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  1. Three questions for Tamu Curtis, creator oF Liberate Your Palate CLTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    You don't have to stumble home after too many cocktails on LiberateYourPalate's Cheers to the Queen City: Summer Cocktail Tour. Folks wanting to sip -- nice and slow -- have the chance to stagger their cocktail consumption over the course of 45 days or you can hit up a variety of stops in a few big swings.

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  2. Crazy from the heatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    With summer temperatures staying firm at 90-plus in the Queen City, it is freaking hot. Not to mention the humidity will make any straight hair curl real quick.

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  3. First Drip (7/20/15): Jury selection begins in Kerrick trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    The long-awaited trial of a white CMPD officer charged with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of an unarmed black man begins today with jury selection . Randall Kerrick fatally shot 24-year-old Jonathan Ferrell while responding to a 911 call from a woman who believed Ferrell was trying to break into her home.

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  4. First Drip (7/16/15): Two Charlotte Confederate monuments vandalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    Two Confederate monuments were vandalized in Charlotte yesterday. The word racist was spray-painted on a memorial in Uptown and, shortly after, another monument near Memorial Stadium was found to be defaced with concrete.

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  5. First Drip (7/15/15): N.C. House approves cannabis oils to treat epilepsyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    The N.C. House overwhelmingly passed a bill that would allow people of any age to use CBD oils - or cannabis oils - to treat intractable epilepsy. The bill, which passed 112-2 in the House after passing 47-0 in the Senate, will now head to Gov. Pat McCrory's desk, where he is expected to sign it quickly.

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  6. Three questions for Jay Bradish, owner of Red Clay CiderworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    Cider wasn't always the apple of Jay Bradish's eye. Before he was introduced to the tantalizing and sometimes tart world of cider, he took up wine making.

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  7. Prime country in CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    Whether it's Kenny Chesney or Brad Paisley; Willie Nelson or Kacey Musgraves; Sturgill Simpson or Miranda Lambert, country music artists have never had a big problem drawing a crowd to music venues of all sizes in Charlotte. Yet for all that stereotypical love of pickup trucks, cowboy boots and trailer park tales, the Queen City lacks a solid country music foundation to build from on the local level.

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  8. Feds step in at crime-ridden strip mall in CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    Chop Shop barbershop at 2023 Beatties Ford Road is one of two businesses named in a federal affidavit as being complicit in violations of federal drug laws. The federal government has gotten involved in a fight to reduce crime at a west Charlotte strip mall, threatening to seize the property altogether.

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  9. First Drip (7/9/15): Confederate flag to come down in ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    The South Carolina House approved a bill that will remove the Confederate flag from state Capitol grounds early this morning, following more than 13 hours of debate. The House passed the bill 94-20, easily surpassing the two-thirds margin needed, and will now go to Governor Nikki Haley's desk.

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  10. Pure Pizza is the New Kid on the BlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    Some have furrowed their brow at the mention of yet another pizza place popping up in Plaza Midwood, as the opening of Pizza Peel in early 2014 already made for three similar shops along a half-mile stretch of Central Avenue. Social media's been abuzz, but to get people's true feelings on the mid-July opening of Pure Pizza just a quarter-mile east of Pizza Peel, I hit the neighborhood.

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  11. Benefit for local artist Joe Borruso hits close to homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    On June 28, local artist Joe Borruso was walking down Parkwood Avenue when he was struck by a drunk driver. He's had part of his left leg amputated, had surgery on his back to fuse a few of his lumbar vertebrae and more surgeries and extensive recovery time are in his future.

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  12. Benefit show for Joe Borruso plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    Local artist Joe Borruso was struck by a drunk driver while walking down Parkwood Avenue on June 28. He is currently in intensive care having sustained serious injuries including a partial leg amputation. He's also had spinal surgery and a lengthy recovery time is expected.

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  13. First Drip (7/1/15): Official says last night's church fire not arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    An unidentified official is stating that last night's fire at a black church near Charleston was not arson. Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal in Greeleyville, South Carolina was targeted by the Ku Klux Klan 20 years ago and suspicions arose on social media that the fire could be connected to a string of recent black church fires following a mass shooting at a black church in Charleston and the resulting dialogue regarding the Confederate flag.

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  14. Outgoing Police Chief Rodney Monroe's barber gives insight into...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    When Rodney Monroe was named Chief of Police for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department in 2008, he asked around about who gave the best haircut. A detective introduced him to Gene Winchester, owner of Fourth Ward Barber & Styling Millenium on Graham Street, and the rest was history.

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  15. Breathing Art Company collaborates with the Q.C.'s TaprootRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    Breathing Art Company: Free admission, but RSVP required. "Rendezvous": July 2, 7 p.m.; "A Apulian Night": July 3, 3 p.m. McColl Center for Art + Innovation, 721 N. Tryon St. 704-332-5535.

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  16. First Drip (6/30/15): Neighbors rally for local artist hit by drunk driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    Neighbors are rallying to support Charlotte artist Joe Borruso after he was struck by a drunk driver on Parkwood Avenue near Plaza Midwood on Sunday evening. Borruso was reportedly moving something across the street on a dolly when he was struck by Evan Hager, who was driving drunk.

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  17. Portraits of Plaza Midwood PrideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    Friday's Supreme Court decision to recognize same-sex marriages nationwide set off celebrations of LGBT Pride throughout the country. One celebration, organized by Charlotte Pride, turned into an impromptu block party at Pizza Peel in the heart of Plaza Midwood.

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  18. First Drip (6/25/15): Burning of black church said to be intentionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    Fire officials have announced they believe the fire at Briar Creek Baptist Church early Wednesday morning was set intentionally. The three-alarm fire did $250,000 in damage, mostly to the educational and office buildings of the church.

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  19. Bizarre crime from Charlotte police filesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    Eyeing That Last Wing: Police responded to an assault call at an east Charlotte apartment complex at 1 a.m. and found a teary-eyed man who still had lingering feelings about being assaulted three hours earlier. The 19-year-old victim told police he was working at Wingstop at 10 p.m. and was assaulted by a customer, who threw spicy wings at his face.

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  20. Big List: Independence Day 2015 in CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    Check out this list of events celebrating Independence Day in Charlotte and the surrounding area - as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing . Kitchapendence Day Pop Life presents Kitchapendence Day, featuring Power 105, Ciroc Boy & The Prince of New York, DJ Self.

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