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Hockey for Halfbacks

by Bob Poliquin, Managing Editor ~ According to one over-simplistic source, hockey is a sport where two teams playing against each other maneuver a puck into the opponent’s goal using a hockey stick. A halfback, on the other hand, is a person originally from the northeastern U.S. who retired to Florida only to move “halfway […]

26,280,060 Minutes…and Counting

By Donna Smith ~ The tick-tick-ticking of an iconic American news program, 60 Minutes, catches listeners’ ears, and its screen-filling stopwatch reminds viewers that the show is about to begin. On Sunday, September 24, 2018, the most watched, most successful, and most honored television broadcast in American history will begin its fiftieth season on CBS […]

What Is a Fish Camp?

By Jack Haubach ~ Have you ever felt like a Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s court as you tried to figure out some of the names and places in the South? A perfect example of what I mean is fish camp. I have spent many weekends living out of a tent, fishing, and drinking beer […]

Le Cochon d’Or

By Lee Johnston ~ Open on Waxhaw’s South Main Street for a few months now, Le Cochon d’Or, translated as the Golden Pig, is the country cousin of Aix en Provence in Myers Park. Ranking no. 3 on Charlotte Magazine’s latest 50 Best Restaurants list, the Myers Park restaurant is also owned by Bryan St. […]