Windsor Run – Learn How You Can Be a Part of This New Community

by Kelly A. Shue ~ Since the construction at Windsor Run, Erickson Living’s first North Carolina community began building “up,” the sales staff also witnessed a dramatic increase in the number of people reserving the first homes at the community. More than 70% of the 216 apartment homes in the first phase of construction are reserved. “For months construction focused…

55+ South of the Border

No, we’re not talking about moving to a beachside condo in Cancun, but there are three 55+ active adult communities in South Carolina just across the border from North Carolina. Carolina Orchards is in Fort Mill, and in the Indian Land panhandle are Sun City Carolina Lakes (SCCL) and nearby Tree Tops. All three locations enjoy senior-friendly South Carolina tax…

Breaking the Chain: Five Locally-Owned Restaurants in Fort Mill, SC

We all have favorite dishes at national franchise restaurants.  We frequent those places with family and friends both for the variety and for the consistent predictability.  There is something for everyone and that one thing you always order whether you are in Seattle, Denver, or Charlotte.  Here, however, are a few local choices when you need to break the chain.*…

Mary O’neill’s: A New Irish Pub in Waxhaw, NC

By Simon L. B. St.John ~ If you have not been lucky enough to have already discovered this delightful new Irish Pub in Waxhaw, NC, then don’t wait any longer. It’s located in the historic downtown Plyler Building @ 116 West North Main Street. Ireland is often referred to as the Land of a Thousand Welcomes, and Mary O’ Neill’s…

Things to Do with Grandkids Over the Summer!

By Bob Poliquin, Managing Editor and Sun City Carolina Lakes Resident ~ “The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.” (Sam Levenson) My wife Cheryl and I have four school-age granddaughters. Things 1 & 2 are fifteen and thirteen and live here in Charlotte. Things 3 & 4 are nine and seven. They…

Keep Your Bones and Muscles Strong

Keep Your Bones and Muscles Strong Matt Narrett, M.D. Just about every day we hear about the virtues of being physically active, but is it really all that important? After all, physical activity and exercise can be hard to do, especially if you have been inactive or ill. Here’s the deal: The very best thing you can do for your…

Tavern at the Lakes

Sun City Carolina Lakes restaurant has changed its look! Previously known as The Blue Heron, it has transitioned into Tavern at the Lakes. The designers have extended the bar top, added TV’s, and updated their menus. Tavern at the Lakes is located within the golf clubhouse within Sun City Carolina Lakes. For a tour of everything Sun City Carolina Lakes…

Tree Tops Grove will be Opening Soon!

Tree Tops Grove will be opening soon! Tree Tops Grove will be a gated 613-acre active adult community located in Lancaster, SC. The community is rumored to be positioned around a 10-acre lake with plans for miles of walking and biking trails. Building is set to begin second quarter of 2016. The thoughtfully planned community will be adorned with forests…

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