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The Build Betty A House! Over The Tabletop Fundraiser

The North Mecklenburg Woman's Club's 5th Annual Holiday Over the Tabletop Fundraiser was an incredible success.  The proceeds went to benefit The Build Betty A House project! Over the Table Top showcases the decorating talents of local designers.   The Sip "N Shop was a huge hit with attendees as they browsed through items from artists and vendors. The event was held at the Peninsula Country Club in Cornelius.  For more information about how you can contribute visit:


CELEBRITY - Mark Wood presents Electrify Your Strings!

International recording artist Mark Wood, an original member of the multiplatinum selling Trans-Siberian Orchestra and creator of the revolutionary Viper electric violin, SV Stingray, and Cobra cello brought his groundbreaking music education program Electrify Your Strings! This exciting event transformed the student musicians of local middle and high schools into a full-fledged Rock Orchestra! Mark performed with over 150 students from local schools comprising the All-Star Orchestra. The audience was entertained by Mark's original material, as well as music by Led Zeppelin, Cream, The Beatles, and more. The event was Open to the public with all profits going to the schools music programs.  Photos by Patrick Nicholson.


CELEBRITY Comedian Carlos Mencia LIVE - LKN Comedy Zon

Carlos Mencia is one of the Country's most popular comedians.  Carlos had a GREAT current routine and while it was a bit political... you just have to laugh.  We've been to a lot of Comedy Shows over the years and this one had us doubled over in laughter for just about the entire show.  Watch the Herald Calendar to make sure you don't miss GREAT events like this.  Photos by Nate Davis.


Jacks Trick-or-Treat Party for the Kids

Jack's Corner Tap in Cornelius held a FANTASTIC Halloween Party for the Kids!  We don't know what else you could ask for... Miniature Pony Rides, Bounce House, Fire Truck, and incredible weather to top it all off.  Special thanks to Jack's Corner Tap for providing such a GREAT event for FREE for the Local Children.  It started early in the afternoon, so lots of families started at Jacks then headed back to their Subdivisions for the neighborhood festivities... A FULL night of Family Fun.  Photos by Roger Benskin.


Flatiron Kitchen and Taphouse Bluegrass Brunch

Flatiron in Davidson offers one of the finest brunch menus around the lake.  They top off their delicious menu with Incredible Live Bluegrass Music playing in the background.   Just click on our Brunch Menu Button to see which of the many items you will crave.   If you are looking for the perfect Sunday brunch... Look no further than Flatiron in Davidson.  Photos by Nate.


Lucky Dog Halloween Costume Pawty

Lucky Dog Bark & Brew held their 2nd Annual Doggie Costume Contest and Pawty on Saturday Oct 26th.  100% of the Entry Fee was donated to Project HALO!  If you have a Dog... and haven't been to Lucky Dog yet - watch the Herald Weekly Calendar for their Daily Specials - Men - if your wives keep "hounding" you to wash the dog... How about Tuesday evening?  A beer and a dog wash... only $15 - win/win!  Photos by Patrick Nicholson.


Grand Opening of Dr. Gs Weight Loss & Wellness

For over 17 years Dr. G's has helped over 70,000 people lose weight quick and safely.  We joined Dr. G's for the grand opening of Dr. G's Weight Loss & Wellness located in Jetton Village.  Many clients attended the grand opening and while they didn't really want their picture taken, they had Testimonial after Testimonial... Dr. G's is the real deal and everyone we spoke to regarding his practice had nothing but compliments.  If you're interested in losing weight, give Dr. G's a call - they'll be happy to discuss the options with you and how each program is designed specifically for you.  Call us today!


Fox and Hound Grand Re-Opening Renovation Album

Fox & Hound in Birkdale just finished their new renovations and we LOVE the new décor and especially the new layout. Gone are the Bar and Back Room tables and IN with super long high tops that are perfect for socializing and meeting new folks.  Fox and Hound was packed with patrons and the Charity Buffet was a HUGE success as well. Special Thanks to our friends at Fox and Hound for inviting us out - we'll definitely be back and we bet you will too! Photos by Nate and Courtney.


40th Carolina Balloonfest - HUGE Spectacular Event

The 40th Carolina Balloonfest occurred this past weekend at Statesville Regional Airport.  The CROWDS were so huge that most patrons had to be shuttled in from the Iredell County Fairgrounds.  If you haven't attended a Balloon Launch - mark your calendars for next year - this is one unique event that you don't want to miss - pictures can't do this event the justice it deserves.  Photography by Patrick Nicholoson.


MVKs 1st Annual Bachelor - Bachelorette Auction

The 1st Annual MVK's Bachelor/Bachelorette Auction was a great success!  The proceeds went to benefit the "Most Valuable Kids of Charlotte Metro", a nonprofit organization providing underserved children access to live sporting sporting events and entertainment through ticket donations.  Special thanks to Harvey's Bar and Grill of Cornelius for Hosting this event.  For more information how you can become involved with this organization visit  Photos by Courtney Parlier.


Business After Hours at the Peninsula Yacht Club

The Peninsula recently renovated their ground floor event facility and it's been remodeled perfectly for large events now.  The Peninsula's Annual Business After Hours is typically one of the most attended After Hours of the year and this was no exception.   Special thanks to the Peninsula for providing not only the venue but also the excellent appetizers and drinks.  For More information about Peninsula Club Membership click on their homepage.


Paw Brokers Party - Saving animals one party at a time

Lake Norman Lucky Cats hosted their FREE PawBrokers Party at Waterford Hall (Upstairs of at the Galway Hooker).  This is a national event in honor of National Feral Cat Dat.  Paw Brokers concept is very simple - donate your unused jewelry, and purchase new (donated) jewelry at their parties.  100% of the Proceeds go to LKN Lucky Cat.   For more information about how you can help support this great cause contact Robin Byrd -


Port City Club Photo Introduction

Port City Club has been operating in unadvertised “Soft Opening mode” for the past week. We would like to thank all of our customers, friends, neighbors and fans for visiting us and critiquing their experience at Port City Club. Many have expressed that they have really enjoyed the creative food selections and the remodeling of the building.   With the tremendous response to our soft opening, we apologize for some of the longer than usual wait times. We are still training servers and staff as they take care of customers. We are addressing these problem areas and plan to stay in “Soft Opening mode” until they are solved.   We STILL NEED TO HIRE about 50 people - APPLICATIONS in person from 12 – 4pm  EXPERIENCED SERVERS, BARTENDERS, BUSERS and LINE COOKS with good customer service.