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Film Smiths (access required)

Charlotte is no stranger to movie magic. For example, there are these cinematic treasures, all filmed in the area: 2001’s “Shallow Hal,” starring Jack Black, and 1992’s “Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth,” starring some people we’ve never heard of. But ...

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Office temps (access required)

If you’re feeling overwhelmed at the office since they laid off Joe and Sue and now you’ve got to do their work, too, you’re not alone. According to a Menlo Park, Calif.-based Accountemps study released Wednesday, 5 percent of chief ...

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Making inroads (access required)

For Barb Mee, transportation planner for the city of Asheville, the North Carolina Department of Transportation can be a source of stress. Last week, on the North Carolina planner listserv, Mee lamented that the NCDOT doesn’t make it easy to ...

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(Not) all shook up (access required)

The Charlotte area is not accustomed to the tremors it felt Tuesday when an earthquake rocked the East Coast. The quake was on everyone’s lips that afternoon, and for a second people stopped thinking about a hurricane named Irene and ...

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Off the menu (access required)

Michael Jordan might own a home in Charlotte, but the Queen City apparently is still not good enough for one of his steakhouses. This week, Jordan opened a Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse in Chicago at the Intercontinental Hotel on Michigan Avenue. ...

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Swiped (access required)

San Francisco-based Wells Fargo, with its East Coast headquarters in Charlotte, has a new moneymaking method it wants to try out. Wells will begin charging $3 a month for debit card use in October. It’s partly in response to new legislation that ...

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