Showing posts from: People Entertainment People The Arts Billy, Billie and Bond: 2020 Arts Calendar The theatrical, musical, dance and comedic performances to see in the first half of 2020. People The Arts Urban storyteller Susan Grossman’s abstract city landscapes will be on view at Jerald Melberg Gallery. People Travel New beginnings In 2020, Allison Andrews plans to visit 50 places she’s never been. It’s all part of a plan spun from unexpected life changes — and a determination to adapt. Cuisine People Sweet relief A cancer diagnosis leads to a burgeoning side hustle for Sweet’s Syrup owner Stephanie Rickenbaker. People The Arts Charlotte’s knight The Knight Foundation’s Charles Thomas earns a living by giving away money. His group’s latest beneficiary is the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. People Maggie Vazquez & Jerry Peralta: My favorite things . . . If you frequent Laurel Market in Eastover, chances are you’ve met Magdalena “Maggie” Vazquez or Gerardo “Jerry” Peralta. People The write idea Retired pastor Neal Jones extols the virtues of handwritten letters. People Changing face Let’s face it, Charlotteans are mildly obsessed with looking their best. Learn about the latest trends in cosmetic surgery. People For the time being To count the hours … or make them count Cuisine People Wisdom from the Southern kitchen On bacon grease and honoring tradition: For these Charlotte chefs, some skills are grandfathered in.