#QueenCityWknd’s Top Videos from Our First Year

Happy anniversary, QCW! We're celebrating a year of sharing the best stories of the Queen City! We've scrubbed the data and highlighted the top 10 videos of our first year!

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1. Why Is Rolled Ice Cream Tastier Than Normal Ice Cream?

This has been our top video for nearly a year, and it’s not hard to see why. The folks at Jolly Rolls are the OG rolled ice cream spot in Charlotte. Rolled ice cream is fun to watch and delicious to eat!

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2. Boulevard 1820 Puts the Queen Back in Queen City

Boulevard 1820 opened last fall and is one of the most fun dining experiences you’ll have! Your servers are drag queens, and throughout the evening they perform their favorite songs! You can’t beat dinner and a show.

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3. This Juice Shot Can Get Rid of Any Cold

Green Brothers Juice Co. is a healthy staple here in Charlotte. We learned how to make this juice shot to help you beat the crud!

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4. This is the Country's Only Distillery in a Former Prison

Southern Grace Distillery’s features were so popular, they’re actually highlighted twice on this list! This video focused on the history of the prison itself.

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5. Glass Bottles? NoDa Brewing Says No Can Do

NoDa Brewing was one of the first places we ever filmed! We were curious why the brewery opted for cans as opposed to glass – and the answer was more in depth than you would think!

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6. How to Get Crispier Fried Chicken

Price’s Chicken Coop is renowned in South End and beyond. So we had to ask – how do you get that chicken so crispy and delicious?

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7. Make This Homemade Eggnog in Under 10 Minutes

The Punch Room mixologist Bob Peters can really make anything. So we asked him to make his famous eggnog recipe for us – and it’s honestly the tastiest drink we’ve ever had.

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8. These Tips Will Make Your Home Brewed Coffee Taste Better

CupLux Coffee off Freedom Drive is all about convenience! (Aka craft coffee drive-thru) We asked for their tips on making coffee taste better – and these will up your home brewing game.

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9. This Bourbon Does Hard Time Behind Bars Before It's Released

We told you Southern Grace Distilleries would make a second appearance! The second video we produced with them focused on their bourbon – which literally does time behind bars.

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10. High Country’s Popular Tweetsie Railroad Introduces A Holiday Spectacle

Tweetsie Railroad is known for its wild, wild west theme, but this past Christmas, they asked us to come up and showcase their completely transformed park! Millions of lights, carolers everywhere and a great time had by all.

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