Nothing Bundt Cakes holds grand opening events

HUNTERSVILLE – Nothing Bundt Cakes, a cake bakery and gift shop, recently opened in Birkdale Village.

A ribbon cutting with the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce will be held at 8 a.m. Feb. 19.

Nothing Bundt Cakes will host Community Arts Project for mobile art projects 5-7 p.m. Feb. 21. Twenty percent of sales that day will benefit the nonprofit’s mission to put art within reach of all.

The grand opening of Nothing Bundt Cakes will be held at 9 a.m. Feb. 22. The first 50 customers will receive a punch card that’s eligible for one Bundtlet per month for one year.

The Community Arts Project will be at the bakery 10 a.m.-noon with art projects and a balloon artist for kids.

Nothing Bundt Cakes is located at 8830 Lindholm Drive, Suite 110.

Details: 704-894-8535.


Ryan Homes builds new development

DAVIDSON – Ryan Homes at Summers Walk is offering new homes from the $260s.

Choose from a variety of floor plans offering 2,100-4,000 square feet, three to five bedrooms and up to four full bathrooms. Summers Walk also has an on-site dog park, lap pool, splash pool and playground.

The clubhouse is located at 17240 Summers Walk Blvd.

Details: Michelle Strause,, 704-622-5133 or


Mall hosts Charlotte Fashion Week

CONCORD – Concord Mills Mall recently announced its participation in Charlotte International Fashion Week on Feb. 13-15. 

As a special Fashion Week incentive, the first 100 shoppers to stop by Simon Guest Services in Neighborhood Four and show their event pass will receive a complimentary Concord Mills Coupon Book.

The book, which normally sells for $5, is valued at more than $500 in additional savings, with offers from 15 to 50 percent off stores. Stores are offering savings up to 70 percent off during fashion week.

Concord Mills is located at 8111 Concord Mills Blvd.

Details: or 704-979-3000.


Dwell by Cheryl Interiors named Best of Houzz

HUNTERSVILLE – Dwell by Cheryl Interiors has been awarded “Best of Houzz” in both design and customer satisfaction by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design.

Cheryl Luckett, owner of Dwell by Cheryl Interiors, was chosen by more than 16 million monthly users that comprise the Houzz community.

With Houzz, homeowners can identify not only the top-rated professionals like Cheryl Luckett, but also those whose work matches the aspirations for their home.

Details: or


Allen Tate announces training grads

HUNTERSVILLE – Allen Tate recently announced the company’s January 2014 Winner’s Edge graduates.

Graduates include Brian Connolly, Jordan Cook, Walter Harvey, Jennifer Joiner, Tricia LaFrate, Keary Martyn, Ryan Miller, Jamie Stewart and Amber Whitaker.

Winner’s Edge is a required, comprehensive real estate training program exclusively for Allen Tate Realtors.


Aquesta Insurance hires Amy Paradiso

CORNELIUS – Aquesta Insurance Services Inc. recently announced the hiring of Amy Paradiso as a customer service representative.

Paradiso will be responsible for providing customer service to both personal and commercial lines clients.

Prior to joining Aquesta, she worked with State Farm Insurance as a customer service and sales representative.

Amy will work at the Aquesta Insurance Services office in Cornelius.

Details: or 704-439-4343. 


Chamber accepts expo registration

DAVIDSON – The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce is registering exhibitors for its Business Expo.

The registration form is online but needs to be filled out and emailed, faxed or dropped off at the chamber with the payment. Booths cost $250 and $50 more if electricity is needed.

The expo will be held 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 7 at the Baker Sports Complex at Davidson College, 200 Baker Drive.

Details: or 704-892-1922.