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From Boxer to Businessman

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.…

Greg Collier Is The Yolk’s Secret Ingredient

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  By Kayla Becoats In the midst of the Wednesday morning rush at 7th Street Market, Chef Chef Greg Collier Greg Collier and his wife, Subrina, are nestled comfortably side by side sipping lattes in the new home of their wildly popular farm-to-table breakfast restaurant, The Yolk.…

McCrorey Heights: The Neighborhood that Shaped Charlotte

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  By Tonya Jameson Tom Hanchett is supposed to be retired, but the longtime Charlotte historian keeps finding stories to tell. At the moment, he’s set his attention on the historic McCrorey Heights neighborhood in west Charlotte. The interstates and urban renewal decimated most of Charlotte thriving Black communities, in the name of progress and at the expense of Black livelihood.…

A Place to Call Home: Options for Senior Living

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By Angela Lindsay As the aging population has sharply increased, so has the need for residential options for seniors. In fact, the real estate market for people 55 and over in Charlotte is booming. In 2015, about 20 percent of county residents were over age 55, up from about 16 percent in 2000.…

Exploring Wisconsin — Things to Do in Three Cities

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By Lashawnda Becoats   Exploring Wisconsin can be full of adventure, with its beautiful prairies, lake views and city lifestyle. I recently had the pleasure of exploring Wisconsin, for an unforgettable trip full of adventure and surprises. I know you’re wondering what this Midwestern state, known for dairy, cheese and football, has to offer, so I’ll jump right in.…
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