Barns on display

We eat at the Ashbury because they have great food. That and we like their bar.

But today there was an extra treat of art by Fonda Doerre. Personally I was very impress with her paintings of barns.

This photo was taken at 235 North Tryon. Following is a link to the Ashbury Restaurant website. Following is a link to an article about Chef Matthew Krenz winning Chef of the Year award. The best in the state.

Also, following is a link to Fonda Doerre’s website.

Science

At Discovery Place science is fun. As the signs say you can play, build, and touch science.

We have taken our grandson several times and look forward to our next visit. The most memorable visit was when they demonstrated fire and explosions ;). We also enjoyed a tour of our solar system, the construction of a robot, stuffing newspaper in an air cannon, building six foot tall towers, and numerous other activities.

This photo was taken at 301 North Tryon Street in Uptown Charlotte. Following is a link to the Discovery Place website.

Dandelion Market

Our preference is to enjoy the Dandelion Market on Sunday afternoons when the bar is quite. However for those in search of a crowd the time to go is Friday or Saturday night. They also have a big crowd at brunch. Maybe because if the Bloody Mary bar 😉

This photo was taken at 118 West 5th Street in Uptown Charlotte. Following is a link to the Dandelion Market website. Be sure and check out the menu. They offer “everything at the Market” for $295

bicycles found in your city

Theme Day is bicycles found in your city.  Our city is Charlotte It is theme day … bicycles found in your city … and our contribution presents the idea that sometimes the best thing about a bicycles is where it takes you. In this case the Dandelion Market in Uptown Charlotte. Connie and I often enjoy wine and appetizers at the Dandelion bar on quite Sunday afternoons … Follow this link for interpretations, of the bicycle theme, from around the world.

This photo was taken at 118 West 5th Street in Uptown Charlotte. Following is a link the Dandelion Market website.