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Dee Dray- The Prodigy

When we first came across Dee Dray the “absolute” lyricist, it was at the Vinyl Union Mixer held at a little nightspot in Charlotte, North Carolina called Tropix Bar and Lounge, hosted by Power 98’s J Pragmatic. We were already forewarned about this man’s expressive gift early on, but to witness him in person was an indisputable verification that he is Charlottes “Best Kept Secret.” Dee Dray’s stage performance was superior to say the least at first whim. His presence was classic with an old–school vibe. However, this was just…

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Food and Wine 

Krazy Fish and More!!

Eclectic ingredients, plus creativity equals a great dining experience! Krazy Fish restaurant on Central Ave is anything but a regular restaurant. Upon pulling into the parking lot, the former Pizza Hut and bar is gleefully decorated with art and whimsical pieces all over. But the outside is nothing in comparison to the inside, as various woods, art, signs and toy decorate the walls and ceiling….. But we didn’t come here for the art and décor, no , we heard about the seafood, and man we were pleased! The server tempted…

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Food and Wine 

East Coast Wings and Grill, Bringing the Fire, Food, and Fun!!!

East Coast Wings and Grill   My weekends consist of me doing a lot of running around in the city, so when I stop to eat, I take in a lot while there. The food, atmosphere, servers, etc are very important. So one Saturday I was over near Northlake Mall area, and saw the sign for East Coast Wings and Grill. A wing aficionado I am, and if the wings are small or not enough seasoning or sauce involved, I’ll never return. East Coast I must say, is at the…

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Food and Wine 

Good Eats: Heist Brewery

By Mr. Urban As every one knows, the QC is becoming a mecca for culinary treats. One in particular that is sometimes overlooked are beers. I found a great spot in the NODA district called the Heist Brewery. Deeming itself as a “contemporary brewpub” It’s location at 2909 N. Davidson St the midst of lofts and sprawling neighborhoods is an ideal spot for many to visit. Enriched with dark woods, metal and the original brick from the old mill, the décor is rich and warming. Sure Heist has phenomenal beers…

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