Korean-Style Fried Chick’n at Shake Shack
February 17, 2021 Shake Shack is featuring Korean-style Fried Chick'n items on their menu. Available now through April 5. You can try one of the following new menu items: Korean-Style Fried Chick’n – Gochujang-glazed crispy chicken breast over our white kimchi slaw featuring Choi’s Kimchi on our classic potato roll Korean Gochujang Chick’n Bites – Our classic Chick’n Bites with a side of gochujang mayo sauce (a red chili paste that’s kinda spicy, kinda sweet, packed with umami flavor + a staple in Korean dishes) for dipping Korean Gochujang Fries – Our classic crinkle cuts with a side of gochujang mayo sauce for dipping (or drizzling) As a reminder, guests can pre-order through the Shack App or order.shakeshack.com for quick and easy pick-up. They also offer delivery through partners including UberEats, DoorDash, Postmates and GrubHub. They’re also offering curbside delivery at Park Road!
Music Lessons at Howren Music & Sound
January 19, 2021 We have in-store lessons for guitar, uke, piano, strings and more. Our wonderful teachers can teach in-person at our Park Road Shopping Center store. Visit our website for more details on all instruments and teachers. Call to schedule your lessons: (704) 525-5073
Virtual Conversation with author Halli Gomez with Park Road Books
March 16, 2021 7:00 pm Come see Halli Gomez discuss List of Ten with middle grades author, Rebecca J Allen via a free Zoom event! Register If you would like to preorder the book please click add to cart below to preorder online or if you could prefer you may call the store at 704-525-9239. Book Synopsis Ten: three little letters, one ordinary number. No big deal, right? But for Troy Hayes, a 16-year-old suffering from Tourette Syndrome and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, the number ten dictates his life, forcing him to do everything by its exacting rhythm. Finally, fed up with the daily humiliation, loneliness, and physical pain he endures, Troy writes a list of ten things to do by the tenth anniversary of his diagnosis--culminating in suicide on the actual day. But the process of working his way through the list changes Troy's life: he becomes friends with Khory, a smart, beautiful classmate who has her own troubled history. Khory unwittingly helps Troy cross off items on his list, moving him ever closer to his grand finale, even as she shows him that life may have more possibilities than he imagined. This is a dark, intense story, but it's also realistic, hopeful, and deeply authentic. Author Bio: Halli is a martial artist and young adult author. When not quarantined, she enjoys being locked in escape rooms with her family. Halli lives in North Carolina. Host Bio: Rebecca J Allen writes middle-grade stories that blend mystery and adventure and young adult stories with kickbutt heroines. Her MG mysteries Showtime Sabotage & Math Test Mischief were published under the pseudonym Verity Weaver by Jolly Fish Press. Earning an Income is part of the Strong, Healthy Girls series.
Virtual Conversation with author Nedra Glover Tawwab and Park Road Books
March 17, 2021 7:00 pm Register If you would like to preorder the book please click add to cart below to preorder online or if you could prefer you may call the store at 704-525-9239. Book synopsis End the struggle, speak up for what you need, and experience the freedom of being truly yourself. Healthy boundaries. We all know we should have them--in order to achieve work/life balance, cope with toxic people, and enjoy rewarding relationships with partners, friends, and family. But what do "healthy boundaries" really mean--and how can we successfully express our needs, say "no," and be assertive without offending others? Licensed counselor, sought-after relationship expert, and one of the most influential therapists on Instagram Nedra Glover Tawwab demystifies this complex topic for today's world. In a relatable and inclusive tone, Set Boundaries, Find Peace presents simple-yet-powerful ways to establish healthy boundaries in all aspects of life. Rooted in the latest research and best practices used in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), these techniques help us identify and express our needs clearly and without apology--and unravel a root problem behind codependency, power struggles, anxiety, depression, burnout, and more. Author Bio: Nedra Glover Tawwab, a licensed therapist and sought-after relationship expert, has practiced relationship therapy for twelve years and is the founder and owner of the group therapy practice Kaleidoscope Counseling. She has been recently featured in The New York Times, The Guardian, Psychology Today, Self, and Vice, and has appeared on numerous podcasts, including Don't Keep Your Day Job, Do the Thing, and Therapy for Black Girls. Tawwab runs a popular Instagram account where she shares practices, tools, and reflections for mental health and hosts weekly Q&As about boundaries and relationships. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with her family.
Virtual Conversation with author Karen L. Cox and Park Road Books
April 20, 2021 7:00 pm Register If you would like to preorder the book please click add to cart below to preorder online or if you could prefer you may call the store at 704-525-9239. Book Synopsis The long fall into the ash heap of history. When it comes to Confederate monuments, there is no common ground. Polarizing debates over their meaning have intensified into legislative maneuvering to preserve the statues, legal battles to remove them, and rowdy crowds taking matters into their own hands. These conflicts have raged for well over a century—but they’ve never been as intense as they are today. In this eye-opening narrative of the efforts to raise, preserve, protest, and remove Confederate monuments, Karen L. Cox depicts what these statues meant to those who erected them and how a movement arose to force a reckoning. She lucidly shows the forces that drove white southerners to construct beacons of white supremacy, as well as the ways that anti monument sentiment, largely stifled during the Jim Crow era, returned with the civil rights movement and gathered momentum in the decades after the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Monument defenders responded with gerrymandering and “heritage” laws intended to block efforts to remove these statues, but hard as they worked to preserve the Lost Cause vision of southern history, civil rights activists, Black elected officials, and movements of ordinary people fought harder to take the story back. Timely, accessible, and essential, No Common Ground is the story of the seemingly invincible stone sentinels that are just beginning to fall from their pedestals. Author Bio Karen L. Cox is an award-winning historian, Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians, and professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. A successful public intellectual, she has written op-eds for the New York Times, the Washington Post, CNN, TIME, and more. Dr. Cox regularly gives media interviews on the subject of southern history and culture and is the author of four books, including No Common Ground: Confederate Monuments and the Ongoing Fight for Racial Justice (April 2020), Dreaming of Dixie: How the South Was Created in American Popular Culture, and Goat Castle: A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South. Host Bio Ashli Quesinberry Stokes, Ph.D., is a Professor of Communication Studies at UNC Charlotte. Her award-winning research examines advocacy, identity, and activism in the areas of food, health, corporate social responsibility, and public communication. She recently edited City Places, Country Spaces: Rhetorical Explorations of the Urban/Rural Divide (Peter Lang), and co-authored Consuming Identity: The Role of Food in Redefining the South with Wendy Atkins-Sayre. Her research has been featured in academic outlets such as the Southern Communication Journal, Public Relations Inquiry, Journal of Public Interest Communications, and Journal of Public Relations Research and includes four books, while she also contributes to local and national media, such as the Smithsonian/Zocalo Public Square, Academic Minute, and NPR. Recipient of the National Communication Association Public Relations Division PRIDE Award for public relations pedagogy and the Janice Hocker Rushing Early Career Research Award from the Southern States Communication Association, Stokes is a Fulbright Scholar, also receiving external funding from the North Carolina Humanities Council and other agencies to support her research. Stokes teaches courses on Southern foodways, rhetoric, and public advocacy.