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Where to Have (or Order) Your Mother’s Day Meal in Charlotte

In our recent scoop-poll of email subscribers, scoop fans...

Charlotte Restaurant Openings & New Spots To Know About

Milkbread from Kindred The biggest Charlotte food news to share is the announcement from Joe & Katy Kindred that they're expanding to open a new restaurant in Davidson this fall, MILKBREAD, named after their amazing & crazy popular milk bread...

Here Are Our 30++ Best Girls Trips This Spring And Summer

Ready to get away with the girls but unsure where to go and if you should make the time? Well, it turns out spending time with friends releases a friendly little thing called oxytocin, a hormone that acts as...

Gorgeous Gardens to Stroll Nearby

You know what they say - "April showers bring May flowers." That means it's time to take advantage of strolling through one of the many gorgeous gardens near our Queen City. We're lucky that North Carolina packs a punch...

Our SPRING 2021 Charlotte Food Truck Round Up

On the one hand, it seems just like yesterday we were all waiting in line at our favorite food truck fare, yet on the other it seems way longer than the year it's been since rallies closed due to...

Charlotte U-Pick Farms. Where & When to Pick Your Own Fruits & Veggies Near Here.

U-Pick produce is an annual favorite to support local, eat healthy, and get outside. Fortunately, many farms have lots of wide-open space to stay well distant from other pickers, and several farms have accommodations in place such as appointment-only...

Spring 2021 Charlotte Farmer’s Market Update

It's that time of year again- spring and summer farmer's markets are back! Stock up on fresh and local produce to spruce up your salad or summer meals thanks to these greater Charlotte farmers markets from Lake Norman to...

Great Charlotte Travel Deals To Hop on This April

More than 90 million people in the US have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine. With that, the pressure of pent up travel demand that's built up over the last year in lockdown is starting to...

A Scoop Girl’s Guide to Optimist Hall (UPDATED for So Much Newness)

Haven't visited Optimist Hall in a while? Chances are you'll find several new tenants filling the hallways. Take a look at our updated guide for the latest, greatest and most popular businesses at this food hall in Optimist Park. Keepin'...

20+ Charlotte Restaurants for Easter Brunch & Dinner. Dine In & Carryout.

We still aren't quite able to celebrate Easter the way we used to, but there’s no reason not to eat well and support local while doing so! Here are more than 20 spots offering dine-in and takeout meals to...

Shop & Support Local with Your Easter & Passover Treats This Year (including Easter Bunny Delivery & a Scoop Discount)

Skip the Cadbury Eggs and Peeps this year and celebrate Easter AND local by shopping Easter Treats at one of our many CLT bakeries and chocolatiers. Some of our faves available this year are: Sunflour Bakery's Chocolate Babka Sunflour is making...

US Travel Destinations That Make You Feel Like You’ve Traveled Internationally

Ready to quench your international wanderlust but know the timing just isn't quite right? Us too. Luckily, the US is the third largest country in the world coming in at 3.8 million square miles. Our massive size means that...

A Scoop Girl’s Guide to Camp North End

Looking for a day with friends spent supporting local AND getting those steps in, too? Let's go, girls. Grab your gals and masks and head to Camp North End for a ladies' day of fun. (Note: Hours of operation...

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