ONE ON ONE MATCHMAKING

I consider myself a pretty confident woman, but as I sat at The Mercury in Ponce City Market, waiting on my first date courtesy of One on One Matchmaking, I was nervous – but in a good way.

For the last two years, I’ve met men in bars. I’ve met them through online dating apps such as Tinder and Bumble. But this time it was different. After […]

ATLANTA SPORT AND SOCIAL CLUB

From bocce to kickball, Atlanta Sport and Social Club (ASSC) has become a go-to for people in the ATL looking to make connections while on the sports field or while enjoying a few post-game beers.

“When ASSC got its start in fall of 2012, we ran softball, flag football and soccer leagues,” said Korey Meek, marketing and communications director. “Since then, we’ve grown to organize leagues for […]

BUCKHEAD CHURCH

Church is the last place I ever thought I’d head as a single woman looking for new connections.

Let me explain. I’m spiritual, but I didn’t grow up with any formal religious ties. And I’ve been hesitant to even consider checking out a church service because I’m worried about people pushing their spiritual agenda on me.

But after hearing several ringing endorsements from friends about Buckhead Church, a […]

EIGHT AT EIGHT DINNER CLUB

Efficient. That is the word that came to mind as I sipped on my wine and surveyed the seven dining companions sitting around me in a private room at Buckhead’s Divan Restaurant & Hookah Lounge.

The writer and others chatting over drinks at Kyma, one of the many locations used by the Eight at Eight Dinner Club.

Welcome to Eight at Eight Dinner Club, which brings […]

SINGLE IN THE CITY – FINDING LOVE IN BUCKHEAD

NAVIGATING THE LOCAL DATING SCENE

That “zsa zsa zsu.” During an episode of “Sex and the City,” those are the words Carrie Bradshaw used to describe the lovey-dovey connection that most folks are searching for—and I’m no exception.

I was married in my 20s, in a serious relationship in my early 30s, and single and living in Buckhead at 35. So, in this issue, I’ve taken one for […]

SWIPE HYPE

4 DATING APPS FOR THE NEW YEAR

Love stories often start with a swipe to the right. As the popularity of online dating grows, so do the number of relationships that get their start on apps such as Tinder or Match.com. I remember how intimidating it was to dip my toe into the online dating app pond for the first time. That’s why I want to take […]

ATLANTA INTERNATIONAL ADVENTURE TRAVEL CLUB

Myanmar, Antarctica and Costa Rica— just three destinations I’d love to see but wouldn’t be too keen on heading to by myself. Enter Atlanta International Adventure Travel Club.

“My friend, Jeff, and I wanted to meet more people to travel with, so we held our first get together, and one person attended,” says Kevin Foley, co-founder of the club. “Technically, the club started its meetup in 2009, […]