This week we were joined by the Founder of Dream on 3, Brandon Lindsey, to learn more about his story, Chuck Norris and the growth of the organization. We also spoke with Daveion, a recent dream recipient, about his trip to the NFL draft and talked some football.
John also has a very interesting history segment.
John and Miller sat down to challenge each other to be better Charlotteans this summer. We also learned the history of the Firebird and Supportive Guy chimed in with his own resolutions.
Warning: We talked about Gastonia a lot in this episode.
We were joined by zoning guru (and an all-around good guy) Sam Spencer to discuss Charlotte politics, the future of the town and make some jokes. We also learned some cool mural history and called Supportive Guy on his personal phone.
We were joined by local restaurateur Frank Scibelli to discuss his origin story, Charlotte food needs and whether Miller has created the perfect meal at Yafo. We also learned about Mecklenburg Investment Company and Supportive Guy shared something about Cracker Barrel?
This week we were joined by the CEO of Big Brother Big Sisters of Central Carolina, Donna Dunlap, to learn more about the services the organization and how you can join. We also had the worst history segment ever and were supported by Supportive Guy.
We sat down to discuss our favorite things this spring. Spoiler: John put a lot of thought into his and Miller just talks about pants. We also learn the history of Optimist Hall and were supported by Supportive Guy.
We sat down with Emily Gaffney of Heart Math Tutoring to learn about this incredible organization that mobilizes hundreds of tutors in the Charlotte area each year. We also learned the really scary history of the Tryon House and John tried to support himself.
One of our favorite guests, Sarah Crosland, returned to discuss the second edition of "100 Things to Do in Charlotte Before You Die" and answer our ridiculous questions. We also learned the history of the streetcar barn/machine gun nest and were supported by Supportive Guy.
On this episode, we sat down with Sherrell Dorsey and Brittany Box to learn about the upcoming HACKATHONclt and its impact on Charlotte. We also learned the history of West Charlotte High School and learned about the ACC tournament from Supportive Guy.
We sat down with Erin and Rachel of the Isabella Santos Foundation to learn more about the organization, how it has grown and what the future holds for it. We also learned the history of Elizabeth College and recorded the worst supportive words of all time.
We sat down with Alvin C. Jacobs Jr. to discuss Charlotte, his work and the "Welcome to Brookhill" exhibit. We also wrapped up our history of the Crocketts and Supportive Guy says Charlotte was an All-Star.
We sat down with Nata and Walker of the Locked on Hornets podcast to find out if they think Charlotte is ready for the 2019 All Star Game (spoiler: they have concerns), discuss the upcoming All-Star events and spend way too much time talking about the celebrity game. John also breaks out a special history segment and Supportive Guy convinces Nata to be positive.
We were joined by Levine Museum of the New South’s new historian, Dr. Willie Griffin, to learn more about his background, discuss civil rights history in Charlotte and convince him the Meck Dec was real. We also learned some musical history in Charlotte and were supported (as always) by Supportive Guy.
This week we sat down with historian Tom Hanchett and engineer Keith Garbrick of LaBella Associates to talk about the firm’s recent historic donation and what it could mean for Charlotte. We also continued our search for a new logo, talked about Joey Big News Bruno, learned about some wrasslin’ and baseball history and were supported (as always) by Supportive Guy.
You've probably heard of the organization but what does it actually do in the Charlotte area? The answers will probably surprise you. We also announced our new logo competition, learned about Martin Luther King Jr's connections to Charlotte and were supported by Supportive Guy.
Ps listen to the end for a special guest
In our most unique interview to date, we sat down with two passengers from the "Miracle on the Hudson" flight to hear first-hand what that day was like for them, how it changed the passengers and crew forever and what it means to see the plane in Charlotte.
A special thanks to Beverly Waters and Barry Leonard for sharing their stories and to the Carolinas Aviation Museum for coordinating and hosting the conversation.
We spent a morning last month at the Carolinas Aviation Museum and met with Katie Swaringen to chat about the museum and its unique exhibits. Settle in for delightful conversation that touches on topics like the history of the museum and how the Miracle on the Hudson plane found its home in Charlotte.
Later in the episode we learn about the eccentric Haskell Deaton and Supportive Guy shared some words for our listeners from Ohio.
On this week’s episode we were joined by the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas to learn about how blood is such a critical resource for our community. We also complained about Ohio, John shared some clutch present idea, Miller taught a history lesson and Supportive Guy made us laugh. It was a pretty great episode.