Binki Cafe

Binki Cafe offers the best-tasting (and photo-worthy) Bubble Tea drinks. They only use the finest and imported loose-leaf teas to get the genuine flavor and brew them fresh daily. Their Tapioca Pearls (Boba)  are carefully cooked and prepared several times daily to give you that rich, chewy goodness that everyone loves. Aside from the classic Milk Teas and Boba, Binki’s has a wide selection of drinks and toppings that you can customize according to your preference. Binkis also serves delicious and beautifully crafted Thai-style rolled ice cream with 9 variants to choose from. 


 9211 N Tryon Street, #5, Charlotte, NC

Brad’s Coffee Bar

With great coffee and a great atmosphere, Brad’s Coffee Bar is the perfect place to come and relax from a long day!

 Restaurant / Cafe

 5800 N Sharon Amity Road, Suite C, Charlotte, NC

 A black-owned business!

Burney’s Sweets and More

Burney’s Sweets and More was built on a solid foundation of high-quality baked goods and a warm, family-friendly atmosphere. Add a sprinkle of confectioners sugar and, voila! A place to escape your troubles, slow down, and enjoy a croissant. Perhaps the iconic, fried croissant (a true fan-favorite)… or maybe a dozen of the sophisticated donuts with artisanal fillings.

 Restaurant / Bakery

 1200 N Davidson Street, Charlotte, NC

Drip Joint Espresso Bar

The first mobile espresso bar in the Queen City. Drip Joint proudly serves Charlotte’s downtown with only organic and fresh ingredients. 

 Restaurant / Cafe

 Charlotte, NC

 Find their latest pop-up location on Facebook

Dunx Coffee

Distinct and Diverse Selection of Reserve, Heirloom, Organic, and Microlot Coffees custom roasted to perfection. Their finely selected & very sublime beans create a perfect balance of rich, unique, and exciting flavors in every cup. Dunx offers globally sourced Signature Roast & Reserve Collections for an experience of unparalleled and distinctive coffee tastes every time. “It’s just great coffee for your cup,” says Dunx.

 Restaurant / Cafe

 4225 Park Road, Charlotte, NC (Inside Blackhawk Hardware)

 1801 Yorkmont Road (Charlotte Regional Farmers Market)

Pure Intentions Coffee

Charlotte’s Coffee Roaster since 2011. Matt Yarmey started Pure Intentions Coffee in 2011 on a 1/2 lb home roaster in an apartment in Charlotte, North Carolina. After quickly developing a passion for coffee roasting, his enthusiasm for learning pushed Matt to discover his own definition of specialty coffee. Pure Intentions Coffee began with an idea that everyone deserves a personal experience with great coffee. From the beginning, their portfolio of coffees has been curated to span the spectrum of coffee flavors and consumer experiences.

 Restaurant / Cafe

 2215 N Tryon Street, Suite A, Charlotte, NC

Skylark Social Club

Brews, booze, Rock & Roll, All Welcome!

 Restaurant / Bar

 2131 Central Avenue, Charlotte, NC


As an Urban Golf Club, Stroke is a whimsical mix of country club and speakeasy. Like their indoor golf course, their menu of cocktails, spirits, and custom Bugles, there are surprises at every turn. Think clubhouse paired with speakeasy-style cocktails. Whether you’re looking for post-round bites or a few rounds of drinks at the bar, Stroke Putt is teeing you up for an experience like no other. 

 Restaurant / Indoor Golf

 1318 Pecan Avenue, Suite 101, Charlotte, NC

 Cocktail specials every week!

Sunflour Baking Company

At Sunflour they make everything from scratch and in small batches to ensure freshness and authenticity. They support local vendors wherever they can and all of their creations are handmade onsite from basic raw materials; no mixes, shortcuts or pre-made anything here! The Parrish family has owned the bakery since 2014 and embraces a love of baking, a passion for excellent service and a keen interest in contributing to the local community. 


 220 East Boulevard, Charlotte, NC

 2001 East 7th Street, Charlotte, NC

 14021 Conlan Circle, B-9, Charlotte, NC

704 Shop

704 Shop is dedicated to doing its part to bring people together to be part of a broader conversation supporting positive change and culture. Their products and services connect their supporters to each other and to the region and can serve as the fabric through which meaningful connections endure. As such, they strive to bring you the very best in high quality apparel and other branded merchandise with the goal of equating your product satisfaction and enjoyment with your pride in the 704 area code.


 1616 Camden Road, Suite 140, Charlotte, NC


Charlotte’s newest women’s clothing boutique. 


 1721 Kenilworth Avenue, Charlotte, NC

Bird Decorative Hardware and Bath

Offering an extensive selection of cabinet and door hardware, Bird Decorative Hardware & Bath is the Carolina’s trusted source for high quality architectural hardware and luxury fixtures. Visit their high-end luxury decorative hardware showroom. Appointments recommended.


 2228 Hawkins Street, Charlotte, NC


Captivate is an elegant boutique specializing in offering unique and quality pieces for all women. They want you to feel beautiful, sexy and confident in your own skin. No matter the occasion, the place or event; they’ve got you covered. Captivate aims to ensure that the customer experience is a memorable and effortless one.


 4400 Sharon Road, #131 Southpark Mall, Charlotte, NC

 A black woman-owned business!

Charlotte Barber & Beard

The premier barber shop of Plaza Midwood specializing in razor services and self-image refinery. Drop in and hang out in their community oriented space.


 1200 The Plaza, Suite B, Charlotte, NC

Charlotte Running Co.

A locally owned and operated Running Specialty Store serving Charlotte and the surrounding area since 2000. Charlotte Running Co offers expert shoe fitting, running and walking footwear, athletic clothing, and accessories. Great shoes make a difference in the long run — stop by and they’ll find the perfect pair for your gait and running goals.


 1412 East Boulevard, Charlotte, NC

 5355 Ballantyne Commons Parkway, Charlotte, NC

 10129 Perimeter Parkway, Charlotte, NC

 A family-owned and operated business!

Charlotte’s Inc.

Celebrating over 30 years in business, Charlotte’s has been a premiere destination for its customers in North Carolina.  They source and curate a variety of contemporary apparel brands, exclusive jewelry lines, luxury home décor and gifts. Their team finds the best products that are on trend with current styles while maintaining a classic and timeless approach. Whether you are in need of a baby gift or a fresh update to your wardrobe, Charlotte’s has something for everyone. 


 901 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC

Grow Plant Shop

Your neighborhood plant shop. Keep going. Keep growing. #growCLT


 2008 Commonwealth Avenue, Charlotte, NC

OMJ Clothing

OMJ create clothes that are tailored for a great fit, using excellent craftsmanship and only the highest quality fabrics. They don’t stop there though, because it is about more than just making a great product, but where and how it is made too. Everything they make is handmade by second and third generation seamstresses, and for their made in USA products, in some of the last remaining factories right here in the USA.