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This OTC Life

Columnists Jack Conrad Jr. and Carol Bradfield on Old Town, then and now.

November 21, 2019

Well Butter my Butt and Call me a Biscuit, ‘Dinnerbell’ comes to Old Town — THIS WEEK!

Feeling like you're getting ready for a holiday goose chase? Give yourself a break to laugh and sing and eat at Dinner Bell next weekend! On November 23 at 7:30 at Brick Row in Old Town Cornelius! And it's FREE!
November 15, 2019

Myrüka Chocolate Is the Sweetest Example of Veteran Entrepreneurship in Our Community

With Veteran’s Day just around the corner, we here at OTC wanted to take a moment to highlight one of the hard-working veteran entrepreneurs right here in our community, Eric Rice from Myrüka Chocolate.
November 15, 2019

It’s Beginning to Look a lot like Christmas… in Cornelius!

HO HO HO!The holiday season is about to kick into full swing and you know what that means… Christmas in Cornelius is coming to town! Join […]
September 27, 2019

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 […]
August 25, 2019

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.
August 12, 2019

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.”
August 7, 2019

Culinary Arts on Four Wheels at 2nd Friday

The best type of dinner? Brought to you and served fresh, and prepared on four wheels! Here are all the must-eats you can find at the […]
July 21, 2019

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.
July 19, 2019

TGIF! An Inside Look Into 2nd Friday Street Festivals

In honor of another 2nd Friday coming to a close, we thought we would share with you some of our #2ndFridayFestival memories! Between the food trucks, drinks, live music, and shopping, there is a lot to be excited about at 2nd Friday. Here are some of the highlights from our time at the July 12th Festival.
July 15, 2019

Artist Spotlight: Franklin Kernes

Franklin Kernes is an up and coming modern artist with graphic design roots and a passion for his family and community. His love for his wife and daughter set him apart, and motivate him to keep creating. Because he is an essential member of the Cornelius Arts Scene, we set out to get to know him a bit better through an interview. Let's see what he had to say!