pop culture

New game and beer venue proves it’s cool to be a geek

The Temple’s Edge opened in early August in downtown Matthews combining two very geek-friendly hobbies — craft beer and tabletop gaming. Successful...

The Red Hot Chili Peppers announced an after-party at Pinky’s but never showed

On Thursday night, the Red Hot Chili Peppers performed at Bank of America Stadium to a crowd of about 50,000 people. About halfway through the show, lead...

Charlotte local takes another shot at love on Bachelor in Paradise

Hunter Haag, the 28-year-old human resources specialist who lives in Charlotte, is back on ABC for another chance at love. You might remember her as the girl...

Charlotte local takes another shot at love on Bachelor in Paradise

Hunter Haag, the 28-year-old human resources specialist who lives in Charlotte, is back on ABC for another chance at love. You might remember her as the girl...

She’s choreographed Beyoncé and J.Lo, but Charlotte raised her

Who runs the world? James Alsop. The Charlotte native and choreographer extraordinaire has worked with big names like Beyoncé, Tina Fey and Jennifer Lopez,...

New HBO true crime series “The Staircase” portrays Charlotte lawyer David Rudolf

Michael Stuhlbarg plays Charlotte lawyer David Rudolf in the new HBO limited series “The Staircase.” What’s happening: The true crime series...

You can live stream “Love is Blind” star Kenny Barnes’ wedding next weekend

Season one Love is Blind star, Kenny Barnes and his fiancé Alexandra Garrison are getting married on April 30, and you’ll be able to watch it and chat with...

Life after The Bachelor: Local contestant dishes on dating in Charlotte

We went from calling the latest Bachelor a “hunk of a man” to referring to this past season as “a dumpster fire.” But, as promised, it...

Charlotte fans forced to choose between Kenny Chesney and Jimmy Buffett

Kenny Chesney and Jimmy Buffett perform in Charlotte on the same day, and fans don’t want to choose between their concerts. Country music star Chesney...

Got to be “two-something to do something” at this Charlotte boutique

Summer Lucille unapologetically offers an exclusively plus-size clothing line called Juicy Body Goddess. The boutique owner enthusiastically greets customers...

Quiz: How well do you know Charlotte pop culture?

This quiz is proudly presented by Bojangles. You don’t have to be a Charlotte pop culture genius to know the best place in the city to get chicken and...