In Charlotte, finance, fine art, and fast cars
The Boston Globe - 08/19/2012
My home state’s largest metropolitan area (1.7 million and counting) has long been saddled with a reputation as the Wonder Bread, vanilla-flavored center of North Carolina. To wit, last year someone launched a Facebook page called “Keep Charlotte Boring,” a play on the “Keep Austin Weird” slogan. And just as Austin has become more mainstream, Charlotte has livened things up.