Elevation Real Estate Group and Great Lakes Capital to Build Granger Village, a 204-Unit Multi-Family Development in Mooresville, North Carolina

Charlotte, Feb. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Elevation Real Estate Group, a Charlotte-based real estate company, in partnership with Great Lakes Capital, recently completed the purchase of 18.6 acres of land at the southeast corner of Charlotte Highway (Highway 21) and East Waterlynn Road in Mooresville, North Carolina. The parcel will be developed into a 204-unit multi-family mixed-use complex and will be known as Granger Village.

Located near Exit 33 of Interstate 77 by Lake Norman, Granger Village will feature multi-family units as well as two commercial parcels that may include 15,500 square feet of retail, restaurant, and medical office space. The location of Granger Village is perfectly situated less that one mile from well-established retail shopping, grocery stores, hotels, the Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, Lowe’s Home Improvement corporate headquarters, and other key employment nodes within the Mooresville community.

Construction is slated to begin in the second quarter of 2021 with an anticipated initial opening in the second quarter of 2022. Leasing is planned to begin in late 2021. The architectural firm on the project is Finley Design of Raleigh, North Carolina. The architectural style of the multi-family buildings will be more of an urban look than traditional garden

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The Great Indian Kitchen director Jeo Baby discusses developing a story around everyday struggles of women



a man looking at the camera: The Great Indian Kitchen director Jeo Baby discusses developing a story around everyday struggles of women


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The Great Indian Kitchen director Jeo Baby discusses developing a story around everyday struggles of women

Ten minutes into the conversation with Jeo Baby and I am completely floored. He is talking in detail about the time he spends in the kitchen, about the endless process of making a meal, cleaning and tidying, feeding children, about avoiding dinner invitations by friends, simply at the thought of women slaving in the kitchens and advising nieces about the patriarchal traps awaiting them in a marriage and I feel like I am talking to a woman friend or as if I am hearing excerpts from a conversation I had with a woman friend. It’s uncanny how deeply and profoundly this man has understood and empathised with women.

What you are hearing is not a pretentious, pedantic observation of a newly baptized woke man, but that of someone who has lived and experienced the drudgery of domesticity, like a woman. By choice, of course. That’s exactly why he was able to make a film like The Great Indian Kitchen with such nuance. And why a large number of women are writing heartfelt essays about the film which they feel are

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Presidents’ Day Sale 2021 at Best Black Friday Deal with Great Buys in Appliances, Home Decor, and Gadgets

Presidents’ Day Sale 2021 at Best Black Friday Deal with Great Buys in Appliances, Home Decor, and Gadgets

Best Black Friday Deal is a great place to check out some fantastic money-saving deals on the Presidents’ Day Sale 2021, slated for Monday, 15 February 2021. For those who missed out on Black Friday deals, this opportunity delivers savings on many products.

According to announcements released by Best Black Friday Deals, this website has brought together the choicest deals for the Presidents’ Day sale 2021 scheduled for Monday, 15 February 2021. The great thing about this sale is that all the major online retailers will be vying for the customer’s attention and will do their best to deliver products at slashed rates with no minimum purchases. 

Amazon is the big daddy of all the online retailers out there; some of the best discounts can be availed with this behemoth. Interested buyers may want to keep an eye open for coupons that can land them some desirable deals on products that may not otherwise be listed at discounted rates. The Presidents’ Day sale at Amazon will run till the 20th of February, and discounts in the range of 25{ac967ad544075fb2f6bcea1234f8d91da186cac15e616dc329e302b7c7326b8c}-40{ac967ad544075fb2f6bcea1234f8d91da186cac15e616dc329e302b7c7326b8c} promise huge savings. 

Walmart, another favorite with buyers because of the impressive discounts it offers, is going all out to

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Gardening; Classes great cure for Cabin Fever; sign up underway

The holidays, such as they were, are behind us, and it’s time to start getting organized for winter garden events and seed planting.

