Apr 17, 2015 - News

Agenda for Friday April 17: A Chantilly love letter

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Hello Friday.

Tots > Fries. Maybe it’s not new, but I’ve been noticing a recent tot movement at some of my favorite spots. Jackalope Jacks – tot me. Burger & Co – tot me. Bad Daddy’s – tot me. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy a good french fry, but I’ve become a side-toter and it’s hard for me to see myself going back. Anyways.

VITALS

Today’s Weather: 76. 40% chance of rain, kinda cloudy.
Today’s Stat: $14.3 million. 2014 total comp of Lowe’s CEO Robert Niblock.
Today’s Job: Director of Marketing at Snack Factory / Snyder’s Lance. Go.
Today’s Charlottean: Jim Mountjoy, former co-owner of LKM and current Director of the EYE Lab at BooneOakley, for being the godfather of the local advertising community.

ORIGINALS

Saying goodbye the best darned neighborhood in Charlotte
Tim Long explains the history of Chantilly and why he now must leave the neighborhood he’s in love with.

I have Ho Ho Cherry House on speed dial
Katie Levans orders bean curd which is weird. Who orders bean curd over General Tso’s chicken?

Sit down, we have a story to tell
Stories will be told on Saturday at 7 pm. Jonathan Piscitelli gives us the scoop on the origin and the people behind Charlotte Storytellers.

The story behind Jeff Brokaw’s tattoo
He decided on a samurai themed tattoo – learn why.

Phoget this rain at Pho Hoa in Plaza Midwood
You’re going to be craving some pho after Gi Hallmark gives you the pho 411.

8 tips to survive the J. Crew Warehouse Sale
Laura Underwood went there yesterday with a baby in a Bjorn. That’s nuts.

6 questions with McKenna Brandon
Garrett Tichy talks with McKenna and learns that she loves coffee and can’t handle poor design.

Hi, I’m Asheton Brown and this is how I work out
Her shoe game is strong and she loves the outdoors.

TALKING POINTS

Reid’s will open a new store next to Dick’s Sporting goods at SouthPark Mall.It’s the spot where City Tavern is currently located (seriously, did anybody ever eat there?). 8,200 square feet. Plan is to be open in October.

Charlotte Express, our ultimate frisbee team, got some love from ESPN and their play made SportsCenter’s Top 10. Watch this 28 second clip on YouTubeof Sean Kelley, Charlie Muniz and Micah Hood executing a killer combo.

Looking to do to the local theatre in April? View our April theatre picks: Detroit to Rapture, Blister, Burn.

Have an outstanding weekend and don’t be afraid to go to a Charlotte poetry reading.

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