What, no food in there? Nope. There’s plenty of free eating here, if you know where to go (start in the lounges provided by folks like Politico, Bloomberg and Google.) And for the hungry reporter on grunt duty covering street-level news? Well, she can measure how many steps she’s walked.

Correction: The original version of this post inadvertently included an editing notation. The relevant sentence has been corrected. CJR regrets the error.

Andria Krewson is an independent journalist in Charlotte and a student in the University of North Carolina's master of arts in technology and digital communication. She worked at The Charlotte Observer for many years. Find her on Twitter at http://twitter.com/underoak or http://twitter.com/akrewson.