Our CLT Shop Local Valentine’s Picks for All of Your Loves

Valentine’s Day and (thanks to Leslie Knope) Galentine’s Day are all about recognizing and celebrating the people in your life you don’t want to live without. It’s not only your partner; it’s your BFF, your work husband/wife, all of your people who always show up when needed. We could all use a dose of heartwarming sweetness right now, so think of your circle and scroll down through our list of local businesses ready to help you spread the love.

Sweets for Your Sweets

SAS Cupcake

SAS CUPCAKES has been in Charlotte for over 10 years baking made-from-scratch cupcakes every single day shipping fully frosted cupcakes all across the nation, and even to Canada. They ship on average about 250 dozen made from scratch cupcakes every single week. The bakery makes cupcakes, cake pops, macarons, plus a fun Jumbo Cupcake.

For Valentine’s Day, SAS has Romantic Cupcakes like Strawberry Champagne, Cake Pop Bouquets, Long Stemmed Chocolate Dipped Strawberries, Made-from-scratch Macarons, and more to make your Valentine’s Day extra sweet! SAS Cupcakes provides in-store pick up, local delivery, and nationwide shipping for Valentine’s Day.

SAS “Cupid Special” for Valentine’s Day* $65 Value – ON SALE FOR $49.95
~ 1/2 dozen cupcakes
~ 1/2 dozen long stemmed chocolate dipped strawberries
~ cake pop bouquet which includes 6 individually wrapped cake pops
~ chocolate rose
*Available for in store pick up and local delivery

Order online for Local Charlotte delivery

Or have shipped nationwide!

9941 Rea Rd, Ste C
Charlotte, North Carolina 28277
(704) 295-177

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Amélie’s French Bakery & Cafe

Amélie’s mission is to foster a feast for the senses and create a unique experience for each person who walks through the doors. They aim to inspire, challenge, comfort and nourish while creating community and fellowship. All of our Valentine’s-themed pastries will be available from February 12 – 16.

Éclair Your Love:
Customize a short heartfelt message (6-10 characters) on top of chocolate and/or vanilla éclairs. Orders must be made at least 24 hours in advance by calling or stopping in any Amelies.
-Customized Eclair: $4.39 (pre-order only)

Valentine’s-themed Macarons:
A variety of red, pink, and white cookies either filled with vanilla buttercream, ganache, or raspberry marmalade. $2.29

Heart-shaped Macaron Gateau:
These pastries are only available by pre-order at NoDa bakery. Please call (704-376-1781)or stop in to place your order at least 48 hours in advance. $18.95

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries:
Available in milk, dark, and white chocolate. $2.95

Amélie’s has four locations in Charlotte, one in Rock Hill, SC, and one in Atlanta, GA


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Serendipity Flowers

Serendipity Flowers began as a way to share its owners’ passion of growing local, seasonal blooms for Charlotte. It first started with their Petal Cart, which is a Build Your Own Bouquet bar that pops up at different small business around Charlotte. After expanding to designing floral arrangements for weddings and special events, in Fall 2019 Serendipity Flowers broke ground on their flower farm located 20 minutes east of the city where they grow over 50 varieties of flowers, build the soil, and nurture our local community.


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Cookies on the Side

Cookies on the Side is a mother-daughter owned home bakery specializing in custom sugar cookies perfect for celebrating all of life’s fun occasions! For more than 20 years they have loved helping their friends and family celebrate with cookies in and around Charlotte, NC and they’d be delighted to be a part of your special event too.

Valentines Gifts For the Guys

Johnny Fly Co.

Charlotte born and based fashion brand featuring sunglasses, prescription eyewear, and leather bags. Launched online in March of 2012, JOHNNY FLY specializes on creating products using the latest technologies while keeping a strong focus on sustainability. The Johnny Fly Flagship brick-and-mortar opened in the summer of 2017 in the Noda neighborhood of Charlotte, NC.

The eyewear features iconic wooden touches and organic acetate materials. The leather bags are created using an old world process using saltwater, bark and natural sunlight.


Johnny Fly is offering 20% off for scoop readers through February 16th with promo code: LoveScoop20


519 E 36th St
Charlotte, NC 28205
(704) 910-0057

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Grateful Gadgets

GRATEFUL GADGETS is a full service artisan gifting business specializing in curated gift box design and hand crafted items. While focusing on wedding welcome gifts, bridal party gifts, and groomsmen gifts, they offer custom gifts for a variety of occasions. They also offer custom gift design and swag bags for corporate events and holidays. Located in Charlotte North Carolina, but serving nation wide in the USA. Their products are unique and exciting which tell a story throughout the fine details. As lovers of elevated everyday essentials and tailored experiences, they design gifts with character that are beautiful and useful.


