Now she lives alone in the Bronx, auditions for every role she can, and hopes to meet an eligible guy who’ll turn her solo act into a duet.
Though over 8 million people live in the Big Apple, so far, the 20-something singer has come up empty-handed in the love department.
I signed up for a Monday night event with Speed NY Dating (because what else was I going to do on a Monday night?
), and found myself in the restaurant of the Hyatt Union Square.
A lot of her posts have the same bottom line: “Where do I go to meet a good single man?
” Well, we’re here to answer that question for New Yorkers, like my friend, trying date in the city that never sleeps.
Whether you’re working long hours on Wall Street or trying to make it on Broadway, you may not have the time or energy to go out looking for a date in the wee hours of the night. A dating website can spare you the hassle of traveling across the five boroughs to meet someone.
Instead, a simple search will show you available date prospects in your neighborhood.
After I was sure enough that the people at the restaurant were there for speed dating, I rose from the bar, took a seat on the ladies’ side of the tables, and waited for my first prospective match made in heaven. Women sit on one side of the table while men rotate from seat to seat in front of them. After five minutes, the men move to the next seat, and so on.
After every “date,” you write down that person’s name on the card and rank them based on how likely you’d be to date them again.