With Veteran’s Day just around the corner, we here at OTC wanted to take a moment to highlight one of the hard-working veterans right here in our community, Eric Rice. Eric Rice was first ranger battalion at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, GA until 2000 when he left the service to finish his college degree.… Continue reading Myrüka Chocolate Is the Sweetest Example of Veteran Entrepreneurship in Our Community
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Keeping up with the Cain Center
By Todd Olvis Lake Norman’s future looks bright, and it is about to get even brighter. We recently had the pleasure of sitting down to talk with North Carolina local and Executive Director of The Cain Center for the Arts, Justin Dionne. This story begins in 2013 when Cornelius residents approved a $4 million bond… Continue reading Keeping up with the Cain Center
Start Your Engines! Foundation Moto Brings the Old Town Revival to OTC
Foundation Moto is a custom motorcycle company that is taking Lake Norman by storm, and has recently teamed up with Spinnerworks, an event management company to plan the Old Town Revival, a celebration of vintage and custom built motorcycles along with classic trucks, cars, and hot rods right here in Old Town Cornelius at the Oak Street Mill.
15 Food Trucks Battle It Out For Your Vote at the Cornelius Food Truck Invitational
On Saturday, September 7, food trucks from all over the Greater Charlotte Area will be putting it in park in the Oak Street Mill for the ultimate food truck throwdown to become the “Champions of Old Town.” From 12-8pm, Cornelius locals will test out fifteen of the area’s finest 4-wheeled restaurants, and cast their votes… Continue reading 15 Food Trucks Battle It Out For Your Vote at the Cornelius Food Truck Invitational
Flour Power: The Culinary Education That We Could All Learn From
Located in the Antiquity Town Center, Flour Power Lake Norman is the ultimate cooking school experience for those of all ages. Yep, they work with everyone from kindergarteners to corporate professionals, and everyone in between.
Event Spotlight: A Window into the Minds of Children of War
This fundraiser and art show raised funds to benefit the Peace House Academy students in Afghanistan. The art for sale featured pieces from the students themselves.
Fitness & Fun: Kādi Fit’s Creative Movement Program
Creative Movement childcare classes are offered every Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 10:30am at Kādi Fit (19725 Oak Street #3, Cornelius, NC). When Aissa Vesely started working as the Facility Coordinator and Creative Movement Director at Kādi Fit almost six years ago, she saw an opportunity to use the childcare program as a teaching platform.… Continue reading Fitness & Fun: Kādi Fit’s Creative Movement Program
Dog Days of Summer: A Street Food Review
In honor of 4th of July festivities which are quickly approaching, we set out to get the scoop behind two of the people serving up an All American classic to the people of Cornelius, hot dog vendors Mary of Zima’s Steamin’ Dogs and Brandon of B’s Grill! Taking turns occupying Catawba Avenue, you can be sure to find a hot dog cart in the heart of Old Town Cornelius at any time of the week from Zima’s Steamin’ Dogs or B’s Grill.
Summer with a Cherry On Top: The Five Best Local Dessert Spots You Need To Try
Cool down this summer with these popular dessert spots. After a full day on Lake Norman, or exploring Old Town Cornelius, be sure to stop by one of these five businesses to treat yourself to a tasty ice-cream sundae or a flavorful snow cone.