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Here’s Your Summer 2022 Reading List from Scoop 🙂

You may want to plan more vacation time to...

Our Recent Round Up of Women of CLT Doing Noteworthy Things

Sometimes, no — every time, the things we've been...

Everything You Need for a Kentucky Derby Party in Charlotte

Derby day is quickly approaching (May 7), and we...

Our March Update on Women Of Charlotte to Know

March came and took over. Sort of like @womenofclt....

Here’s How to Support the Local Hispanic and Latinx Communities Every Week of Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month begins September 15, and the QC is full of ways to celebrate and support. Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15 by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of Americans...

What’s It Like to Live in Matthews, Mint Hill and Indian Trail?

Looking for small-town living that's not too far from the city? Head down Highway 74 to these three charming towns that are close enough to enjoy the amenities of uptown, but filled with enough activities, restaurants and events to...

I Dream Returns to Charlotte in September. Do You Have Your Tickets?

I DREAM is one of Opera Carolina's most popular Charlotte performances, so much so that they have brought it back for a reprisal this September. Revised for the 2021 performances, the new version coming to Opera Carolina includes new music...

How To Support the LGBTQ community in Charlotte Every Weekend This Month

Charlotte's Pride celebration is unlike any other city's in the world. "What sets us apart is that we’re not a big city pride or a small town pride," says Charlotte Pride Communications Director Matt Comer. "You can come to...

Our Picks on CLT Photographers to Follow on Instagram

We all love a good CLT Instagram moment. There's nothing glossier than her skyline with her diamond cut edges. But there's also the deeper parts. The stuff with meaning. A lot of Charlotte's best is in her tree-lined streets....

25 Picks for 2021 Summer Reading

Whether you're spending summer with your toes in the sand or hitting the rooftops bars (or both), it's the perfect time to dive into the latest reads. There are plenty of hot new books hitting the shelves, from beach...

How I Made It: 20 Questions with Successful Charlotte Women ~ Parenting Coach Bea Moise

Beatrice (Bea) Moise is busy. As a Board-Certified cognitive specialist and parenting coach, she spends many days helping parents navigate the behavioral and academic issues that can come with autism, ADHD, and more through her company A Child Like...

What’s It Like to Live One of Charlotte’s Nearby Lake Towns

Ready to step away from the hustle and bustle of uptown and into a more relaxed way of life? Lakeside living may be calling your name. And there's no need to venture too far from the QC — we're...

How I Made It: 13 Questions with April Smith of Social Ape Marketing

April Smith knows the service industry. In high school and college, she spent more than five years working in a restaurant as everything from hostess to prep-cook, learning everything she could about customer service and thriving under pressure. Years...

How I Made It: 20 Questions With Successful Charlotte Women ~ Katie Garrett of Garrett Educational Consulting

Katie Garrett's favorite childhood Christmas gift was a chalkboard on an easel. She'd use it to spend hours educating her stuffed animals about what they'd need to know in life. Now, as the founder of Garrett Educational Consulting, she spends...

How I Made It: 20 Questions With Successful Charlotte Women ~ Laurie Martin of Simplicity Organizers

Clutter means different things to different people. For some, a disorganized pantry or messy playroom is a minor inconvenience, easily fixed. But for others, it can be overwhelming, embarrassing and just plain exhausting to live with. No matter what...

How I Made It: 20 Questions With Successful Charlotte Women ~ Nesha Pai of Pai CPA

Nesha Pai's life changed with a single "Jerry Maguire" moment. Sitting in front of a male boss who refused to give her a raise because she had a gap in her resume for being a stay-at-home mom for six...