Here we are, smack dab in the middle of January. We're cold, pale, and barely able to move for all of our layers. The holidays are really over now, and the return to school and work has weekday schedules at capacity. Meanwhile, weekends seem a little emptier. The weather is too frigid* for lengthy outdoor excursions, [...]
When we heard the news that the Rusty Rudder was closing, we were definitely bummed. The lakefront restaurant was a quick boat ride from our dad's house, and had just about anything our wind-blown, slightly-buzzed hearts desired. Burgers, fish tacos, fries, cheap beer, even Monte Cristos if you came by for brunch. We had a [...]
When we were growing up in northern Charlotte, things were different. We lived off of a gravel road, on 14 acres of then undeveloped wooded land. Our parents drove 20 minutes to the Derita Food Lion for groceries, and 30 minutes to our favorite pizza spot, Picasso's (then in Uptown). We both moved away for [...]
Welcome to CLTBests! We are Haley and Carly Best: sisters, friends, working moms, 30-somethings and Charlotte natives (i.e. unicorns). We hope you will enjoy our photos and our insight on Charlotte events, style, food, beer and lifestyle. If there is anything you'd like to see more of (or less of) we'd love the feedback!