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Dorm Decor + Cute Things to Bring to College

Whether you're a little late on giving out graduation gifts or are shopping for the dream dorm room, we have the options you won't want to miss. Picking out the perfect bedding can be hard. Shop online at LeighDeux.com or head over to Front...

The ‘World’s Safest Trampoline’ store, Springfree Trampoline, now open in Blakeney.

Now Open in Blakeney, with a Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, July 16th, the newest and latest safe trampolines are coming to Charlotte at the Springfree Trampoline store. Springfree™ Trampoline is known as the world's safest trampoline as they've effectively removed all of the impact areas that...

We Pick the 20 Best Parks to Visit in Summer from Ft. Mill to Lake Norman

With temperatures rising, it's tempting to stay cooped up indoors in the comfort of your AC. But summer is the perfect time enjoy exercising, playing, or just lounging in the shade at one of Mecklenburg County's 210 parks with over 17,600 acres at your disposal.......

Waterfront VRBOs still with availability for July 4th

When I think of July Fourth, it conjures some of my best summer memories. Whether spent with family down on Amelia Island, among friends on Lake Murray or Lake Norman, or grilling out in my backyard at home, it's one of my favorite holidays....

Update On Where Kids Eat Free in Charlotte – Summer 2016

It's Summer and it's way too hot to be cooking in your own kitchen. Check out our updated-for-summer picks for places where kids eat FREE! Kids Eat Free Sundays: 1900 Mexican Grill (10 & under w/ adult entree) Firehouse Subs (all day) Libretto's Pizza (10 & Under) Monterrey Restaurante Mexicano (under 12,...

Tips for Better Photos from Your Phone from Charlotte Photographers

The second in our series with tips from local photographers on how you can make the most of the hundreds of summertime photos we know you are taking, probably even as we speak! This time we asked for tips on how to take better photos...

25 Great Ways to Spend Sunday with Dad in Charlotte

Whatever you call your father - Dad, Pops, Bob - he's "your guy." On Fathers' Day - this Sunday, June 19th - make sure you make your guy feel special with a day just for him. Check out Scoop's picks for the best places...

Grilling Outdoors with Dad, and the Perfect Dad’s Day Backyard BBQ Recipe

These recipes brought to you by PUPPIES & BRUNCH. It's official ~ no matter what the calendar says, summer grilling season is officially here! I've never been a master griller, but there's not much better than sitting outside having a summer cocktail and cooking a...

What if You Could Live Every Day Like You’re On Vacation?

Imagine living alongside a rushing river and miles of wooded walking trails. You could get up for a peaceful sunrise hike before heading to work and have a cold beer on the porch when you get home. Picture the ultimate escape from the Rat Race,...

Best Bike Trails Within an Hour of Charlotte

https://www.instagram.com/p/BEmUyglHQUL/?taken-by=scoopcharlotte We aren't far from adventure here in the Carolinas. Despite our big-city vibes, a short jaunt to one of the numerous area parks offers locals the opportunity to feel the wind in their hair on top of 2 wheels. There is something for everyone from the...

LAST MINUTE Charlotte Summer Camp Availabilities

Wow. Memorial Day Weekend. School is out in 1 to 2 weeks depending on where your children attend, and if you're a preschool parent, your children are most likely already out. You've already signed up for summer camps, right?? If not, here is a...

Here are Charlotte’s best neighborhood pools and how you can join them….next year or next decade

A swimming pool is definitely the best place to beat the Queen City's summer heat, but what if you aren't one of the fortunate few with one right in the backyard? Never fear, Charlotte is home to lots of swim clubs you and your...

Our June Find of the Month is Dish It Out Studios ~ Art Camps, Parties, Gift Making and Drop In Fun.

We're on the hunt for fun things to do over the long, hot, school's out summer for you and for your kids, and DISH IT OUT Pottery Painting Studios is at the top of our list. With two locations, one in Parktowne Village (the Total Wine...

Chicken Salad, Pimento Cheese and Popsicles. Perfect Summer Holiday Recipes

These recipes brought to you by PUPPIES & BRUNCH. There are some foods that just scream summer to me, like Chicken Salad, Pimento Cheese, and Popsicles. Growing up, my family always spent summer holidays at Lake Lanier in Georgia. How my mom dealt with 4...

Uber’s new “family” tracker saves worried parents everywhere.

One of the most popular off-book uses for UBER is the late night "carpooling" of high school students ~ you are supposed to be over 18 to use UBER but any one who knows a high schooler knows the preferred method of transpo for...

Our Favorite Charlotte Photographers Give Us Tips for The Best Family Photos

In the spirit of summer and family vacations, we reached out to our scoop clients who are professional photographers for their tips on how to make the most of the hundreds of summertime photos you are about to take. No need to waste a thousand...

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