Charles Jonas and his team at Jones Lang LaSalle were ready to show some uptown real estate. For the most part, however, buyers and sellers had to wait while history walked the streets of the Queen City.
Back in 2008, Darla Moody said she believed the hype surrounding Barack Obama.
For a moment, Charlotte, forget President Obama; a legend walks among us: Sam Miller.
Saunders also said she was a Democrat because she felt Democrats were smart. “I do know some smart Republicans,” she said. “But only a few.”
He's one young Obama hater in a sea of Obama lovers at the Democratic National Convention, and he seems to enjoy every sneer he gets.
“You better budget at least $2,500,” said Tim Mauldin, a convention delegate for his home state of Oklahoma. “Every delegate has to pay his or her own way.”
The chairwoman of her local legislative district and also a nurse practitioner, Christina Shelley, a Democratic delegate from Arizona, is in Charlotte specifically supporting health care and immigration reform.
Forrest Bibbee has been living in a tent that is his message. It is covered in signs and symbols, some handwritten, some more formal. One is a screen-printed flag with a depiction of a dove and the name of a group Bibbee belongs to: Veterans for Peace.
Reporters share the sights and sounds of uptown Charlotte during the Democratic National Convention.
Predawn Tuesday in Charlotte, long before the villainous heatandhumidity partnership reached its ruthless peak, should have brought out an Olympics-opening-ceremony multitude of Democratic joggers and walkers. Instead, the walkers seemed absent, and the joggers were lonely.