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Page 12 of 89 11 at Haymaker, located in Uptown. And Paul Verica, whose beloved Heritage Food & Drink was reared in Waxhaw, North Carolina, is now bringing award-winning fare to the Elizabeth neighborhood. And Growing A group of historic 1890s mill buildings in Optimist Park has been reimagined as Tompkins Hall, named for D.A. Tompkins, who built this and other mills in the city. Located right on the light rail line, Tompkins Hall is slated to open in late 2018, and is likened to New York City's Chelsea Market; the new mixed-use space will feature a food hall and retail space, offices and an outdoor courtyard. e new Bowers reuse development, scheduled to open in South End this spring, will welcome the much-buzzed-about taproom and brewery for Artisanal Brewing Ventures (the maker of Southern Tier and Victory Brewing) plus an expanded Chef Alyssa's Kitchen, which hosts wildly popular hands-on cooking classes and camps. Although it sounds like a place where you'd spend summers toasting marshmallows, Camp North End is actually a major player in Charlotte's future. e name stands for Charlotte Army Missile Plant, because it was once the home of a Ford factory and a missile plant just north of Uptown. Developers have transformed the area into offices, housing and retail space, including coworking space Hygge, Goodyear Arts, HEX Coffee, boutique hair salon Alchemy: e Workshop, Prism Supply, a custom parts manufacturer for motorcycles and more. Look for this list to grow in 2018. 1 Room at the Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel 2 Sophia's Lounge 3 The Suffolk Punch & Hyde Brewing 4 Midwood Smokehouse 5 Front desk at Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel 6 Charlotte Cycleboats PHOTOS 1 AND 5 COURTESY OF KIMPTON HOTELS; PHOTO 2 BY GEORGE LAINIS; PHOTOS 3 AND 4 BY KYO H NAM; PHOTO 6 COURTESY OF CHARLOTTE CYCLEBOATS 4 5 2 3 6

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