FASHION & BEAUTY

What to Wear this Labor Day Weekend

What to Wear this Labor Day Weekend

Nothing says Labor Day quite like taking the day off from school or work to enjoy a back-yard barbecue or soak up the sun with friends and family. The weather is just right to throw on a pair of jeans, a cute top and booties or a dress paired with a fun kimono. Whatever your […]

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Neiman Marcus Art of Fashion and Fall Beauty Event.

Neiman Marcus Art of Fashion and Fall Beauty Event.

Fun things coming your way from Neiman Marcus on Thursday, September 10th. Neiman Marcus and the Mint Museum are hosting the fourth annual Art of Fashion Event, a runway show & celebration of fall 2015 fashion with the latest from designers such as Alice + Olivia, Brunello Cucinelli, The Row, Saint Laurent, Christian Louboutin, Prada, […]

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What to Wear to the Panther’s Games

What to Wear to the Panther’s Games

Preseason football is here, with the promise of many football Sundays full of tailgates and parties ahead. Whether you are watching on the big screen at a friend’s house, the local pub, or ~ lucky you ~ sitting in the stands, show off your Panthers spirit in style with one of these adorable outfits. Don’t […]

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Meet the New Store on the Block: Traveling Chic Boutique on Selwyn

Meet the New Store on the Block: Traveling Chic Boutique on Selwyn

Y’all, there’s a new girl in town and you have to go see her. Gaylen Herman recently opened TRAVELING CHIC BOUTIQUE on Selwyn Ave at Colony, next to Edible Art and doll, Denim House, Woo, BLO etc. First of all, Gaylen is a blast to chat with ~ warm, super friendly, welcoming and casually chic. […]

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GOOD EATS

The best recipes for Labor Day Weekend

The best recipes for Labor Day Weekend

Why not end things on a high note to end summer with a little backyard gathering? From appetizers and sides, entrees, desserts, and even cocktails, we’ve got you covered with some first-rate recipes, so you can throw the best Labor Day bash ever. Appetizers & Sides Healthy Spinach Artichoke Dip Grilled Peaches with Blue Cheese and […]

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30 of the best pimento cheese recipes

30 of the best pimento cheese recipes

Long before my doctor broke the tragic news that I am lactose intolerant, I had a love affair with pimento cheese. I must be feeling a bit nostalgic today because I have been dreaming about all of the delicious pimento cheese recipes that I used to make…and then some.   I’m talking burgers, biscuits, dip, […]

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Fun back to school lunch ideas that your kids will love

Fun back to school lunch ideas that your kids will love

As parents, it is really frustrating to spend lots of time preparing school lunches, only to have them merely picked at, thrown away, or traded for some highly processed food-like substance. It is also difficult to think of new lunch ideas that are both healthy and appealing to kids, but I am here to help […]

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Our Picks for the Best Ice Cream Spots in Charlotte

Our Picks for the Best Ice Cream Spots in Charlotte

What’s one thing that can make holding onto these last days of summer a bit easier? We’re suggesting a cold scoop of ice cream. And of course, today’s ice cream means so much more than plain old vanilla. Or even just plain old ice cream. Whether you’re on the hunt for new flavors or loyal to […]

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HOME & GARDEN

What’s New This Week in the Home and Garden Stores

What’s New This Week in the Home and Garden Stores

There are some especially beautiful home decor items hitting the stores this week. As the new items arrive, others go on sale. It’s a great time to shop. If you are looking for upholstered furnishings, case goods, lighting, bedding or accessories we’ve found the best the shops have to offer and are showcasing them right […]

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Here’s an Idea. Take A Girls Trip to See the Cashiers Designer Showhouse this month.

Here’s an Idea. Take A Girls Trip to See the Cashiers Designer Showhouse this month.

The Cashiers NC Showhouse opens this Saturday.  First, I must confess, I have never been, so I don’t know if this is a great showhouse or just a good excuse to grab some friends and shop the mountain stores.  Either way, the trip is worthwhile. [note, just in case you were thinking of staying overnight […]

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What’s New This Week in the Home and Garden Stores

What’s New This Week in the Home and Garden Stores

Interested in revamping the home? Always. Me too. Scoop has decided to publish a recurring feature keeping readers up to date with NEW merchandise arriving weekly at the local Home & Garden stores. A little revamping inspiration delivered right to YOU. Check out what we found this week:   HIGH COTTON HOME AUGUST is clearance […]

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The Dorm Room Must Haves for Heading Off to College.

The Dorm Room Must Haves for Heading Off to College.