As with everything else, the Spokane County Master Gardener Foundation is putting its annual Cabin Fever seminars online, and registration is open. This year, the 12 workshops will be on Monday and Wednesday evenings between Feb. 24 and March 17.

The keynote speaker on Feb. 24 will be Karen Chapman, a Seattle-based horticulturist, award-winning designer, author and presenter whose topic is “How to Create Captivating Gardens” using garden design ideas from her garden and those of her clients. Chapman will also teach a class on how to coexist with deer.

Other topics in the series include pruning, growing vegetables, container gardening, gardening for birds, landscape water management and alternatives to lawn. The schedule is such that you can attend all of the workshops over the course of the event. On Friday evenings, the speakers will hold chat sessions where you can ask questions to learn more. Cost for the event is $50 .

Good time to order seeds

Seed starting is going to sneak up on us sooner than we think. With that in mind, it’s time

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The great escape of gardening

An eggplant starting to grow in the garden. Image: Katie Cook, WKAR.

Editor’s note: This is the fourth part of a 6-part series called Renaissances: Environment Creative Culture by Kathleen Fitch, Anne Hooper, Chioma Lewis, Lea Mitchell & Lillian Young.

By Anne Hooper

Throughout human history, gardens have embodied a sense of near-mystical escapism. From enchanted hedgerows in the English countryside to tranquil Japanese gardens, the time-honored art of horticulture shows no signs of stopping.

Now, with the world gripped by COVID-19, public interest in gardening is at an all-time high.

According to Psychreg, the combination of being outdoors and cultivating plants is immensely beneficial for people—especially during the uncertainty of a pandemic.

“Research has demonstrated that spending time outdoors is not only good for our bodies but also our minds. With concerns about food supply, exposure to COVID and increased awareness of the need to eat healthily, more individuals are turning to gardening,” the publication said.

Gardening entails a lot of movement, which reduces the risk of obesity, heart disease and other conditions exacerbated by a sedentary lifestyle.

In addition to mitigating physical ailments, gardening strongly promotes mental and emotional health, Psychreg reported.

A study by researchers in Korea

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Here are some great gardening newsletters for your winter reading list

I get way too many garden-related emails. I must be on almost every single list. Among those are a number of newsletters. During the course of a year, lots of these pop up in my email. I usually read and then delete, but often there is something worth keeping so I just copy and store it in a word processing file.

For example, I started getting a newsletter from High Mowing Organic Seeds a while back. This one caught my eye because I may have spent a summer with a relative of the founder when I was a kid. However, it kept my attention because it depicts a lifestyle many of us support: building a greener, more just and community-supported world, one seed at a time. Everything they write about is organic and they have a great catalog, too.

Then there is the newsletter from an organization called the National Gardening Association (garden.org). This group bills itself as the largest social network for gardeners. They issue a free newsletter, full of useful articles on — duh! — gardening. From orchids to fuchsia care, these are often “print out” keepers or get copied and put into my files.

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Terrarium a great way to add plants to indoor landscape

If you are feeling the winter doldrums this year even more than before, you are not alone. With the holidays behind us and the pandemic still with us, it’s not easy staying upbeat.



a man sitting in front of a window: Mike Hogan


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But there are simple ways to help boost your spirits, such as by adding eye-catching plants to an indoor space to provide a little extra comfort.

Consider building a terrarium: Many different sizes and types of containers can be used, from an old pickle jar you might have in the basement to a vintage vase or antique container. Really, any clear glass or plastic vessel will work, as long as it has an opening wide enough to accommodate your hand.

You can even choose containers that match the decor of the room you wish to spruce up, and then complete the terrarium with small accent pieces or even heirloom items that will complement the decor as well.



Design features of terrariums can complement the decor of any room in the house.


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Design features of terrariums can complement the decor of any room in the house.

Making your own terrarium is easy and can be a great indoor-gardening activity for all family members, with each person choosing the type of container, plants and decorative items

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