Category: Charlotte

Queen City Sweet Tooth Crawl

Need to curb a craving? We pulled together a list of some of the sweetest spots in the city to satisfy your inner treat lover. Don’t worry about the calorie intake—we have great weather, so you can take a run around town anytime to burn off the calories between trips to the dessert spots on your list. (That’s why they call it Little Sugar Creek Greenway, right? Because it’s just down the road from Elizabeth Creamery.) Make the Amelie’s French Connection Amelie’s French Bakery burst onto the Charlotte scene with its French food and eclectic store style only a few years ago. Now, it’s become a favorite spot for visitors and locals alike. It’s most famous for its salted caramel brownie, a tantalizing mix of sweet and salty with a secret ingredient we all wish we knew. But no one, not even the most loyal fan, has figured out what makes those brownies so addictive. Amelie’s also makes a variety of French macarons, petit-fours and layered tortes daily. Most recently, the bakery even

Source: Queen City Sweet Tooth Crawl | Charlotte’s got a blog

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Charlotte Farmers Market Guide

Everyone loves a Farmers Market! Thought I’d share this list of ones around Charlotte.

Charlotte Farmers MarketsOne of the best ways to experience a city is through its food. And what better way to experience local food than through a farmers market! While the Charlotte area has more than 30 farmers markets, these purveyors supply much more than produce. Shoppers find fresh bread, cheese, even succulents cultivated in the Charlotte area for purchase. The sky is the limit when it comes to modern-day farmers markets and Charlotte has a plentiful, fresh supply for all your culinary (and decorative!) needs. Charlotte Regional Farmers Market – “The Big Kahuna” This establishment is one of four farmers markets owned by the state of North Carolina and operated by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Encompassing five buildings, you’ll find anything and everything to satisfy not only your tummy, but also your retail needs. Enjoy local produce, like fruits and vegetables, as well as meats and eggs, dairy products, savory and sweet baked goods, seafood, handmade crafts and

Source: Charlotte Farmers Market Guide | Charlotte’s got a blog

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Bark in the Park

We went to the Knights stadium this week to watch them play the Durham Bulls. It was also Bark in the Ballpark night where people bring their dogs to the ballgame. That’s the night I like to go to the stadium! I don’t have a dog but I love to watch and there are soooo many different kinds of dogs that it makes it fun to see them all.

Here are a few phone camera shots from that night.

Bark in the Park

BB&T BallPark

Bark in the Park

Bark in the Park

Bark in the Park

Bark in the Park

Charlotte at Night

Knights Program

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