Showing posts from: People Cuisine People Wisdom from the Southern kitchen On bacon grease and honoring tradition: For these Charlotte chefs, some skills are grandfathered in. Entertainment People The Arts Guiding light Local artist Meredith Connelly’s illuminated works are on display at the Whitewater Center. People Coming clean Project Outpour’s Laureen Jenkins promotes health and dignity for our city’s most vulnerable residents. People The Arts Ally for the arts Arts & Science Council President Jeep Bryant discusses his aspirations for the local arts sector. People Olivia Fortson: My favorite things . . . The former society editor at The Charlotte Observer dishes on her favorite local spots. People Passion for pets With plans for a new modern campus, the Humane Society of Charlotte aims to strengthen bonds between pets and people. People Style Setting her sights Miss USA Cheslie Kryst is busting pageant stereotypes — and showing that women really can do whatever they set their minds to. Cuisine People Coming to the table DeeDee Dalrymple literally wrote the book on entertaining. In the process, a revelation led to a new friendship — and a new perspective on diversity. People Style Girl talk From style to parenting to finance, a new speaker series offers go-to solutions and advice for Charlotte women. People The Arts Learning to listen Leighton Ford’s new memoir follows his life’s journey as an evangelist — and helps readers find their own voices.