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Charlotte, North Carolina: The International Gateway to the South

charlotte signs Charlotte, North Carolina has an estimated population of almost 1.5 million people which ranks us one of the 25 largest cities in the United States. Not only is Charlotte the largest city in North Carolina, but boasts of a wide variety of cultural, business and just plain fun interests.

Sports thrive in Charlotte, including the Carolina Panthers NFL team, Nascar racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Charlotte Knights baseball team (Triple A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox), Charlotte Checkers hockey team plus the recent return of our beloved Charlotte Hornets.Charlotte Hornets

In addition to sports, there is a lot of fun to be had in our city.  Carowinds Amusement Park which now holds one of the world’s tallest, fastest and longest coasters is sure to peak interests.  The U.S. National Whitewater Center offers many outdoor activities including rafting, rock climbing,  zip lining, mountain biking and more.

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After all that talk of activity, I’m sure you’ve worked up an appetite.  Food Truck Friday is held in Historic South End with a variety food to satisfy and a welcomed excuse to unwind under the Carolina blue sky.

Just off the light rail line, visit Mac’s Speed Shop for wonderful BBQ & ribs or less than 10 minutes from Uptown Charlotte, try a local favorite since 1959, Bar-B-Q King Curb Service as seen on Best Thing I Ever Ate and Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.

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University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, is not only a leading city for successful businesses, but is growing and educating the next generation of industry leaders. 

UNC Charlotteis North Carolina’s urban research university and is among the fastest growing universities in the UNC System with over 27,000 students on an 1000 acre campus.

Charlotte’s arts and culture scene deserves a round of applause.  From the Mint Museum to latest Broadway show at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center you will surely be satisfied with the opportunities provided.  

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Metalmorphosis

 

Plus, the city is peppered with wonderful sculptures, monuments and statues, adding remembrance, inspiring creativity and exciting the mind.  Take this magnificent sculpture shown (right), “Metalmorphosis”.  This 25 foot tall, 14 ton, stainless steel motorized head sits in the middle of an endless reflecting pool and was recently named one of “The Seven Wonders of Charlotte” by the Charlotte Observer.  

Binders, Inc. is proud to be part of such a great city offering BIG opportunity integrated with southern hospitality. 

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