Green River Revival at the US National Whitewater Center
Photo Courtest of US National Whitewater Center For the 9th year in a row, the U.S. National Whitewater Center is putting on its Green River Revival to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Every year, the river runs green while the center hosts a 5K, all levels yoga, and a special Irish menu. Taking place on Saturday, March 17, the 5K starts at 10am. Registration is $35 until March 14 and $42 the day of the race. It is recommended that you wear white to fully enjoy being bombarded by
Ranking Charlotte Suburbs
Despite the exciting energy and hustle & bustle of Uptown Charlotte, not everyone desires to live in the heart of it all. Some prefer the slower pace of the suburbs, the tight-knit feel of a smaller community, or more space to roam. While Charlotte does have the thrill of an active city center, she is also home to upwards of 30 suburbs. Recently, ratings giant Movoto researched these 30 suburbs and came up with the top 11. Here are the top 5! 5. Harrisburg, NC. Residents of H
Signs You Just Moved to Charlotte!
Consistently featured on listicals of fastest growing cities, Charlotte is definitely in a boom. With so many newcomers, Charlotte Five took it upon themselves to produce 27 Signs You Just Moved to Charlotte. Here are our favorites! 1. You don’t know why it’s called the Queen City. Here’s why! Charlotte was chartered before the Revolutionary War (in 1768), and was named to honor the wife of England’s King George III. The county, Mecklenburg, was chosen because of her birthpla
Green Living: Energy Proof Your Home
With the Groundhog seeing his shadow and foretelling of 6 more weeks of Winter, it’s the perfect time to assess your home’s energy efficiency. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, almost 50% of any given month’s utility bill goes towards heating and cooling alone. The good news is that most utility companies will come perform a complimentary energy audit (or one for a very small fee) that goes along with being an account holder. They will assess all the potential weak
How do you know when it's time for a new HVAC?
3 Signs that Your HVAC System Needs Replacing Sometimes it’s hard to know when it’s time to finally throw up your hands and replace an appliance or home system. Here are 3 signs that it may be time to look at a new HVAC system. 1. Your equipment needs frequent repairs and energy bills keep rising. 2. Your HVAC equipment is more than 10 years old. 3. Some rooms are too hot or cold and your home has humidity problems, excessive dust, or rooms that never feel comforta