Every now and then you may just want a day out with the guys without the wife, kids, significant other, etc. A day to unwind and relax while enjoying yourself. We caught up with three black-male-owned businesses right here in the Queen City from apparel to drinks and cigars. Checkout where Jeff and Jeremy stopped with a few friends!
#1: Meet up with Ascend Apparel to pick up a fresh fit for they day!
Ascend Apparel is your one-stop online boutique for luxury sportswear , sneakers, and quality bags. Who doesn't love a new fit for a day out? Pre-order all merchandise online to have delivered in time for your day out. Three WSSU graduates came together to build a brand that ascends through the products they provided. Some of their exclusive looks include the Eclipse sneakers (gold or silver), Ascend sweatsuits, and leather backpacks. Whether it is a guys day out or just an everyday look they have you covered!
#2: Take a concealed carrying class or shop for holsters at Watchdog Tactical !
Veteran owned and operated, Watchdog Tactical, knows holsters. Watchdog Tactical is the ONLY known black-owned and operated gun shop in Charlotte! The knowledgable team provided education on all-things firearms, custom made gun holster, glock parts, and accessories. Not to mention, they are also one of the only gun shops in the Queen City with 9mm ammo in stock. Concealed carrying classes offered and encouraged for safe use of fire arms! You can visit them at 8425 Old Statesville Road Unit 15, Charlotte, NC 28269.
#3: Visit Sticks and Beans to grab a cigar and drinks!
A great spot to unwind after a day out with the fellas is Sticks and Beans. You can indulge in coffee, cigars, hookah and specialty cocktails while watching the game or catching a vibe with good music by connecting with their modern jukebox. No worries if it is your a first time cigar smoker. The friendly staff is there to show you the ropes and make you feel comfortable. Be sure to ask the staff which cigar pairs well with you handcrafted cocktail and dip the unlit end of the cigar in your drink for extra flavor! Stop by with the bros at 10070 Edison Square Dr. NW #102E, Concord, NC 28027.