Scoop readers enjoy a single use coupon for 10% off any item on GG website through April 2020. Coupon code: SCOOPVDAY2020


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At ColsenKeane, they believe in leather pieces which create form, function AND narrative. Passion-infused items crafted with fanatical detail. Their desire is to create pieces that are highly practical yet head-turning. Inspired by simplicity and a deep sense of clean form, with the belief that American-made products should be rooted in rugged individualism.

The dopp kit you purchase could be the one your grandson will one day carry his razor in. Or, that satchel you use to trek through the streets of NYC on your way to a board meeting will be the same bag carrying your daughter’s books across her university campus. They’ll want it not just because it is a great accessory but because YOU weathered it, used it and hand-etched your mark on it. And it’s the better for it.


15% off online or in store with code CKScoop

1707 E. 7th St. Charlotte, NC 28204 704.274.1152


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Emerson Joseph

EMERSON JOSEPH was built to offer one-of-a-kind grooming experiences for the style-conscious professional and average joe alike. With just the right blend of top-notch services, comfortable surroundings, and urban sophistication, Emerson Joseph is Charlotte’s newest, decidedly masculine grooming lounge devoted to men only.

The atmosphere invites guests to linger before or after their appointment and enjoy a game of pool, watch game highlights on flat-screen TV’s, or simply relax before rejoining the daily grind. Full service men’s grooming, including: haircuts, straight razor shaves, hair color, shoe shines, skin care, massage therapy, tailoring and more. Memberships are also available.

Scalp massage, shampoo & condition, hot facial towel, cut, hand detail, cleansing re-shampoo, style. Enjoy a shoe shine while it all happens. 45 minutes | $54 and up. Or try the Face Rejuvenating experience targeted to your specific skin type: dry, oily, acne, sensitive, or mature. Treatment includes Aromatic Foot Bath, Deep Cleansing, Exfoliation, Steam and Extractions, Massage, Mask and Eye Treatment. 60 minutes | $85

221 S Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28202
(704) 343-3443


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The Sporting Gent

Helping Charlotte’s ladies whistle at their husbands again since 2013, The Sporting Gent is Charlotte’s true menswear and gear outfitter, curating and stocking the best in apparel, accessories and everyday goods for the Gent in your life.

2848 Selwyn Avenue Charlotte, NC 28209
(704) 896.5600


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Girls Gifts For Your Galentines

Painting with a Twist

PAINTING WITH A TWIST has been a fantastic place to gather your girlfriends for a night of painting, partying, and fun since 2009! They make it easy to escape the stress-filled everyday and relax in a colorful, casual and fun atmosphere. Guests can bring a favorite beverage* to sip, and party foods to celebrate too.

Galentine’s Day – Feb 13th – a day to celebrate female friendships! Share your love with lady friends and gather for a night of painting, partying and fun. Escape the stress-filled day and relax in a colorful, casual atmosphere. Sip your favorite beverage*, laughs with friends and catch up with each other while our experienced artists help you create your own personal fun. $37/person

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4724 Sharon Rd, Ste J
Charlotte, NC 28210 (980) 224-7760

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See Anastasia on Opening Night

Blumenthal Performing Arts has been a leader in the performing arts, presenting the best of Broadway, music, dance, comedy and more, and working to inspire an investment in the arts throughout the community.
ANASTASIA is part of the PNC Broadway Lights series. Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey to Charlotte at last! From the Tony Award®-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past.

GorgeousGLO Beauty Bar

Charlotte’s premier beauty, blowout and custom spray tan boutique, GORGEOUSGLO BEAUTY BAR has locations in Myers Park and South Park, and available seven days a week to best serve clients!

1518 E. Third Street
Suite 100 | Charlotte, NC 28204
(704) 376-2009

4724 Sharon Rd.
Suite 2i | Charlotte, NC 28210

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Liberate Your Palate

Tamu Curtis started her company, LIBERATE YOUR PALATE, to host hands-on cocktail classes for the at-home enthusiast that are designed to “take the mystery out of mixology.” In her chic, social, and interactive classes guests learn about the history of alcohol and proper techniques for crafting balanced cocktails while making 3 different cocktails throughout the evening. Tamu and Liberate Your Palate are also available to book for private in-home classes and corporate team building activities, special occasion birthday parties and celebrations, and more. Check out her upcoming classes here.

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