Vanessa Infanzon

Freelance Writer


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Mint Museum Randolph: Behind the Exhibition

Tony DiTerlizzi drew monsters and dragons as a kid. He still does. DiTerlizzi, 49, is a New York Times-bestselling author and illustrator. He’s known for his...

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The Levine Museum historian shares one of Charlotte’s best kept historical secrets

When he shared material from his master’s thesis on the origins of Charlotte’s thriving civil rights movement, Willie...

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When the kitchen table just won’t do: 18 coworking spaces in Charlotte area

I must leave my house on the days when my brain is telling me to crawl back into bed after sending three kids to school...

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This Charlotte artist saw a lack of black superheroes. So he did something about it.

Wolly McNair grew up in Lumberton, in a neighborhood where drawing cartoon stick figures could get him beat up or, at least, bullied.

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Full Circle

When Charlotte artist Orr Ambrose was just 15, she started making annual or biannual trips to tiny Monhegan Island off the coast of Maine. The picturesque island, totaling 1 square mile and accessible only by boat, has long been...

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Chris Clamp paints objects from his past hoping to tell you a story or spark a memory

Chris Clamp chooses everyday objects to paint. The details in his oil paintings of vintage toys or tools tell a story about...

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N.C. AG is smoking hot over Juul e-cigarette youth marketing

In mid-May, Josh Stein became the first state attorney general to file a lawsuit against Juul Labs Inc. for directly aiming the marketing and selling of electronic cigarettes to people under the legal smoking age. 

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Pillars of NC: Harvey Gantt makes history with architecture practice

Harvey Gantt’s always been a trailblazer. As a teenager, he sat at lunch counters closed to people of color. He became the first African American student to attend Clemson University in 1963.

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14 Ways to Enjoy the North Carolina Zoo

The world’s largest natural habitat zoo is right in the middle of Charlotte and Raleigh in Asheboro, North Carolina — around 90 minutes from both cities. Designed to give animals room to roam in spaces that look and feel like the typical environment where...

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Meet PCG Member – Rachel Klebaur: National Cheese Expert has Locals’ Backs 

PCG Professional Member Rachel Klebaur’s history with cheese started in 2003 with a job at famed Murray’s Cheese...

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Four of our favorite comfort foods and where to find them in the Carolinas

Cooler weather begs for foods that warm our souls and fill our bellies. Comfort foods remind us of family dinners and reunions, and Sunday suppers...

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10 hot spots for cooler escapes

Relief from summer's heat is only a short drive away when you live in Upstate South Carolina.

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