where people with money in Charlotte eat, live, and play. Where kids either go to Myers Park or Providence, or the three top private schools (Latin, Country Day, Providence Day). Where families play at Quail Hollow, Myers Park, Carmel, or Ballantyne Country Clubs on Saturday and then are dressed in their best for church (Presbyterian or Methodist, of course) on Sunday. Where Harris Teeters are on every corner. Where the roads are wide, upscale shopping plentiful, and the recession not felt. Where crime is (for the most part) an afterthought, and where steakhouses and Neiman Marcus reign supreme. Where Old Money Old South, in Quail Hollow and Myers Park, meets new money New South, in Ballantyne and Providence Country Clubs. Where business in Charlotte and the Carolinas is done and where the benefits are reaped and spent.
Person 1: Are you moving to Charlotte?
Person 2: Yeah, I'm looking at houses in Myers Park and Ballantyne.
Person 1: Ooooh, south Charlotte.