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Uptown Magazine is dead, owner says

Uptown Magazine will soon be but a memory. Todd Trimakas’ plan to sell his publication, which he started in 2005, fell through Friday when a potential buyer pulled out. Last week, Trimakas and T.J. Larsen, founder and president of My ...

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NoDa mills to go up for sale

The Mecklenburg and Johnson mills, which sit vacant after failed redevelopment attempts, will be going up for sale next month. Peter Zeiler, the city’s transit station area development coordinator, said one goal is “to maximize the sale value, while preserving ...

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The allure of NoDa (access required)

Two years before he was to celebrate his 20th anniversary with Sherwin Williams and retire from the company, Ron Tvarock was laid off unexpectedly in December 2009. He was living in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. But after suddenly finding himself jobless, ...

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Is Wal-Mart Independence Boulevard’s salvation? (access required)

Surrounded by vacant and decrepit-looking shopping centers, hotels, restaurants and car lots, Independence Park is one of the last places still showing signs of life along a blighted stretch of highway just minutes from uptown. But Alec Polites said the ...

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