Tag: University area

Protect your stuff

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Protect your stuff

College students are easy targets for burglars as they tend to be more careless with their belongings. The rise of higher-end apartment complexes in the university area is leading to more burglaries as robbers assume these tenants have more valuable items. According to areavibes.com, there are an estimated 5,789 acts of property crime in the […]

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Giacomo’s Pizzeria pleases all around

| June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Giacomo’s Pizzeria pleases all around

Pizza is a staple in most college students’ diets. With all of the delivery options near campus and the two Mama Leone’s locations on campus, it is easy to get in a pizza rut and go for the same place and the same kind every time. Sometimes it’s good to venture out of your normal […]

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University area neighborhood guide

| September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
University area neighborhood guide

Photos by Patrick Bogans, Matt Jackson and Aaron Tran. If this is your first year in Charlotte, or if you are looking for new places to go, this quick guide will introduce you to your new favorite spots. The University Area is diverse, growing and attracts many young adults and working professionals. Take advantage of living here […]

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Thai House transports diners to Thailand by providing an authentic dining experience

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments
Thai House transports diners to Thailand by providing an authentic dining experience

Friday night I was in the mood for something new to eat for dinner. I wanted to stay local so I decided to try out a small Thai food place next to Walgreens. Upon entering, I noticed the decor was beautiful and welcoming. It felt like I had actually been transported to Thailand because of […]

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Super Sweet Spots- Bakery/Restaurant Profiles

| September 19, 2012 | 1 Comment
Super Sweet Spots- Bakery/Restaurant Profiles

*Photos by Matthew Jackson   Every now and then we all get that constant sweet craving.  Now some people, like myself, have a sweet tooth and feel the need to sweet shop constantly. But no matter what, we all have those moments where we desire a delicious tiramisu or something as simple as a piece […]

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New apartments cropping up all around campus

| February 8, 2012 | 1 Comment
New apartments cropping up all around campus

New apartment complexes are cropping up around the UNC Charlotte area. The ground has already been leveled on the corner of Mallard Creek Church Rd. and Highway 49. Private contractors are building there in order to take advantage of the university’s well-known growth. However, in no way, shape or form are the contractors affiliated with […]

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