Went back the Mint Museum Uptown in Charlotte Sunday to see the “State of the Art” show, and specifically the latest action on Jonathan Schipper’s “Slow Room.” This carefully arranged room of furniture has seen big changes since my last visit in April. All the objects are connected by strings to a winch hidden behind … More At The Mint, Jonathan Schipper’s ‘Slow Room’ slowly destroys itself
NOW Signs of the times in Davidson: Bedsheet banners for the Davidson Wildcats, who won their NCAA baseball regional over UNC Chapel Hill Sunday night. They play next in the superregional this weekend. This reminds me of 2008, when Stephen Curry and Davidson basketball ran to the Elite 8.
Mooresville commissioners decided Monday night to postpone a rezoning decision on the controversial Lake Davidson residential/retail complex proposed near the Iredell-Mecklenburg line. Source: Mooresville delays Lake Davidson rezoning decision until July 10 | News | mooresvilletribune.com
It’s Race Week in Charlotte – between last weekend’s NASCAR All-Star Race and this Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Drivers had the night off Tuesday – so what were they doing? Racing, of course, at a go-kart track in Mooresville. It was the fourth annual Little 600, a kart race with racing stars … More What NASCAR drivers do on their night off: Race go-karts
Neighbors are raising concerns about a proposal for a large mixed-use development on Lake Davidson in Mooresville, near the existing Davidson Pointe neighborhood. The plan by developer Hinckley Gauvain requires a rezoning, which is on the agenda at the Mooresville Planning Board Thursday, May 11, at 6pm.
Author Tom Cotter of Davidson is writing another book about cars – this time about a cross-country trip in a Model T Ford. Cotter leaves Sunday, May 7, 2017, from the start of the old Lincoln Highway in New York City. Along with him are the car’s owner – Dave Coleman – and photographer Michael … More Road trip: ‘Ford Model T Coast to Coast’
Davidson College says a $1 million donation from alum Ed Van Deman, CEO of Financial Navigator Inc., and his wife Dr. Nancie Fimbel, will pay for initial renovations on the old Bridgeport Fabrics mill on Delburg Street, near campus.
An annual report out this week shows air quality in North Carolina and other southeastern states is continuing to improve. Federal and state laws have made the difference, but there’s concern lawmakers may try to weaken those rules. The 18th annual State of the Air report from the American Lung Association shows ozone and particle … More Report says laws have helped improve region’s air
There was a strange sight in Davidson a few weeks ago – workers in white suits mowing lawns. It’s part of a $3 million asbestos cleanup by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at about 20 homes and other properties around an old mill. The asbestos came from the old Carolina Asbestos factory, which operated nearby from … More Mowing lawns in white suits, as Davidson asbestos cleanup gets underway |WFAE
A group of artists from Davidson’s St. Alban’s Neighborhood Artists are showing their work in the atrium gallery at the Davidson Town Hall through May 12, 2017. A reception is planned tonight (Tuesday, April 4) from 6 to 7:30, where visitors can meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments.