FASHION & BEAUTY

Diamonds Direct July Designer Showcase with 20% off

Diamonds Direct July Designer Showcase with 20% off

The annual summer jewelry Designer Showcase event begins on Friday, July 17th this year.  If you’ve had a hankerin’ for a beautitul diamond, a new wedding band, some studs or hoops or bangles, this is the time. These events attract big crowds of loyal shoppers every year, with 20% off savings  on Diamonds Direct already […]

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Breakthrough Treatments for Neck Wrinkles, Sagging and Double Chins at DLVSC

Breakthrough Treatments for Neck Wrinkles, Sagging and Double Chins at DLVSC

It’s true, you can tell a woman’s age by the skin on her neck. The wrinkles and lines that form there are frustrating and nothing seems to help.  Until now. Dermatology, Laser, & Vein Specialists of the Carolinas now has two of the newest in highly effective treatments for neck wrinkles and the (dreaded!) double-chin, the Infini™ and […]

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How to Get Your Best (Safest) Tan Ever this July 4th

How to Get Your Best (Safest) Tan Ever this July 4th

You can go outside and get the real thing along with a healthy dose of Vitamin D, but I am trying to stop the wrinkles (not create new ones). I would also like to refrain from getting another diagnosis of Melanoma, so my tanning is always the sunless kind. Here are my favorites safe tanning options in Charlotte:   […]

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Summer Dresses and Sundresses in Stores

Summer Dresses and Sundresses in Stores

When it’s 90 plus degrees outside, the last thing we want to do is wear something that makes us feel even hotter. Summer dresses are an easy wardrobe essential to keep cool in while still looking chic. Shift styles and colorful patterns are in your favorite Charlotte boutiques now. Complete your look with a floppy hat, a cute […]

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THINGS TO DO

Scoop For Families: The Smart Picks on Things to Do with Family in Charlotte This Week – 7/6

Scoop For Families: The Smart Picks on Things to Do with Family in Charlotte This Week – 7/6

The fireworks are over, but there is still a lot of summer fun left for families in the Queen City. Movies, concerts, LEGOs and more are on the calendar this week. Enjoy! This Week: Shark Week July 6-10  All Day, Everyday Discovery Place Uptown No shark attacks here…just good, indoor fun all about these newsworthy […]

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Ah, the beach – it’s so EASY!

Ah, the beach – it’s so EASY!

Ah, the beach. You know what I love about the beach? It’s so easy. You just go out there, plant yourself in the sand and enjoy the day. You don’t need a thing. Except sunscreen. And a hat, because you don’t want the sun pounding your face all day while you’re trying to count kids. […]

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Perfect Wines for Summer Sips

Perfect Wines for Summer Sips

Tis the season for warm weather happy hours and patio parties, or just a drink on the porch watching the sunset. We teamed up with Winestore in Morrison Shops and their Certified Sommelier and Vice President Ian Coyne to bring you the top wines that should be gracing your patios this summer. But we’re not done yet. […]

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Where to go and What to do this 4th of July Weekend

Where to go and What to do this 4th of July Weekend

Stay close to home this holiday weekend to see just how the QC celebrates Independence Day. Whether you’re looking for the best places to watch fireworks, deals and steals or a festive celebration, we’ve got your back. Without further adieu, here’s the round up of your 4th of July options:   Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Celebrate […]

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HOME & GARDEN

Cutest Ways to Throw a Summer Soirée with Swoozies

Cutest Ways to Throw a Summer Soirée with Swoozies

Nothing says summer like a holiday BBQ, family get together or porch happy hour, and Swoozie’s has everything you need to kick party season off in style. From invitations to drinkware, decorations to must have finishing touches, we’ve got the lust-worthy round up of everything you need for your summer soirée. Browse through our picks and then […]

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Stay Cool with these Summer Blues

Stay Cool with these Summer Blues

We’ve got the Summer Blues. The calm, serene feel of blue has a hold on us. Light and dark shades mimicking sky and water. A tranquil contrast to the hot sun bearing down right now. Make your home a refuge with a little something BLUE. Blue plays well with any color and furniture finish. Some […]

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5 Things To Do and 5 Things Not To Do When Selling Your House

5 Things To Do and 5 Things Not To Do When Selling Your House

Are you thinking about selling your home? Do you know what you need to do prior to putting your house on the market? Most of us haven’t a clue. When the home projects seem overwhelming, where is your money  and time best spent? Scoop asked the professionals at COTTINGHAM CHALK HAYES to give us their […]

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Tis the Season. Here are our top picks for Hostess Gifts.

Tis the Season. Here are our top picks for Hostess Gifts.

At Scoop we believe in the philosophy of gift giving, especially for our hosts and hostesses who work hard to pull off a soiree of any size. When invited to someone’s home, whether for a dinner party or a summer stay, it’s just good manners to give token of appreciation. And always, always send a […]

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Take back the bod.  Join the Flywheel Two Week Tune Up Challenge this month.

Take back the bod. Join the Flywheel Two Week Tune Up Challenge this month.

Don’t let the Hot Dogs, Ice Cream, Beer, Umbrella Drinks, S’Mores, Chips, Dips, Fries and Cupcakes get you down. Or your weight up. From July 13th- 26th, Flywheel is offering TWO WEEK Tune-Up Challenges, with options for FlyBarre only, Flywheel only and FlyPlus Tune-Up (wheel and barre). NEW for this challenge is a partnership with […]

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Get Up Off of That Thing.  #flyteens can win Sbux, Chipotle, RuRus & more.

Get Up Off of That Thing. #flyteens can win Sbux, Chipotle, RuRus & more.

Get Off the Couch and Fuel Your Summer. Now thru the end of July 2015, Flywheel & Flybarre Charlotte have a special “scoop” deal for the out of school but not out of luck. Sleep late, then get up and get some exercise instead of vegging and watching every episode of Parks & Rec, The Office, […]

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HSM CORE opens this Saturday bringing the MegaFormer to Charlotte.

HSM CORE opens this Saturday bringing the MegaFormer to Charlotte.

Are you ready to ‪#‎ReleaseTheBeast‬? This Saturday, June 27, HSM CORE will open its doors to a first day of already sold out classes for CLT fitness and Hilliard Studio Method enthusiasts. Not worry, you’ll have plenty of time to check out the workout that has won over Sofia Vergara, Kim Kardashian and Michelle Obama […]

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6-Pack or Not, Why You Need a Strong Core.

6-Pack or Not, Why You Need a Strong Core.

Here’s some of the hottest scoop you’ll read this summer: 6-pack or not, a strong core is essential.  Even though the paparazzi love to catch those unflattering belly shots while celebs frolic on the beach and lounge by the pool,  it’s more important to show ’em what we’ve really got going on: a healthy body. Having a […]

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GOOD EATS

20 ways to enjoy watermelon this summer

20 ways to enjoy watermelon this summer

Watermelon is undoubtedly a summertime favorite for many of us.  Not only is it sweet and delicious, but it is also happens to be packed with lycopene (which is essential for good cardiovascular health), and it is hydrating and low in calories. Believe it or not, there’s a whole other world beyond plain watermelon slices.  From […]

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Summer Corn Recipes and How Your Cob Style Reflects Your Personality.

Summer Corn Recipes and How Your Cob Style Reflects Your Personality.

Apparently it’s genetic. The way you eat your corn on the cob. That’s the consensus of several psychologists who study eating behaviors and who’ve determined that there are three primary eating styles: The typewriter, The rotary and The hunt-and-peck method. Here are just a few kernels of their wisdom (snort, see what I did there?): “Typewriter-style […]

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20 Figure-friendly beach and poolside snacks

20 Figure-friendly beach and poolside snacks

Even if I’m just lounging on the beach or by the pool, my appetite always seems to kick into high gear.  When I actually get into the water for a swim or do something that requires a bit more effort than turning the pages of a magazine, I get downright ravenous. Obviously, I don’t want […]

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Where are the Best Salads in Charlotte?

Where are the Best Salads in Charlotte?

Move over, burgers and BBQ, you’re not the only foods being celebrated this summer.  If the hot humid days have you craving a crisp salad instead, may we suggest a few of Charlotte’s best? To make this list the best it could be, we reached out to Scoop readers on social media for their top picks. Follow Scoop on […]

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WHAT TO WEAR

50 Ideas on What to Wear this 4th of July Weekend.

50 Ideas on What to Wear this 4th of July Weekend.

Celebrate Independence Day in style this year. Whether you are attending a casual back-yard barbecue, heading out to watch the fireworks, hosting a neighborhood block party, or doing something a little dressier at the club, the QC boutiques have the clothes and accessories you need to put a stylish RED WHITE & BLUE you together. Here […]

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What to Pack for a Beach Trip

What to Pack for a Beach Trip

Getting ready is the hardest part.  Dreams of poolside umbrella drinks and sunsets on the beach get a heavy dose of reality this week & next = it’s time to pack for vacation. If, like many of us, you are heading to the beach and aren’t sure what to wear, not to worry. We have […]

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What to Wear to a Summer Party – from dressy to casual and everything in between.

What to Wear to a Summer Party – from dressy to casual and everything in between.

RSVP ‘Yes’ to this all of this Summer’s afternoon barbecues and cocktail parties, and dress to impress with clothes and accessories from your favorite Charlotte boutiques. Strappy sandals and statement necklaces are a must whether dressing down in short shorts and a tank or dressing up for a more formal event. NITSA’S APPAREL  32 FLAVORS […]

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What to Wear with your White Jeans

What to Wear with your White Jeans

It’s time to swap out your blue jeans for something a little lighter and brighter, like one of our favorite summer staples; white denim. Not sure what to wear with your favorite white denim pants and shorts? Here’s what some of Charlotte’s boutiques have in store now to complete your summer look. JULIE’S BOUTIQUE IVY […]

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