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Contents Novemer 2017 vol. 10 No. 11

20  Make a Mess Leslie Grinage’s intention fuels her confidence

22  Thoughts from the Man Cave

George Bannon and Joe Reale, Sr. bring the Huntersville Veterans Park Memorial to life

77  Out + About Lake Norman YMCA’s Norman this month


80  Lori’s Larks Editor Lori K. Tate takes a

Photo illustration by Kerrie Boys.

Channel Markers Movers, shakers and more at the lake

15  News of Davidson

promotes community

16  Lydia’s Loft lifts others up 18  Where to buy a fresh Thanksgiving

Chart the Course

78  On the Circuit What’s happening at Lake

About the Cover:

Lake Spaces

24 D  oing Good

Meet the people in the Lake Norman area making a difference

How we live at the lake

58  Dwellings

Kassie and Elliot Love’s modern, yet traditional, Davidson home

spin on Charlotte Cycleboats

Dine + Wine

Eating, drinking, cooking and fun


68  Wine Time

Italian food and wine play well together at Il Bosco

34 T  rends + Style

Give your hostest the mostest

70  On Tap

Stouts are out and about

71  In the Kitchen

with Jill Dahan

Roasted Squash, Lentil and Kale Salad with Creamy Herb Dressing

72  Nibbles + Bites

Antico Italian Restaurant offers a pasta paradise


46 S  hop + Tell

Local boutiques get new beginnings

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50 G  ame On

Motorsports inside and online

Lake Norman Currents November 2017  

The magazine for and about people who call Lake Norman home.