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Live Your Best Lake Life this Summer at Lake Norman

Nothing says summer like spending a day at the...

Charlotte’s Most Instagram Worthy Spots Update

Who's missed posting all things Charlotte? How do we...

21 Ways to Get Back to Uptown This Spring & Summer

Looking for something new to do? See some new...

See Uptown Through a New Lens

We're sharing photos of the city from some of...

In Order of Opening Day, the Fall Corn Mazes in CLT

Football season has begun and pumpkin spice lattes are back. Fall is right around the corner and we're gearing up for corn mazes, apple picking and all of our favorite Fall activities. These farms near the Charlotte area offer...

The Best U-Pick Apple Picking Orchards Near Charlotte 2019

September is right around the corner and that means it's apple picking time. Whether you’re looking for a day of family fun or a creative date idea, apple picking is something anyone can enjoy. North Carolina has tons of...

Anne Springs Close Greenway New Welcome Center Now Open

Anne Springs Close Greenway just opened its new welcome center, named the Greenway Gateway to serve as a hub for activities at the 2,100-acre nature preserve and outdoor recreation site.   The 6,300-square-foot facility provides a “front door” that...

Charlotte’s Best Instagram Spots for Summer 2019

The Queen City is exploding with murals and art installations these days, making Summer 2019 a selfie, doodle-gramming, confetti heart heaven. Here are our favorite Charlotte Instagram Spots to see yourself in this summer. How many have you already...

23 Best Charlotte Parks From Fort Mill to Mooresville

While rising temps might tempt you to stay cooped up indoors nd in the balmy comfort of your AC, summer is the perfect time to get out and enjoy exercising, playing, or just lounging in the shade. Even better...

Don’t Miss The Nomadic Murals Tapestry Exhibit at The Bechtler

Nomadic Murals: Tapestries of the Modern Era is open now through December 1, 2019 at THE BECHTLER MUSEUM OF MODERN ART. For the first time, the museum's entire tapestry collection will be on display along side five exceptional...

Connect with Culture Days Bring Us Almost 80 Free Events in Two Days this Month

One of the highlights of winter in the QC is this weekend's Connect with Culture Days on Friday, January 25 and Saturday, January 26. Sponsored by the ASC, Connect with Culture Days give Charlotteans FREE access to arts, science,...

Check Out This 704 Scavenger Hunt ~ Explore CLT and Win Cash Prizes and Panthers Tickets 🙂

Orthocarolina and The Savage Way have teamed up with a Clean Graffiti Scavenger Hunt designed to get us outside and actively curious about our neighborhoods. Find the 3 pieces of Clean Graffiti Art (on the sidewalks) when you explore the...

5 Weeks Left ’til Labor Day to Check Off Charlotte Summer 2018 Bucket List Items

Summer is slipping away and, although the cooler weather, warm apple cider, and changing Fall colors definitely give us things to look forward to, as the temps drop, our outdoor options and free time decrease with them. To help you...

How To Join The Preservation Society For The Duke Mansion

ScoopGirls love The Duke Mansion ~ seriously, who doesn't love The Duke Mansion? Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Mansion is surely the Grande Dame of Charlotte homes, the biggest #BigWhiteHouse in the QC, the perfect venue...

Hacking Discovery Place Science with Kids

Discovery Place Science is one of Charlotte's hottest kids spots.  It comes highly recommended by those just passing through the QC as well as by permanent residents.  However, there is much to do and see, and since you will be with...

Best Splash Parks and Water Play Around Charlotte

Updated June 2019 Looking for a way to beat the heat this summer? Charlotte has plenty of ways to cool off, from lakes to free spray playgrounds. Your guide to water destinations in and around the Queen City: WATER PARKS Carolina Harbor...

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