Ballantyne Magazine

WINTER 2016-2017

Ballantyne Magazine covers news, events, real estate, restaurants, shopping, health, schools and business in the upscale Ballantyne Area of Charlotte, NC.

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TRUST TED TED GOLDSMITH B A L L A N T Y N E O F F I C E : 704-576-3637 ted.goldsmith@allentate.com To know the Market • To listen to your Needs • To work for You • w w w. t e d g o l d s m i t h . c o m Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts 500 South Tryon Street, Charlotte mintmuseum.org/80th Women founded the Mint. Women have led the Mint. And now, the Mint is celebrating female artists from around the world with two exciting fall exhibitions. Special thanks to visionary women Board Chairs Mary Lou Babb, Beverly S. Hance, Patty Norman, Jo Ann Peer, and Pat Rodgers for their generous support of the 80th Anniversary/ Year of the Woman at the Mint. BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE 87 WINTER 2016-2017 Now the largest ski resort in North America based on lifts and runs, Park City is three alpine ski destinations in one: Park City Mountain Resort and neighboring Canyons Resort, which were recently linked via the Quicksilver Gondola, plus prestigious Deer Valley Resort, renowned for its white-glove service, which includes ski valets who tote your gear from the parking lot to the slope. Each destination sports its own mountains, runs, amenities and accommodations, but only Park City Mountain and Canyons allow snowboarders. "Park City has such a great expanse of slopes that it can't be beat for the sheer number of runs," says Russell Talley, an avid snowboarder who is a sales representative for Ambry Genetics and works part- time at Sun & Ski Sports in Promenade on Providence. Last February he visited Park City for the first time and was astounded to discover that Park City, the Canyons and Deer Valley have a total of 59 lifts with 401 runs on 9,326 skiable acres. "I spent more time on the Canyons side because I prefer the challenging terrain," Talley says. "But what is so great is that if there is a huge crowd on Park City Mountain, you can just zip over to the Canyons." Feathery Snow With 300 annual inches of glistening dry powder, Park City brands itself "The

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