Elementary School:  Highland Renaissance Academy, 980-343-5511,
Middle School:  Martin Luther King, 980-343-06398, http:/,
High School:  Garringer , 980-343-6445, ,
Local Community College:  Central Piedmont, 704-330-2722, ,
Local State College:  UNC-Charlotte, 704-687-8622,

Area Utility Information:
Duke Energy, 800-769-3766,
Timewarner Cable, 1-800-892-2253,

NoDa Restaurants:
Boudreaux’s, 501 E 36th St, 704 331-9898. Cajun cuisine in a jazzy atmosphere. A very solid beer menu and excellent entrees make Boudreaux’s a standout citywide. Also features live music on a regular basis,
Cabo Fish Taco, 3201 N Davidson St, 704 332-8868. California-style take on coastal Baja fare. Fun and affordable, representing a cuisine that gets little exposure elsewhere in Charlotte.Solstice Tavern, 3221 N Davidson St, 704 342-2556,
Salvador Deli, 3215 North Davidson Street, ☎ 704-334-2344. Eclectic sandwich shop known for its Cubano and beer selection. Live music outside on weekends,
Amelie’s French Bakery, 2424 N. Davidson St., ☎ 704-376-1781. Amelie’s is a little too far from the center to NoDa to reach by foot, but is a popular hangout due to the unlimited free Wi-Fi and the fact it is open 24 hours a day,

Other Area Restaurants:
Kabutos Restaurant, 704-548-12169, ,
South 21, 704-598-7407,  ,
Boardwalk Billys, 704-503-7427,,
Zapatas Mexican Restaurant, 704-503-1979,

Local Attractions:
Northpark Mall, 704-364-4411,
IKEA, 888-888-4532,
University Place Shopping Center, 704-549-4811
Sams Club, 704-593-0227,
BB&T Ballpark, 980-207-0079, http://charlotteknightsatuptown
Discovery Place, 704-372-6261,
Carowinds, 704-588-2600,
Billy Graham Library, 704-401-3200,,
Nascar Hall of Fame, 888-902-6463,
U.S. National Whitewater Center, 704-391-3900,

Local Sports Affiliates:
Carolina Panthers, 704-358-7158,
Charlotte Hornets, 704-688-9047,
Charlotte Checkers Hockey, 704-342-4423,
Charlotte Motor Speedway, 800-455-3267,