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Jyoti’s World Cuisine: A Friedland Family Effort

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By Hope Yancey Photos by Jonathan Cooper   Jyoti and Marc Friedland built a loyal following in Charlotte during the years they owned Talley’s Green Grocery, the natural foods market, café and bakery on East Boulevard that closed its doors in Marc and Jyoti Friedland 2008.…

Nico Amortegui Connects Through Art

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By Hope Yancey Artist Nico Amortegui creates murals, other large-scale paintings and sculptures constructed of wood, cardboard and found objects. He has recently begun learning to make ceramics, such as dishes and African-inspired masks. He might produce 30 ceramic pieces in a week.…

The Rundown of Things to Do: Thursday, December 12 – Sunday, December 15

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By Shawn D. Allison, II   What’s good everyone! “The Hawk” may be out and Jack Frost is giving people the cold shoulder. However, we still keep cool under all the atmospheric pressure, you dig? But check this out, I know it’s rather chilly out there, but your man—The Black Ferris Bueller has found all sorts of goodies this weekend to heat your spirits up and bring warmth to your heart!…

From Boxer to Businessman

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By Phillip Brown Photos by Ryan Honeyman Boxing and business – dual passions that have fueled Calvin Brock’s life. The entrepreneurially-minded pugilist knew from an early age that one day, he would compete for a world’s championship, and he would come to appreciate the lessons learned along the way, especially from UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business.…