Concord Mills Mall http://wfae.org en Sea Life Aquarium Opens At Concord Mills http://wfae.org/post/sea-life-aquarium-opens-concord-mills <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Sea Life Charlotte-Concord Aquarium in the Concord Mills Mall is now open to the public. A couple hundred people gathered for the opening ceremonies on Thursday morning, including nine-year-old </span>Aditi<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Sengupta<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. She's been to lots of larger aquariums – including the Georgia aquarium – but she's really excited about Sea Life.</span></p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 19:41:26 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 45460 at http://wfae.org Sea Life Aquarium Opens At Concord Mills Sharks, Rays Arrive At SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium http://wfae.org/post/sharks-rays-arrive-sea-life-charlotte-concord-aquarium <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A truckload of sharks just got to the Charlotte area. The delivery from the Florida Keys pulled up to a soon-to-be open aquarium at Concord Mills Thursday morning. </span></p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 23:57:27 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 44531 at http://wfae.org Sharks, Rays Arrive At SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium Concord Seeks Overpass To Concord Mills Mall http://wfae.org/post/concord-seeks-overpass-concord-mills-mall <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you've ever visited the Concord Mills mall, you've probably had to sit in traffic for at least a few minutes. That's because Exit 49 off I-85 is the most congested interchange in </span>Cabarrus<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> County.</span></p><p>Last month, the city of Concord passed a resolution endorsing the construction of an overpass between I-85 and the mall and sidewalks to make the area more pedestrian-friendly.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 03:10:44 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 42334 at http://wfae.org Concord Seeks Overpass To Concord Mills Mall Episode 4: The Legend Of Concord Mills Mall http://wfae.org/post/episode-4-legend-concord-mills-mall <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Welcome to <a href="http://www.wfae.org/topic/trifling-place" target="_blank">"A Trifling Place,"</a> a podcast dedicated to exploring the ins-and-outs of Charlotte.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">So when I first arrived in Charlotte, I was handed the latest edition of a book called the <em>Insider's Guide to Charlotte</em>. It had the usual highlights you would expect, but then I saw something really strange. It says Concord Mills Mall is the state's top tourist destination.</span></p><p>What?</p><p> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 12:47:45 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 20173 at http://wfae.org Episode 4: The Legend Of Concord Mills Mall