Feb 14, 2024 - News

💌 Charlotte love stories

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Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios

People have found love all over Charlotte in really sweet ways, Axios' Katie Peralta Soloff writes.

  • Ahead of Valentine's Day, we asked readers for their Charlotte love stories in a few sentences. We received dozens of heartfelt notes. Here are some of your stories.

🎤 We met in April 2018 at The Music Factory when I asked to get on his shoulders for a concert and we had our first date the next day at the old Sycamore. Flash forward almost six years, we were just married in a friend's backyard in Dilworth. — Ashley W.

🏋️‍♀️ Months of stolen glances from two introverts at the gym were interrupted by a boy who took a bold leap of faith to talk to a girl. Years later, we still go to the same gym. — Joe F.

💐 We moved here from San Francisco as newlyweds in 2011. We had two free parking spots, a washer and dryer inside our condo and paid $1,190 a month to rent in Myers Park as opposed to our $2,500 San Francisco apartment —  we literally felt rich in love! — Amy C.

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