If nothing else, you don't have to worry about awkward first conversations—the entertainment is an immediate icebreaker and most of the singers are good for comic relief.
Ad 2 Club or the national Web site, them two days of your month and they give you the opportunity to learn, network, and socialize.
An assortment of red lanterns and chandelier lighting, low ceilings, and the sound of piano keys gives the bar an intimate, charming vibe.
A large projection screen fills the back wall, rolling anything from Madonna music videos to old movies.
Weekend shoppers need not worry—the beer-and-wine section keeps this Harris Teeter alive all the way through Sunday night.
Third Thursdays at the Mint Museum of Craft Design220 N. It just feels right to be holding a glass of wine while perusing galleries of fine art.Anyone under the age of thirty-two and involved in the fields of marketing, communications, graphic design, public relations, media, or other creative professions is invited.College students aspiring to find work in any of these fields are also welcome.Arrive a little later and mingle with a mob of banker types and stylish ladies at the far end of the bar.Dressing to impress is definitely the rule of thumb.The live jazz and light hors d'oeuvres complete the experience, making it perfect for mingling. Davidson St., 704-370-3595 Common interests are essential when finding that special someone, and if that common interest happens to be that you love your dog more than your siblings, The Dog Bar should be your meeting ground.Most people arrive from work, but they seem to have spiced up their wardrobes a bit in anticipation of the night. And, fellas, here's a tip: Check out the galleries prior to coming this evening and impress the ladies with your knowledge of art. Canines and humans alike are welcome to this casual bar, located in the heart of No Da.Petra's Piano Bar1919 Commonwealth Ave., 704-332-6608For what some may consider a dive, one good night at Petra's is an unforgettable experience.Although all are welcomed, Petra's attracts some of the liveliest individuals in Charlotte's gay community.Sullivan's Steakhouse1928 South Blvd., 704-335-8228Drinks are surprisingly inexpensive at Sullivan's, the 1940s-themed steakhouse on South Boulevard.Thursday nights, Sullivan's is a popular hangout for many of the city's young professionals.