Shopping for college can be a pain, especially for freshman moving into dorms for the first time. It’s difficult to determine exactly what you’re going to need for your first (second, third or fourth) year away from home. Luckily we have a UNC-Chapel Hill blogger writing this post, and she’s done the research first-hand to help […]

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THINGS TO DO

Pop Ups, Metrolina, Beer Runs & more. Where to go and what to do this Labor Day weekend in Charlotte

Pop Ups, Metrolina, Beer Runs & more. Where to go and what to do this Labor Day weekend in Charlotte

Did someone say three day weekend? It’s time to pull out all the stops for Summer’s last big hurrah. We’re talking summer cocktail recipes, party favorites and that beach decor that’s oh so hard to part with. Put them to good use while following our one stop guide to what’s going on this weekend for Labor […]

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The Charlotte Guide to Gameday Tailgating Essentials

The Charlotte Guide to Gameday Tailgating Essentials

No one knows tailgating with class better than Myers Park’s THE SPORTING GENT. It’s in their DNA; a gentlemanly pursuit that goes well beyond fall football. At The Sporting Gent, you can outfit your guy with all the essentials for tailgating, from what to bring to what to wear.  It’s not a frat boy thing […]

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There’s going to be a great Pop Up Shopping Event in South End on Sunday, 9/6

There’s going to be a great Pop Up Shopping Event in South End on Sunday, 9/6

Staying in town for Labor Day weekend and looking for things to do? Spend your Sunday Fun Day in SouthEnd for some pop up shopping, craft brews, food trucks and more at the Front Porch Sunday Market. The event starts at 3:00 pm and lasts until 7:00 pm at the Shook Kelley building located at 2151 […]

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Scoop For Families: The Smart Picks on Things to Do with Family in Charlotte This Week – 8/31

Scoop For Families: The Smart Picks on Things to Do with Family in Charlotte This Week – 8/31

WooHoo…Labor Day weekend is almost here. A weekend, PLUS a day off of work or school for all. Spend that weekend making family memories this year. From a festival in Matthews to water fun and live music, there’s plenty to do in the Queen City this holiday weekend. Make the most of it! Last chance […]

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WHAT TO WEAR

What to Wear this Labor Day Weekend

What to Wear this Labor Day Weekend

Nothing says Labor Day quite like taking the day off from school or work to enjoy a back-yard barbecue or soak up the sun with friends and family. The weather is just right to throw on a pair of jeans, a cute top and booties or a dress paired with a fun kimono. Whatever your […]

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What to Wear to the Panther’s Games

What to Wear to the Panther’s Games

Preseason football is here, with the promise of many football Sundays full of tailgates and parties ahead. Whether you are watching on the big screen at a friend’s house, the local pub, or ~ lucky you ~ sitting in the stands, show off your Panthers spirit in style with one of these adorable outfits. Don’t […]

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Transitioning to Fall…Fashions New in Charlotte Stores Now

Transitioning to Fall…Fashions New in Charlotte Stores Now

Fall is right around the corner and cooler temperatures are ahead of us. The leaves will be changing and so will your wardrobe. Good news – your favorite Charlotte boutiques have new Fall arrivals perfect for the change of seasons. Long sleeve tops, pants and boots galore! KK BLOOM BOUTIQUE APRICOT LANE THE PINK HANGER […]

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What to Wear to Work in August

What to Wear to Work in August

Finding office appropriate when it is still sweltering outdoors and colder than the arctic indoors isn’t always an easy task. The arrival of August means lightweight dresses and layers are a must at the office. Of course you also want to start sporting some of your newest pre-fall additions without looking like THAT girl. You […]

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HEALTH & FITNESS

Back To School with #FLYAcademy.

Back To School with #FLYAcademy.

  Starting this week, FLYWHEEL launched a cool back-to-school promotion called #FLYAcademy, a series of “assignments” to get you back into the swing of things. #teacherspet #toocoolforschool HOW TO PLAY: Pick up your FLYList at the front desk. Complete the tasks by Saturday, 9/12, and you’ll receive the following prizes: Flywheel Members: Equivalent of 1 […]

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One Week to get 10% off packages at HSM and HSM | Core.

One Week to get 10% off packages at HSM and HSM | Core.

  Time to get the saddlebags back in the saddle girls.  All that “summer-lovin’ had me some fun“…..sigh….bygones. To help you jump back into it, Hilliard Studio Method and the new megaformer studio HSM | Core have 10% off promos going on this week from Sunday 8/30 through Saturday 9/5. 10% off all class packages […]

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We hereby proclaim Charlotte’s Godfather of Cool.

We hereby proclaim Charlotte’s Godfather of Cool.

There are some creative, outside-the-box marketers here in Charlotte, but there are none quite like Blair Primis, or as we like to call him, the Godfather of Cool. Blair is the Vice President of Marketing for OrthoCarolina and a true leader in this community. His ability to communicate with potential clients through grassroots tactics and thought-provoking […]

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Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Relief in Charlotte

Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Relief in Charlotte

How do you find a great doctor?  Word of mouth?  A neighbor? Finding a pediatrician, GP or internist is hard enough, but finding the right specialist in the right specialty to fix what ails you or your family when it ails you? It can be a real challenge.  Especially if you are new to: a) […]

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