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Lake Norman Currents July 2013

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The Charlotte Observer Business Spotlight 1993

The Lake Norman Motel If you’ve passed by the Lake Norman Motel recently, you’ve probably noticed there’s something fishy going on. The Lake Norman Motel has a new owner, new managers, and will soon be getting a brand new look. Now owned and operated by the local Genaro Corporation, Lake Norman Motel remains the only…

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The Charlotte Observer Business Spotlight April 26, 1994

Lake Norman Motel Lake Norman Motel, the only lake-front motel in the Lake Norman area, is about to celebrate its grand reopening. Locally owned and operated by the Genaro Corporation, Lake Norman Motel underwent major renovations beginning last fall. Lake Norman Motel promises a nice, clean, safe place for family and friends to spend time…

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Lake Norman Times 1998

Lake Norman’s Only Waterfront Inn Offers Friendly, Relaxed Atmosphere BY NICOLE MITCHAM When Tony Genaro saw an ad for a motel and restaurant for sale at Lake Norman, he decided he would give it a look. What he found when he got there was not exactly what he had envisioned. “The place had been completely…

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Elite Properties Waterfront Restaurants

  The Landing Restaurant and Tiki Bar The Landing Restaurant and Tiki Bar is a family run business designed with the family in mind. Outside under the covered patio is lakeside dining and great beach music creating a casual atmosphere. Shag nights are Wednesday nights, and rock or Caribbean bands dot the calender weekends all…

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LKN Fun September/October 2005

Living It Up At The Landing BY LORI K. TATE PHOTO BY RICHARD RUDISILL Walking into this lakeside dive makes me feel like a native. With an outside bar and a sunset mural this is where Jimmy Buffet would live if he ever made it to Lake Norman. Forget Margaritaville. The rib sampler is finger-lickin’…

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The Charlotte Observer Local and State May 29, 2006

Can’t dock? Eatery will come get you BY JOE MARUSAK SHERRILLS FORD – When James Harrison steers his thatch-roofed pontoon boat onto Lake Norman, het trolls for boaters, not fish. And after the captain of the Pon-Tiki reels them in, he drops his catch at the Landing Restaurant & Tiki Bar in Sherrills Ford and…

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The Charlotte Observer Entertainment & Things to Do July 6, 2007

Air Conditioning Not Required Top 5 Outdoor Places To Eat BY HELEN SCHWAB RESTAURANT WRITER Dining outside in the summer, to my way of thinking, requires what Buddhists call “monkey mind.” This is the mind that jumps from thought to thought like a monkey through the trees, resisting existing in the moment. Sure that’s a…

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Pilot Magazine August-September 2007

Good Food, Casual Mood @ The Landing BY JOYCE DEATON In 1993, Tony Genaro had an idea. He wanted to open a comfortable restaurant on Lake Norman with a family atmosphere and reasonable prices. Nothing fancy – the kind of place you could go in your bathing suit. A native of Chicago, Genaro had worked…

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Lake Norman Magazine October 2007

Celebrate Oktoberfest BY CATHY SWINEY PHOTOS BY RICHARD RUDISILL Halina Genaro appreciates food. She values it more than just for its nourishment and its ability to bring people together. On a deeper level, she values food for the role it plays in family heritage. “It’s been instilled in our family the importance of holding on…

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