Entries by garrett

Be Honest & Real

Hi friends, Another week down. Let’s get right to it. I hate playing favorites but the lineup of “Have You Met?” this week were so awesome. Just incredibly honest and real. I laughed, I cried {I didn’t cry!}. Meet Joanne Spataro, Kerri Flanigan and our Charlotte nonprofit of the week,Field to Fork’s Tyler Harding. I […]

Field To Fork

Hi! Meet Tyler. We had lunch yesterday at the Mayobird and talked all the things. It easily felt like one of the safest conversations ever. No judgement, just honest conversation. I appreciate that. She’s doing awesome things here in Charlotte with Field to Fork. The concept of a pizza garden is so easy to grasp. […]

Kerri Flanigan

Hi! Meet Kerri. I have the pleasure of seeing and talking with her almost every day. She’s the owner of AIR Charlotte and that’s where I get my daily workout in. When I first gave AIR a shot I never thought it’d be part of my daily routine. Kerri’s commitment to creating a space that […]

Joanne Spataro

Hi! Meet Joanne. I love random chance meetings. My friend … the one and only Amy Herman was meeting with Joanne at the Daily Press in NODA. Their meeting ended early so I jumped on the opportunity. Turns out she’s awesome. Incredibly funny but in a thoughtful way. She say’s it below but she’s not […]

Hard To Believe

Hi friends, It’s hard to believe this is month five of doing off all this. In celebration I’m gonna try something new for a couple weeks. I’ll be featuring one Instagram or Twitter photo above that uses the #WeLoveCLT. Shoutout to Brian Twitty for this weeks feature one. What an awesome shot! Thanks for supporting […]

Relay For Life of Charlotte

Picture: Left to Right (John & Kelly DeMario, Julie Grosse) Hi! Meet Julie Grosse of Relay for Life of Charlotte. I have to say I absolutely love happy people. People that give off an energy when they talk about anything. It gets me so freaking pumped. This is Julie. Whether she’s talking about her story, […]

Dustin Adams

Hi! Meet Dustin. We met through mutual friends but just recently sat down and have a full on conversation. I appreciate his desire to cut through the BS and make real human connections. He has nothing to hide. That kind of honesty is what breaks down barriers. I love it. He’s awesome. Also, ask him […]

Fantastic … or AWESOME!

*photo credit: Amy Herman Hi friends. There’s about 60 new awesome people that have never received these emails before. Welcome and thanks for the support. Charlotte is nothing without YOU. Let’s get to it. So someone told me they think the word fantastic is better than awesome. I think they’re really wrong. I’m pretty sure […]

Hospitality House of Charlotte

Hi! Every Friday “Have You Met?” becomes “Have You Supported?” where we feature a Charlotte nonprofit by introducing you to one awesome person making it happen behind the scenes. Meet Emily Rester of Hospitality House of Charlotte. I use the word passion a lot. A whole lot but it’s the reason I do #WeLoveCLT. When […]