Charlotte Elites got some throwback taste of a good 90’s,
Mighty Ducks-style KnucklePuck with our Charlotte Checkers. This Crown Town
semi-frosty eve made for a wonderful 2012 cap with our Squad decked out in
schwag, shoutouts on the jumbotron, and some killer BBQ and brewkies
A few dozen of
us gathered at one of Uptown’s que joints
— Queen City Q for some noshables. Smoked wings, Pork sliders,
House-made chips with Pimiento Cheese Dip, and goodness those Deviled Eggs! Brian F notes, "Queen City Q good food, the owners are nice people, and they have a killer beer selection." Chubby, our illustrious polar bear mascot, came and snapped a few
photos with us, too. NC
draught brews flowed like wine and then our crew instinctively flocked like the
salmon of Capistrano to the Arena.
A sea of Elites filled section 116 as we cheered on QC’s home
hockey team. A whopping Charlotte Elite Squad
shoutout plastered in all sorts of red and white glory even mades it's way on to the jumbotron! You
know you’ve arrived as a Yelp Elite when your crew is getting some Arena-Love.
What a night. Our Checkers came out on top with a HUGE win
over the Aeros in a double-overtime shootout! Victory was oh-so sweet as we departed. Go, Checkers! Amanda F tells all — "Our seats at the game were awesome! Unfortunately there was only 1 fight
to see and it was at the other end, but we could see all the action
during the shootout!"
What a way to put a cap on 2012. A fantastic year of eventful
eventfuls and many a Charlotte spot enjoyed by the Charlotte Elites. Here’s to
you, 2012. Now, bring on 2013!
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See you yelping in ’13!
Ben “Bearded Baker” G – Yelp Charlotte Community Manager