Things to Do

Just Opened in Charlotte - June '21

It’s officially summer in Charlotte! Time to sweat it out a bit as we explore all the Queen City has to offer. Check out the latest openings that you, your friends and family will enjoy all season.

Food & Drink

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Ace No. 3

Neighborhood: Myers Park
Hours:
Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

This locally owned burger spot has opened its third location in less than a year. Go for The Ace (two patties, cheese, steamed onions, pickles, comeback sauce) paired with sweet potato tots and a milkshake for a satisfying lunch or dinner. This one also has a walk-up carryout window so you can call in your order and pick it up on the go.

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Babe & Butcher

Neighborhood: Camp North End
Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Closed Monday.

Have you gasped in delight at the sight of a Babe & Butcher spread at a local event? Now you can build your own cheese and charcuterie board at their storefront in Camp North End. Customize yours with cheese, meats, nuts, fruit and crackers for the perfect party gift or a fun snack with friends.

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Golden Cow Creamery

Neighborhood: Uptown
Hours: Monday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Saturday, noon-10 p.m.; Sunday, noon-9 p.m.

Uptown dwellers can now satisfy that Salted Oreo craving at Golden Cow’s third location. If you’re in the mood for more than a cone or cup, try their homemade Belgian waffles (topped with ice cream, of course), available Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

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Three Amigos

Neighborhood: Colony Place
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Plaza Midwood favorite Three Amigos now has a second location at Colony Place, so fill up on enchiladas, tacos, fajitas and margaritas. Fun fact: The owners of this Latin American restaurant also own Sabor Latin Street Grill and La Caseta!

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Vaulted Oak Brewing

Neighborhood: Cotswold
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 2-10 p.m.; Friday-Sunday, noon-10 p.m.

An old bank has been converted into a brewery serving various styles of beer plus wine, kombucha and seltzer. If you take a look around, you’ll notice several nods to the building’s past: a vault door, lock boxes and pneumatic tubes that once transported money back and forth.

Things to Do

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DREAM Selfie Museum

Neighborhood: NoDa
Hours: See booking info here.

Get the perfect Instagram shot at this Black-owned selfie museum in NoDa. Visits last an hour and a half and cost $19 weekdays or $25 Friday-Sunday. Don’t miss a single one of the 12+ installations like the cloud wall, vinyl record room or flower wall.

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Topgolf

Neighborhood: University City
Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-midnight.

Charlotte’s second Topgolf is now open! Book a bay with friends and family for hours of golfing fun while you snack on flatbreads, burgers and their popular injectable donut holes. The venue also has plenty of space available for booking your next private party or large event.

SkyCYCLE

Neighborhood: Dilworth
Hours: See classes here.

Enjoy 45 minutes of high-energy cycling on the rooftop of the Dilworth Crossing building (yes, outdoors) thanks to this new cycle studio. Each student receives a pair of headphones so that the instructor’s voice and music stay contained to the class. Classes are currently available via SweatNET, but the studio will launch their own app in July.