Author: Katie Coleman

Capital Calling

Get acquainted with Washington, D.C.’s burgeoning arts and culture hub.  Just a few blocks from the National Mall sits an area of the capital city that was promised development years ago. This fall, those plans will finally come to fruition, with the redevelopment of the District Wharf.  “The development on the Southwest Waterfront is huge for Washington, D.C.,” says Alisa…

A Grand Time

Elevate your Lowcountry trip with a stay at the quirky and elegant Grand Bohemian Charleston. A stroll down Charleston’s Meeting Street gives way to historic buildings, year-round palm trees, cafés, and art galleries—all things that ensure visitors return year after year. As the city remains a popular destination for vacationers in the region, everyone has their must-do activities from favorite…

Summer Reading

Carlie Sorosiak is not much older than the subjects of her debut novel—something that adds authenticity to her story. Her first young adult book, “If Birds Fly Back,” a story of finding people who leave and loving those who stay, was just published by HarperTeen and is bringing the previous Huntersville resident back to where she grew up. Ahead of…

Game Changer

Veteran wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery returns to the Carolina Panthers’ locker room this season with a new title. Jerricho Cotchery is back. The veteran slot receiver known for consistency and making tough catches returns to the locker room as the new assistant wide receivers coach for the Carolina Panthers. While considered an imposing threat on the football field, outside the…

Glimpses of Grandeur

While traveling along the Blue Ridge Parkway, make a scenic stop in Asheville. Asheville is a dynamic city—although it’s already a popular day trip for area residents, there’s always something else to explore. Brewery expansions, seasonal food offerings, antiquing, and new exhibits at the Biltmore make Asheville a worthwhile pit stop on your drive. Stay For your stay in this…

Sweet Treat

Instead of a night out for Valentine’s Day, bring the upscale flavors to your own kitchen. Pastry Chef Justin Burke-Samson of Kindred Restaurant created a cocktail recipe worth sharing. Whether getting together with friends or cooking a dinner for two, this easy, boozy slushy is as fun as it is tasty.   Kindred’s Frosé Strawberry Lemonade Ingredients: 1 batch of…

Spring Fling

It’s time to spruce up and get reading for spring—and we don’t just mean wardrobes. Give your home a lift by incorporating this season’s latest trends in home decor, including pastels, floral, and crisp whites. Here are a few of our favorites from Macy’s Spring 2017 lookbook, all found at Northlake Mall.