SCOUT IS OUT and we could not be more excited for you to get your hands on a copy of The Scout Guide Charlotte Volume 11! Keep reading for locations where you can pick up a guide and if you want to browse the digital version in the meantime – look no further

A huge thank you and shoutout to the photography team who made this guide possible: The Beautiful Mess Photography , Michael Blevins , Chris Edwards and Olly Yung 

We continue to implement our mission to support local and to support each other. Volume 11 is an introduction to a few favorite artists, makers and the friendly faces behind your favorite boutiques, design businesses and more. We encourage you to collect, share and – most importantly – use the guide to delve deeper into this truly special community!
Keep reading to see who we scouted this year and where to grab your own complimentary copy of Volume 11. Our guides will exclusively be available at the locations & through the partners below.

Keep an eye on our Instagram to learn more about our TSG members, upcoming events and more. And most importantly anytime you connect with a business featured in one of our guides … please be sure to TELL THEM THE SCOUT GUIDE SENT YOU!

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Retail Therapy

Five One Five*

Charlotte’s Inc*

Onward Reserve*

Tiny Gods*

Paper Twist*

House of Nomad Shop*

Laura Park*

Statement Home*

Sally’s Optical Secrets*

R. Runberg Curiosities

Byrdie Golf Social Wear


Southend Exchange*


Ladies of Lineage*

Beauty and Wellness

Charlotte Plastic Surgery*


Emerson Joseph*


Skin by Blair*

Infinity Med Spa + Wellness*

Hilliard Studio Method*

Woo Skincare + Cosmetics*

Meraki Salon*

Artists + Creatives

Mint Museum*

Shain Gallery*

Toshkova Fine Art*

Stephen Wilson Studio*

City Stems


Local Experts

Dickens Mitchener

Leigh Corso + Heather Montgomery of Cottingham Chalk

Eastover Capital Management

Montina Myers-Galloway Counseling

Garrett Educational Consulting

Mullinix Mortgage Group

Fiber Seal

Eastover Pediatric Dentistry*

Webb Orthodontics*

Hood Hargett Insurance

Cork Vault*

Innovative Eye Care*

Sally’s Optical Secrets*

The Andover Group

Custom Security

Jodianne Johnson Travel

Design + Build

House of Nomad Design

Frank Smith Residential Design

Diel Design

Amy Vermillion Interiors

Level 5 Paint


Clark Hall Doors

Simonini Homes

Carolina Design Associates

Gerrard Builders

Lindsay Hance McCullough Architect

Closet Storage and Concepts

Kim Mauney Interiors

Charlotte Lucas Interior Design

John Michael Kitchens*


Porcupine Provisions


Old Fashioned Mobile Bar

City Stems

North Corner Haven

Linville Ridge*

Reid’s Fine Foods*

Duke Mansion*

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Pop Into a Local Shop

Drop in at any of our members’ brick & mortars to pick up a guide (hint: look for the asterisk above) and discover even more local business gems within the pages!

Hire an Expert

We’ve scouted a bevy of go-to gurus for home solutions, health needs, business services and more. When you tap one of our experts for their service, don’t forget to ask for a guide!

Dine In Order Out

For the first time ever, we have included a ‘Dine Like A Local’ Guide – our version of a cheat sheet – featuring restaurants, coffee shops + bars that are voted the best by our readers and followers. Be sure to review the list for a few of our favorites and let them know The Scout Guide sent you!

Snail Mail

Not venturing out? Order The Scout Guide Charlotte Volume 11 online and peruse guides to over 60+ cities, including our nearby cities of TSG Asheville, TSG Greenville and TSG Triangle !

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It takes a village to bring a guide to life and we are so grateful to work alongside so many amazing & talented people! This guide would not be possible without so many people’s help, so THANK YOU from the bottom of our hearts – we truly hope you enjoy flipping through the pages Volume 11 as much as we enjoyed putting it together!


Lisa + Scottie