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Family pizzeria finds place in community

Family pizzeria finds place in community

By Molly Reitter MOUNT HOLLY – Papa Sammy, also known as Sammy Gonzalez, had been making pizza at home for his grandchildren for many years. His wife, Ilse Gonzalez, was… Read more »

How restaurants fared in health inspections

How restaurants fared in health inspections

Health departments in Mecklenburg and Gaston counties inspected the following restaurants in April: Belmont • Beijing to Go, 1420 Wilkinson Blvd. – 90 • Bojangles’, 6450 W. Wilkinson Blvd. –… Read more »

Cruise benefits Big Day of the Lake

Cruise benefits Big Day of the Lake

CORNELIUS – A three-hour cruise aboard the Yachta Yachta Yachta with music, open bar and food from five restaurants will benefit Big Day at the Lake. Big Day at the… Read more »

Grass Fed Moo promotes humane, better-tasting beef

Grass Fed Moo promotes humane, better-tasting beef

CHARLOTTE – In 2005, when Eileen Blackburn gave birth to twins, she wanted the very best for her babies. So she started researching and buying healthy and mostly organic foods…. Read more »

Festival promotes health, wellness

Festival promotes health, wellness

BELMONT – Put on your running shoes and mark your calendars for May 16 – the second annual CaroMont Community Challenge. The 5K run/walk and 1-mile fun walk event and… Read more »

How restaurants fared on health inspections

How restaurants fared on health inspections

Health departments in Mecklenburg and Gaston counties inspected the following restaurants in March: Belmont • Belmont Food & Beverage, 101 Kenwood St. – 95 • Buddy’s BBQ, 5945 Wilkinson Blvd…. Read more »

Criterium returns to downtown

Criterium returns to downtown

BELMONT – Residents will welcome world-class cyclists to the third annual competitive bicycle criterium on April 12 in historic downtown. The City of Belmont and the Belmont Merchants Association announced… Read more »

Coffee shop offers up fresh new taste

Coffee shop offers up fresh new taste

CHARLOTTE – The Coffee House at Mountain Island has a new owner, name and concept. Jeffrey Tuning gained ownership on Jan. 15 and renamed it Coppa Coffee and Tea. He… Read more »

Cruise benefits Big Day at the Lake

Cruise benefits Big Day at the Lake

CORNELIUS – Big Day at the Lake hosts its seventh annual charity cruise, featuring music, an open bar and fine food from five restaurants. The cruise takes place at 6-9… Read more »

Fans create a throwback ice cream parlor

Fans create a throwback ice cream parlor

CHARLOTTE – X-tra Ball is tucked away in the Bi-Lo shopping center with an immaculate storefront. It’s a throwback to the old-school ice cream parlor with contemporary twists. The 1980s… Read more »