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Go Global

By Eren Simpson From a kitchen table to three locations across the Charlotte region, the Language Academy of the Carolinas — led by Craig Snyder — is taking a nontraditional approach to teaching adults how to speak a foreign language. Snyder, who studied Spanish in school and thought maybe he’d work as a Spanish professor after working in Spain for a few years, started the language school in 2004 after graduating from UNC Chapel Hill with his master’s degree.…

Marvelous Marbella, Spain!

By Dee Dixon To See All of the Marvelous Marbella, Spain Photo’s Click “Here” When my brother, Lloyd, and his fiancé, Cheryl Randle, invited me to join them at their time-share in Marbella, Spain, I did not hesitate, especially when Cheryl found round-trip tickets from JFK for $450!…

Create Your Business Plan with These Great Tips

By Eren Simpson Charlotte has become a city of entrepreneurs, and if you’re one of the many out there waiting to capitalize on your great idea, there are some things you need to know before pitching your idea to investors. “The biggest problems I see with people is really understanding that you’re turning this idea into a business,” said Beth Zeuch Schneider, doctor of business administration, assistant professor of strategy at Queen University’s McColl School of Business.…

A Taste of Eastern Europe

  By Jimese S. Orange We have Charlotte’s diverse immigrant population to thank for giving us access to a dynamic array of ethnic foods. Explore eastern European cuisine off the beaten path at family-owned restaurants specializing in Bosnian and Polish comfort foods.…