Recently, while walking in Uptown, I took this photo of a jogger. The reason I like the photo is because of the depth that it shows. It makes me want to zoom in :)
The passage way is next to the Belk Theater. The address is 130 North Tryon.
This prospective shows (from left to right) the Bank of America Center, Omni Hotel, and Bank of America Plaza.
Following is a link websites for the Bank of America Center, the Omni Hotel, and the Bank of America Plaza.
We enjoyed one of our favorite restaurants last night. As the name implies they do chicken really well. We especially enjoy eating at the chefs bar where we see food preparation up close.
Following is a link to the Roosters Wood Fire Kitchen website. The address is 150 North College street.
Yesterday we voted in the North Carolina special election. To hedge our bets we also made banana nut bread. So regardless of the outcome we will be happy.
The photo was taken at the First Ward Creative Arts Academy. Notice the drama sign post behind the vote here sign. The address is 715 N. Caldwell Street.
This photo shows a recently remodeled elevator lobby for the BB&T Center in Uptown Charlotte. It has a very distinct black and white theme with lots of light.
Following is a link to to the BB&T website. The address is 200 South College street.
On walk this weekend I took a photo of the Omni Hotel. It is triangle shaped and I have often wondered how they utilize the space in a triangular room.
Following is a link to the Omni Hotel website. The address is 132 East Trade street.
When strolling in Uptown one finds unique art such as these chairs near ImaginOn. Unfortunately no plaque or signature was found.
Following is a link to ImaginOn. This art piece was found at 300 East 7th.
Lucky us! Whole Foods is one block from our condo.
We often take a short stroll, buy fresh fruit and salad, to complement a home cooked meal.
Following is a link to the Whole Foods website. This stores address is 400 East Stonewall Street.
The Pride Parade drew large crowds this weekend. The marching contingent, in this photo, represented Wells Fargo and their commitment to inclusion.
This photo was taken at the Charlotte Pride Parade. The location was near the intersection of Trade and Tryon in Uptown Charlotte.
Charlotte has the dubious honor of being the third city, on the East coast, which offers the Lime Scooter for rent.
This photo was taken at the 1st Ward Park. Following is a link to link to the Lime website.
1st Ward Park, the newest park in Uptown Charlotte; offers grass, fountain, art, play ground equipment, and a room to walk your dog.
We especially enjoy the Children’s library next to the park.
Fountain and crown in the First Ward Park. This park is next to UNC Charlotte Center building.
The crown design follows the Charlotte crown city theme.
I like the shadows and the bird ;)
This photo was taken 301 East 7th Street. Following is a link to the First Ward Park.
UNC Charlotte has large campus North East of uptown however they also maintain a unique presence in Uptown.
Interestingly the uniqueness is not just the offset floors … notice the windows.
This photo was taken at 320 East North Street. Following is an article about the UNC Charlotte Center City
It was exciting and a little embarrassing to discover a new building in Uptown Charlotte. This building is located three blocks from where we live and was constructed in the last year.
Seriously I must be working too hard.
This photo was taken at 311 East 5th Street. Following is a link to Springhill Suites the newest property in Uptown Charlotte.
On Saint Patrick’s day there were lines of people in green. This photo shows a line of hungry people at the Halal Food Cart.
There were also lines, at the entrance of every bar. Thirsty people in green ;)
This photo was taken at the intersection of Trade and Tryon.
This lone soldier marched in Charlotte’s Saint Patrick’s day parade. There were floats, bands, bagpipes, and dancing children. But what moved me the most was this tribute to Ireland’s war service. Based on the uniform it would appear this was specific to WWI
Following is an interesting article about Ireland and World War I