Dion Beary
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Columnist writing on Charlotte

Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen adds Saturday brunch this weekend – here’s a peek at the menu

Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen, known mostly for cooking classes, is adding Saturday morning brunch service beginning December 8th. Brunch will run from 10 a.m....

Charlotte’s 9 worst hot takes of 2018, ranked

What exactly is a hot take? It’s a knee jerk reaction to the very last thing you experienced based totally on emotion regardless of the facts. Hot takes...

Real Sidechicks of Charlotte debut episode racks up 60,000 views in 48 hours

The Real Sidechicks of Charlotte, a reality show following eight local mistresses, debuted Monday night and has already racked up 60,000 views. If you love...

The introvert’s guide to making friends in Charlotte

It’s tough making new friends. Whether you’ve just moved to Charlotte for a new job, or you’ve graduated college and your social circle has...

Charlotte singles, these 17 basic af dating app phrases are officially cancelled

I’m back on dating apps for the first time in four years and a lot has changed. Everything feels a lot more constructed and choreographed than it was...

10 Charlotte restaurants to take your parents to this holiday season

Most of the restaurants I eat at are either swanky and expensive or gritty and cheap. So when my parents come into town for the holidays, I never know where to...

6 Charlotte area comic book shops showed me their most expensive item

Comic enthusiasts drop some serious bank on their paneled passion. It got me thinking: what’s the most expensive item at some Charlotte area comic book...

Northwest NoDa: 5 reasons it’ll be awesome, and 3 reasons it won’t

Everyone knows that NoDa is one of the coolest neighborhoods in town, but let’s be real: it’s getting less cool every day. There’s more polos, more...

8 nerdy date night ideas in Charlotte

Are you and your partner more likely to be found acting out a DnD campaign than clubbing at the Epicentre? Would you turn down Panthers tickets to binge watch...

6 must-try eateries on Freedom Drive

The food on Freedom Drive may be the best-kept secret in Charlotte. This is where the super down-to-earth VP of your company is sneaking off to for a quiet...

Millennials, we need to embrace failure. Charlotte’s counting on us.

I’ve spent most of my life being a failure. In high school I failed at being a famous punk rock singer. In college I failed at becoming a New York Times...

10 things this Panthers fan wishes you’d stop doing at Bank of America Stadium

Another season of Panthers football has kicked off. Back to our favorite traditions: Sweet Caroline sing-alongs, Cam Newton’s wig-snatchingly good fashion...