Artie Beaty Artie Beaty is a lifelong Charlotte resident.Artie has worked as an editorial assistant at the Gaston Gazette.He earned his bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Experience Artie Beaty is a former writer with TripSavvy, covering his hometown of Charlotte for six years. He has also contributed to several publications and websites on topics from Charlotte dining to arts to sports. He worked as an editorial assistant at the Gaston Gazette. Education Artie earned his bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. About TripSavvy and Dotdash TripSavvy, a Dotdash brand, is a travel site written by real experts, not anonymous reviewers. You’ll find that our 20-year-strong library of more than 30,000 articles will make you a savvy traveler—showing you how to book a hotel the whole family will love, where to find the best bagel in New York City, and how to skip the lines at theme parks. We give you the confidence to spend your vacation actually vacationing, not fumbling with a guidebook or second-guessing yourself. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.