Author: Amanda Surowitz

Lights, Camera, Freeze Frame

Delusions. Hallucinations. Words thrown around like flashes of paparazzi photos. My little “episodes” as they’ve come to be known. They weren’t delusions, at least not to me. They weren’t reality either. Although, in…

Closer to Nature

The Pinnacle Park trail forms a loop of approximately half a mile and is surrounded by the gently flowing water of Fisher Creek. A tranquil forest setting with wildflowers, songbirds and rhododendrons, it is only ten…

Live Well, Feel Well

Self-care takes on a lot of forms to sustain your mental and physical well-being. From what we put into our bodies to how we treat them, it’s a daily practice to support a positive, fulfilling life. These wellness products make…

One Place, Three Floors, All Fun

Grab a space-themed cocktail like a shimmery Rosá Star, a vivid purple NASA, or a sunny Solar Spritz to start off your night. Then take a bite of one of Chef Heather Rushin’s…

GOSOUTH // Charlotte

There are plenty of reasons the Queen City is one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country. From the breathtaking skyline and 52 miles of Greenway trails to the one-of-a-kind…

Family Recipes, Casual Dining

Rusty Pig started more than 13 years ago with a family decision to share the best barbeque with their friends and family, quickly growing into two restaurants and they’re not done yet.

GOSOUTH / Charleston

Maya The recently opened Maya in Charleston, SC, tells the story of Mexico’s regional landscapes through an authentic, ingredient driven menu. As you may know, “Mexican food” is a misnomer to describe the…

New Hotspots

After so many pandemic closings, doors are opening again for new restaurants ready to shake things up in the South. Bring your appetite for a luxe escape from the ordinary or a…

Très Chic

Fine dining is an art form that goes beyond plate and palate, delivering a savory experience for all the senses. These hotels have set the bar high for traveling in style…

Brew Your Heart Out

Powered by mountain candy & puppies / Sycamore Brewing After a full day of exploring all Uptown has to offer, what could be better than a cold brew at the largest Charlotte-born…

Sheila Doney’s Buyers Edge

With the real estate market fueled by high demand, everybody has had to get creative and learn a new way to navigate offers and negotiations. The Sheila Doney Team isn’t afraid of the challenge.

A Bite of Fresh Air in Outdoor Dining Spaces

We’re all looking for a reason to spend more time outside now that warmer temperatures and longer days are on their way. Whether you’re shaking off the winter blues or finally able to plan a safe get-together with friends and family, it’s better with good food and a great view. A tasty cocktail or frosty beer wouldn’t hurt, either!

Healing Beyond the Body

In spite of their widely contested effectiveness, alternative therapies continue to be an extremely popular choice. At the very least, these practices can help you take a break from your daily stressors and relax. And who wouldn’t benefit from a little R&R?

Licensed to Carry

The ingenious new line of “carry-wear” that is redefining “fierce.”

Home Grown

The organic grass-fed beef that made Hunter Cattle Co. just became your new favorite grab-and-go snack. Slim Jim's got nothing on our local steer.