with sunny days beckoning them to get out and play. But as the weather ushers in such sports as basketball, baseball, tennis and soccer, it brings with it ankle sprain season for both professionals and weekend …