Those, though, have a lot of intent behind them, and tend to attract people who are looking for serious relationships.
“I’ve got three amazing children,” says Scott Grace. Between homework, little league and Boy Scouts, their activities tend to become my hobbies.
I make a mean pinewood derby racer.” An EMT and firefighter in East Providence, Scott’s time is consumed by work, family and the home he’s currently rebuilding from the ground up.
The mother of two girls, ages 11 and 13, is originally from Birmingham, England.
Involvement with her adopted home is one of her top priorities.
“Improving public schools and getting more people engaged in politics and civic life, are passions of mine,” she says. It’s your attitude and the energy you put out there.
Later this month, she’s captaining a team of friends in the annual One Financial Plaza climb for the American Lung Association. I genuinely enjoy people, and I love to go out to eat, drink and cut up a dance floor.” (She has also broken into an Air Force Base and been stung by venomous spines from a coral reef on a Tahiti beach, but she’ll tell you those stories another time.) Karina definitely doesn’t have trouble finding new places and faces – but, she says, “I really have no idea what the ‘singles scene’ is. Life is what you make of it.” But, then, is there such a thing as having too many good things in your life?
Ask anyone who’s ever dated in Providence and you'll probably hear the same thing: that there are unique challenges to dating in a city this size. You’re hesitant to put yourself out there because of them.
They might say there aren’t enough singles, and everyone who is single is one degree of separation from you, anyway. It’s easy for people to be pessimistic about dating in Providence. Especially when go and place us among the best cities in America for singles.
“Providence is full of fascinating known and yet-to-be-known places, people and happenings.” The 44-year-old director of the Rhode Island Tobacco Control Network is a vivacious, fun-loving woman about town.