dating

The 50 best (and worst) dates in Charlotte, according to the people going on them

Charlotteans exploring the local dating scene love trendy restaurants, laidback activities, and getting outside, but overly expensive dates are a turn off,...

The No. 1 “most basic” date idea in Charlotte

Unsurprisingly, Charlotteans on the dating scene say the number one most basic date idea is grabbing drinks. In a recent dating survey linked in our...

How much does it cost to date in Charlotte?

It costs about $2,400 a year to date in Charlotte, according to an informal survey of Agenda readers. Earlier this month we asked our newsletter subscribers to...

What it means when your date orders these 11 Charlotte dishes

We all overanalyze our dates. I once spent an hour on the phone with a friend trying to decipher a guy’s choice of Hickory Tavern. Was he thinking of just...

How to love a CMS teacher

Being a teacher is one of the hardest professions anyone can choose. There are constant strategy changes, exhausting emotional labor, and schools smell like...

20 Charlotte-specific questions to ask your dating app match before you meet

It’s hard to get a feel for the kind of person you’ve matched with on a dating app. You’ve Glassdoor’d their salary. You’ve...

8 cliché fall dates you should go on near Charlotte

Need ideas for the perfect fall date? Here’s a quick list of 8 fall dates that are as fun as they are cliché. Put on your favorite flannel, dust off the...

Should you go on a second date? The answer is probably yes

If you’re expecting fireworks from minute one of date one, you’ve watched too many rom-coms — and it’s time for a shift in your...

Blind Date: Josh and Liz do shots at Angry Ale’s and head to Jeff’s Bucket Shop — but she’s more into taller guys

How does Blind Date work? Charlotteans fill out this Agenda Blind Date Survey about their make-or-breaks, their ideal types and their perfect dates. Then...

Is it weird that my fiancé and I same-side at restaurants? Here’s why I don’t think so

Every time my fiancé Brad and I walk into a restaurant, the host or hostess leads us to a table and puts down two menus facing across from each other. It’s...

You should be getting an STD test every 3-6 months — here’s what to know

There were nearly 2.3 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis diagnosed in the U.S. in 2017, making it the fourth straight year in a row of...

Being single is expensive

I’ve spent most of the last seven years in committed relationships. Now ten months into being a swinging bachelor, I’ve learned a few things. For example:...