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As one of the few vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Charlotte, James Beard-nominated Fern entices and enchants even the meat-loving guest into our midst. Enjoy a natural dining experience and firefly patio as you peruse the menu from the Executive Chef Garrett Little offering unique and garden-fresh dishes that jump out of the farm box from traditional vegetarian and vegan dishes. Start with seasonal sangria or locally crafted beer and our Buffalo Cauliflower. Fern has garnered both local and national acclaim from Charlotte Magazine, Food & Wine, and CNN Eatocracy for its innovative and satisfying dishes.
Freedom Park is a 98-acre park in Charlotte, North Carolina. Located at 1900 East Boulevard, between Charlotte's historic Dilworth and Myers Park neighborhoods, the park is centered on a 7-acre lake, and is about 3 miles from the heart of Charlotte's downtown area.
Futo Buta is a modern izakaya with a bar and outdoor seating for creative ramen and other unique eats. They are famous for their amazing ramen, but you will not be disappointed by anything else on the menu either.
At Inizio Pizza Napoletana, they are dedicated to the art and craft of true neapolitan-style pizza. They believe this style is the pinnacle of the artisan experience, stripped down to its purest expression of fresh ingredients, strict standards and expert craft.
Spanish for butterfly, Mariposa signifies change, evolution and growth. Our former restaurant Halcyon is now reborn as a revolutionary new dining experience. Like a radiant being of light and color burst forth from a chrysalis, Mariposa is a space for renewed connection between friends old and new through a shared enjoyment of foods from across the world.
Romare Bearden Park is a 5.4-acre public park located at 300 S. Church Street in Charlotte, North Carolina. Named for Charlotte born artist Romare Bearden, it opened in late August 2013. It is across the street from BB&T Ballpark, the home of the International League's Charlotte Knights.
The U.S. National Whitewater Center is dedicated to the promotion of the active lifestyles. Since 2006, the WSNWC has been promoting access to the outdoors for all levels of participants through its 30+ land and water based activities. They offer over 1,300 acres of a wide variety of outdoor activities for all ages and skill levels.
The UNC Charlotte Botanical Garden's mission is to inspire a love for plants and nature through programming, classes, and botanical displays. Whether you are looking for a relaxing stroll through a beautiful setting, studying plants and want to learn more, or simply new to the area, you will love the Gardens!